Season helper - anyone had problems with their driver?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Jonathan Carlson, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. I've been out 3 days in a row, and 2 of those days were fine, but today the driver had a hair across his butt. Trust me, I understand how tired and over-worked people are. But his behavior was unacceptable. I am wondering how others are feeling.
  2. ChicagosPrimeMinister

    ChicagosPrimeMinister What rhmyes with UPS?

    Hair across his butt...?
  3. GillEagan

    GillEagan I always look 10 years younger than I am.

    I think he means the driver has a wild hair up his butt.

    I haven't had any problems with any of the drivers to date. I have worked with six so far. Although the driver I am with did have a bad day on the first week shortly after I started working with him. That has since passed though.
  4. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Change your user name. Given names are not acceptable here for user names.

    And, apparently Dave had a problem today with his helper.
  5. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    Bah. The OP has 4 more days of work. Who cares if anyone knows.
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    Last edited: Dec 19, 2015
  6. GillEagan

    GillEagan I always look 10 years younger than I am.

    Might be five for me. I might be working Sunday. For some reason this center is looking to use helpers this Sunday.
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  7. Brownslave688

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

    A little more in depth?

    Did he maybe just expect you to get off yours and do some work?
  8. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    I can still bust his butt.:)
  9. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    Sometimes drivers get aggravated because they are forced to have a helper when they know they could get more done without one even if she is a former glamour girl.
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  10. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    So you screwed over your driver two days in a row, which was fine, but then screwed him over a 3rd day in a row, and are stumped on figuring out why he's :censored2:?

    Well, jee, I don't have a clue. Sounds completely irrational to me!
  11. Brown echo

    Brown echo If u are not alive than for sure truth is not real

  12. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Drivers are human and do have bad days.

    I had to let my helper go yesterday. I was having a bad day and the culmination of incidents with this person had me reach my breaking point. He had called in one day and told me had to leave early on three other days. Yesterday he kept asking when we would get done and how he would get back to his car. Keep in mind that these questions began shortly after I picked him up.

    The helper that I had for the one day that my previous one did not work was amazing. I would love to keep her for the rest of Peak but she was trained by and primarily assists another driver and it wouldn't be fair to him for me to "borrow" her.

    I will have the center manager's daughter, who is home from college, for the last 4 days. Should be interesting.
  13. hellfire

    hellfire no one considers UPS people."real" Teamsters.-BUG

    Why in Gods name would a center manager put his daughter and through that for 40 bucks aftr tax?
  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Good question.

    I will give you that answer next Thursday.
  15. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    Probably to show a spoiled brat where money comes from!!
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  16. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    ASS U ME.
  17. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    "probably" you know what that word means??
  19. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    Unacceptable? Explain.
  20. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 mouth breathers...everywhere

    I really don't understand why it's so hard for people to be a decent helper. Show up on time, appear eager and ready to work quickly. Follow driver instructions and keep chatting to a minimum. Done.
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