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  • Best thing

    Small amounts ot team work

    Worst thing

    Work/ family life balance poor especially new drivers forced to work weekends

    5.5

    Employee, September 2021

  • Best thing

    Good money. Great community

    Worst thing

    Nights

    7.4

    Employee, September 2021

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  • Best thing

    Pay & potential to finish early if you work hard

    Worst thing

    Long hours when starting out getting to know the routes

    6.7

    Employee, August 2021

  • Worst thing

    It has severely affected my mental health over the last 6 years.

    6.1

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    The people I work and associate with and the money isn’t bad

    Worst thing

    It’s the night shifts are unsociable and it’s a very hard job as in physical lifting parcels to and from the different areas in the warehouse

    7.2

    Employee, June 2021

  • Best thing

    Good banter with colleagues

    Worst thing

    Upper management don't seem to understand the impact their apparently arbitrary targets have on the stress levels of workers. It seems someone needs to justify their job when really the company would be better without them.

    5.8

    Employee, May 2021

  • Best thing

    Out on the road

    Worst thing

    Deadlines

    4.8

    Employee, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Lone working

    Worst thing

    Time constraints
    Lack of help from depot

    1.8

    Delivery driver, April 2021

  • Best thing

    Fast paced, out on the road.

    Worst thing

    Demanding

    6.1

    C and d driver, March 2021

  • Best thing

    Job security

    Worst thing

    Lack of communcation in the workplace,and Management communication poor

    4.9

    Operatons, February 2021

  • Best thing

    You manage your own time once you leave the depot

    Worst thing

    Loading in the morning

    4.4

    Owner driver, January 2021

  • Best thing

    The freedom

    Worst thing

    Odd long day

    7.9

    Driver, January 2021

  • Best thing

    The money and being your own boss

    Worst thing

    To many Drivers working for DPD so cutting are days down from 5/4 days a week so loss of income

    6.7

    Delivery driver, January 2021

  • Best thing

    When it goes well it’s not to bad, and pay is not to bad if you go with the right Contactors

    Worst thing

    Having to look for a load that’s never ready to go, late nights with no time for a break,

    3.1

    Driver, January 2021

  • Best thing

    I enjoy being able to progress others in there career path

    Worst thing

    Being taken for granted

    6.1

    Shift manager, January 2021

  • Best thing

    Suitable hours

    Worst thing

    Unpaid overtime
    Commuting distance

    6.6

    Delivery driver, December 2020

  • Best thing

    Van paid for use whenever, good pay overtime paid at day rates

    Worst thing

    Stressful, no support, finding missing parcels, trying to load before 9am so you get home at a reasonable time is very unlikely

    3.7

    Courier, November 2020

  • Best thing

    Meeting customers

    Worst thing

    Loading the van in the morning

    4.0

    Delivery driver, November 2020

  • Best thing

    The degree of freedom I have and how close to home it is

    Worst thing

    To much pressure to get work done

    5.8

    C&d driver & lead ojt, November 2020

  • Best thing

    Occasional downtime, nice colleagues

    Worst thing

    Ripped off for cups of tea and chocolate out of the vending machines, water supply is dirty, don't get paid properly, no hopes of progressing, faulty equipment.

    1.5

    Warehouse operative, October 2020

  • Best thing

    Simple and well paid. Not overly stressful so proved useful whilst looking to start my career elsewhere

    Worst thing

    Night shift. But that’s expected due to the industry.

    8.2

    Sortation operative, October 2020

  • Best thing

    lone working

    Worst thing

    time constraints
    No leeway or excuses for failure of delivery times

    1.0

    Delivery driver, October 2020

  • Best thing

    being out on the road on my own

    Worst thing

    the constant changes the company keeps making.

    3.1

    collection and delivery driver, September 2020

  • Best thing

    meet new people, every day is different

    3.8

    Courier, August 2020

  • Best thing

    People I work with

    Worst thing

    Not enough time to do you tasks

    5.5

    Ops admin, August 2020

  • Worst thing

    Stress, long hours, no chance of getting a bonus, no respect.

    1.0

    Delivery driver, June 2020

  • Best thing

    Working on my own

    Worst thing

    Management have no respect for employees

    5.0

    Linehaul driver, March 2020

  • Best thing

    Out on my own with no boss watching every second

    Worst thing

    Haven't got any

    8.3

    C+d driver, March 2020

  • Best thing

    Getting out and meeting different people

    Worst thing

    Time restraints on job

    5.0

    C&d driver, March 2020

  • Best thing

    It's like a gym

    Worst thing

    The managers

    6.1

    Warehouseman, December 2019