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Worst place to work
Owner/Operator (Former Employee) –  Hartland, NB7 April 2018
Worst place to work.management keep you as a slave.KEEP AWAY from this company...................FAR AWAY.. Mo respect to workers oand to customers.
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Logistics Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC26 February 2018
Create and confirm orders in company database, solve delivery problems via telephone call center
Act as a liaison between drivers and clients orders by checking and creating of documents for the travel outside and inside of Canada
Verify the respect of the accuracy of condition of the transport of products (temperature, respect of dangerous material and his documentation requested for eventual police control, etc…)
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Horrible place to work
Sales Representative (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB18 January 2018
Company to too top heavy with management. Never happy they always want more more more. Training was dependent on your coworkers to provide and they are actually your competition for the most part so obviously bare minimum of training provided. You had to know how to work the system to your advantage or be the bosses "favorite" to be successful which was difficult to do with the poor training provided. Systems and processes were ridiculously repetitive and unnecessary.
Micro managed to death. Too many others allowed to encroach on your territory making success almost impossible. Think twice before you apply!!!
Pros
Pension
Cons
Everything else
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poorly organized and full of workplace Mistreatment
Spot Quoter (Former Employee) –  Grand Falls, NB14 January 2018
This company is extremely disorganized in all departments.
The management team is what needs to change. Lying and turning employees against each other for entrainment purposes will not make your team thrive and be successful.
They will tell you to your face that you are doing well-but will belittle and destroy your work ethic behind your back. You exhaust yourself to do a high intensity job to barely get over minimum wage, or a simple thank you.
Favoritism was also common. There was nobody to turn to for advice or have in your corner if something was wrong.
Go elsewhere, honestly you’ll be much more appreciated.
This company could potentially thrive, but a desperate need in management and supervisors needs to happen.
Cons
POOR management
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Not a Good place for stability
Forklift Operator (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB4 January 2018
Load & unload trailers, rush enviroment, poor management, no Work place etic, the real challenge is follow the akward commands (whitout a plan), of the supervisors
Pros
non
Cons
no paid brakes
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AZ Driver/Operator (Current Employee) –  Ottawa, ON19 November 2017
Great place to work for. Work schedule is assigned in advance. Management is friendly and understanding. Great work/life balance. Would recommend this place to any other drivers.
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Productive Fun workplace and Company
Work Force Manager & Data Analyst (Current Employee) –  St. André, NB8 November 2017
Great place to work and seek advancement. Great benefits and pay. No weekends. Company is very financially secure so job security is always very secure.
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Terrible environment & terrible management
Data Analyst (Former Employee) –  Woodstock, NB3 November 2017
I really don't have anything positive to say about this company. The current people who are running it don't know what they are doing and will cause the company to flounder and lose clientele.
Pros
Pay
Cons
Everything else
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Awful place to work
Supply Chain Auditor Internship (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON9 September 2017
A very fast paced environment, did not observe many safety procedures followed. I would not recommend anyone to work here. Found that employees had a lot of fun working the night shift.
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worst managed company ever and cheap
Administration Assistant (Current Employee) –  Hartfield, NB4 July 2017
you'll be pulling your hair out trying to do your job, only to be told your not doing it. they want you to bend over backwards for them but will not do the same for you. their HR team is ignorant and sadistic, and will do anything to get you out. its just a out of date place, they need to train people to properly manage people. your efforts and experience would be appreciated anywhere but here. McCains should be ashamed they have this under their belt as a second company, they treat their employees like manure.
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Not a nice place to work - could be but isn't!
Dock Worker (Former Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB14 June 2017
It is like trying to hammer nails with a broken hammer while your hands are behind your back and someone has stolen the blueprints. No thought for safety or people - the atmosphere on the shop floor is the worst I have ever seen in terms of negativity, hopelessness.

Why do I work here - it currently pays the bills.

Having the experience that I do it is especially frustrating to watch management destroy a business along with the people who work there.
Pros
Pension plan
Cons
too many to list
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Not a very professional environment
Operations Supervisor (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON14 June 2017
There is no real training there, as most people there only really care to get in, do their time (so to speak) and get out, and with no communication on any level of the work environment, most information gets lost, leading to increases in their shrinkage.

Floor staff is care-free, which coupled with the lack of real training, leads to a revolving door of workers. This also can be said with reference to their management as well.
Cons
Lack of communication from/Lack of care for the staffing from management.
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Worked Part-Time
Freight Auditor, Part-Time (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON9 June 2017
Worked at this place when I was in University. Worked out great for me as I wanted part time hours and on selective dates. They worked around this and I was able to work and go to school.
Cons
worked on the dock in summer was too hot
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Worst Manage company I ever work for
Manager (Former Employee) –  East,West5 May 2017
I have never work for such a dysfunctional company like Day & Ross. Their management group is nothing but 2 faced and if you voice your concerns about something and they don't like it or agree they find a way to get ride of you. I have worked with them in the East and thought it was bad until came to Calgary and this is the worst terminal I ever work at for them. Do not trust anyone in the management group in Calgary cause they will burn you very quick and set you up for failure.
Pros
front line staff good
Cons
Management
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think again
Forklift Operator (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB29 April 2017
You can find better. Pay sucks management sucks even worse. No respect for people. All 2 faced people. The drivers run that company. If you are thinkimg about working here i would seriously rethink that. I worked here for 4 yrs.
Pros
none
Cons
management
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Not recommended
Entry level Clerk (Current Employee) –  Hartland, NB16 April 2017
Repetitive work, not a fun working environment (people don't talk to each other a lot cuz they have a huge work load), low pay considering the work they give you overtime not paid all the time, out dated system (same system for 30 plus years)... most people work here for the same role for years... not a good place to work if your looking for challenges or career development. Not recommended at all
Pros
Benefits from 1st day
Cons
Low pay, repetitive work, out dated system, no work life balance, terrible working environment
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Team spirit for better company
Dock Worker (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB29 March 2017
Day and Ross was job build around team productivity. We connected with one another on brakes and on the doc, this made it easier to know how each individuals minds would think when it came to assembling a trailer or handing various difficult freight.
Pros
Well rewarded for the extras
Cons
Loads of Ot
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exellent place to work lots of miles very strict on hours of service and vehicle inspections.
Contract Driver (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON28 March 2017
Runs begin in evening and ends early morning usually switches or pin to pin.
Workplace culture everyone is ready or available to help.with any questions or concerns.
the hardest part of the job is the usual unplanned road closure or weather.
the most enjoyable part of the job is stopping in a scenic area taking a wakl and taking a few pics.
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j'ai eu beaucoup d'expérience
mécanicien de remorque (Former Employee) –  Lachine, QC22 March 2017
J'ai appris beaucoup leur fonctionnement de la mécanique et de faire des amis dans le domaine de la mécanique de remorque et avec la Saaq .
Pros
on avait des outils fonctionnel
Cons
la pause et le dîner dans poussière
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only if you have no life
Truck Driver - Class 1 (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC25 February 2017
no pay for waiting time if it's in a remote day&ross yard or any mccain warehouse (mccain is the big company owning day&ross).
Prioritization of the loads are very bad. not much load available to single driver as team get loads first even if load is made for a single truck which lead to waiting time away from home up to 3-4 days without pay.
Pros
none
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all
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