anyone else delivering saturday ground?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by paul the clerk, Dec 5, 2014.

  1. paul the clerk

    paul the clerk just chillin'

    we are today. first time i can remember ups doing this. we're going to be doing this for the next three Saturdays and possibly the last Sunday before Xmas as well. yeah, i think I'll drag my butt in for 50 bucks an hour.
  2. BigDaddyO8a

    BigDaddyO8a Member

    In our center they asked for volunteers for tomorrow needed 20 only 2 said yes most drivers out of hrs
  3. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    Nope, not a chance.
  4. RonBurgandy??????????

    RonBurgandy?????????? God is Great, beer is good , People are crazy.

    Over my dead body will I be there.
  5. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    EXACTLY FUNK THAT lol. I love that sleepy time on Saturday lol.
  6. realbrown1

    realbrown1 Annoy a liberal today. Hit them with facts.

    Sleepy time followed by party time?
  7. Sleeve_meet_Heart

    Sleeve_meet_Heart making the unreadable unreadabler

    Only 48 hours this week so far, so I'll mosey in for a sixth punch this AM. ;)
  8. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Forget that junk, Saturdays and sundays are for me lol.
  9. Maybe next year
  10. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Sleepy time, followed by work at home time on Saturday, so I can enjoy couch-football time on sunday, and throw in some party time on Saturday nights lol.
  11. brostalss

    brostalss Active Member

    Not unless I'm required to. I need and value my weekends off. The body needs time to heal.
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  12. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    Honestly i would estimate 95% of my center are or close to being maxed out on hours
  13. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    I am with you ......i get up whatever has to be done then its nap time on the couch for a few hours......God I love my Saturday naps!!!
  14. arice11

    arice11 Active Member

    crazy that drivers work on Saturdays
  15. kingOFchester

    kingOFchester Well-Known Member

    I would volunteer for a tuesday-saturday shift for peak season. This way we gain a saturday of residential deliveries. I would suspect on a saturday a driver would be able to do more stops per hour then a regular business day do to less traffic. Also it would help in getting those pesky time consuming signature required send-again packages out of the system. We get slammed with cases of wine and all kinds of signature required packages during peak.

    If nothing else, use some of the seasonal hires for a tuesday-saturday shift. Lessons the chance of an accident. Keeps them in the residential sections. Less chance of the screwing up commercial stops and pickups. Probably more productive too.
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  16. arice11

    arice11 Active Member

    that's nuts...i love having saturday off
    wouldn't want to do that for any amount of money
  17. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Not I said the fly.
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  18. kingOFchester

    kingOFchester Well-Known Member

    Wife works saturdays. Kids are older. Makes little difference to me when my 2 days off are in the week.
  19. sailfish

    sailfish Well-Known Member

    If you picked up Ground while running Saturday Air, would that change the day to ground rate?
  20. Fragile

    Fragile Active Member

    This is the 3rd peak we are doing it here in NYC