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Estes Express Reviews

Updated 26 Jan 2020

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3.4
65%
Recommend to a Friend
72%
Approve of CEO
Estes Express President and CEO Rob Estes Jr.
Rob Estes Jr.
200 Ratings
Pros
  • "Company starts out with good pay(in 65 reviews)

  • "Great pay, home time, and benefits(in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • "Freight can fluctuate over the course of a year for Extra board drivers(in 18 reviews)

  • "Terrible local/upper management(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Dock Worker Estes Express"

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    Current Employee - Dock Worker 

    I have been working at Estes Express part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, good company management

    Cons

    Tough Scheduling, have to work 5 days a week. No replacements/subs

    Estes Express2020-01-27
  2. "Operations Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Estes Express full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very nice place to work.

    Cons

    The typical LTL related stress

    Estes Express2020-01-23
  3. "Good company to work for"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Estes Express

    Pros

    A great ran company that is strong

    Cons

    Hard to get promoted within

    Estes Express2020-01-23
  4. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Dockworker-Part Time in Columbia, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Estes Express part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very flexible about days off for good reason. All employees were very kind. Well paying. Seemed like there was a company raise every year. Fun job.

    Cons

    Some nights as a dockworker would be longer than others depending on the freight and you did not know what time you would be off work. However, it was also nice because if you worked hard you would finish earlier.

    Estes Express2019-12-13
  5. "Great Job."

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    Former Employee - Lead Dock Worker (Lincolnshire ) in Lincolnshire, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Estes Express full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, great Pay .Good job for those in the military.

    Cons

    Poor communication and could have used a dock for pickups.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with Dock workers and create better opportunities for them that want to move up in the business.

    Estes Express2019-12-14
  6. "I don't recommend Estes trucking"

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    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Bloomington, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Estes Express full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good pay and 401k health care

    Cons

    Junk equipment, poor management, no one cares way to much BS to deal with spend a lot of time with a very poor computer system called people net and pega all so the company can monitor your every move dispatch is incompetent as is the terminal management

    Advice to Management

    Demand that your employees follow through and do their jobs if you're going to train a new driver on say Caterpillar how about you send that new driver with the cat driver so he gets trained properly

    Estes Express2020-01-16
  7. "Review contracts and freight dimensions to ensure accurate billing."

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    Current Employee - Weights and Research in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Estes Express full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay, self-motivated work flow, great conditions

    Cons

    slight learning curve when starting out

    Advice to Management

    continue to push for updates of technology

    Estes Express2019-11-22
  8. "Worthwhile for career"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager 

    I have been working at Estes Express full-time

    Pros

    Exciting, good pay, good benefits

    Cons

    Not much room to move up

    Estes Express2019-11-05
  9. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Operation Manager 

    I have been working at Estes Express full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, good support staff

    Cons

    Nothing too crazy for complaints.

    Estes Express2019-11-04
  10. "Beware of insurance fraud and forgery against its own employees"

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    Former Employee - Shop Personnel in West Middlesex, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Estes Express full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Pay was good, blue collar people were admirable.

    Cons

    Management is deceptive to everyone as to garner a paycheck including goverment agencies and the courts. Will supply the evidence of insurance fraud, willfull negligence and proof this employer will steal employees medical information as to garner a precieved legal advantage. Also can show in court documents and testimony of forged documents entered, purgery, hearing officer acknowlaged a deception on record, their witnesses recieving profesional misconducts, forging documents then submitting them to court as evidence. Goes on any one person would serve prison time for this conduct. This company refuses to negotiate, its their way or they will bankrupt their own people as to not honor a contract. Have the documents will supply as needed.

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    Advice to Management

    Find a bit of humility and honor simple agreements or contracts.

    Estes Express2019-12-03
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