Do you think we will ever get a maximum weight limit in the contract?

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by PTPeanuts, Jul 5, 2019.

  1. Bob11B

    Bob11B Active Member

    What would you all recommend if you had a package that said 145-150 pounds and you were quite certain it was well over 150? I had one a few months back and it was from amazon, I looked it up on amazon and it was substantially heavier than the 150....how would you handle this ?
     
  2. Rack em

    Rack em 2018 Brown Cafe Fantasy Football Champion

    Non deliver-overweight and bring it back.
     
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  3. Bob11B

    Bob11B Active Member

    Thanks, I actually never knew this was an option.
     
  4. 8000Shelf

    8000Shelf Active Member

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  5. BrownArmy

    BrownArmy Well-Known Member

    I enjoy the pallet-style ‘packages’ that have their own wooden base-frame...

    149 lbs, my a...
     
  6. Old Man Jingles

    Old Man Jingles Rat out of a cage

    UPS already does ... 24,000 lbs GVW.
     
  7. Old Man Jingles

    Old Man Jingles Rat out of a cage

    Hope you got help!
     
  8. Old Man Jingles

    Old Man Jingles Rat out of a cage

    With lots of help!
     
  9. 35years

    35years Well-Known Member

    We are required to lift up to 70 lbs.
    A box over 140 lbs will require two drivers to meet me at the delivery point.
     
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  10. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    The contract states 2 bargaining unit employees when over 70lb. Nothing about every additional 70 pounds is another employee.
     
  11. trickpony1

    trickpony1 Well-Known Member

    Has anyone done a cost comparison of an overweight package shipped by us and UPS Freight?

    Which one is cheaper?
     
  12. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt


    You looked it up on Amazon ?

    LMAO


    Leave it on the truck, and let revenue recovery deal with it.
     
  13. Bob11B

    Bob11B Active Member

    Yea I did bc it said it was less than 150...just wanted to know if I was being a little bitch or if it was actually heavier
     
  14. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Had 150kg(330lb) once. On-road brought it out because me and every other driver refused to take it. Granite counter top.
     
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  15. Rack em

    Rack em 2018 Brown Cafe Fantasy Football Champion

    I like your new avatar buddy.
     
  16. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Thanks. I did it for 4th of July.
     
  17. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    A lot of times, the box will have a net and gross weight on it, in KGS. Just remember, 68 kgs=150 lbs.
     
  18. Total package

    Total package We can rebuild him

    I had one this year that weighed 219 pounds. It was on a palette and actually had that weight on the shipping label. I don’t how the label gets processed with a UPS tracking number with that
     
  19. Brownslave688

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

    Stop the progress. Pretty simple
     
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  20. Brownslave688

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

    Why does our shipping software allow surepost labels to be made for packages over 10 lbs?
     
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