Early Start Monday

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by undies, Dec 13, 2014.

  1. undies

    undies Active Member

    Starting at 7:45 and we're supposed to be on the road by 8! Anyone else getting an early start?
     
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  3. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    Sounds like peak season is starting now, we only got a teaser of it 2 weeks ago.
     
  4. upsbeernut

    upsbeernut Sometimes I feel like a nut, sometimes i dont.

    We had one this past Monday and haven't received any texts about this monday . Volume can be calculated but usually extra trailers are unloaded so they don't roll any.
     
  5. 745
     
  6. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    We start 45 minutes to an hour early every Monday during peak.
     
  7. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    We've been starting at 7:45 for the last few weeks on Mondays. No reason this Monday won't be any different.
     
  8. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I usually get rolling about 9:00 a.m.
     
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  9. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    I'm hearing Monday will be normal and Tuesday we'll probably start 1.5 hours earlier than we did Monday. (We've worked every Sunday so far to help our Monday start times stay "normal")
     
  10. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Damn, that's too early!

    Probably around 9:30 here.
     
  11. youllbefine

    youllbefine Active Member

    830 to 845 here
     
  12. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    Our 8:50 normal start time has been moved to 8:25 on Monday the last two weeks. Peak Day is forecasted for Wednesday at my Hub.
     
  13. box_beeyotch

    box_beeyotch Well-Known Member

    845 every day, bring on the suck.
     
  14. upsgrunt

    upsgrunt Well-Known Member

    It amazes me what a difference starting 20 or 25 minutes earlier does for your day. Seems UPS would see the huge difference that makes and make that a goal for year round.
     
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  15. throwbackk

    throwbackk Member

    Lol if only our preload could ever be wrapped up by 830 we might start early
     
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  16. undies

    undies Active Member

    They had us start at 9:30 Tuesday of last week! Felt like they gave up on us getting air out on time.
     
  17. brostalss

    brostalss Active Member

    Getting to my first stop around 10:28am.

    We Love Logistics.
     
  18. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    8:45 start Monday, 9:40 the rest of the week.
     
  19. BSWALKS

    BSWALKS Easily Amused

    Regular start time 8 - 830.
    They posted 845 starting Monday, for the next 2 weeks, but messaged us on Friday we will start at 730 Monday.
    Saturday morning, my center manager texted me 715 start time on Monday, and as early as possible rest of week.
     
  20. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    8:15. Finally it seems they are making the right moves.
     
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