Monday

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by TooTechie, Nov 30, 2013.

  1. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Sooo, how bad is Monday gonna be? When I parked my truck yesterday (day after thanksgiving) every bay had a truck in it and we had a bunch of rental trucks that weren't there the day before. There were boxes stacked high all over the place where we normally don't put/store boxes.

    Normally in our center it's Tuesday that is the high volume day, but we are having a sunday sort this weekend and of course all the volume from the crazy shoppers I'm thinking Monday is gonna be nasty.
     
  2. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I was in Albany on Black Friday and received a call from our OMS that we are starting at 8:30 Monday morning, which 1/2 hour earlier than normal.
     
  3. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    We're starting 20 min early here but I assumed it was for safety bs.
     
  4. upschuck

    upschuck Avatar bet gone wrong

    I don't think it'll be too bad. The best thing about it is you will only have a couple air packages, so be able to start trace. I wish all peak days would be like that.
     
  5. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Generally on Monday all the trailers are on property so they will try, especially during Peak, to get us on road as early as possible.
     
  6. dqs95124

    dqs95124 Member

    It's bad, we already have a back wall of pkgs that could not be del. I'm not ready for 14hr days. I hate doing 12..
     
  7. upschuck

    upschuck Avatar bet gone wrong

    That would make an easy Friday. :)
     
  8. Marne Vet

    Marne Vet Well-Known Member

    How bad will it be on Monday? I'll be balls deep in packages. Hopefully I'll get a helper that isn't fat and slow, or one that smells like ass. Hopefully they'll be able to hold a decent conversation too, because I've had some that were dumber than rocks in the past. All I know is the next 17 days will suck balls.
     
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  9. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    So depending on your age you will either have packages up to your waist or just below your knees.

    BTW, if you PM Cheryl, she will be more than happy to add the "I" to your user name.
     
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  10. Tell us how you really feel!....lol
     
  11. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    Lol, all this time I've been wondering wtf a "marne" is.....
     
  12. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    P.S., Monday will be heavy, at least based on the Chema yard. LOTS of trailers for the Sunday sort.
    It's been much worse tho, so wait for it- it's still coming!
     
  13. BSWALKS

    BSWALKS Easily Amused

    I can't believe the amount of rental trucks we have. Package car size, 24' & tractors. Easily 2-3x more than years past. It's going to be the busiest peak in a long time.
     
  14. Anonymous 10

    Anonymous 10 Guest

    Just do what you do. I'm good for about 80 to 90 stops so at least you know I'm pulling my weight.
     
  15. laffter

    laffter Active Member

    The start time for preload loaders this past week was 3:20am. Monday start time is 2:20. In the two years I've been here, we never started that early so early into the season. Yesterday I got a phone call from the lady that handles driver helpers. She was asking if I planned on helping that day, as they're trying to get all of their "ducks in a row" (her words). I help on one of the routes I load and will be doing so for the rest of the season, but I presume she wasn't aware of that. The fact that anybody is actually trying to plan ahead (very rare) for this day tells me that it's going to be be pretty heavy.
     
  16. Anonymous 10

    Anonymous 10 Guest

    Is she hot??????
     
  17. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Posts such as these show why you are truly an asset to this forum.
     
  18. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

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    Unfortunately, my package car won't look like it did yesterday....
     
  19. Marne Vet

    Marne Vet Well-Known Member

    I'm not a former Marine. "Marne" stands for the Marne Division, aka the 3rd Infantry Division that I served with for my first Active Duty tour. The Division's moto is "The Rock of the Marne". ;)
     
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  20. Marne Vet

    Marne Vet Well-Known Member

    Google "Rock of the Marne".