Are there any other centers ...

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by packageguy, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. packageguy

    packageguy Well-Known Member

    Has anyone noticed a spike in warning letters, suspense and discharges. I came in this morning and the s*** hit the fan. We had a line down the steps, production and not working as directed. That's the flavor of the week.
    Are there any other centers going through the same situations.......
  2. CaliforniaPaul

    CaliforniaPaul Active Member

  3. Returntosender

    Returntosender Well-Known Member

    We had a PCM saying, staffing is now releated to volume.

    Which makes no sense, they short staff the operation and say low volume. But the parttime SUPS are loading, unloading, spliting the the belt, while 4 guys are scheduled off.
  4. undies

    undies Active Member

  5. Paycheck

    Paycheck New Member

    Little boy brown, you seem to ask a lot of interesting questions.
  6. Coldworld

    Coldworld Taking it all back.....

    pretty much all the questions and/or topics on here have been brought up or asked over and over in the last 10 years...its nothing new
  7. slantnosechevy

    slantnosechevy Active Member

    It's a way of life at UPS. Intimidation and harrassment is the norm...... if you let them. Management in operations is threatened everyday to make unattainable numbers work. They've cleaned out most of the managers who had the balls to tell them when things don't work. Now they have sock puppets with no real driving experience who stand there everyday and tell you how easy your job is. It's not your job to work miracles just work at a steady pace, drive carefully, take your lunch between your 3rd and 6th hour, and show up everyday and you'll be fine.
  8. packageguy

    packageguy Well-Known Member

    Thanks, I try ask and see what's going on around the country. Every center or hub is different, every center has a different flavor of the week.
  9. OptimusPrime

    OptimusPrime Active Member

    Have you had any topside personnel changes? The "new Sheriff in town" mentality runs rampant in upper management.
  10. Dracula

    Dracula Package Car is cake compared to this...

    Go back to my Feeder production thread...It all depends on your district...Ours is spitting blood right now...
  11. no more than 9

    no more than 9 "Livin' the Dream"

    The Flavor of the Week in our center last week was Safety, Service and Performance. Then it was changed to Safety, Grow the business , Service and Performance . A driver informed the center manager, in the PCM, that he was incorrect the previous week in informing us of the new flavor of the week. The center manager was adamant that he was not incorrect the previous week, and that he stated that there were four new Flavors of the Week. Of course he was mistaken over 50 drivers heard him make the statement. But it comes as no surprise the driver who attempted to correct the center manager received a three day ride.
  12. DS

    DS Fenderbender

    Unfortunately,this is the norm for most centers.
    I don't know why the ones "up there" are so far
    removed from reality.From another angle,some center manager's
    manage to achieve results with personality.
    Those who refuse to follow methods are subject to selective discipline.
    As far as production goes,WE WILL ALWAYS WIN...every day is like a bag of bits and bites
    a whole new ball game.
    One thing they have going for them is the intimidation factor.