Website Ranks Carriers By Driver Pay - Sysco At The Top

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Banks's Comment
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Sysco is much more physical than the other jobs and the speed you unload directly affects your pay. Unloading 300 cases into 1 stop you're able to earn a higher wage because you're not wasting time touching other stops cases trying to find cases coming off right now

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I thought Sysco was hourly, in which case the speed you unload affects your pay, but in the opposite direction you're thinking of. I'm hourly, and make more on a three stop run than a single drop, simply because it takes me longer. It's honestly my biggest gripe working an hourly job, the guys milking it make more than the hustlers.

I could be wrong about their pay structure though, where's our Sysco guy?

When I spoke to them, they were paid by the case. The more cases to a stop, the less each case was worth. For example a stop with 300 cases would be 10 cents a case and a stop with a 150 cases would be 20 cents a case. The logic being a stop with double the cases wouldn't necessarily take you double the time, but you make the same amount for the stop.

You break it down hourly and it comes out to about 30 an hour or so. You know how much your making they day before you pull off the lot based on your stops. If you have a 400 dollar day you make more hourly if you finish in 10 hours as opposed to finishing in 14.

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Pay averages are always misleading, I think. Top performers are always going to smoke the average Joe, often making it look easy in the process. Look at G over there crushing it at a supposed lower tier company. Proof that performance pays.

That said, Sysco can have the top honor. I still prefer my gig. I'm crushing the average here too, and all I have to do is drive the truck.

Just do your best wherever you are, and the money will come.

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Sysco is much more physical than the other jobs and the speed you unload directly affects your pay. Unloading 300 cases into 1 stop you're able to earn a higher wage because you're not wasting time touching other stops cases trying to find cases coming off right now

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I thought Sysco was hourly, in which case the speed you unload affects your pay, but in the opposite direction you're thinking of. I'm hourly, and make more on a three stop run than a single drop, simply because it takes me longer. It's honestly my biggest gripe working an hourly job, the guys milking it make more than the hustlers.

I could be wrong about their pay structure though, where's our Sysco guy?

Yeah, where IS Yuuyo Y. btw???

He stopped back after he got furloughed, then... blip. Crickets. Somebody else worked for them for awhile, years ago...Heavy C, I think.

Yuuyo Y. / Sysco

Anyone know ?!?!

~ Anne ~

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Pay averages are always misleading, I think. Top performers are always going to smoke the average Joe, often making it look easy in the process. Look at G over there crushing it at a supposed lower tier company. Proof that performance pays.

That said, Sysco can have the top honor. I still prefer my gig. I'm crushing the average here too, and all I have to do is drive the truck.

Just do your best wherever you are, and the money will come.

Well said. FAB doesn't pay what y'all make; but it WORKS for US'ns... quite nicely. Things fall into place, as y'all drivers see fit. FAB's #'s aren't near the bottom by any means, nor the top. Drop & hooks, all no touch, hometime, truck maintenance, no complaints, no micromanagement.

Your last sentence is GOLDEN, Rich.

~ A ~

Yuuyo Y.'s Comment
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Sysco is much more physical than the other jobs and the speed you unload directly affects your pay. Unloading 300 cases into 1 stop you're able to earn a higher wage because you're not wasting time touching other stops cases trying to find cases coming off right now

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I thought Sysco was hourly, in which case the speed you unload affects your pay, but in the opposite direction you're thinking of. I'm hourly, and make more on a three stop run than a single drop, simply because it takes me longer. It's honestly my biggest gripe working an hourly job, the guys milking it make more than the hustlers.

I could be wrong about their pay structure though, where's our Sysco guy?

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Yeah, where IS Yuuyo Y. btw???

He stopped back after he got furloughed, then... blip. Crickets. Somebody else worked for them for awhile, years ago...Heavy C, I think.

Yuuyo Y. / Sysco

Anyone know ?!?!

~ Anne ~

I'm alive; I still work at Sysco except 2000 miles away in another state

Robert B. (The Dragon) ye's Comment
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Pay averages are always misleading, I think. Top performers are always going to smoke the average Joe, often making it look easy in the process. Look at G over there crushing it at a supposed lower tier company. Proof that performance pays.

That said, Sysco can have the top honor. I still prefer my gig. I'm crushing the average here too, and all I have to do is drive the truck.

Just do your best wherever you are, and the money will come.

Totally agree with this especially in the case of ATS. They should break down the dry van vs flatbed vs heavy haul side. The heavy side of things generates significantly more revenue and will raise that average above what normal dry van and flatbed will see

Dry Van:

A trailer or truck that that requires no special attention, such as refrigeration, that hauls regular palletted, boxed, or floor-loaded freight. The most common type of trailer in trucking.
PackRat's Comment
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Specialized makes more ?!?!?

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Yuuyo Y.'s Comment
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Sysco is much more physical than the other jobs and the speed you unload directly affects your pay. Unloading 300 cases into 1 stop you're able to earn a higher wage because you're not wasting time touching other stops cases trying to find cases coming off right now

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I thought Sysco was hourly, in which case the speed you unload affects your pay, but in the opposite direction you're thinking of. I'm hourly, and make more on a three stop run than a single drop, simply because it takes me longer. It's honestly my biggest gripe working an hourly job, the guys milking it make more than the hustlers.

I could be wrong about their pay structure though, where's our Sysco guy?

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Yeah, where IS Yuuyo Y. btw???

He stopped back after he got furloughed, then... blip. Crickets. Somebody else worked for them for awhile, years ago...Heavy C, I think.

Yuuyo Y. / Sysco

Anyone know ?!?!

~ Anne ~

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I'm alive; I still work at Sysco except 2000 miles away in another state

Update: I have been grossing between 3000-4500$/wk at US foods for the last few months

US foods is so much better than Sysco

Anne A. (G13Momcat)'s Comment
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Sysco is much more physical than the other jobs and the speed you unload directly affects your pay. Unloading 300 cases into 1 stop you're able to earn a higher wage because you're not wasting time touching other stops cases trying to find cases coming off right now

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I thought Sysco was hourly, in which case the speed you unload affects your pay, but in the opposite direction you're thinking of. I'm hourly, and make more on a three stop run than a single drop, simply because it takes me longer. It's honestly my biggest gripe working an hourly job, the guys milking it make more than the hustlers.

I could be wrong about their pay structure though, where's our Sysco guy?

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Yeah, where IS Yuuyo Y. btw???

He stopped back after he got furloughed, then... blip. Crickets. Somebody else worked for them for awhile, years ago...Heavy C, I think.

Yuuyo Y. / Sysco

Anyone know ?!?!

~ Anne ~

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I'm alive; I still work at Sysco except 2000 miles away in another state

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Update: I have been grossing between 3000-4500$/wk at US foods for the last few months

US foods is so much better than Sysco

Holy major WOW!!

Jump on over to Johnathon's thread, and TELL'EM how its done!

So happy for you, man... awesome for sure.. Indeed, y'all WORK for your Benjamins !!! ... I/WE HURT just to WATCH Y'ALL... !

Int'l Paper will always keep y'all FULL ON BOXES, yo~!

~ Anne & Tom ~

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Steve L.'s Comment
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Ya know, my company isn’t on the list. But I make pretty good $$. I’m usually netting about $1k/week, get home AT LEAST once a week.

I know some pay more and no, I’m not independently wealthy. But I get to relax here.

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So, I guess it’s all good. 😎

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