Peak season

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by JordanDelano, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. JordanDelano

    JordanDelano Member

    Have you heard of a seasonal sorter?
  2. mixyo

    mixyo Active Member

    There's a seasonal everything.
  3. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    You've posted similar questions in like 5 different threads. I can't speak for everyone on here, but I personally cannot see into the future. You were hired late won't make book before Oct 15th. Will you get laid off after peak? We don't know! Best guess is probably yes, but I've seen a few exceptions.Even if they don't lay you'll probably get sent home more days than you work once peak is over. Or be told to call in everyday to see if you're needed. So, the only thing you can do is wait and see.
  4. cynic

    cynic New Member

    Depending on what sort you work - good luck with calling in everyday and getting someone to answer the phone. I work Sunrise and no one answers the UPS phones until after the sort has "officially" started. Get your PT/FT sup's cell numbers and be sure to call them while they're asleep to see if they want you to come to work that day - I'm sure they'll love your enthusiasm...

    BSWALKS Easily Amused

    I've heard of seasonal affective disorder.
  6. you aint even know it

    you aint even know it Well-Known Troll Troll

    Uh uh, do not do this. Quickest way to annoy them. I've seen a fellow co-worker get permanently put on-call for texting and annoying the pt sup about coming in. Last I've seen of him.
  7. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Some call the them chef's.
  8. browntroll

    browntroll Active Member

    i met a delusional seasonal sorter last year that believed he deserved a chance to sort on the primary point instead of the back
    where he was just standing and watching(easy money imo). this guy was a seasonal driver helper brought into the hub but he
    already thought he was full time and on the road to be permanent. 2 months later i never saw him again but heard he tried sorting
    on primary point and sups got rid of him for letting over 100 missorts go in 1 hour.
  9. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    I can tell the seasons by my seasonal smell.
  10. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member


    There is this thing called, "google"

    That is where you can ask one stupid question after another and get an answer.

    I would like to find the person that said, "there is no such thing as a stupid question" and beat that person with a book of stupid questions.
  11. blkmamba

    blkmamba Active Member

    I really hope that is not your actual first and last name.
  12. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    I'd bet my retro pay that it is his actual name lol.
  13. Brownslave688

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

    Should I not use my real name on brown cafe? ​What is retro pay? How much is it? Will I get it? Where is my hub? What time do I start? If I have to be at my second job at 7 everyday will ups let me leave early? Is the job hard? Can I do driver helper also? How much does driver helper pay? What does a driver helper do? Will I be kept on after peak? Why haven't I heard back about a job at ups? Can I transfer?
  14. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    Am i permanent? How much are union dues? Who is my steward? How soon can I become a steward? What's an air? How do I load a truck? Where's the 2000 shelf? What is an oph? What's an optimum carry? How do i punch in? How do I punch out? What brand of work boots should I buy? Which one is my supervisor? Are the boxes heavy?
  15. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    You both forgot socks.
  16. BrownChoice

    BrownChoice Active Member

    Try, is this what its like EVERY PEAK?!?!
  17. Do I get to pick out my own truck? Can I take it home? Does it have a radio? Does the AC WORK?.lol
  18. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    ugh.....wake me up when December ends.
  19. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    Do I get my own diad? How does the diad work? Will I have to drive a stick shift? What a pal label? How do I use a dolly?
  20. Hey........your learning!, not hand truck!:happy-very: