I can understand the era where a young company needed veteran couriers to step into Ops Manager positions despite not coming from a managerial background. For the most part, it works. But what has become increasingly apparent, and perhaps not nationwide and nationwide is this: *Our "Engineers" do not actually have Degrees in Engineering or anything comparatively similar. In fact, they came from Dispatch, via courier. How fantastic. This kind of robust salary to be in charge of nothing more than cutting hours to make budget. Or how to park trucks tactically to ensure a quicker sort time. But when we do not make budget, no consequence whatsoever. It's like being a weatherman, you can be wrong most of the time and still have a job. But at least the weather people need sound credentials for employment. *Secondly, on a daily basis I see couriers who leave Dangerous Goods in the back of their trucks, mix FO parcels and docs, return trucks with no fuel, get in accidents almost weekly, and fail to make service religiously. I see handlers that cannot actually stack a can at a reasonable pace. Scanning and putting a package in a can in a manner that is not like Eyore from Winnie the Pooh. I talk with guys who have over 10 years in and some were surprised to here that Express does not interview viable candidates. The test is open book and what it has become is if you have four limbs and a pulse, and don't piss hot in this cup, you are in. You get what you pay for. Next week our helpers in neon vests with neck tattoos will be here. This is a huge help! Last year they smoked weed in the parking lot. And they will make more than the average company serf per hour. Our soap dispensers are still broken because we outsourced a new cleaning company. Men haven't washed hands after taking ritual mid day break dumps. And I am quite certain a new form of bacteria is growing on the power pads which has led to a mass sickness. I am thankful to have a job.