Average hours worked.

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by TheBeerDriver, Oct 29, 2015.

  1. TheBeerDriver

    TheBeerDriver Member

    Just curious on what you guys work in a week on average. (Not during peak). I know the package handlers usually work 4 hour shifts Monday through Friday but what about you package car drivers and feeder drivers? Also curios on your start and end day times.
  2. browner89

    browner89 Active Member

    Hard to answer that question for everyone, it's very dependent on locale.

    Here, package handlers (local sort) start before 3 anymore on Mondays and around 3:45-4 on Fridays and noone usually goes home til after 9, this past month has been a huge volume increase for us.

    Drivers start from 8:15-9:00 depending on the day and it's entirely route dependent. Some routes are back within minutes of the local sort starting every day and other routes don't pull in til 8:00 daily.
  3. Brownslave688

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

    Typical isn't something that exists here.

    Monday I was off by 5. Tuesday it was 9:30.
  4. TheBeerDriver

    TheBeerDriver Member

    True, as a delivery driver my days are never the same but I usually have an idea of the day. Is that how it is with you? Or is it totally different week to week?
  5. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

  6. Number24

    Number24 #24

    PC Drivers - 50.2

    P. Handlers -20-22

    ( max before peak. )
  7. Ms.PacMan

    Ms.PacMan Well-Known Member

    We really only have a solid idea of the day when we see the truck in the morning and even then I may not have a good guess as to what time I'll be off until as late as 2.

    For me I'll get home sometime between 5:30 and 7:00.
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  8. Brownslave688

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

    Unless you know you have an 8 hour request.
  9. TheBeerDriver

    TheBeerDriver Member

    We get a text where I work telling us how many cases and how many kegs are going out. It doesn't tell you how many stops or anything but gives you a little idea of the day.
  10. sortking69

    sortking69 New Member

    I'm a package handler in GA and I get about 3 and a half hours a day
  11. Bastiatian

    Bastiatian Well-Known Member

    I got moved to a different area back in September. In my old area, I got at least an hour of overtime every night. In my new area, I'm almost always out before the 4 1/2 hour mark.

    I definitely miss all the overtime pay, but I don't miss having to deal with 32 irreg carts every single day (my new area doesn't get irregs).

    So, as far as averages go, for package handlers in my building, it varies based on what you're doing, where you're doing it, staffing situation, etc..
  12. PASinterference

    PASinterference Yes, I know I'm working late.

    I average 50hrs per week except after holidays like July 4th. Then i.e. insists on cutting routes to the bare minimum. Then it's 60 per week
  13. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    I average zero hours per week.
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  14. TheBeerDriver

    TheBeerDriver Member

    Retired or injured?
  15. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    All going to depend on your building and sort. Local sort in my building averages 3.5 a night. Preload on the other hand is always right at 5. It obviously goes way up during peak though.
  16. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    40 hours/week w/guarantee pay. :)
  17. Whywereoff

    Whywereoff New Member

    Without doubling on Mondays about 33 hours per week. I work twilight and our building has been a :censored2: show since June. I'm looking at about 80 during peak, but that's if they cancel my driver training again.
  18. bottomups

    bottomups Bad Moon Risen'

    Zero hours worked this year. I do put in 1 1/2 hours of physical therapy per week though.
  19. Mr Shifter

    Mr Shifter Active Member

    Just viewed my check for tomorrow.

    2,330 hrs ytd

    I get almost 60 a week. :/
  20. Peppermint Patty

    Peppermint Patty Cardboard Pusher

    How much volume do your buildings get if your preload only works 3.5 hours? Seems light. Preloaders here average 5 to 6 outside of peak.