Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Mo19072, Jan 10, 2020.

  1. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Dumpster, INABAG

    Okie dokie pal. I’ll let them know around here we don’t deliver that stuff. Thanks.
  2. Rusty Trombone

    Rusty Trombone New Member

    It just makes sense for them to purchase it to compete better with Amazon. For their online services.
  3. Laser ship is delivering a lot of Walmart stuff
  4. Operational needs

    Operational needs Virescit Vulnere Virtus

    Drop it in the closest FedEx Dropbox? Lol.
  5. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    And right before dec 25th, regulated by the Santa Claus
  6. Rusty Trombone

    Rusty Trombone New Member

    Don't get all bent out of shape. This is simply a discussion and all I was saying was don't be surprised if it's Walmart that tries to get FedEx. They're in direct competition with Amazon and what better way to do so then to take what they may be seeking and utilize it for themselves. Who would you rather have FedEx Walmart or Amazon?
  7. OKLABob

    OKLABob Active Member

    Just keep showing up to ups till they send you home quit crying it’d be a blessing from god if they shut this :censored2: hole down it’d give me a excuse to get a job that I enjoy and won’t be in a wheel chair when I retire.
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  8. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    I locked this thread because I thought it was just another over-active imagination. WBUR reports on serious stuff, give this a listen
    Is Amazon Killing FedEx?
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  9. oldupsman

    oldupsman Well-Known Member

    With Amazon jumping into the shipping game, all bets are off. The status quo of the last 35 or
    or so years is going to change.
  10. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Or you could grow a pair and put in for feeders.
  11. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    Don't you normally grow a pair of fat rolls after you go into feeders?
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  12. eats packages

    eats packages Free tree trimming service

    The real winning ticket would be Walmart and UPS merging to completely curb stomp amazon.
    Bonus points if the Walmart side unionizes in the fallout.
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  13. Rusty Trombone

    Rusty Trombone New Member

  14. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

  15. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    Walmart would not allow itself to be bought by UPS because of the union thing. I know that never is a long time, but it would never happen.

    Google "texas meat cutters try to unionize at walmart."
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  16. Days

    Days Active Member

    No idea. Some routes are going out pretty much just stuffed full of only Amazon boxes. Hubs are having to hire more staffing and work longer hours to handle the volume. I heard the profit off Amazon is actually really low.

    It seems like there will be a future power struggle between Amazon and Wal-Mart.

    Wal-Mart actually has the resources to compete with them unlike UPS. UPS is going to be stuck in a weird place once Fedex is bought out by whoever.
  17. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Thank you Barnyard, I didn't know about this and it was very enlightening. It really shows how far a company will go to keep workers from unionizing. Reading just one article about it makes me sick and also makes me upset at the same time with the people I work with that can't even realize what they have by taking the time to vote.

    For anyone that likes to say "why haven't we unionized FedEx, Amazon, etc, etc..."

    This is a good example why it's so difficult. Companies have way more money than unions.
    .. our strength is in unity and perseverance!

    Wal-Mart forced to bargain, finally, with Texas meat cutters

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  18. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    That cemented my decision to never go to Walmart. Locally, a Walmart received city and county money to build in a city north of me. I wrote letters to the editor in 2 local papers and put pressure on the locals to not give them any assistance. I was a voice in the wilderness. That all happened before I even started at UPS.

    I still have not walked through the front door at Walmart (I have had to deliver there, which goes to the back door, so I cannot truthfully say that I have never been to Walmart.)
  19. OKLABob

    OKLABob Active Member

    I’d love to do feeders I’m to low on the poll for it though.
  20. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    You do not order anything from Amazon, do you?