It’s becoming pretty common these days. I’m under ISP so they pay an additional stop charge plus your surge stop charge plus your regular stop charge. I cleaned up some for a station about an hour away a few years ago. I had to leave my house an hour early but I cleared $1k for the day. I waited a bit after their first offer, they’ll offer more the closer it gets to Christmas. Let it burn for at least another week, PGH needs to learn what happens when they go too cheap.Are station has just rolled out this new incentive to help struggling ic's they used to dangle the free psa's over our head now this. Just curious what's some of the highest core zones you gotten?
No reason not to make them sweat and beg. The nice part of failures happening during peak is it’s the only time of year where a good contractor doesn’t need any more money. It’s nice to pad the profit for the year, but it’s not like it’s cash you were counting on. If I’m going to head to an unfamiliar area to bail out Fedex after they probably short changed the guy that’s failing, I’ll be sure it costs them much more than it would have if they had paid properly to begin with.Yes I've helped at a station 2 hours away from mine and received a 350 core zone daily for 1 truck only doing 40 stops which was nice , but I've heard it is a negotiation and dont except the first offer there TM offers sounds like your validating that I guess I'm gonna tell them I cant help anymore unless they go up even more . I'm not under isp yet so that's why they offer incentive in the core zone
It does however reduce the chances of him not being successful.What guarantee does FedEx get from a contractor that if they pay more to not fail at peak? Does FedEx let the packages sit if a contractor is paid more and does not have the capacity or fails to plan?
Peak is a one month (short term) problem each year, hence a short term solution. I would rather pay 20% more one month a year rather than pay 20% more all 12 months a year.
If I were going to help out a failing contractor, I would expect to be paid more money as well and apparently that is what FedEx is doing. I am not saying that FedEx shouldn't pay a contractor more, but paying more money does not guarantee a contractor will be successful.