Fast Despatch
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Mind your own business and nobody stresses you. Managers are so helpfull with you in any way possible. Is like the best workplace that you only dreamed about
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Best team in U.K. I have a good experience.all staff are well trained and you are helped every time you have a problem.The FDL company is serious and in the future you will be able to have a secure job where you can support yourself and even your family are really happy to work for the FDL company.
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A typical days work is picking up your Parcels and preparing for delivery easy work but does involve heavy lifting at times depending on the parcels
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Decent Money
Cons
None
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I have been working for this company for 6 months and they have fulfilled on there promises. There management is superb and the head office addminstraion team is just as good regarding invoice queries. They always given me work and extra wheen asked, depending they have that day. The management always look after your safety at each branch. I've been given work from the North to the South, that's how big they are.Providing you follow the rules and don't cut corners you get paid exceptionally well. Safety is always no. 1 concern for FDT, and to make you money.HIGHLY recommended working for these!
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Pay. Health and safety. Great management. Fun work place.
Cons
When delivering some customers feedback may be inaccurate, leading to penalties.
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I find the company good to work for and supportive for me to set up as self employed the management I have met and helped me with any issues or queries I have had.
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flexable working
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Good company for work. You know what you work for and they pay on time. You always have the support of managers. Quiet place to work. paid every week. I recommend
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It is a fast paced job but it’s enjoyable, the management is spot on they care about your wellbeing and support you till the end. Training is spot on as well if you’re unsure of something they will ring you and explain the procedures.
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Money
Cons
Long drive back home
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I work for this company for 3 years and it's the best job i ever have. It's a pleasure to work for them
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I have been working with them for a while now and I'll say I am satisfied. The managers I have had were and are serious. Happy with the routes too and working hours. Thumbs up!
Pros
Flexibile
Cons
Van cost
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Im here from about 6 years, great company with great staff. I will recomande this company to everyone. 🏆 🎖 🏅 🏎 .
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I been working with this company from June 2019 and still working guys in depot office are great to work for when ever you need help they are there for example i had family death i had picked the rout up i was in middle off it i ranged up and they help out they are very professional and good paid
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A lot off false promises and half truths told at the beginning then it goes down hill fast, told at the beginning that we could earn £700-800 a week and work 6days a week, two days in got updated that the max was 5, four or five days later was told our pay was going down from £143 a day to £123, initially told that we worked a fortnight in hand was then told its 4 weeks and we are paid on the 5th, I thought that wold be it but it gets worse, we were told that all fuel was covered its not, the drivers put in around £80 of fuel a week but are reimbursed around £50, you finish your last drop sometimes almost 2hours away from the depo, they will tell you must log out as your day is over but you would be expected to drive an hour or two back to the depo to drop off undelivered parcels then be interigated as to why you didn't deliver them maybe 2 or 3 out off 250+ parcels for the day, thretend almost daily with the sack and my days working was 3 or 4 a week by the time I paid £210 for the van rental and the prosesing invoice fee of£24 I was lucky to make £180 a week, the prosesing fee I was told was £12 when I started. It ended up 2days a week and I was let go as there wasn't enough work then more problems, I had a scuff on the passenger door and a 1mm chip in the corner of the window when I handed back the van so they took 31 days to assess the vehicle before saying that it was £1870 worth of damage witch my month in hand was only £1020 so I owe them £850, apsolute joke, if you want to be a slave go and work for this company
Pros
None
Cons
Long hours for a lot less than minimum wage
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not recomended, they charge huge amounts of cash for minor repairs on vans, They also give out the first payment after 4 weeks, so you are working 1 month in advance and you could be fired at any time
Pros
none
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Not recomended
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They treat drivers with no respect at all, with a take it or leave it attitude. Also since I left they owe me £2500 in unpaid wages. Shocking company to have any dealings with the whole experience is one I’d rather forget, but it won’t be over until I take legal action to get my money back
Pros
Lots of work available
Cons
Terrible company to work for
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Very active job, so if you like to be moving about or would like to be more active, you will love this job. Various areas covered, making it fun to visit the areas covered. Managers are really helpful, training is provided and ongoing support when needed. Highly recommend if you are a self-employed contractor.
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Flexibility
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Very good company with a very good management. They offer you training, support and help if you need. The managers on site are professional but also very friendly and respectful to you and they will help you with everything.
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Good management. Good salary. Friendly and relaxed environment.
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None
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Company has excellent management and supervisors. Company cares about worker safety above all else. Lots of work and they do all they can to make sure you get as many hours as you need.
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Excellent manager
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None
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I learn so many new things and meet and build good life long relationships with people. I feel really good here. it is a very good place to work for. Highly recommend Fast Despatch Logistics
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good company Management is great You must be able to work in all weather conditions. I love the excerise I got with this job . Would recommend working for FDL
Pros
Management is great
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Loved working for Fast Despatch Logistics, easy to get along with. They do understand life and family. They will try to do whatever they can to make sure that all are happy together.
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Enjoyable place to work even when you come in tired and just want to rest. The environment is so encouraging and exciting til you don't mind coming in to work.
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