Has anyone worked at both?

Discussion in 'LTL and Local Delivery Trucking Forum' started by im not real sure, May 5, 2021.

  1. im not real sure

    im not real sure Bobtail Member

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    Apparently this is the perfect time to be going LTL. I am being laid-off at my current gig and decided to go LTL. I applied to 5 companies and 4 have called me back, in just a few days. I interviewed with UPSF (TForce), Estes, and OD. Saia called but I haven't set an interview, it's the longest commute. I have basically narrowed it down to Estes or OD. Has anyone worked at both? What did you like and dislike?
     
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  3. GoneButNotForgotten

    GoneButNotForgotten Heavy Load Member

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    Never worked at either OD or Estes, but from what I have seen both of them are solid companies with good futures, pay well, and run decent equipment. As far as I know, both are non-union. I don't think you could go wrong with either one.
     
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    Chinatown Road Train Member

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    Agree!
     
  5. im not real sure

    im not real sure Bobtail Member

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    I definitely agree, they both seem like great companies.
     
  6. mitrucker

    mitrucker Road Train Member

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    Why did you rule out UPSF? Very curious.
     
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    im not real sure Bobtail Member

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    Too much uncertainty with the new company. They made me a good offer. I would be stuck at one pay rate for 3 years and then who knows. It's a longer commute too
     
  8. Jaebo74

    Jaebo74 Medium Load Member

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    I don't have personal experience with either, but, my friend has worked for both. He left Estes to go to OD he liked both about equally well, but, OD paid better at the time and was a little closer to home. That being said, he got fired at OD for taking a leak in the yard.
     
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    im not real sure Bobtail Member

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    Oh ####, not sure if I should laugh or feel bad for him. Thank you for the response. I may end up just flipping a coin lol.
     
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    Jaebo74 Medium Load Member

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    Maybe both? He is one of those guys who questions everything somebody tells him to do. They were probably trying to find a reason to fire him. He's a good worker , but, #### he's trifling. Btw, it was about 3am and he was in the back of the lot, nobody could have seen him. I think the spotter saw the wet spot and #####ed. They asked him about it and he didn't lie. So they had to fire him.
     
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  11. buddyd157

    buddyd157 Road Train Member

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    i never worked at any of them...but i heard only good things about all..

    flip a coin, and go for it.
     
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