Vedder Transportation Group
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High stress environment combined with superficial management

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A typical day at work: long What you learned: who you work around makes a differenceManagement: Continually takes credit for the good achievements and reward for the average hard working employee is minimal.The hardest day on the job: either between dealing with a manager with poor communication skills or realizing there is 0 incentive to work harder than anyone else because the hardest workers are only rewarded with more work.The most enjoyable part of the job: the flexibility knowing that if you were truly a good employee they have no choice but to keep you around. (high turnover rate combined with low incentive to keep progressing = high demand for hard/smart workers).

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The occasional free lunch, minimal micro-managing, good job security for quality workers, quality working environment, clean

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Long hours, low incentive, poor communication skills, always fighting for every last penny you earned.
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Fair and professional environment

A few of my alberta ex-coworkers are real hard on the company. It is only because they wouldn't work with the rest of the team and got very angry when things didn't go there way. But it is trucking, things dont always go your way. The bosses expect the best. They give guys lots of chances but some guys got mad about being told what they had to do or being told they weren't getting better. Overall they have been fair to me. Compensation is good. Been a few leadership changes since I started but I think they are trying to raise the bar. Equipment is older, but they are serious about keeping it all fixed and I hear new trucks are coming.
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No Job Security. Management is a nightmare.

Worked here for over 4 years watched. Seen multiple severances given out and people stressed out. It's like going to high school whole yard is full of rumours and the milk drivers are the definition of princesses. If you do work here don't reveal anything about your personal life. Seen multiple drivers quit for better jobs and the CEO talks about communication but half the time no one knows what is going on.
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Very professional, New equipment well maintained, Great job security

Never had an issue working for Vedder Transport. There is a lot of opportunity with this company. The seniority list is a bit daunting. The steady income and job security is very appealing.
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