How many hours to package car drivers typically work a week ?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by DoctorMario, Oct 23, 2014.

  1. DoctorMario

    DoctorMario Member

    I know the answer varies but im trying to get an average. Thinking about signing the bid list but wanna let my family know how long I'll be working. Thanks in advance.
  2. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    I average between 45-50 per week. Rarely hit the 50. If I added up every week this year and divided by weeks I have a feeling it would be about 47.
  3. jaker

    jaker trolling

    Sounds about right for me also
  4. tadpole

    tadpole Member

  5. DoctorMario

    DoctorMario Member

    Oh ok. I wonder why everyone says if you're a driver you'll have no life outside of work. My dad worked 2 jobs most of his life but still had time for us and he worked more than 50 hrs a week.
  6. If you start at 9 every day and with being a new driver, you'll be working till 8pm almost every night until you get the swing of your route and the routines.
  7. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Because 50 hours a week still usually puts you getting home after 8pm if you have an hour lunch. I am on the 9.5 list and usually get home around 7:30.
  8. undies

    undies Active Member

    59.5 hours.
  9. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Best solution is to talk to your fellow drivers to get a feel on how your center runs.
  10. DoctorMario

    DoctorMario Member

    What's the 9.5 list ?
  11. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

  12. Brownslave688

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

    If your family can't accept that you don't have a freaking clue when you'll be home at night then driver is not
    For you.
  13. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    All of them.
  14. aiian

    aiian Active Member

    This year my average is 48.47 hours a week but that number has been dropping as of late.

    As far as family time, I'm betting your old man didn't start at nine everyday.
  15. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Add one hour to that 47 number for lunch, so for most of us 57 hours plus. Add onto that commute time. No wonder I'm tired.
  16. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I routinely have guarantee pay on my check.
  17. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

    That's the BS meter on a scale of 1 to 10
  18. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    You probably wouldn't if you refrained from conducting yourself in the manner that you currently do.
  19. jaker

    jaker trolling

    That's right there Is funny

    I am up at 530 out of the house to work at 630 and get back home at 830 and in bed at 930 , see all the family time I have in a day
  20. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special