Thinking of Conway is it worth it?

Discussion in 'Con-Way' started by Jay_da_trucker, Oct 10, 2015.

  1. Starboyjim

    Starboyjim Road Train Member

    Dec 10, 2011
    Rio Rancho, NM
    Even $20 adds up if you cough it up often enough, Cargo, true that.

    I don't see where XPO has a lot of background with wheel rolling down highways, so it's probably going to be a while before they hire enough hands and get their feet wet. Sweet metaphors!
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  2. free spirited1

    free spirited1 Heavy Load Member

    Mar 18, 2012
    lol @ Magic 8 ball. Needed a good laugh
  3. JBsFuture

    JBsFuture Bobtail Member

    Apr 15, 2016
    Bait & Switch hiring.
    They just need to get you to orientation. Next, will reneg on their initial offer, then will let the hiring process wear you down. Fight the urge to settle here.
    Keep searching.
  4. TopCop

    TopCop Bobtail Member

    Jul 27, 2008
    Fayetteville NC
    As with most companies,this is true.
  5. Starboyjim

    Starboyjim Road Train Member

    Dec 10, 2011
    Rio Rancho, NM
    JBsFuture and TopCop, if that was your experience, fine. You do have some years working for Conway/XPO, don't you? Otherwise you wouldn't be in position to make icky remarks like this, right?

    I've worked with Conway/XPO for 3 1/2 years, and my experience, direct realtime experience, was absolutely nothing like these two posts. Nothing. I get good miles, averaged 2,800/week for the full 3+ years. I usually get $1,800/$2,500/week direct deposit after expenses and fuel, and with no BS. In fact, what I was and am told by them is just what I'm experiencing.

    I have no idea how TopCop can say "same as with most companies" from personal experience. It sounds like the remarks often posted here, actually. Note: a LOT of drivers do not post in here. They're busy earning a living.

    XPO is a big company that bought a smaller company for various corporate reasons. I expect them to cut corners, shrink benefits, seek profit. After all, they're a corporation. I'm still there, an I/C, and I don't get companyt benefits anyway, so I've not felt much impact so far.

    As for me? I'd go with Conway again, for sure.

    Don't forget, some drivers are successful, some blame the company they work for.
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  6. CargoWahgo

    CargoWahgo Road Train Member

    Jan 10, 2012
    Louisville, Kentucky
    I blame con-way for turning my ear hair grey!!!

    Also when my cat poops outside he always goes to a hill!
    ....I still have those respect your coworker CD's under the litter box xD
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  7. paul_4lp

    paul_4lp Road Train Member

    Oct 21, 2010
    Fort Myers, FL
    I blame Conway for driving me into the arms of another .... sweet love :)
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