Accident Rate

Discussion in 'FedEx Discussions' started by overflowed, Jun 21, 2013.

  1. overflowed

    overflowed Well-Known Member

    So I saw a report from management and year over year express is way up. My district is anyway. If you're seeing the same what do you all think is the prime factor in the rise? I know what my thoughts are on this but am curious what you think would cause this. Please chime in, and what I read it wasn't just new employees.
     
  2. You Express guys be safe out there. F fred and his numbers. Customer service is one thing, but not when it compromises safety. Be slow and make him pay you all the OT you can. Stay safe.
     
  3. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    Easy. Talk about "safety" all the time and then force employees into situations where it's difficult to actually be safe. After you tell them to be "safe" (again), threaten them with discipline if they don't move fast enough. That create a very unsafe environment.
     
  4. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The answer is simple----production.

    Our injury/accident rates are up for the same reason.
     
  5. Goldilocks

    Goldilocks Well-Known Member

    DRA extends routes to areas that are unknown to drivers. They are having to follow the dots on the map. Driving and reading a map is a recipe for disaster.
     
  6. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    The supposed superiority of the Express courier continues to unravel. We're all Ground now.
     
  7. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The race to the bottom is nearing the finish line.
     
  8. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    Call it what you will. Race to the bottom, devaluation of the workforce, shaping of the sector, squeezing of the middle class.... One thing is certain. Companies have reconfigured goals, methods, deviations, and acceptable losses all with the molding of maximum profit for shareholders being of prime importance.
     
  9. MAKAVELI

    MAKAVELI Well-Known Member

    Call it what you will. We see it as the beginning of the end.
     
  10. thedownhillEXPRESS

    thedownhillEXPRESS Well-Known Member


    Yeah, because their trying to make us work like ground!!!
     
  11. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    Fascinating. I was under the impression that the tatted up knuckle dragging pierced pin cushions from Ground simply weren't up to the task of package delivery. Now you are saying something completely different
     
  12. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    It is the end of the delusion that you were ever that special in the first place.
     
  13. MAKAVELI

    MAKAVELI Well-Known Member

    You must have some serious mommy and daddy issues bro.
     
  14. thedownhillEXPRESS

    thedownhillEXPRESS Well-Known Member

    You completly missed my point, they want us to work like ground, you know, don't obey traffic signals, speed limits, run down people, etc..
    Need to hit that 10%!!
     
  15. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    I have gotten your point year after year. It has always been that Ground never measures up. Seems now Express doesn't measure up either only in not measuring up, you aren't very profitable.
     
  16. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Perhaps Fred is converting Express to a not for profit opco for the tax write-off.
     
  17. bbsam

    bbsam Moderator Staff Member

    Ain't the tax code a beautiful thing?!
     
  18. DontThrowPackages

    DontThrowPackages Well-Known Member

    Not yet, we still have month long vacations, sickdays, personal and floats. And, although meager, we still have health insurance and retirement plans. If or when they take those benefits away we can say we're all Ground now.;)
     
  19. thedownhillEXPRESS

    thedownhillEXPRESS Well-Known Member

    When I get my first tat then I'll say we're all ground now!!!!
     
  20. Goldilocks

    Goldilocks Well-Known Member


    I wish Express would have never sold their soul to the devils.....