COD discrepancy

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by rorojo, Sep 15, 2015.

  1. rorojo

    rorojo Member

    How long does UPS have to try to collect COD shortages form a driver?
  2. Gumby

    Gumby *

    It usually doesn't take them long to figure it out.
  3. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Never, since we do not collect cash.
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  4. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    How does one have a COD shortage? The DIAD always goes loony when I try and put a COD or brokerage fee in.
  5. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Lost checks happen. Or collect a check for wrong amount. Or collect a bad personal check when it was a cashier check/money order only COD.
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  6. rod

    rod retired and happy

    OK-----what did you do and do you really think you can get away with it?
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  7. rorojo

    rorojo Member

    not sure what happened got cod back in Aug. they say I collected wrong amount. Found the answer in article 10
  8. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Did you go back to the consignee to try to get a check for the difference?

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  12. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The COD discrepancies I have had have primarily been where I have read the numbers quickly and inverted them. I have always gone back to the consignee to have them write a check for the difference. They have always given me :censored2: about not being able to read. :)
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  13. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    I have had 1 COD shortage in my career. I collected a check for exactly $10. under the amount owed. I went to the business the next day, he wrote me a check for $10, I tried to enter it into the board with the sheet that UPS gave me and it would not go in. That night, when I got to the center, I explained to the center manager and my driver supe what I did and showed them that the check did not show in my end of day.

    I wanted to make sure that my butt was covered for when someone said that there was still a discrepancy.

    Sure enough, 2 or 3 weeks later, the boss called me into the office to ask about it. I reminded him of the envelope and the fact that I could not scan it and all that. He called security or whomever and that was the last that I heard of it.

    The key with a discrepancy is once you do collect it, make sure that a manager sees that it is collected.
  14. rorojo

    rorojo Member

    Well the contract says the can't collect restitution if they don't notified me within 15 day of the being notified by the consignee, its been 36. Gonna file and hope it sticks.
  15. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Bet UPS takes $10 or $20 out of your paycheck until the COD is covered. Sure hope it was not a large amount.
  16. rorojo

    rorojo Member

    It wasn't its just a matter of principle. Management is acting like I tried to defraud them
  17. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    So tell us the whole story then....
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  18. werenotthepostoffice

    werenotthepostoffice deep down inside I really do not care

    Mysteriously I never deliver COD packages........Hmmm,NM-3 everybody!
  19. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    I wish we would completely do away with CODs, even though I seldom have any.
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  20. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    The least the company could do is recognize that many of us wear bifocals and program the label software to print the amount in a halfway legible size.