Any Package Dispatch Supervisors Here?

Discussion in 'UPS Partners' started by johnbuck, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. johnbuck

    johnbuck New Member

    What are the job responsibilities of a Full Time Package Dispatch Supervisor? Obviously it is to work on dispatching drivers but what are the day to day activities? What are the hours If there are any out there reading this, do you like the job?
     
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Our FT PDS also runs the preload and is an on-car supervisor as well.
     
  3. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    How big is the center?
     
  4. rod

    rod retired and happy

    johnbuck--run away from that job like there is no tomorrow. I can't think of a position at UPS where you are set up to fail more than Dispatch Sup. The drivers will hate you and your management buddies will use you as an excuse every time the numbers don't come in in their favor.
     
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  5. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Spot on
     
  6. rod

    rod retired and happy


    Not bad for someone who wouldn't know what a Dispatch Sup even does (never had one that I know of). The job title reeks of failure.
     
  7. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    It's essentially a no-win job. Someone is always going to hate you. If you make dispatches light, drivers will love you, management will hate you for wrecking the numbers. If you put the dispatch more towards what management wants you're ending up with a crap ton of 9.5s and wondering if your tires will be slashed as you leave.
     
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  8. dookie stain

    dookie stain Well-Known Member

    You sit in an office and give drivers impossible tasks then eat donuts the rest of the day. And yea the part about nobody liking you is true
     
  9. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    And he works 16+ hours a day.
     
  10. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    Yep ... should add SG to their title.
    ScapeGoat.
     
  11. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Nope.
     
  12. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Then he has help.
     
  13. Youll get bonus points for bringing your own tar and feathers.
     
  14. TxRoadDawg

    TxRoadDawg Member

    cant forgot when center manager that thinks you should come in at midnight then sit through a planning meeting all afternoon. free lunch isnt worth the lost sleep or bull:censored2:
     
  15. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    Wow all you guys know everything about the job, yet you have never actually worked the job...typical UPSers.
     
  16. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    You just described a supervisor
     
  17. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Off the street hire's. You don't need to have done the job to tell someone how to do the job.
     
  18. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member



    Don't answer!
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  19. TxRoadDawg

    TxRoadDawg Member

    that would be IE's job
     
  20. dudebro

    dudebro Active Member

    Many IE people, even in this day, did the job. But this is when some idiot says if he/she didn't do it for 45 years like Harry Balls in my center, they still don't know the job.