She also notes that over the past five years, employment status for fedex. In order to qualify as a fedex ground driver, individuals must, have one year of professional driving experience in the last three years or enroll in an entrylevel driving program. Former firefighter strikes green as fedex ground contractor. Fedex ground drivers not employees by new mexico law. Mar 26, 2020 i enjoyed my time as a fedex ground driver for the most part.
The happiest fedex employees are independent contractors submitting an average rating of 4. Is there a general efficiency rule that your drivers follow at a delivery stop for e. There were several stressful days especially during christmas time but i felt very accomplished at the end of the day. I am a fedex ground driver and we are in the middle of peak season. Fedex corporation response 04172020 any exception to our normal, quality service is a concern to us. Please take a few moments to send us your questions, comments or suggestions and we will respond as quickly as possible. A fedex driver is caught on camera struggling with a 144pound package, swearing the entire time. Commercial driver s license policy drivers of 14 or 22 straight trucks must have an unrestricted class b or class a commercial driver s license cdl. The crucial role we play in the global supply chain and delivering critical relief makes fedex an essential business and allows us to continue to operate under state of emergency and shelter in place orders recently issued in the u. If were not quite what youre looking for, then maybe one of the other fedex companies is a better fit. The name fedex is a syllabic abbreviation of the name of the companys original air division, federal express, which was used from 1973 until 2000. From management to package handler to drivers i have yet to find a complaint about the company. Thank you for your interest in fedex custom critical.
Fedex delivery manager the option to schedule your delivery on a specific date andor specified time is not available. Each of the delivery services have dirty drivers who do just that. Since fedex doesnt have a driver complaint phone number ill just leave my complaint right here on facebook. Ask a question about working or interviewing at fedex ground. What number do i call to report a fedex driver who was abusive to me. Previous driving experiences can come from a range. Everytime we have something delivered from fedex it takes phone calls and filing complaints,my husband dealt with it yesterday and he is in ill health,lets just say he was not happy with fed ex employees who he talked to from houston were nasty with him,flagstaff was nasty with him,according to fedex they dont have to. Fedex is not a worthy shipping provider here in arizona high country. Many of the above complaints are unjustified in my experien. Supports the fedex ground facility electromechanical maintenance effort through advanced indepth mechanical power transmission andor fabrication andor electrical knowledge of machinery and equipment by completing preventive, predictive and diagnostic maintenance and repair on some or all of the following. The lowstress way to find your next fedex ground delivery driver job opportunity is on simplyhired.
I just received a delivery from fedex, the driver left the package right next to my mailbox on the ground next to it, not 25 yards from my house. To meet evolving customer demands as ecommerce changes the game, fedex ground continues to differentiate itself. Sep 16, 2011 i was a driver for fedex ground and independent business. I called to support and left complain about this situation because its not professional. Discussion in fedex discussions started by lastmile, jan, 2017. Due to circumstances beyond my control we will be disabling guest viewing and instant registration soon. His years as a driver for fedex ground ended with him filing for bankruptcy and taking the company to court. The fedex driver delivered it on a day where the weather was horrible. I had a similar experience with fedex home ground delivery and will never use them again. Ian drove for both, but when he was a ground driver, i didnt have any heat or air conditioning. Looking for qualified drivers with at least one year of experience. On the first night of continuous operation, 389 federal express team. Fedex to start mixing express and ground operations wsj. My totals today were 118 deliveries11 pick ups350kms230 packages.
Former firefighter strikes green as fedex ground contractor mike neill right left a 30year career as a firefighter to start a business as the owner of a fedex ground route. Dec 20, 2014 2 co workers were fired because they had both gotten a dui now how can fedex have the contractor fire these 2 individuals when they do not even work for fedex ground they work for the contractor,the contractor did not fire them fedex management told the contractor these 2 had to be let go also why is it that 2nd van drivers have to follow fedex ground rules for instance if you get caught. Visit payscale to research delivery driver salaries by city, experience, skill, employer and more. This specific method is actually so suitable for those who spend most of their time in front of the computer and do not have enough time to write all the complaints down on a paper. Email, call, or chat with support representatives to find answers, information and resources to all your shipping needs. Fedex ground succeeds through superior service and quality, ongoing investments in technology within the industrys most automated hub network, and flexible shipping solutions for customers. Feel free to ask me questions or tell me if your fedex is different. Fedex to start mixing express and ground operations delivery giant, which long kept its networks separate, will use ground drivers to take some express packages to residences. And the good news is that the path to becoming an approved fedex ground driver is relatively straightforward. Hope this video gives you information on what its like to work at fedex. Sometime in february fedex decided to change the model of how they do business with contractors and gave everyone a 1 month notice to decide to either sell their route, stay untill the contract is expires or join ventures with another contractor willing.
Good pay no one breathing down your neck good exercise once you get your own route, its pretty simple the rural or farm routes can be very timeconsuming suburb route easier but more businesses and apartments they provide you with a truck when you start out, you might be driving an old beatup truck most contractors pay you by the stop if your fast and you work in a suburb, you can. So if you want to continue uninterrupted truckingboards viewing you should take a minute to sign up for a 100% free account. Fedex ground senior vice president and general counsel cary. New mexico court rejects fedex ground drivers wage suit. Thats what a ups driver earns in wages before the benefits package. Fedex ground 2nd van driver question browncafe upsers. You work for a contractor not fedex and they treat drivers like cattle. What number do i call to report a fedex driver who was.
