Cardinal Couriers Ltd. Employee Reviews
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great management that will pick up the phone if you need to talk and actually listen to your complaints or ideas. My supervisor actually comes out and works harder than we do. He wouldnt ask us to do something that he wouldnt do. Co workers are great to work with. Except for lower wages and minimum benefits its actually a great place to work. However i can only speak about the terminal i work at, which is not in mississauga .
it was a good experience to work at cardinal courier's limied, workers were very friendly and always willing to help each other. most of the workers were satisfird with their salary
A typical day at work for warehouse worker is 6 hours. I learned how to drive a forklift, and how to work fast paced. Management is absolutely amazing. All the guys there are very outgoing and very approachable. The hardest part of the job is probably the fact there no heat for cold months and no air conditioner for the hot months. The most enjoyable part of the job is all the guys there.
Just bad all around, staff was rude, did not respond when you were speaking directly to them. They counted your time spent in the washroom and if you took too long you had to have a 20 min meeting with management as to why... the department was abusive to new staff,communication was lacking, management did not care for work life balance, (family obligations) Pros: it was close to home Cons: it was a bad environment with no potential for growth
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Az drivers do not go through agency because the supervisors can cut you off the job anytime if you dont kiss butt and move move move. My route was 16 hour route but managment had problem with me finishing at 15 hours. If your a robot go ahead otherwise this type of job is for retired or semi retired or fresh drivers. They express saftey but when it comes to fatigue they want you to over look that and move move move. Would not recommend if your a relaxed type of driver, this is for drivers who are willing to move move . Otherwise ecuipment is top notch. Managment likes to play favoritism. Asking questions is a must otherwise lack of communication can cause problems. Make sure you triple check everything dont be afraid to ask questions.
Move move move no stoping.
Official response from Cardinal Couriers Ltd.2 July 2019
Thank you very much for taking the time to provide a review on your experience at Cardinal. We take feedback to heart and use it to make ourselves a better place to work, for our current people and our future all stars.Regards,Denise RoyVice President, Human Resources
I work at Walmart full time and make more than a warehouse worker I also am full time, I know someone who works there and has a family to pay for but can afford to because of such a low pay rate if you are a warehouse worker you should be making tops $15.00/hr and more. This company doesn't even have good benefits, and when the ad says 6:00pm - 2:00am they really mean 5:30pm - 5:00am and they still don't make enough money with those hours. Cardinal Couriers isn't the best full time job. All you do is slavery work and only get paid minimum wage, I think that they deserve to be making at least $15 - $18/hr for the work they do and how they have been there a long time and still making minimum and they aren't even in school.
Just terrible pay rate, hours, and benefits.
A typical day consisted of preparing the warehouse for the day's work and thereafter the shift ran on course. The work comprised of sorting consignments for courier to different parts of Ontario. It was always a full shift of lifting extremely heavy equipment.
Guaranteed work hours
There's tonnes of people at Cardinal couriers, Honestly you can say theres probably a friend for everyone within it, Once you start working there its hard to get a hang of things. but everyone there helps and shows you and is quite welcoming.
Lots of downtime
Worst environment manager has no sense of lead or respect for workers putting in hard day to day work
Part time hours were great but not really a great working environment or atmosphere which was depressing , supervisors has no sense of vision or lead also very disrespectful whereas body language and voice tones are concerned , I would not recommend this job to anybody.
Good part time hours
Unsafe environment especially in unload area
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The job is not mentally taxing, you unload and sort boxes up to 2000 per night in a 5-hour time frame. The job tends to be physically demanding with some breaks between the physical exertion. One of the worst parts of the job is the dirt. You arrive clean and you leave with a grey film on your skin. Another is the laughable "training" that happens there, though my Supervisor seemed to be aware of that fact and created various training aids to help. He seemed to care a great deal about staff morale and I know he quite often went to bat for us for fair treatment, like a shift premium for the night shift. He even ended up arguing with the CEO of the company himself for the premium, which we managed to get. He is leaving the company out of frustration and the quality of management will go downhill again probably. The general workplace culture is absentee management, except when a mistake is made, then you can expect a call from the Terminal Manager telling you that you had screwed up. Most of the people that work there have no other place to go and as a result, tend to stay there out of desperation.
Poor management, dirt.
Official response from Cardinal Couriers Ltd.17 September 2018
Thank you for your comments. We appreciate you sharing your thoughts. I also appreciate your constructive feedback with regards to employee training, compensation and type of work. With regards to employee training, the HR team is in the process of setting up a formal new hire onboarding program for our warehouse team members. This will provide some additional training to staff that will improve the ramp-up experience. With regards to compensation, we are constantly evaluating our compensation and benefit packages for employees, with the aim to provide the best, affordable overall experience for our employees. We feel that with a compensation package that today includes a base hourly wage, vacation and benefits eligibility (after six months for full-time staff) we offer a competitive package that rewards long term employees. Our CEO, along with our leadership team and supervisors, is in support of that. With regards to the cleanliness factor, I’ll have to see if there is anything we can do or setup to mitigate what you’re seeing. I’ll speak to the management team and go from there.As always, if you want to comment further, please don’t hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.