Good thing we are prepared

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by MyTripisCut, Nov 30, 2019.

  1. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    We had full-time drivers working Saturday but instead of bleeding all of these pick ups that are typically heavy (worse now) on Mondays they only picked up air. LOL
  2. Staydryitsraining

    Staydryitsraining Well-Known Member

    Mall of america?
  3. Justaloader

    Justaloader Member

    We started at 5 pm yesterday (I'm a twilight out-bound loader) midnight, the building manager sent us home, and there was still easily an hour's worth of work for the sups to do. She also was begging people to come in today (starting at noon) for day sort in the hopes that if enough people come in, the evening shift won't be as blown out as it was yesterday. It's her first peak season in this building, and of course yesterday was Monday (which is always crazy in our hub, even during off-peak times).....and people's tempers were short. It was like the perfect storm yesterday...can't wait to see what today brings!
  4. Zowert

    Zowert Active Member

    Kid: “Sup homie, I’m your helper today!”

    Driver: “Nope.” *drives away*

    Good god, pull your damn pants up.
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  5. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    everyone’s dispatched 16 hours today :lol:
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  6. They took care of me. I only have 203
  7. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    I’m working my 14 then ECing rest of truck
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  8. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    "A complete and total exercise in futility"... Wally
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  9. Brownslave688

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

    So is everywhere overwhelmed? I’m hearing some of the bigger hubs around this area have rolled as much as 50 trailers.
  10. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    We are rolling stops. Preload had orders to jam everything in. The result is complete slowdown.
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  11. MattM

    MattM Member

    Easiest Tuesday ever. Two jets, instead of three. More peak hires usually means less overall burden for individuals. Maybe everything is bypassing the ramp sort and going straight to other buildings?

    Delivery guys though. Yeah. They’re screwed. I saw a big p1000 pulling a brown trailer. That’s never a good sign.

    word is, we may have some 53 ft trailers coming soon from Kentucky. Those tend to really slow us down. We’re equipped to unload ulds, not frickin semis. So we shall see. I even got to sleep in a bit. Less hours for us but you take what you can get.

    the fun week is after Christmas, when all the new guys are cut loose and we get surprised with extra volume. And we have guys on vacation. So for now it’s mostly normal
  12. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    We are ok today. Though from what I'm hearing not everything made it here.
  13. 35years

    35years Well-Known Member

    They rolled half our trailers and dispatched drivers with 14-16 hrs of work. Too bad i won't have hours come Saturday.
  14. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    “ YOU HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR A 70 HOUR WEEK” ...they pulled same crap last year
  15. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Well-Known Member

    We used to always do sweeps of our bulk pickups on Saturday to lighten the load (a bit) on Monday.
  16. specter208

    specter208 Active Member

    Started at 12am today.
  17. Justaloader

    Justaloader Member

    The morning sort in my hub that usually starts at 4 am started at 12:30 am this morning (I left at midnight and didn't see the day sort crew).
  18. scooby0048

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    It is pretty rough here today.

    As we speak, I am sitting here looking at my microwave wondering what to do. The cook cycle stopped while the food was in the back. I really don't want to reach in to get it but if I start it up again to get the plate to the front, it will burn.

    Missing lots of volume, enjoying my peak day off. Any ideas on the plate in the microwave?
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  19. You can catch up on Saturday.

    Good luck
  20. scooby0048

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    This dog don't wag on Saturdays.