Fedex corporation is a us multinational courier delivery services company headquartered in memphis, tennessee. There are full contact details and information about the complaint procedures on the fedex website. Did fedex discriminate against deaf employees and job. In addition we do not have any form of communicating with the terminal operations other than cell phones. Physical fitness of employees is much needed as the work needs physical power for example one must be able to lift 25 lb.
In the original complaint, armijo points out that fedex ground has fought and largely lost a 15yearplus battle with its drivers over their correct classification as employees or independent contractors. The lowstress way to find your next fedex ground driver job opportunity is on simplyhired. His years as a driver for fedex ground ended with him filing for bankruptcy and taking the. Fedex ground delivery driver 35 driver 29 senior manager 24 fedex package handler 22 assistant vice presidenthead of european store operations 17. The equal employment opportunity commission eeoc believes it did, and it is going to court to prove it. Fedex ground and working for a contractor job security. Resolver can help you send your complaints to fedex, its quick, simple and totally free contact fedex now a completely free service recommended by martin lewis, founder of. Call 1800go fedex or find answers, information, and resources for all your shipping needs.
We believe in job seekers becoming familiar with a company before committing to joining their team. The workplace culture was collaborative and the management was easy on employees. I enjoyed my time as a fedex ground driver for the most part. What happens if you complain about a fedex driver to fedex.
Dumb driver blocks fedex ground driver to whine posted by orion jan 1, 2019. New fedex ground driver careers are added daily on. Oct 01, 2008 we own a business for 48 years here in killeen, and fedex is the worst delivery system there is. There are over 310 fedex ground delivery driver careers waiting for you to apply.
Starting out as a local fedex ground delivery driver, good idea. I drove the route for my wife at the time who owned the route as an abscentee owner. Fedex ground truck driver recruitment home facebook. Since when do they leave packages in the grass when anyone could walk past and pick it up, steal it and i would be told it was delivered. My not asking about how fedex handles complaints or controls. Nov 16, 2004 oh before i forget i am not an employee but i am an s contractor of fedex ground we are all contractors the only actual employees fedex ground has is the managers. In todays blog post, i will discuss the eeocs lawsuit against fedex ground package system, inc. I was a driver for fedex ground and independent business. New fedex ground delivery driver careers are added daily on.
Fedex ground must face ny drivers misclassification suit. This is the first case of several against fedex regarding worker status that unequivocally categorizes fedex ground drivers as employees. Furthermore, the other method of how to write a complaint letter to fedex that you better do for real is write a complaint letter via email. On average, employees at fedex give their company a 3. If youre an independent contractor, select from the following links for information about opportunities with the fedex family of companies. I feel for the drivers because they dont work for fedex and are treated very poorly by fedex management and their contractor bosses. Fedex ground is a part time job giving organization with salary benefits. We have complained over and over about the driver leaving our merchandise at another surrounding business and not leaving us a note on our door telling us. Sep 03, 2014 fedex latest company slammed over independent employees.
What people dont tell you about working at fedex youtube. Apply to delivery driver, driver, courier and more. I recently got a new job as a ground driver, and thats been taking up a ton of time, but tbh i love this job so much hands down the. Learners permits or restricted licenses are not acceptable for drivers of fedex custom critical leased vehicles. I have a question to anyone who is working for a fedex ground contractor. Oct 16, 2014 fedex ground has faced its drivers in court repeatedly over the past decade. Fedex custom critical, one of north americas largest expedited carriers, provides 247 pickup and delivery services throughout the u. Circuit court of appeals sided with fedex, saying the drivers were independent contractors. Independent contractors or fleet owners with straight trucks and tractors for over the road opportunities. Groundcloud is a cloud based software system you access through a web manager console and an app running on apple ipads mounted in your trucks.
An appeals court ruled that thousands of purportedly independent fedex ground drivers between 2000 and 2007 before fedex. Lisa sorace since fedex doesnt have a driver complaint. Fedex ground allows you, as the recipient, to be invoiced directly for inbound shipments, so you can control costs and avoid charges added by your suppliers. Did fedex discriminate against deaf employees and job applicants. We deliver automated safety training, route planning, turnbyturn navigation, time card tracking, fleet tracking, driver accountability, and driver messaging. Starting out as a local fedex ground delivery driver, good. How to write a complaint letter to fedex addressoffice.
If you wish to complain to fedex, call the complaints line on 1 800 4633339. Qualifications specifications fedex custom critical. Another important element of this ruling for employers is the fact that a contract does not automatically make a worker an independent contractor. There are over 463 fedex ground driver careers waiting for you to apply. Dec 06, 2016 fedex ground must face ny drivers misclassification suit. Discussion in questions from new drivers started by pmoney, jan 16, 2011. I love the early hours so i can get home and spend time with my. From i been waiting all day to why didnt you wait for me to come to door. I had the privilege to have good coworkers and meet appreciative customers on the routes i ran for the 10 months i was there. How to become an approved fedex ground driver route. Supports the fedex ground facility electromechanical maintenance effort through advanced indepth mechanical power transmission andor fabrication andor electrical knowledge of machinery and equipment by completing preventive, predictive and diagnostic maintenance and repair on some or all of the. Fedex ground opens package processing center in savannah. May 17, 20 since fedex doesnt have a driver complaint phone number ill just leave my complaint right here on facebook. The procedures set forth in this policy relate to complaints and concerns regarding.864 1123 1177 1620 942 114 823 494 436 248 1218 1527 917 686 1434 834 1248 543 1576 919 1237 315 1002 179 260 759 1480 482 1109 68 145 1003 1278