Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by YoshiGreen, Dec 18, 2014.

  1. YoshiGreen

    YoshiGreen Member

    Has any driver here or their helpers ever gotten tips from customers?
  2. Johney

    Johney Raise your hand if you think Upstate is a D-Bag

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  3. Brownslave688

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

    Sometimes I give them just the tip. Other times I give them more....
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  4. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

  5. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Well-Known Member

    Here's a tip, don't look directly at the sun
  6. platinum9898

    platinum9898 Active Member

    The route im on is supposed to rake in $500-$800...
  7. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Would you pay a dime to see this?

    Yes. Several. Large ones, too.
  8. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Every year at least a grand from my customers, tax free baby WORD lol.
  9. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    I was gonna brag that I've gotten about a hundred bucks so far this year, but some of these people make my take pale.
  10. brostalss

    brostalss Active Member

    I'm grateful for what I get. Today I received a bottle of Jameson, Popcorn gift basket, and some more candy.

    My customers take care of me thru out the year with food and drinks. Ice, cold water in the summer and all those holiday luncheons this time of year.

    Good people who are always happy when I pull up. I couldn't ask for more.
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  11. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    Cheese, sausage, fruit, home canned jelly, 10 dollar gas card, candy, 100 bucks, 6 pack of beer.
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  12. MM88

    MM88 New Member

    boxes of candy, so far 170 in tips,dinner gift cards...all gd in my book
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  13. Thebrownstreak

    Thebrownstreak Active Member

    a few years back i delivered to a women's shoe store that sells UGG boots. from september till right up to christmas i delivered a little over 2000 cases (5 pairs per case) of UGGS to the store. On christmas eve the owner gave me a card but told me not to open it till i got home b/c he didn't want my helper to see how much was in it. He gave the helper $50. I get home and there was a $100 gift card to a nice restaurant and $500. I was blown away. I figured out that he probably made close to $800k on those boots just in the months from Sept-Dec
  14. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    Uggs seem like a guilty pleasure, you don't want to be seen in public wearing them as a male yet there is no denying the comfort. I don't own a pair, I've only tried them, but like I said, there is just a public representation of them that would hinder me from wearing them. I'm not self conscience about much but for some reason wearing Ugg's would bug me.
  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Are you the bid driver? If not, any tips that you receive should really go to the driver who took care of the customers for the 11 months outside of Peak.
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  16. platinum9898

    platinum9898 Active Member

    I take care of them better and been on the route since october. The route is open atm.
  17. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    They are "gifts", not "tips". Gifts are tax free.
  18. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Gifts are tax free up to a point.
  19. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    I've noticed that the more you do for some customers, the less likely they will tip. Also the larger the company the less likely the tip. The best tips come from Mom and Pop operations, they appreciate good service.
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  20. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    A favor is no longer a favor when you do it more than once.