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Good place to work
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee), Edmonton, ABMarch 12, 2014
Pros: good hours, great managment
Cons: only a temporary position
Con-way was a great place to work. A typical day was always busy, as there was freight coming in from US and all over Canada. All co-workers were awesome, everyone had all work assessed accordingly. The hardest part was learning to deal with the US side of the business being a Canadian. The best part of the job the data entry, as always.
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Transport and operate equipment load unloading .
Longhaul truck trailer driver and operator (Current Employee), State of KuwaitJanuary 1, 2014
Pros: enough 30 minute
Cons: must be paid regular daily hour according by law moredone that overtime pay.
Load unload and operate equipment doing to stucking soil or stone.all kind of dumptruck loading all kind of soil or stone.must be load in safety procedure to aware possible accident.
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Exciting place to learn the industry
CITY DRIVER PICKUP AND DELIVERY / LINEHAUL (Former Employee), Calgary, ABSeptember 20, 2013
Pros: friendliest team and excellent management
Cons: wages could increase in the ltl industry
A typical day at work would include loading LTL freight into the trailers, hooking up a set of 3 trailers and driving it to a meet and turn
i.e.) Sweet grass, MT from Calgary, AB and Back.
I have learned quite a bit from this company including how to deal with customs documents and learning how to handle different types of freight being handled especially – more... the dangerous goods.
The hardest part of the job is the long hours.
Most enjoyable part would definitely be getting to know your customers and establishing a bond with them to maintain a good image for your company and yourself. – less
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Fast pace environment.
Truck Driver/Sales Representative (Former Employee), Windsor ONJuly 8, 2013
Pros: profit sharing.
Cons: sometimes work was overwhelming.
Unload incoming freight, and re-load for local deliveries.
Each day was different.
Some co-worker a pleasure to work with, others were more difficult.
Hardest part of the job was trying to maneuver a 48' trailer in downtown streets.
Management was there for support.
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Good company
Driver Sales Rep (Current Employee), Winnipeg, MBSeptember 25, 2012
Pros: good pay and benefits
Cons: you earn ur pay
Picking up and delivering frieght, working frieght on dock and breaking and loading trailers.
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Start Young, Like to move
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Former Employee), York, PADecember 7, 2014
Pros: advancement oppotunites, strong company finacially
Cons: politics are important
Very good company. Be prepared to move, a lot if you want to work towards C-level.
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a company that listens to the little man
shipping dock (Current Employee), Decatur, ALDecember 5, 2014
this is a great place to work there its no big I's and little u's in this company everyone is treated fairly and equal there's open opportunity to grow in whatever aspect of this job that you would like janitor to shipping to truck driver to manager supervisor
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a company that listens to the little man
shipping dock (Current Employee), Decatur, ALDecember 5, 2014
this is a great place to work there its no big I's and little u's in this company everyone is treated fairly and equal there's open opportunity to grow in whatever aspect of this job that you would like janitor to shipping to truck driver to manager supervisor
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Over the road driver (Former Employee), Joplin, MODecember 4, 2014
Pros: everything
Cons: none that i can think of
Very good com.Worked for them when it was cfi.Enjoyed working for them.Good bebefits and bennies.Very good tractors and equitement.Not to much downtime.
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Tough work environment
Dock Worker/Forklift Driver (Former Employee), Salem, ILDecember 4, 2014
Pros: short work hours
Cons: high risk job
Really fast pace. 60 fork lifts moving at high speeds for our 6 hours shift. Really dirty, not a lot of space for the job to be completed.
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awesome work place
dock worker (Former Employee), Fort Wayne, INNovember 28, 2014
Con-way is an awesome place to work. Everyone I worked with was willing to help.
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Broken Promises and no life
Freight Operations Supervisor (Current Employee), Plainfield, INNovember 23, 2014
Cons: culture
They work you nearly 12hours at 10hrs pay. Everyone makes more than the supervisor when you break it down, including dock workers and CSR's. The people you manage. They promise you many things and opportunities and then place you on the back burner for their own use and disposal.
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Family orinated , flexable
Customer Service (Former Employee), Scott, LANovember 20, 2014
Pros: benefits
Cons: short lunch breaks
Heavy flow of calls, had to have the ability to multitask.
I learn to provide excellent Customer Service, adhere to established company polices and procedures.
Management was/is very flexible and understanding.
Co-Workers were/are very interactive with company policies and functions.
The most enjoyable part of the job was working with a fun environment – more... all willing to try new policies – less
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Good working atmosphere
Freight Classification Specialist, Lead (Former Employee), Dayton, OHNovember 19, 2014
LTL trucking company. Job expectations are well explained. Good working atmosphere. Great team work. Beverages are supplied to replenish you during hot temperatures. Wonderful benefits.
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Customer Service Rep (Former Employee), Garland, TXNovember 17, 2014
Incoming call extremely busy, learned a lot about transportation, importance of delivery. Learning customer is always right and never loose your cool.
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Ok work place
Certified Forklift Operator/Dockworker (Former Employee), Dallas, TXNovember 7, 2014
Took good care of their employees and value family above normal.
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Productive, and fun work place
Accounts Receivable Credit/Collections (Former Employee), Portland, ORNovember 4, 2014
Pros: independency, and ability to grow and learn more
A typical day at Con-Way began with Reviewing customer invoices for accuracy and mailing them off. Then reviewing and responding to consistent alerts from brokerage requesting credit on new or existing customers, along with setting up new carriers for multimodal and menlo worldwide when the help was needed. Followed by collections on past due accounts – more... sending emails, making phone calls or mailing requests for payment, and documenting my efforts, or ability to collect and resolve. Posting the previous days credit card payments on an excel spreadsheet for cash applications review. Would also assist with the Cash app rep when needed to insure proper cash application of the customers remittance. Sending Trade reference inquiry request for customers needing credit. Processing credit cards for payment on future and existing shipments. Reconciling accounts, and processing request for vouchers. and varies duties as assigned. I learned about the transportation industry daily from customers and co-workers, I also learned more about how to handle and resolve past due accounts with difficult customers in the this industry. Management was available for assistance whenever needed, some bigger accounts required credit requests outside of our allocation. My co-workers alternated breaks and lunches, so we were always helping each other out with customers, requests, credit cards processing . We took on each others customer as our own when necessary. The hardest part of my day would be when reviewing credit reports for customers that did not qualify for credit, after they spent time with brokerage gathering information to process their requests to A/R only to be reviewed and denied while their shipments are needing to be ships right then and there, they were never happy about it. The most enjoyable part of my day would have to be assisting my customers and the brokerage department, answering questions, making account corrections, just giving them all one less thing to worry about. – less
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interactive exchange with co-workers
Operations Imaging Systems Analyst (Former Employee), Portland, ORNovember 3, 2014
Pros: interaction with field personal
Cons: company outsourced it department in 2010
Worked with various departments to resolve technical issue. Placed service calls to IBM for Unix RS6000 issues, both software and hardware problems. Reported system problems to development support group and took corrective action per their recommendations. Assembled document canning workstations and supported them remotely and by phone once deployed – more... to field locations. – less
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cool workplace
Lead, Forklift (Current Employee), Nashville, TNNovember 3, 2014
Pros: good pay and good co-workers
Cons: work in the heat and or cold
Clock in grab a load break the load in a timely manner grab another load
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O/O Driver (Former Employee), Joplin, MOOctober 23, 2014
Drive my own truck to haul Conway Truckload loads to all 48 states. They are a very good company to work for.

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About Con-way

Con-way Inc. is a freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in Ann Arbor, Mich. Con-way delivers industry-leading – Read more