Ferrellgas Partners
2.9 of 5 38 reviews
www.ferrellgas.com Overland Park, KS 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Ferrellgas Sales vs Operations impacts bottom line

Account Manager (Current Employee)
Colorado Springs, CO (US)

I have been working at Ferrellgas Partners

ProsFerrellgas provides a strong team environment, quality training and a good propane solution for commerical and residential accounts. The base pay and varied commission payout are pretty strong. The benefits are great and the sales team is strong. Serivce team is strong.

ConsThere is a huge gap between sales and operations, which will impact an account manager's income due to lack of installation support, poor internal communication, lack of response time from operations management and complicated reporting requirements in order to get some commissions paid out. Management over operations is lacking in leadership and execution. Competitive pricing is a concern, as account managers are fighting with lower margins and customers or prospects are typically getting charged a higher-than-average cost for product. Pricing teams and operations managers often change prices even after signed agreements are received.

Advice to Senior ManagementDevelop a better way to track poor performing operations mgt team members, as this greatly impacts getting sold accounts installed and account managers getting paid correctly and on time. Customers need to be treated better with regard to consistent and fair pricing - stop changing their price just to make your profit margins.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good Place to Work, But Not For Everyone.

Delivery Manager (Current Employee)
Olympia, WA (US)

I have been working at Ferrellgas Partners


Pros: Seasonal business allows for ease of taking time off during the summer months. Employer is helpful in providing equipment to… Cons: Winter heating season is very hectic, which can cause frustrations and often the weather dictates how busy it is. Snow/Ice and cold conditions… Advice to Senior Management: For the most part, I think senior management is doing a good job. Communication is not horrible, but could be better in relaying things that… More

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Great experience!

Regional Sales Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at Ferrellgas Partners full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: I was able to become a leader by learning from… Cons: No cons, everything was perfect. Advice to Senior Management: Keep doing the great job you are doing! Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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