What can he do to get better employee parking lot security at a UPS facility?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by cheryl, Jan 28, 2015.

  1. cheryl

    cheryl I started this. Staff Member

    Received the following message from a UPS driver. Anyone have any advise for him?

    Im a driver in Houston, Tx. I'm not sure if there is anything you could do with our situation we have here. My car was broken into tonight and I had items stolen from me. At this location we have an average of 2 to 3 car broken into a week. Our security is piss poor and they are saying there's nothing they can do about. We should not have to worry about our cars being broken into after a long day of work. This is getting out of hand and something needs to be done about this. I know this is probably a long shot asking for help but figured it would be a good start as I what 2 hrs and counting of the police to get here. Thank you
     
  2. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    UPS is not responsible to even provide parking, much less security for it.
    I kept my car clean of any items to steal and did not lock the doors.
    I never was broken into while others were.
    UPS tends to build in the not so nicest locations.
     
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  3. Bren_dan

    Bren_dan New Member

    Seems like security cameras would be a good idea.
     
  4. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Our cameras are focused on employee entrances but not the parking lot and you can't expect our security guards to occasionally look up from their smart phones.
     
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  5. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Our parking lot is across the street and has signs UPS isn't responsible. There are cameras but UPS won't use them to protect employees. They are just there for when LP wants to check for employee theft.
     
  6. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Most thefts like this are druggies looking for quick sale items. Hide everything.
     
  7. smapple

    smapple Member

     
  8. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    Wow! I leave my keys in the truck. We haven't had any problem in my 26 plus yrs
     
  9. realbrown1

    realbrown1 Annoy a liberal today. Hit them with facts.

    This should be a contract item in our next negotiations.
     
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  10. Nike

    Nike Member

    Hello op i work at a UPS center with similar problems although admittedly not at the same frequency,( maybe twice a year a car gets hit). Theres not much you can do per se, but see if a manger or supervisor can talk to the city or police department directly. With a few complaints you can often get at least a few more police patrols around your area. Remember that when prodded the government will do a lot to protect its businesses, more so than its people...


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  11. Baba gounj

    Baba gounj pensioner

    Anyone there got a good dog and a pickup ?
    Just leave the dog in the pick up bed .
     
  12. rod

    rod retired and happy



     
  13. mixyo

    mixyo Active Member

    Don't leave valuables in your vehicle. Seems like a no-brainer but worth mentioning
     
  14. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

    I recommend changing hubs because where you work must be huge or a really bad location.
     
  15. realbrown1

    realbrown1 Annoy a liberal today. Hit them with facts.

    But, they could steal the dog......
     
  16. onehandsolo

    onehandsolo Active Member

    In some states the employer is required to have available parking for all employees on duty.
     
  17. 1BROWNWRENCH

    1BROWNWRENCH Amatuer Malthusian

    Identify the center manager's vehicle and arrange for something to happen to it.
     
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  18. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    Put bondo in the key hole doors, sugar in the gas tank.
     
  19. burrheadd

    burrheadd Superstar

    Take the Bus
     
  20. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    If you want to make SURE your car is REALLY safe, get a Trunk Monkey!