“Uhhhh, guys, this is the thing ending our jobs in 5 years”. Stumping The Wrong Team

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Superqualified Lessgood, Apr 27, 2019.

  1. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    No drinking while in motion. I drink at stop signs/lights waiting for traffic.

    They also like to print out reports of too long for stop complete to ignition on, or package selection time, and say personal time is to be done blah blah blah.

    If I need a drink or need to refill my water, I’m doing it.
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  2. Rutherford B Hays

    Rutherford B Hays gun accipere, et abire cannoli

    I was out in the middle of the sticks in the middle of summer. If I'm thirsty I'm drinking
  3. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    And then they coach drivers about package selection time... but won’t improve/enforce better load quality or hire & pay more for preload.

    Plus it's instructed for qualifying drivers to sort on lunch and break... because they know the loads are :censored2:. Problem is they continue this after qualifying and then burn up routes.
  4. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    You're also forgetting ORION. No way to use those methods anymore since that :censored2: came in.
  5. I wonder what our accident frequency is since Orion was implemented. It cant be better than before. The new on road supes are often pretty darn green when it comes to realistically helping a new driver observe safety methods on road and making sure they continue to work safely while attempting to run "scratch". There's so much happening out on the road that they have no clue about.
  6. badpal

    badpal Active Member

    That was the only thing in the post i could understand, a feast no less.
  7. Fnix

    Fnix Active Member

    My center manager rode with me this week. I felt like I was training the guy, he was in my way constantly and wouldn't even follow me up stairs or down long driveways. Useless. He mentioned that with the new diad gps anyone can do the job. Out of touch.

    Invited him out the next day and he declined. Something something about a conference call.
  8. Analbumcover

    Analbumcover ControlPkgs

    Why does everyone hate the GPS thing? Just shut your brain off, follow the technology like a mindless automaton and collect the OT from 100% Orion compliance. I'm getting paid more to think less.
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  9. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    Consistent 100% ORION trace + 9.5 list = lower stop counts
  10. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    Apparently the "mindless" part doesn't work.
    Last Monday I got two packages for the house across the street and two doors down.
    I talked to the regular driver who said his route is split up on Monday and covered by a coverage runner-gunner.

    How's that working for ya UPS?
  11. Dr.Brownz

    Dr.Brownz Well-Known Member

    They hide minor accidents now. Has happened several times in my center in the last few years
  12. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    Because when you are bricked out it sucks to spend the whole day crawling over the trampoline, the bunk beds and the 3-piece bookshelf set that is PAL’d to your 1000 shelf but that ORION wants you to save until the end of your route...after you have been forced to bury all of it underneath 500 cubic feet of pickup volume.
  13. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    100% on topic: