Another amazon thread

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by JetDoc812, Feb 20, 2020.

  1. JetDoc812

    JetDoc812 Member

  2. GenericUsername

    GenericUsername Active Member

    Looks like we're going to lose a significant amount of them in my area according to that article. It's a good thing too because they drive terribly here, even compared to snow birds.
  3. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    They're gonna hire directly to fill the seats of their new step-vans. Probably will offer pay that's good enough to take a bunch of FedEx guys. They'll probably poach some of our guys too.
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  4. Brown287

    Brown287 Im not the Mail Man!

    FedEx guys, absolutely. Our guys, doubtful. Perhaps the union can either pull their heads out and realize that waiting on their “Democrat friends” is a waste of time so perhaps they should make a legitimate move towards unionizing them.
  5. Yolo

    Yolo Active Member

    "We are planning for there to be zero or very little net job loss in these communities because nearly all impacted employees of these companies will have an opportunity to move into other delivery driver roles with Amazon partners," she said.
  6. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    Is this the 2nd or 3rd time this story has been posted??
  7. Rick Ross

    Rick Ross I'm into distribution!!

    I think I read the new contractors have a different contract which I'm sure happens to be more beneficial to Amazon. It says the drivers will simply move to a different DSP and continue to deliver for Amazon.
  8. JetDoc812

    JetDoc812 Member

    Actually I looked, it seems they continue to cut contractors that’s why I posted the new story, it’s a different contractor than the others.
  9. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Gonna be interesting to see how long people keep stepping in to fill the void or if eventually companies are like it’s not worth it.
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  10. They are going to have to up the ante
  11. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    I’m sure that’ll help with safety and production lol

    How do you force the same drivers on new DSP and still keep the IC charade up?
  12. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    At which point they’ll find out oh delivering packages is hard and expensive lmao
  13. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Perhaps. Staff Member

  14. Especially with the amount of packages they have to move.
  15. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    I’m just gonna let everyone figure this one out on their own.

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  16. I have been lurking

    I have been lurking On the spectrum

    That printer?
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  17. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

  18. Rick Ross

    Rick Ross I'm into distribution!!

    I think it's a viscous cycle with Amazon and the DSP's.

    The DSP's get bonuses when packages are delivered quickly but Amazon is squeezing them. This has caused DSP's to drop the daily pay rate and go to hourly. Now some drivers who were getting $170, or whatever their guarantee was, and finishing in 8 hours are only making $120 (8x$15). This has caused the drivers to slow down which in turn has stopped the early delivery bonus Amazon was giving the DSP''s because the 8 hour routes are taking the 10 hours they were projected to take.

    From what I've read on that Reddit link that was posted awhile back, it sounds like the poor DSP owners have to literally jump through hoops that Amazon constantly moves. A bunch added trucks and hired drivers but never got the work. Crazy!
  19. RTCD

    RTCD Member

    Yes, this is how Amazon operates. Squeeze the owners until they are near bankruptcy and then cut them out. Amazon just brings in a new bright eyed owner to squeeze to near death.

    There’s always a new contractor that thinks they can make a dime. In two years Amazon will cut the new one loose too. Rinse and repeat.
  20. OrioN

    OrioN double tap o da horn dooshbag

    I thought they were targeted for trying to form a union?
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