Unloading one's truck a disrespect?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by you aint even know it, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. you aint even know it

    you aint even know it Well-Known Troll Troll

    I've realized that many drivers have the mentality that unloading anyone's trucks but theirs is a disrespect to them. When my sup is short on guys, he would ask some of the drivers if they would like to unload, the drivers would usually tell him that they won't unload anyone's trucks but theirs. Some would also joke with other drivers saying "I have seniority over you, go unload my truck". So is this mentality a culture nationwide at UPS?
     
  2. Crazy Diamond

    Crazy Diamond Robot Extraordinaire

    If you had been busting your hump for the past 11 or so hours, how would you feel about said request?
     
  3. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Unload trucks at $45/hr? Yes please.
     
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  4. I'd unload my truck everyday if they wanted. It would be slow as hell with a couple bathroom breaks but I'd love to do it. We don't have that option where I'm at. You must be in a real small center.
     
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  5. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    I would have unloaded mine on my last route, but it was almost always empty when I came in.
     
  6. Funfact

    Funfact Well-Known Member

    At $49.44 hr I would unload mine and the anyone else that needed to be unloaded. However they have people that due that in my building they also get paid a lot less than I do...
     
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  7. FilingBluesFL

    FilingBluesFL Well-Known Member

    When asked, I'll do it, and I'll do it all night long lol
     
  8. you aint even know it

    you aint even know it Well-Known Troll Troll

    I really don't get it. That's more than a package handler makes for the day. I don't get the financing strategy behind that. Why not hire more package handlers?
     
  9. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Just another internet hooligan.

    Because you ain't even running the show yet.
     
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  10. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    IE will not let them. Be over staffed.
     
  11. Are you talking about , unloading trucks? or something else?...lol
     
  12. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    You're not paid to understand....you're paid to move pacakages from here to there.
     
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  13. 9.5er

    9.5er Well-Known Member

    We have a standing rule that if we pick up 35 pieces or less we are supposed to unload our trucks. Why they want to pay a driver OT instead of a part timer their regular pay I will never know.
     
  14. RonBurgandy??????????

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

    Yes sum boss. Would youse like mee too do any more unloading boss man??????
     
  15. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

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  16. rod

    rod retired and happy

    Back before everything had a bar code on it we always unloaded our own pkgs at night. If you need off someone would always do it for you.
     
  17. Brownslave688

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

    I guess I'm in the minority here. When I start the drive back to the building I go from work mode to GTF home mode and a few bucks ain't gonna change my mind.
     
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    Last edited: Feb 8, 2014
  18. 9.5er

    9.5er Well-Known Member

    I agree Brownslave, I go into GTF home mode shortly after my lunch break. Unless I'm covering a route with drop boxes I try to get my pick ups done on the early side of the +15 min. window.
     
  19. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I never found it odd taking on other guys loads.
     
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  20. Crazy Diamond

    Crazy Diamond Robot Extraordinaire

    Wow. Do you ever stop?