Feeders impacted by new contract?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Alamo Joe, Oct 7, 2018.

  1. Alamo Joe

    Alamo Joe Member

    Anyone think feeder drivers will see any impact from the new contract as far as hours go? I imagine a lot of RPCDs will be seeing their hours cut or routes slashed on Monday's.
  2. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    What do package routes being cut on Mondays, have to do with feeders? No, zero impact in the 177, at least for this contract. Who knows with the next one.
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  3. Alamo Joe

    Alamo Joe Member

    Figured might be more openings in feeders with the advancement of work weekend deliveries.
  4. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    22.4s aren’t going to change the feeder network at all. They may help volume availability for the sorts on Mondays, but nothing else
  5. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Moving thread
  6. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    I wouldn't count on it.
    The company has been given a free pass to use subcontractors for the entire length of this agreement.
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  7. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall cop...no donut!!!

    They have been hiring heavy for feeders the last few years and I don’t see that slowing down for next year either....
  8. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Maybe where you are. Not in the 177. The first day 1 coyote pulls one load during peak every single feeder driver can demand to max out that week. It’s such a beautiful thing. Whether work is available or not. Doesn’t matter, we sit in the break room twittling our thumbs.
  9. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    He was asking about new feeder spots opening up.
  10. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Maybe you should learn to read. The post I responded to was on the topic of subcontractors.
  11. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    Maybe you should learn to read.
    The post I responded to was on new feeder positions opening up.

    You quoted me and posted about current feeder drivers.
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  12. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    when they subcontract rail loads it will eliminate all work to and from the rail yard.
    i expect a hiring freeze in the short term until they max out subcontracted loads.
  13. Rick Ross

    Rick Ross I'm into distribution!!

    You really think this is gonna be just rail work going to sleepers?
  14. brostalss

    brostalss Well-Known Member

    Been a hiring frenzy in my local. I went Feeder in April. Already about 60 guys below me. I came in at the perfect time. Looking forward to Peak this year in Feeder.
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  15. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall cop...no donut!!!

    That’s a good place to be in... congratulations... you will actually somewhat enjoy your first peak in feeder....especially when you see the guys in your old center working 70 hours and rolling in at 930 every night...
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  16. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    22.4 feeder drivers will. Hire package with CDL to cover local pickups.
  17. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall cop...no donut!!!

    We have a deep backup list so they better find work for all those guys/gals before they start bringing in coyotes to run loads....we take that very seriously here and don’t play when it comes to subcontractors!!
  18. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    We play here big-time. There are more of them (Gypsies) than us...
  19. Knothead

    Knothead Yep.

    The new contract states that anyone who gains feeder seniority after August 1, 2018 can be replaced by a subcontractor without recourse.
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  20. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    Read this :butt:
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