Express Container Management
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Difficult but most of the time worth it.

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What is the best part of working at the company?The flexibility, you’re able to have your work fit around your personal schedule. What is the most stressful part about working at the company?The most stress would be physical stress cause you need to be in pretty good shape to do the job. What is the work environment and culture like at the company?They’re pretty nice and inviting and they do their best to be understanding if you level with them. What is a typical day like for you at the company?Going to a warehouse talking to the warehouse manager and getting your container doing the container then leaving.
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Physiclly demanding and not rewarding

Cons: You are basically working 15 per hour. It is better to work in McDonalds than here. No benefits, no safety training or just basic training. Pros: Schedule.
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hard working but financialy rewarding

What is the best part of working at the company?the best part was is you had a bit freedom to work where you wantWhat is the most stressful part about working at the company?it was not well organized and sometimes you got sent to areas where people wanted to fight you.What is the work environment and culture like at the company?it was ok, they had dinners and other companies event that help the culture of the companyWhat is a typical day like for you at the company?you wake up get a message on the app on place you might want to work you accept and go to work and go back home
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There are no benefits and no consistent work or hours. The job can be easy some days and hard on the body others it depends on the location they send you. Offloading floor loaded containers by hand without equipment can be unsafe. The management are horrible and will lie to customers and you at a whim. If they like you, you get containers some days in a week and sometimes a few a day, but if not you can get only 1 a week that pays $100. They dont pay for travel or reimburse you for gas but expect you to travel all over sometimes same day. If you want something temporary or part time you could get lucky and make decent money but otherwise its unlivable wage.


The co workers are good, some locations have great people


Make $100 or less a day with no benefits and inconsistent work with awful management
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Great place to work!

Lots of opportunity for containers to offload. If you work hard it will pay off, lazy people will not make it in this field. Lace up your shoes and be ready to WORK
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You’re not paid per hour. You’re paid per container you unload. You have to be very fast with your loading skills if you want to work here. I’d rather work where I’d be paid per hour than to work here
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Waste of valuable time. Lots of improper labour practicing ,Grand theft, offered fairy tale bonus scenarios with no conclusion. Constant lying by the teenaged "senoir" management. Lol1




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A job that you can fit around your schedule. Easy to communicate with management. Very physically demanding, good compensation. Demand can be up and down at times.
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Terrible place to work !

this place will string you along , use and abuse you until you are not needed anymore. When you start there you get the worst and lowest paying jobs , the worst partners. You get all the leftovers and partners you cannot communicate with. Any language besides English would be helpful here. They pay you peanuts And expect you to work for minimum wage for 10 or 12 hours a day. They won’t lay you off if they don’t have work. They will just keep giving you one or two days a week to keep you there until you are needed


Paid weekly


No overtime no benefits no english
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Toxic environment starts at the top.

Very poor senior management. Little to no regard for unloaders or middle management. Company constantly changes bonus structure for their benefit and not their employees.Car/gas allowance minimal meaning if Site Managers have to travel to multiple sites they will be paying out of their own pockets.Zero job security. Company has a history of getting rid of employees to save money.




Poor senior management. No job security
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Fast Paced Side Gig With Flexible

Independent work. Fast paced environment that usually forces you to exert yourself. Should be more a little lighter loads with the pace you are forced to work at. Great for someone looking for extra or side cash. Not meant to be a full time.


Work Life Balance / Second Job


Longer Then Expected Times and Some Payment Flaws
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I really like physical work

If you work for Ecm, make sure you notify the bosses or managers of any problems immediately or it will not be at 10 to buy the other job personnel only you have the power to make a difference in your job
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just the type of company that turns down great employees, doesnt answer there phone, dont respond to messages, and wont send you to a job site. try calling them right now and see if you can talk to a person and not a voice mail.
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The harder you work, the more you can make.

Worked with ECM full time and then eventually part time for over 3 years. If you are a hard worker, you can make a lot of money. Sometimes it is every hard work and not a job for everyone. Some warehouse locations are better than others.
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Fast Paced & Slow paced

The job can be good depending on what you’re unloading, most of the times you can get a 40ft container full of small boxes , and they will pay you $120 for 8 hours. Not enough after the government takes its cut. But then again , you can get a good container and be done between 30-1hr and make $120.
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Do not work here

Back breaking labour, not worth the pay, do not work here I would advise against it. You get paid by the container and this could mean packing tiny boxes into a huge container without mechanical assistance.
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Great company if you like hard work and good money.

Great management and co-workers. We have fun all day lifting heavy things and are paid quite well. We get to approach our work at our own pace and can take on as much work as we'd like.


Pay, flexibility


Unloading containers is not easy and not everyone can do it.
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Productive and fun team to work with

The company give you a wonderful rate, great supervisors and excellent service from the dispatch crew. The supervisor always check and you and help as much as they can


Free rides and bonus


Lots of availability
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Fast Pace, challenging workplace with a great atmosphere and management team

I have been with Express Container Management for over 3 years, during this time I have learned so much about logistics and management. I have worked very hard and have advanced with the company 3 times where I am now a manager in the Ontario Branch. It is a great company to work for and everyone is so hardworking and friendly. We care about our employees and want to see them grow as well.


great team, very accommodating
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I make 60k a year please read to understand

So you guys understand like every job there are a large variety of different techniques you can learn do help you do your job super fast , you need to be willing to learn or it will look hard. If you want to learn more techniques you just ask the company to teach you and they will be more then happy to help you with that but you have to speak up !Most of guys I have seen work alone doing 2 containers a day the more experienced guys do 2 or 4 alone making 200 to 400 daily .as far as partners are concerned just learn as many techniques as you can and I promise you as a team you can do 4 Containers in 6 to 8 hours! Making 200 a day as a team The key to be successful in this trade like any other trade is to speak up and ask to learn new ways to do your job faster and promise you will 48 to 55 thousand a year and it can only increase from there


Choose your own schedule
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They pay you by trailer to get around the minimum wage

I would give zero stars if I had a chance. The most containers you can do in a day is three, so you get a maximum of 150 a day in 10 hrs of work. You mostly only get to do two containers in a day depending on the product you’re handling, so only about 100 a day. Rather work at McDonald’s for such low pay. Basically slave labour. Paying you by container is just a way for them to get around the minimum wage. Don’t work here.




Low pay, hard work
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Official response from Express Container Management

21 December 2020
We are very sorry you had this kind of experience with the containers and product that you were handling at our locations. Yes we do pay by the container but rest assured you are making well over minimum wage, should you have come to us during your time of employment we would have absolutely taken a look into this. We very much appreciate our employees and all the hard work you put into unloading / loading of containers and we always do our best to resolve any issues especially those of pay. We do service multiple locations throughout the Calgary area and as a result are able to schedule you to another location after your first has been completed. We always ask that you message us for more work should you be available. Thank you,

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3.0 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
2.5 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.3 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
2.4 out of 5 stars for Management
2.6 out of 5 stars for Culture

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