Driver release issues

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Eman1978, Apr 18, 2014.

  1. Eman1978

    Eman1978 Member

    I Driver released a package in an apartment complex that you have to be buzzed in to enter. Now the apartment that I released the box too is saying they did not receive the box. I'm pretty sure we just took some diad training that stated we could drive a release a package in an apartment that was secure. But now one of the supervisors is saying that if the package is not recovered that I would have to pay for it. Am I correct in that if its an apartment building that is secured by lock we can driver release?

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    Last edited: Apr 18, 2014
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Yes---we are allowed to DR at secure locations.

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  3. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    tumblr_n3leoqtssx1tvs3v3o1_500-1.gif Thought the title of this thread...meant something
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  4. alwaysoverallowed

    alwaysoverallowed Active Member

    Feel secure DR back door.
  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    It's amazing what amuses the simple minded.

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  6. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    Your fine....who buzzed you in?Usually you push the consignees there more to the story?
  7. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Normally you push the consignee's buzzer but the reality is you do whatever you can to gain entry .

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  8. Future

    Future Well-Known Member

    Yes i agree, but would like to hear that from him.
  9. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    You're covered. Have a steward with you if they even bring up the fact you might have to pay for it. You followed your training correctly with the little information you've given us thus far.
  10. jalnar

    jalnar Member

    If the pkg is under 100 dollars in value you are not responsible plus they have to prove gross negligence on your part. file a grievence asap if they charge you
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  11. Eman1978

    Eman1978 Member

    I had two deliveries in the building, I hit both buzzers and one was home and the other was not

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  12. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    DR MC and DR FD. You are covered by our recent DR training which allows DR in secured locations.
  13. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    You're fine, as others have said. It's a secure building, they got the package and are just lying.
  14. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    Too easy...Not even gonna touch that one! lol
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  15. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Doesn't mean they got it. Maybe another tenant stole it. Either way your fine. Worse case scenario they will no longer allow you to DR in that building.
  16. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    I always worry about kids, both younger and older, finding a box in the hallway.
  17. Rainman

    Rainman Its all good.

    Sounds like a supervisor getting his kicks intimidating someone. Like the other posters said, you're covered.

    Kmart sux. So does Walmart. And Orion.
  18. Brown stains

    Brown stains Active Member

    Back door delivery
  19. Benben

    Benben Active Member

    When your sup talks to you again about the claim tell him you followed the directives in the DIAD training. When he asks you which training tell him to get off his lazy arse and go look it up himself. Then tell him not to talk to you about it again unless a steward is present!
  20. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    We have some buildings that you CAN DR, just seems like it is probably not a good idea. Either way, it was a secure building and you followed the DR guidelines. If anything more comes of it, talk to your steward about a grievance.