Why does DSV get a rating of 5.9?

5 DSV employees told us the following about their jobs.

5 employees told us the worst thing about this employer…

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Bad
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    How we know this

    20% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

  • People are paid below market rates

    How we know this

    20% of people are paid average or more than the typical pay for the type of work they do

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • People don’t recommend their team

    How we know this

    20% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

Not great
  • People feel stressed

    How we know this

    60% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Breaks aren’t paid

    How we know this

    40% of people say they get paid breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How we know this

    60% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • People are paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    60% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The Real Living Wage is currently £9.50 per hour, and £10.85 per hour in London.

Excellent
  • People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    80% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

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About

DSV is a logistics company. They provide road, air, sea and train transport services.

dsv.com/en

How DSV ranks

DSV ranks joint 41st to work for in logistics companies

  1. 41= APC Overnight
    5.9
  2. 41= DSV
    5.9
  3. 41= G4S
    5.9

DSV job reviews

  • Best thing

    Sure job, you don't have to worry that you will be out of a job.

    Worst thing

    Hard work, be prepared for physical work big time.

    5.3

    Warehouse operative, January 2021

    • £10.47 per hour
    • 25 or older
  • Best thing

    Paid breaks

    Worst thing

    No progression
    Poor money

    3.5

    Forklift, June 2020

    • £22,600 per year, working a 50 hour week
    • 25 or older

Jobs by location

  1. 5 job openings

  2. 1 job opening

Handy to know

How are people paid?

40%
by the hour
60%
an annual salary

Based on 5 employees

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