Boy are we in for it!

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by wornoutupser, Sep 11, 2014.

  1. wornoutupser

    wornoutupser Active Member

    Today my building had to rent trucks to handle everything. It already looks like peak with the rentals in the yard and it is only September! Wahoo!!!!
     
  2. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Yup...we have some rentals here already too...earliest I've seen since I've worked here..
     
  3. Dr.Brown

    Dr.Brown Swollen Member

    we have a half of dozen PDC's in our yard
     
  4. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    That's seriously ridiculous. It's september.
     
  5. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    we have a couple. And the one cover driver was told he wasn't allowed to use the radio in it since it was an in cab distraction. WTF?!?!??
     
  6. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    It's gunna be a very lucrative peak, for me.
     
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  7. PASinterference

    PASinterference Yes, I know I'm working late.

    Uh ok. So dust and sweat in our eyes isnt an in cab distraction. What the hell?
     
  8. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    It's not peak volume that's what ups needs to get through their freaking skulls. People are ordering online more everyday.
     
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  9. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    60 hours a week here too Johnny Boy:peaceful: lol during peak
     
  10. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    Yeah right! Till I leave the building. Then I turn it up just a little louder. Just for spite
     
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  11. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    Buildings near ours have sent out helpers this week and last. All available drivers are working, including TCD.
     
  12. All those stupid message,DIADs beeping and green lights going off.........
     
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  13. fres431

    fres431 Active Member

    We've had 16ft box rentals since mid august. We have 8 I think on too of the new 60 PC we got. All 700s are gone they been upgraded to 800cng
     
  14. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Last 2 weeks I've been seeing a lot more surepost put into my load. You guys too?
     
  15. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    Still getting the runaround that " we have everyone working."
    Then hire some more! Now! OP is right! We are gonna die on the delivery end this year if mgt doesn't wake up fast!
     
  16. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    No honestly have barely noticed any difference. Was going to mention something at the next meeting.
     
  17. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    How funny is it that even with the massive hiring spree we look doomed again.
     
  18. 728ups

    728ups offending people on the internet since 1995

    This will be The Mother of All Peaks
     
  19. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    I've had 2 post offices close on my area. I am now delivering all the packages for those 2 towns. My route is shrinking daily
     
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  20. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    Maybe package wise. 20 + yrs ago I was out delivering at mid night. With the new federal laws. The hours are not there anymore