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  1. cheryl

    UPS expects to break shipping records with 2020 holiday season

    UPS expects to break shipping records with 2020 holiday season - WDRB The Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport is a beehive of activity as UPS is in the midst of its peak shipping season. Getting those packages under the tree on time is not quite as easy as clicking that “buy now”...
  2. cheryl

    FedEx, UPS Prepare For Holiday Shopping Surge And Potential Delivery Delays

    FedEx, UPS Prepare For Holiday Shopping Surge And Potential Delivery Delays - Huffpost Shipping companies are ramping up their holiday hiring while expanding their weekend operations. Retailers and carriers are preparing for an online holiday shopping surge that could tax shipping networks and...
  3. cheryl

    UPS Temporarily Renting Portion of WSDOT Property in Wenatchee

    UPS Temporarily Renting Portion of WSDOT Property in Wenatchee - KPQ UPS has come to an agreement to lease a portion of the WSDOT property temporarily for the holiday season. Wenatchee Development Project Manager Matt Shales says this will be in addition to the UPS facility in the south end of...
  4. cheryl

    FedEx, UPS face 'shipageddon' with potential shortfall of 7 million packages a day over holiday season

    FedEx, UPS face 'shipageddon' with potential shortfall of 7 million packages a day over holiday season - NBC News “If you're shopping out there, we really encourage you to shop and ship early and really that means now,” said a FedEx executive. With the holiday season rapidly approaching...
  5. E

    Driver Helper Coordinator

    Started training for this yesterday. Has been a little disorganized so far but my main question is has anyone actually stayed on after peak at a Sup position? Obviously HR told me its "highly possible" but thats what they're supposed to say..
  6. cheryl

    FedEx, UPS Seek to Prove They Can Thrive in Busiest Holiday Rush

    FedEx, UPS Seek to Prove They Can Thrive in Busiest Holiday Rush - MSN United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp., riding high from record package deliveries amid the coronavirus pandemic, are moving on to their next challenge: showing investors they can boost profit in the approaching...
  7. cheryl

    Commentary: Behind the scenes at UPS during the holiday season

    Commentary: Behind the scenes at UPS during the holiday season - The Courier There's a lot involved in making sure your packages get delivered around the holidays. You just clicked "place your order" to purchase your item and now you wait for the package to arrive at your door. You're done...
  8. specter208

    Forced off Saturday bid job for December

    Need a second opinion, would appreciate. Can a T-S PTer with a bid for Saturday carparking (backup during the week) be forced off the job by a M-F FT 22.3 being asked to come in. Was told before by BA that since he is M-F that he can't come in and bump me on Saturdays. Management wants to use...
  9. I

    Leaving during Peak Season??

    Hey everyone! I’ve been working at my ups location for around 4 months now. I started out as a loader and I think now for the past week/week and a half they threw me up to do pickoff. I usually don’t have problems with the job or anything. Around my start working there I had thoughts of leaving...
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    PVD Advice

    Hi everyone! I stumbled upon this forum when I was waiting to get hired as a PVD and have been lurking for awhile. This is my third week driving as a PVD and I think I’m getting the hang of it. I haven’t heard any complaints from the driver I’m helping, but I’ve seen some of you have had some...
  11. Wyoming

    2019 Peak

    How prepared is UPS to adequately handle yet another unpredictable Peak, especially since it is taking over more of the Amazon volume since FedEx backed out?
  12. A

    Job as Helper Coordinator (On Topic)

    Is UPS hiring Helper Coordinators this peak? I've worked in the past but my contacts have been telling me that supes are going to take over responsibilities. Looking in NJ.
  13. Jstpeachy

    Peak season hours

    Quick question, I’m looking for a second part time gig, but PCM on preload is starting to mention we will be working 10 hour days in a month. Will it be legit 10 hour days in early November thru Christmas?
  14. cheryl

    Parcel carriers shone during peak delivery period, firm’s data shows

    Parcel carriers shone during peak delivery period, firm’s data shows - Freight Waves The nation’s three major parcel delivery carriers posted stellar peak-season performances, aided by perhaps the strongest collaborative effort from their customers since e-commerce became a staple of holiday...
  15. cheryl

    Klinski: Part-time job at UPS was rewarding but insanely difficult

    Klinski: Part-time job at UPS was rewarding but insanely difficult - Argus Leader I couldn't help but laugh as I snapped the photo on my final day of my seasonal part-time job. I had just started my shift in a sea of brown boxes when the red graffiti caught my eye: "This job is (expletive)," it...
  16. cheryl

    UPS and FedEx Are Having a ‘Solid Peak Shipping Season’

    UPS and FedEx Are Having a ‘Solid Peak Shipping Season’ - Barron's It has been a jolly holiday season for retailers, and that has benefited FedEx (ticker: FDX) and United Parcel Service (UPS) too. Where we were: Both stocks have trailed the market in 2018, with UPS off more than 20% and FedEx...
  17. cheryl

    UPS using golf carts to help deliver Christmas packages, providing a more personal approach

    UPS using golf carts to help deliver Christmas packages, providing a more personal approach - Orlando Sentinel Gretchen Castro dashed through the suburban streets of Waterford Lakes in a golf cart towing a trailer full of packages. The retired Puerto Rican cop, 52, is a “seasonal helper” hired...
  18. R

    Backs shot SOS

    Long story short my backs *ed mate. Love the job and environment get along well with everyone don’t wanna lose it . Actually enjoy the workout I get . But yeah I’m not sure how bad but my back is in some solid pain ... can I miss during peak to try and heal ? Workman’s comp is out of play...
  19. cheryl

    More planes, bigger facilities part of UPS' peak season plans

    More planes, bigger facilities part of UPS' peak season plans - Memphis Business Journal Black Friday and Cyber Monday are in the books, but United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) has a long peak season ahead of it. The Atlanta-based package shipper is expecting another record holiday...
  20. R

    Minor Back pains starting

    So I’ve been with UPS for a month Sunday (get seniority) . It hasn’t been going to bad at all tbh a little hectic ,around peak (3200 scans yesterday)but nothing too major . But I’ve been having some back pains and I’m sure I’m not alone . Just wondering if there’s something you guys do to manage...
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