Deutsche Post & DHL
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Awful place to work.

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Stay well clear of this company at all costs, especially the Swansea depot. What a terribly run depot, the management team have not got a clue how to treat the staff with any sort of respect and your work-life balance is non existent, work is all that matters to them. Health and safety is also non existent, they really don't care about you as long as the deliveries are made, doesn't matter about them being on time either, they'll just change the times on the delivery notes when you get de-briefed to make their figures look better so the management get their bonuses. The job advert says handling about 11 tonnes a day but that's a lie, you can load that by hand for your first load and then take it back off again at the pubs and then you can go back for another 11 tonnes unless you're one of the blue eyes boys. The best thing I ever did was leave this company.Honestly if you're thinking about getting a job here, give your head a wobble and move onto the next job.


Workmates were good ( non management )


Long hours, treated awfully.
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Official response from Deutsche Post & DHL

30 June 2021
Hello, Thanks for your elaborate input! We are sincerely sorry to hear that your experience with DPDHL has not been nearly as great as we would have hoped for. Obviously, there will be some differences between individual branches, but not a single one should make an employee feel the way you have described it. This is the reason why we value feedback and encourage both our current and our former employees to share it with us. Constructive criticism is the only way for us be better and continue improving well into the future. Last but not least, we are happy that you have enjoyed your colleagues – it’s a sentiment we often hear and something that we are particularly proud of. We wish you all the best in your future endeavors,Your Employer Branding Team

Best place to work

Worked for global companies previously and this is the best place to work, the most supportive team and colleagues I have had and room to progress and develop.


Supportive team


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Official response from Deutsche Post & DHL

17 May 2021
Dear colleague, Thank you so much for your excellent 5-star review! We are very happy to read these words of praise from one of our HR Admins in London. Your feedback encompasses all the points that make up our Deutsche Post DHL culture and our DNA – from great teams and colleagues to continuous learning and development options. These will help us achieve our goal of being an Employer of Choice. Thank you for all your hard work and for being part of our big yellow family! We send our warmest regards to London,Your Employer Branding Team

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Based on 5 survey responses
What people like
  • Clear sense of purpose
Areas for improvement
  • Trust in colleagues
  • Fair pay for job
  • Energising work tasks

Horrible place to work

Salary is good but management are doing their level best to reduce earnings. You are not valued as an employee. Management pay only lip service to health and safety requirements, their attitude is "anything to get the job done". You are not viewed as a human being, but a business asset to be fully exploited and then disposed of when no longer viable.




Management are aggressive, confrontational and will not engage with staff/trade unions
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Good productive place to work

Good company on the whole, reliable job. Getting hands dirty resolving IT issues and PC issues. Speaking and working with people globally is always good too
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Good company

Interesting place to work. The sameness of the work day lends itself to boredom for some employees. Employees were worried about losing their jobs and this was in the absence of management communication on the issue.


OK Place


Staff equality
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Based on 1,084 reviews

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2.7 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.2 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
2.7 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
2.6 out of 5 stars for Management
2.7 out of 5 stars for Culture

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