Too many hours

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Clax777, Jul 28, 2015.

  1. Clax777

    Clax777 New Member

    Since this year started I've been working a average of 11-12 hours. I swing drive and always manage to have more work than the regular driver. When I happen to get done early I'm always sent to help. What can I do to help me get in early? Trust when I say that there's is no taking with the supervisor and managers and my hub. There only answer is " work as instructed" and "quit if you don't like your job".
     
  2. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    9.5 list
     
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  3. tacken

    tacken Active Member

    Slow and steady wins the race. SLOW DOWN
     
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  4. BrownTexas

    BrownTexas Well-Known Member

    Your only way is to get on the 9.5 list. Otherwise you are basically telling them," I'm ok with working overtime."
     
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  5. Brownslave688

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

    If you can't get on the 9.5 grin and take it for a few years and be sure to vote Hoffa out.
     
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  6. box_beeyotch

    box_beeyotch Well-Known Member

    You're being paid, correct?
     
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  7. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    Slow down. Start running the routes by the methods. Air only first, then go back and start grounds. That'll add at least a half hour / 45 minutes to your own work.
     
  8. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    Sorry, I don't understand your issue. It's a rare feat for me to have more than 45 hours in a week. Good luck!!
     
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  9. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    I kind of envy you, although I wouldn't go as far as wanting 12 hrs a day. 12 hrs is a 9:45 punch-out time (in my center). They'd never let that happen. They'd send 3 drivers to help a guy who would be out that late. I'd love 10.5-11 everyday if they'd give it to me. I'm not top rate yet, and have two kids with a stay at home Mom. Do the math. My center frowns on over 10's and I can't get much more than that.
     
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  10. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Can't run straight air any more in an Orion center. Unless you're really heavy on air in which case Orion will have you run straight or almost straight air.
     
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  11. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Be the driver that goes to help, come in and find sups working preload and demand to be put on the clock, or tell your dispatcher to load you down. I can hit more than 11.5 a day every day if I wanted to, sooo many drivers to help, not enough time to do them all.
     
  12. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    I often offer to help and do sometimes when needed but it isn't needed too often. My center generally keeps dispatches under 10. 9 - 9.5 averages for everyone.
     
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  13. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    By the way OP, are you basically scratching your routes and still doing 11-12, or are you going over [or under]? The main thing is not being harassed about being over.
     
  14. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    I'd post our OR report for our group but it would give to much info away. Feel free to do some math.

    10.36
    12.18
    12.73
    12.87
    11.42
    8.07
    10.17
    10.03
    11.47
    12.18
    10.62
    13.58
    11.02
    9.62
    11.65
    11.30
    11.73
    12.75
    12.25
    11.30
    12.62
     
  15. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    I was aggravated today because I had to help someone. Had to work until 6:05. I have stuff to do!
     
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  16. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Took a dozen stops off someone today and it was still just 9.5.
     
  17. StopTheAct

    StopTheAct Member

    Seems like your low on senority and probly a good worker... it sux but make the money... hell with it... days u gotta do somthing, be honest with them.... also use those 8 hour requests 2wice a month....
     
  18. FilingBluesFL

    FilingBluesFL Well-Known Member

    Bid driver got hurt on the route I'm doing. The cover that took over for him got hurt on same route...

    So now I'm on the route. It's going out with 30-50 more stops than what the bid driver was doing.

    I'm following ORION 100%, dropping airs. Out until almost 10pm every night, last night I was over 10.

    $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

    And Orion threw me a nice $50 money shot tonight lol Cha ching!
     
  19. nystripe96

    nystripe96 Active Member

    If if you've made book already why are you helping other drivers if your plan is to run and get done as early as possible? Just say no, it's that simple
     
  20. Too much work,especially in this heat.
     
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