Allyn International Services, Inc. Employee Reviews

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Great place to intern
Global Trade Compliance Specialist (Former Employee) –  Fort Myers, FLMay 19, 2019
A growing culture and growing company. Allyn is a great stepping stone and they embrace that position in the market for prospective employees. Part of the business model is to pay below market for labor and have a high turnover ratio. The company is growing and will grow into a leading organization in its field.
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Great Culture
Logistics Dispatch Specialist (Former Employee) –  Berwyn, PAMarch 12, 2019
Culture in this job was amazing and the atmosphere in the workplace is the only reason I stayed as long as I did. Management, however, was a mess, and compensation had clearly been chosen to fit their headquarters in Florida, where income tax is substantially lower as well as cost of living in the area. After a few months I realized this job did not did pay me a competitive salary and found a job elsewhere paying close to 15% more for less work.
Pros
Environment
Cons
Mangament, Compensation
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Poor Management
Logistics Specialist (Former Employee) –  Berwyn, PANovember 28, 2018
Management wouldn't step in when resources were needed most. Workload could double or even triple given a days notice. You were responsible to 'fill in' for those on leave or while positions were being back-filled. Absolute chaos for those who are interested in the logistics industry.
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Allyn is a great place to work, gain experience, and contribute
N/A (Current Employee) –  Fort Myers, FLOctober 2, 2018
The culture at Allyn is work hard, play hard. Everyday is fast-paced but interesting. Everyone is super nice, helpful and friendly. My team works well together and supports each other. Managers are supportive and willing to help you as you go.
Pros
The 2 hour/week policy that allows you to take time for certain situations
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allyn International
Shipping and Logistics Specialist (Former Employee) –  Fort Myers, FLSeptember 28, 2018
great company, great ceo, work culture was perfect

My day was excellent, i was provided with many extra amenities which made me feel more relaxed and in return, better performance.
Pros
easily accessed
Cons
very competitive
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Very difficult place to work
Logistics Analyst (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXSeptember 24, 2018
This company is run by family members, no place to turn when there are issues and there are a ton of issues. Anyone who's been here for while is leaving or have been let go. I can't emphasize enough that there is no work-life balance. They tell you 40-45 hours a week, it's a minimum of 50 hours and weekends will be mandatory by the end of the year. Currently looking for another position, just want to warn others to stay away.
Pros
Nothing
Cons
Work tons of overtime and no pay, bad management, no work life balance
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Terrifying
Logistics Specialist (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXAugust 29, 2018
This company is the worse I ever saw. First of all, if you want to go to bathroom or even get a coffee from coffee room, you have to sign off at team leaders door.you re not allowed to talk to co workers, use Skype where everyone can see. Overworking employees, micromanagement to the roof. Manager is a cousin of owner. No training , no support. Atmosphere makes you feel like you re doing time. I wouldn't recommend this place to my worst enemy. Scary place to work. All employees are drained except ofcourse the relatives and management. They hired a guy as a logistics manager, but laughed in his face when he got there. They gave him position of logistics specialist. It was heartbreaking to see that. No wonder they have job postings all the time. People run
Pros
None
Cons
Everything
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To many chiefs not enough Indians.
Logistics Manager (Former Employee) –  Houston, TXAugust 26, 2018
Employees that know how to do there job are overworked while ones that aren’t trusted are allowed to coast by with little work. Multiple managers who all want different things daily, there is no way to make all happy at the same time. Lack of direction, lack of training for new employees, high turn over rate.
Cons
Over worked, lack of direction, management not all on the same page
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A great start
Cost Control Analyst (Current Employee) –  NYAugust 12, 2018
Allyn is a great place to get your feet wet, as you hit the ground running. The work load is intense and their is ample opportunity to use your problem solving skills.
Unfortunately, there is little available in the way of upward mobility and the pay for the amount of work you do and are responsible for is not competitive with the market.
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Starter Job
Accountant (Former Employee) –  Fort Myers, FLJuly 31, 2018
Not really any room to grow and the pay was lousy. HR lied brazenly when it came to annual raises and didn't flinch. There was a lot of sucking up at this small company and these were the people who got ahead.
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Cliquey
GLOBAL TRADE COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST (Former Employee) –  Ft. Myers, FLJuly 13, 2018
If your not drinking the Kool-Aide then don't expect to advance. I expressed my desire to take the Customs Brokers exam and was told I'd be in the next class and then passed over for newer hire.
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If you are not Eastern European, Caucasian, or work in Fort Myers then you stand no chance at advancement.
Logistics Specialist (Current Employee) –  United StatesJune 21, 2018
Good values just not Trained properly and they let experience walk out the door. They run skeleton crews and provide little guidance until a mistake is made.
Pros
Team Support
Cons
No Headquarter support. HR & Finance make mountains out of mole hills!
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Run Far Away if you have Health Issues
Logistics Specialist (Former Employee) –  Greenville, SCMay 17, 2018
Run Far Away if you have Health Issues
HR is not sympathetic to your health issues
Contracted by another major company to handle their logistics
Contract can end at anytime
Pros
Pay
Cons
Everything Else
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Terrible experience
Logistics Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Houston, TXNovember 17, 2017
Some people are not giving enough work while others drown in it.
Poor communication from management to employees and they always talk to employees with a belittling attitude. The benefits are good however the pay is below market salary with a more moral that clients notice when they enter the building.
Pros
None
Cons
Everything about it
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sad
Logistics Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Berwyn, PASeptember 28, 2017
it was a nice place to work for at first , till managements couldn't decide if us the 3rd party logistical team had enough work to do before piling more on without any push or pull from Allyns management.
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Just good enough for freshers
Tax Preparer (Former Employee) –  FloridaApril 25, 2017
Management needs to hire good managers at the team level
More flexibility and less dictatorship
Equality to all staff must be same
Better saalary requireded
Dominating managers
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Allyn
On-site Logistics Team Leader (Current Employee) –  Berwyn, PAApril 8, 2017
The company gives you a great opportunity to enter the logistics/supply chain space at the ground level and learn more about the industry. Advancements can be made if willing to relocate
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Allyn International
Global Trade Compliance Specialist (Former Employee) –  Fort Myers, FL 33919January 24, 2017
High turnover rate and not a lot of room for advancement. Opportunities only if you want to leave the country. Culture is very cliquish, so you will feel like an outsider.
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Network system administration
Systems Administrator (Former Employee) –  Fort Myers, FLNovember 8, 2016
Every morning when I arrived at work there was some issue with the infrastructure. I was upgrading all aspect of the network infrastructure. Typical day consisted of resolving network issues and upgrade the current infrastructure.
Pros
Great Working Environment
Cons
Over worked and under paid
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Phenomenal company to work for
Global Trade Compliance Specialist (Former Employee) –  Fort Myers, FLMay 10, 2016
-Strong support system
-Great training
-always prepared for any project
-extremely professional
-Really enjoyed working with the great people at Allyn international, I learned an infinite amount of information with this company.
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