Kindersley Transport Ltd. Employee Reviews

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Good environment
Owner/Operator (Former Employee) –  Sakatoon7 December 2018
Overall it is good but too much deduction
And not enough mile.
Company is good for company driver but for owner operator not enough mile
They pay on time
Pros
No
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No
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Feels like a jail cell
Administrator (Former Employee) –  Regina, SK21 November 2018
For the time I was working for the company, there was nothing but yelling and frustration between managers and employees. Coworkers weren’t respected from managers and it felt like we were in prison. I was only trained by the other employees. I would not recommend this place to ANYONE!
Pros
Hour lunch break
Cons
Terrible management
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3.0
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Good people, bad logistics
Dock Worker (Current Employee) –  Edmonton, AB26 October 2018
Dock works get along for the most part, management seems to have their hands tied by the owners to be able to move the company forwards as the Siemens brothers don’t want to spend a dime they don’t have too. Lacking basic equipment to safely load trailers. Warehouse is disgustingly dirty. Absolutely no regular maintenance is done. Everything is outdated including, trailers, forklifts, tractors. It’s a good “inbetween jobs” job. Turn over rate is through the roof. Wage isn’t bad, when they don’t short change you.
Pros
Friendly staff outside of management.
Cons
Dead end in every way.
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2.0
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Don't work here
Driver/Delivery (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB4 October 2018
Pay was terrible, hours were extremely erratic, old equipment, work wasn't great. Safety was nice, and my dispatcher was pretty good. But when I compared hours worked to pay cheques, I was averaging $16 an hour. Some days you start 12 hour shifts at 6 am, some days you start 12 hour shifts at 6 pm. Avoid this company.
Pros
Some nice office staff
Cons
Pay, pay and pay
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What a disgrace
Office Administrator Assistant (Current Employee) –  British Columbia17 September 2018
A seriously awful place to work. Head office is garbage. Thankless employers who can't be happy with anything and always want more.
If you had a choice between working at Kindersley and slamming your head into a wall, take the wall. Much more rewarding.
Pros
None
Cons
Everything
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Walking on eggshells
Administrative (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK7 July 2018
The only place I’ve ever worked that seemed to plan and expect to dispose of people as opposed to working to make it a good place to be.
Very strict, very corporate. Some people thrive on that type of environment but I know that when I went home at the end of each day it felt like a large relief.

Not sure if it’s still a “policy” of theirs, but ladies were expected to wear hosiery to cover any exposed skin. Therefore, if you wore sandals you would also need to wear nylons of some sort because god forbid someone saw the skin on your feet.
Pros
Standard work week.
Cons
Hosiery.
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Zero work life balance
Customer service representative (Former Employee) –  Saskatoon, SK12 June 2018
Incompetent management, indiscret Human Resources department, no work life balance. They have no structured pay scale so the person sitting next to you might have started at a significantly higher salary for the same job. You literally cannot ask for a day off (even without pay) in your first year and unless you have kids, you can’t negotiate your shift whatsoever. You CANNOT transfer to other sister companies. You have to quit one first and cross your fingers. NO training and a mentality of “you’ll just know” runs rampant. No SOP’s for any task your asked to perform and prepare to be micromanaged in EVERY e-mail you send and phone call you make. You also can’t drink the tap water, but they won’t tell you that for months.
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Poor management
Driver/Operator (Former Employee) –  Winnipeg, MB16 April 2018
Terrible managers and or puppets to inexperienced managers at head office. Buildings are old and dirty. Lack of accountability. Moral is low due to poor management. No pay for extra work. Overwhelm you you extra paper work just to get paid for breakdown/ tire repairs etc..they put profits ahead of safety for their people. Nickel and dime pay shortages have opposite effect of what they want. Just makes people angry.
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4.0
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Company striving for growth
Current employee (Current Employee) –  Canada6 February 2018
Exciting times to work for this company. New management has revitalized the building, equipment, inspired and expanded staff in Vancouver, looking to expand and grow the business as a team. Excellent benefits package, and a strong corporate structure to set up any individual to be successful.
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Terrible equipment
Driver (Current Employee) –  Vancouver, BC2 February 2018
Trailers are junk, some are from the early 80's. They dont seem to care about there drivers licenses.
Tractors aren't terrible. They have a huge turn over rate.
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Dusty warehouse and poor management
Forklift Operator / Dockworker (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB12 April 2017
doesn't care about the employees. unsafe workplace. no regular safety meeting. poor benefits! semi monthly pay which is not good but you don't have a choice! everybody that works in the office are puppets!
Pros
none
Cons
dusty, dirty, poor management!
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2.0
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great pay, great co-workers but horrible equipment
Truck Driver (Current Employee) –  Delta, BC7 July 2015
the pay is way above average @ 49.3 cents per mile but the equipment is something to be desired! the hardest part of the job is finding a repair guy to come fix the equipment when it breaks down due to lack of maintenance!!
Pros
Great Pay
Cons
Terrible equipment
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