8:00pm rule?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by jerseyupser, Jul 22, 2014.

  1. jerseyupser

    jerseyupser Member

    Is their anyone else out their who were told that everyone has to be off the clock NO LATER then 8:00pm?

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  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I don't work that late even during Peak.
  3. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

  4. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    they may want your pickup pieces back by then before a trailer pulls.
  5. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    May be trying to hurry you up a bit.
  6. jerseyupser

    jerseyupser Member

    They want everyone off the clock by 8:00pm and are trying to move our start times up to 8:00am.

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  7. jerseyupser

    jerseyupser Member

    Yeah you could be right.

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  8. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    You guys are starting at 8:00 AM ? Our drivers would kill to start that early. Most of ours are 9 or later.
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  9. jerseyupser

    jerseyupser Member

    They said that's what they would like to try and do. Get pick ups back and out to next destination. Yeah an 8am start would be sweet!

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  10. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    I see you said off the clock by 8:00. If you consistently punch out after 8 it sounds like they're going to see if you will give up time to do that or do the right thing and call for help. Take your breaks and lunch or you will be intimidated to always give these up to meet their demands.
  11. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    Gentlemen...its on for peak.
  12. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Want to explain?
  13. jerseyupser

    jerseyupser Member

    I thought it was a company wide thing that they are doing. But apparently not.

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  14. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    By moving up a start time doesn't mean you will get off earlier, or run more routes. Sounds like a move so they won't have to add routes to me.
  15. jerseyupser

    jerseyupser Member

    I really do not know what the motive is. I wish I did, but hell I'll take an 8am start either way.

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  16. Crazy Diamond

    Crazy Diamond Robot Extraordinaire

    We're getting the same song and dance here too. Also, 9.5 has become a "thing" again.

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  17. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    These folks are masters of psychology. Giving you a cutoff time. Make you stick to it. Don't be surprised if they make your start time a little later as you get nearer peak. Your brain is saying "go faster. I'm way behind where I normally am. Gotta be in by 8pm." In the meantime, management is in their meetings slapping each other on the back while reading the OR and production creeps up.
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  18. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    So what happens when it's 7:55pm and you still have 20 stops left?
  19. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Sheet as emergency conditions.
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  20. turdbrown

    turdbrown Member

    they will not let me start at 8 or 815am. even though other drivers are allowed to. was told by ctr mgr that I had to start at 830am because I was a 9.5 driver! Thought every employee was suppose to be treated the same? not at UPS. They want everyone back and off by 9pm in our ctr. they had too many drivers run out of hrs during the week.