Ryder System

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Ryder System Reviews

Updated 28 February, 2015
Updated 28 February, 2015
313 Reviews
2.9
313 Reviews
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Robert E. Sanchez
71 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company maintains an excellent good work-life balance for its employees (in 7 reviews)

  • Good pay, benefits and tools to get the job done (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Department works on the point system no real interest in value of employee's at lower levels work/ life balance (in 14 reviews)

  • After my resignation, upper management shunned me (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    Wonderful

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Edmonton, AB
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Edmonton, AB

    I worked at Ryder System full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The Edmonton team is one of the best set of co-workers I have ever had in my entire life and the Service Manager is by far, one of the best leaders I have ever had. A lot of high-level skills from the Mechanics. These guys work hard. If you don't like a fast-paced environment and are not a hard worker, this is not the place for you. Look elsewhere.

    Cons

    A lot of office politics from upper management. They really need to make some changes to upper management on the Western side of Canada side of things otherwise problems will continue.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Sorry guys, you really need to get your act together. On multiple occasions one of the Maintenance Managers of Western Canada had a bad habit of taking credit for other people's hard work and needlessly firing multiple employees who were doing a good job when things weren’t at the best, and did not take responsibility for not understanding his own job. Unfortunately, major problems will continue until this employee is re-trained as a Manager or is let go and replaced with someone competent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    satisfactory

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Calgary, AB
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Calgary, AB

    I worked at Ryder System full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good company to work for.

    Cons

    if you dont g by the book they fire you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no comments

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Was an excellent job, overall, but needs improvement in enforcing human rights policies between employees.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Route Manager, Truck Driver. in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Route Manager, Truck Driver. in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Ryder System

    Pros

    before recession,,company was excellent to work for..very good pay,benefits, and paid holidays.(unfortunately due to slowdown in G.M. car,trucks sales, may have lost their jobs in 2008 and 2009).

    Cons

    trucks are getting older and although pass MTO inspections,need improved repairs to radios,level of cab noise and new, better quality seats.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    improved methods of dealing with employee against employee harassment issues..although policies in place,still to much nonsense goes on and very hard to prove and STOP!

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Great company to work for. Worked in IT and they were flexible yet demanding. They always understood any family issues

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ryder System full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, family friendly. Great culture.

    Cons

    None that really affected me in any way.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None. I think Mr Sanchez is doing a great job!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    I loved working for Ryder, I was there almost ten years and found them to be a great company to work for.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ryder System

    Pros

    They were flexible and always understanding of any family issues and need to balance work and family.

    Cons

    I don't have any negative things to say about Ryder.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I think their CEO, Robert Sanchez, is doing a great job,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    great comoany no changes needed

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - RSR in Florence, SC (US)
    Current Employee - RSR in Florence, SC (US)

    I have been working at Ryder System full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Upper managment are great and give perks

    Cons

    none smooth as silk company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    managment is great you win some loose some

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    good job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Case Picker
    Current Employee - Case Picker

    I have been working at Ryder System full-time

    Pros

    good money good enviorment job security.Its a very good company to start your warehouse career lots of safety training. also learn how to drive a pallet jack and forklift.

    Cons

    hard to get hours at times my schedule has changed a couple times but it is a start up site i knew it was possible going in to this job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    open up a little bit its hard to talk to you all at times and we all have stress. Just take a deep breathe.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    IT

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ryder System

    Pros

    great company love the environment

    Cons

    hard to move up the ladder

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    learn more about your team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    I wonder if corporate knows what goes on in the field.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - MFU in Marion, IN (US)
    Current Employee - MFU in Marion, IN (US)

    I have been working at Ryder System full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The starting wage is decent. There is an emphasis on customer service. The company has an excellent tuition reimbursement program.

    Cons

    The company pays half-time rather than time and a half for overtime, which is mandatory at times. Human resources is very lax about replying to people and often their replies are not truthful. There seems to be discrimination towards people who require FMLA. Raises are extremely minimal and amount to mere cents, even if you get the maximum raise. There seem to be no genuine opportunities for professional growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay closer attention to what goes on outside of your corporate offices. People are not happy and I suspect that some of the things that go on border on illegal. Provide people in the field opportunities to develop professionally and do things to foster employee loyalty.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Job is Good for Entry Level Logistics Career, but wouldn't Recommend Long-Term

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Lead in Novi, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Account Lead in Novi, MI (US)

    I worked at Ryder System full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, Co-workers are friendly. It is a clean, safe, environment. One can learn a lot about logistics in a short amount a time.

    Cons

    There is really no room for advancement.. The hours can change at the drop of a hat for some departments so there is no work/life balance. People who take their lunches and breaks are looked down upon. High turnover, no training systems or manuals in place, high pressure environment There is no open door policy. If you do not agree with management and the policies being made, then you are shunned, and once you are shunned they will work against you until you leave or they find a way to fire you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start to actually listen to the employees and care about employee morale. Pay all salary employees real overtime. Treat your employees as if you would want to be treated. Get rid of the favoritism. There are great people that work at Ryder. Please do not continue to overwork them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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