Information on Pleasantdale hub in Atlanta

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by BigTennessee, Mar 12, 2015.

  1. BigTennessee

    BigTennessee New Member

    I had a few questions for anyone who might have some knowledge of things at the Pleasantdale hub. I saw recently on UPS Jobs that this particular hub is hiring part time package handlers. I would eventually like to get on full time within a few years either driving a package car or feeder.

    How many years on average have the package handlers had to work there before getting an opportunity into either cover driver or full time driver positions?

    Will there be any possibility of many upcoming retirements at this hub within the next few years?

    What has been this hub's full time hiring history lately?

    Are the possibilities better at getting into package car driving or feeder driving?

    If this specific hub isn't the best option to take, then which other Atlanta area hubs would you recommend?

    What type of full time jobs are some of the package handlers doing in order to make up for enough income?

    Any advice you could provide I would greatly appreciate it.
  2. Lead Belly

    Lead Belly BANNED

    Is that your picture?
  3. youllbefine

    youllbefine Active Member

    He has been here since 10-14 look at his profile
  4. greengrenades

    greengrenades To be the man, you gotta beat the man.

    No matter what you ask there is no gurantee with UPS. You can go into package after a year or 20. Nobody can truely give you a time frame.
  5. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Watch out for that Atlanta sun.
  6. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    I've been in Roswell center for 15years, Pdale is a large hub. The areas that you'd be delivering to when you go FT aren't as good as the ones up here. Also time it takes to go FT, from what I've heard, is a lot longer than up here in Roswell. As a matter of fact we just posted 4 cover driver postions last week and only three people have signed up so far. We recently promoted a bunch of PT guys to FT as well, no layoffs since I've been here. If you're looking for good center not in the city, yet growing fast enough to get your driving sooner, check out center out.
  7. Tyler92B

    Tyler92B New Member

    I am 22 years old and have always liked the idea of working for UPS. I am a college student and was wondering if anyone here works out of Alpharetta? How long does it take to become a driver? Is it worth the wait to become a driver??
  8. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Guest

  9. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    We have a Hub near you in Roswell and a much larger one on Pleasantdale Rd. near Spaghetti Junction. We have several members on here that work those two places, hopefully they can give you more specifics. I work in Forest Park.
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  10. Tyler92B

    Tyler92B New Member

    Thanks for the response
  11. Tyler92B

    Tyler92B New Member

    What is the expected waiting time to become a driver in Roswell for a person whois young and has a strong work ethic?
  12. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    About the same as someone who is old and lazy. You don't move up in this company because of your age or the fact that you're a gunner. Everything is based on seniority.
  13. Brownslave688

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

  14. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    The link lives!
  15. Billy Ray

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

    You sure you want to work in Georgia; lots of rednecks down there. Names like Billy Ray.....
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  16. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    I thought everyone there had the middle name of Bob. Billy Bob, Ray Bob, etc...
  17. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Use your degree.
  18. Billy Ray

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

  19. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    Not necessarily Old Goober Gray
  20. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    OK Monkey Bob.