Peak volume

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by 28down, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. 28down

    28down Member

    Was told that we would surpass our last year peak day by Dec 3 ,really wow,4th down early.
  2. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Cyber Monday. I think this year they finally planned for it.
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  3. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    I was told our Saturday air pick ups are going to be extremely heavy tomorrow. Super Saturday heavy.
  4. RonBurgandy??????????

    RonBurgandy?????????? God is Great, beer is good , People are crazy.

    :woohoo:More overtime!!! What I can't deliver I'll just bring back at 10 pm like last year! and so on and so forth. :woohoo:
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  5. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Who cares, we all know its going to blow ballllzzz for 4 weeks, whatever dude not losing sleep over it, it is what it is dude lol.
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  6. Rainman

    Rainman Its all good.

    Exactly. Work till you're done or told to come in. Repeat. At least we aren't responsible for doing the impossible like management is. We've all done this too many times to stress out over it. At least we have helpers on the car to do the physical stuff for us while we dig and sort. In some ways, this can be the easiest time of the year.
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  7. Rainman

    Rainman Its all good.

  8. box_beeyotch

    box_beeyotch Well-Known Member

    It will be my first year with a helper as I'm a new driver, looking forward to the experience and the paycheck. Happy to have made it this far atleast. Good luck to all my fellow upsers this peak.
  9. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Peak is already here. I just got off the phone with UPS. They are calling drivers to come in today. I don't think so.
  10. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    I'll work late, don't care. Just don't screw us over again on Christmas eve!
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  11. McGee

    McGee Well-Known Member

    On Saturday?? Wow...
  12. What??. Thats not gonna happen.
  13. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    They took away my long weekend and unless I am forced they are never going to get my Saturdays and Sundays.
  14. I've heard it all

    I've heard it all New Member

    Can't be forced on a Saturday
  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Wanna bet?
  16. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    I worked today...we're busy enough already to run a Sat sort. I wasn't forced though... .they can't make work.
  17. Cant make me work Saturday. I read my supplement.
  18. brostalss

    brostalss Active Member

    We are going to beat last year's peak day on several days this year. I've heard up to 18% increase in online ordering. Pretty soon we are going to have to double or triple entire centers.
  19. Big Arrow Down...D

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

    All this talk is making me afraid to go back to work Tuesday!!!
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  20. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    What's the earliest preloaders have ever had to come in? We were told to come in at 2:45 on Monday, it's not goina be a good week.