Ryder System

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Ryder System Reviews

Updated 28 February 2015
Updated 28 February 2015
313 Reviews
2.9
313 Reviews
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Robert E. Sanchez
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The company maintains an excellent good work-life balance for its employees (in 7 reviews)

  • Good pay, benefits and tools to get the job done (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • Department works on the point system no real interest in value of employee's at lower levels work/ life balance (in 14 reviews)

  • After my resignation, upper management shunned me (in 12 reviews)

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  1.  

    Worst job i ever had. A bullying, sexist culture.

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    Former Employee - Buyer in Devizes, England
    Former Employee - Buyer in Devizes, England

    I worked at Ryder System full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    A real struggle to find the positive. They have some good staff and the offices are a pleasant environment.

    Cons

    Bullying and sexist organisation. Senior management seem to almost take pride in having a bullying Culture. Relatively senior staff known to come out of meetings in tears. Some managers clearly frightened of MD. Bullying starts at the very top of thIs organisation. Very strange ideas on how to get the most out of staff, operating on fear, belittling and intimidating people. Women in particular come in for a rough ride, with sexist remarks made by senior male managers and this filters down to the rest of the organisation. This organisation needs to come out of the dark ages. Bullying extends to supply base.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change of culture, starting at the very top required. One day very soon you will be sued for sexual discrimination. Bullying and intimidation, which goes on particularly amongst the managers is not the best way to get results.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great company to work for. Worked in IT and they were flexible yet demanding. They always understood any family issues

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ryder System full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, family friendly. Great culture.

    Cons

    None that really affected me in any way.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None. I think Mr Sanchez is doing a great job!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    great comoany no changes needed

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    Current Employee - RSR in Florence, SC (US)
    Current Employee - RSR in Florence, SC (US)

    I have been working at Ryder System full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Upper managment are great and give perks

    Cons

    none smooth as silk company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    managment is great you win some loose some

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    good job

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    Current Employee - Case Picker
    Current Employee - Case Picker

    I have been working at Ryder System full-time

    Pros

    good money good enviorment job security.Its a very good company to start your warehouse career lots of safety training. also learn how to drive a pallet jack and forklift.

    Cons

    hard to get hours at times my schedule has changed a couple times but it is a start up site i knew it was possible going in to this job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    open up a little bit its hard to talk to you all at times and we all have stress. Just take a deep breathe.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    IT

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ryder System

    Pros

    great company love the environment

    Cons

    hard to move up the ladder

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    learn more about your team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    I wonder if corporate knows what goes on in the field.

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    Current Employee - MFU in Marion, IN (US)
    Current Employee - MFU in Marion, IN (US)

    I have been working at Ryder System full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The starting wage is decent. There is an emphasis on customer service. The company has an excellent tuition reimbursement program.

    Cons

    The company pays half-time rather than time and a half for overtime, which is mandatory at times. Human resources is very lax about replying to people and often their replies are not truthful. There seems to be discrimination towards people who require FMLA. Raises are extremely minimal and amount to mere cents, even if you get the maximum raise. There seem to be no genuine opportunities for professional growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay closer attention to what goes on outside of your corporate offices. People are not happy and I suspect that some of the things that go on border on illegal. Provide people in the field opportunities to develop professionally and do things to foster employee loyalty.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Job is Good for Entry Level Logistics Career, but wouldn't Recommend Long-Term

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    Former Employee - Account Lead in Novi, MI (US)
    Former Employee - Account Lead in Novi, MI (US)

    I worked at Ryder System full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, Co-workers are friendly. It is a clean, safe, environment. One can learn a lot about logistics in a short amount a time.

    Cons

    There is really no room for advancement.. The hours can change at the drop of a hat for some departments so there is no work/life balance. People who take their lunches and breaks are looked down upon. High turnover, no training systems or manuals in place, high pressure environment There is no open door policy. If you do not agree with management and the policies being made, then you are shunned, and once you are shunned they will work against you until you leave or they find a way to fire you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start to actually listen to the employees and care about employee morale. Pay all salary employees real overtime. Treat your employees as if you would want to be treated. Get rid of the favoritism. There are great people that work at Ryder. Please do not continue to overwork them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Good Entry Level - No Advancement

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    Current Employee - SMC in Novi, MI (US)
    Current Employee - SMC in Novi, MI (US)

    I have been working at Ryder System full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance, great people to work with most of the time, company is understanding for family issues or short lead for time off

    Cons

    Management has favorites. You have to play the game and drink the cool aid to move up. If you are not a minority or woman you will not move up. If you are not a yes man you will not move up. Management spends all days in meetings and then wonders why nothing is accomplished. A lot of buzz words are used but are not actually followed: LEAN

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Instead of surrounding your self with yes men, work with those with talent. There will continue to be a revolving door of people until there is a fair opportunity. The most valuable resource in any company is your employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great company

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Diesel Technician in Carlisle, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Diesel Technician in Carlisle, PA (US)

    I have been working at Ryder System full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Awesome benefits awesome people to work with

    Cons

    On call sometimes but not ways

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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