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    How to get promotions? How to be sent oversea? How to get more power or money?

    Hi guys. My Name is Yichang. I am a new UPS employee. I was originally from China. And this is pretty much my first US big job.( big is to the company, I use to work in small business. ) I just found this website and I want to learn some experience from you guys. Thank you so much for your...
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    Driver Terminated for Alcohol.. Lawsuit?

    Hi guys, So my friend was recently terminated after an employee claimed to observe him drinking alcohol. The coworker also stated that he had said something about beers in the vehicle. The coworker of course reported what he claims he had seen to management. My buddy says that when...
  3. everydayupser

    Diad 6

    Hello everyone, I have no idea how many of you are using the new diad 6 coming down the pipeline, but I have questions/concerns/complaints. So now that it’s peak season my center gets to learn the new the brand new diad 6. Not only is more fragile than ever, it’s rather slow. My route is about...
  4. 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”...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
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    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..
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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-friend FT 22.3 being asked to come in. Was told before by BA that since he is M-friend that he can't come in and bump me on Saturdays. Management wants to use...
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    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...
  14. 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?
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    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.
  16. 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?
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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