Hello (Again)

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by MC0493, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. MC0493

    MC0493 Active Member

    Hey everyone, I was on here briefly for this past peak season as I worked as a temporary driver in my center. Last day was early January and I just got the call to come back on as a permanent full time driver. I realize i'm very lucky to just walk in like this and I'm grateful for the opportunity. Just curious if anyone has any tips or suggestions to get through probation smoothly.
     
  2. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    @MC0493, I'm going to move this over to another forum so more people will see it. Hopefully, you might even get some decent advice out of somebody.

    Congrats, just don't hit anything and learn to work at a safe pace.
     
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  3. Get a some good sleep and don't party.
     
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  4. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    What a buzz kill
     
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  5. billerz

    billerz Active Member

    If you can find out what route u will be training on, ask for a printout of the stops. They should be able to give you a list of how the driver ran it the previous day. Go out and drive the route in your personal car with that list. This helped me out a lot when learning my training route.
     
  6. I should have added. Once you qualify.
    Start drinking, that's the only way you can deal with this place.
     
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  7. Wait till you get married... Then you will learn the definition of buzz kill.
     
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  8. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Not like we're exactly wild as it is anyways.
     
  9. It will look wild a few years from now.

    Hope that helps?
     
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  10. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    [​IMG]
     
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  11. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Go fast, take chances!
     
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  12. Billy Ray

    Billy Ray God, help us all.....

    same old crap, every time
     
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  13. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Let's party boys. No judgement.
     
  14. MC0493

    MC0493 Active Member

    Appreciate the input guys, i was never one to party much lol. I'm supposed to start Monday pending a new background check and a couple other things. Currently trying to re-memorize all the dok stuff.
     
  15. Holydriver

    Holydriver Active Member

    Here is some good advice. Go out, get the work done while working at a brisk pace, and don't bitch to your manager about stop counts and what not.
     
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  16. ChrisTheBrown

    ChrisTheBrown Active Member

    Remember.......
    "ALL GOOD KIDS LIKE MILK!"

    A- Aim High In Steering
    G- Get The BIG Picture
    K- Keep Your Eyes Moving
    L- Leave Yourself An Out
    M- Make Sure They See You
     
  17. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Save all of that for after you qualify. I know this will be a shocker but a lot of drivers follow this advice their whole career.
     
  18. realbrown1

    realbrown1 Annoy a liberal today. Hit them with facts.

    And don't hit any over hangs.
     
  19. MC0493

    MC0493 Active Member

    I generally shut up and work hard, never really said much while i was around during peak. Just came in, did what they asked me to do and went home.
     
  20. Holydriver

    Holydriver Active Member

    That's probably why your back as a FT hire. Don't let union work take your work ethic away either because it does to some. You'll see..