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Good company. long hours. great pay strict management Guest services Harsh conditions no coworkers. work alone driving positions
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Toxic environment

Be aware as supervisors hide in parking lots and will follow you while your on your route. Makes you feel so unappreciated!!Very toxic environment over worked and under paid

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Sample of product and discounts

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Long hours, management definitely requires professionalism
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OK job if you live at home with your parents.

Dead end job, no chance of making enough money to live off of. If you just want a few bucks spending money then this is the place for you. Early start time and off early most days, but you may only work one day a week.
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Great pay, long hours

Was a driver in Woodstock, a bunch of trailers were junk and management didn’t care at all, kept adding more paperwork and always asking for more out of the drivers

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Cons

Long hours, salary
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Great company to work for.

Great job if you want to keep in shape without going to the gym. (known as "industrial athletes") Job requires that you have excellent class 1 driving skills and efficient customer service. Excellent pay scale as well as comprehensive benefits.

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Great exercise and lots of OT pay

Cons

Stressful job with long hours
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High workloads, stressful days

At Sysco, you will never be looking for work. Management does not work to keep staff, and a high turnover means the drivers we have are overburdened. The equipment is barely maintained, the warehouse staff are overworked and underpaid, which makes your truck a mess when loaded. Your hours are long, overtime every single day. Very odd hours, you will get up before your spouse, and be home tired and in bed before suppertime. Not a family job.

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High pay, lots of overtime, home daily

Cons

Long hours, intense labour, muscle injuries likely.
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Best paying meat grinder job ever

I was lucky to have a great supervisor and some good fellow drivers but the company was a total meat grinder to work for. Despite being unionized the company is expert at using people seasonally with promise of long term employment and will discard you at the six month probation or the minute you get hurt on the job which is guaranteed with the demands placed on drivers. Start times vary between 2am and 6am and you never know when you will finish any given shift. Expect to deliver up to 1000-1100 pieces on a busy shift by hand and by yourself using a dolly off the back ramp. Some pieces can weigh up to 60lbs each and are shaped very awkward to deliver quickly. Delivery locations often have stairs and are difficult to deliver to with very tight delivery times especially restaurants. Trucks are often loaded very poorly making it difficult keep on schedule because you spend too much time digging and searching for product not loaded on the right skids but its always the drivers fault creating a blame game between driver and warehouse pickers. Falling behind is a nightmare because customers delivery times are so tight that you have zero room for externals you can't control like weather break downs ect. Once you fall behind expect to be harassed on your phone by dispatch, customer service, one or two sales reps, sales rep boss and one or two supervisors! Being new you will be spare board and always running random delivery runs making it difficult to get quick and efficient enough to be kept on permanently. If you can handle stress are super fit, don't smoke,can drive - 

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Pay and benefits, weekends off, lots of overtime

Cons

Long hours, inconsistent start times, unrealistic expectations
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