Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Pkgcar1988, Feb 7, 2014.

  1. Pkgcar1988

    Pkgcar1988 Active Member

    Just a little venting here.... After busting off 165 plus 20 pickups today, to try and make it to my sons BB game (he is a senior), was forced to go help another driver who only had 26 resi stops in town at 17:20. I was fine with that, believe me I know you can't make it to every sporting event, but I meet the guy and he gives me 17 of the 26 stops then beats me in. I told the on car sup. that was still there when I got in that I will no longer go to help this particular driver. He said " I don't know why you helped anyway as he only had 26 in town stops left anyway. What a bunch of crap. Oh well the boys got their butts kicked again anyway...
  2. Use your 8hour requests
  3. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    And option days.
  4. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    That's some BS...
  5. Pkgcar1988

    Pkgcar1988 Active Member

    You can't use them everyday of the week, but that would be nice
  6. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Turn your phone off and leave diad in the back of cab. Ah dam im sorry I left diad in cab accidentally lol.
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  7. Pkgcar1988

    Pkgcar1988 Active Member

    If they didn't start text me at 15:00 to helped I may have tried all of those things but when they start that early in the day kind of hard to hide..
  8. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The on car needs to have a discussion with the milker and then you need to have your own private discussion. 26 in town residential stops should not require help.
  9. 9.5er

    9.5er Well-Known Member

    I don't mind helping anyone who NEEDS it. When I get the short end of the stick like you did this time. Some how next time they say they need help I just can't make it. Traffic becomes a problem or something.
    Giving you 17 of the 26?? I would have had to say something to the driver at the meet. Next time tell them you can take 10 or 12 and that is it.
    I met a driver yesterday and they had 2 pick ups and 7 del. stops left. I did the farthest pick up and hauled butt outta there.
  10. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    We need our own school for our kids. All games would start at 9 PM.
  11. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    The trouble is mgt would catch on and we would be out till 10:00. I can't help but think that not only do they hate us but hate our families as well.
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  12. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    You need to speak up if someone is trying to take advantage of you. If the driver had 26 there is no way I am taking 17. I would just out right refuse. One mistake you made was going to management and "downing" this driver. You never EVER go to management about another driver.
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    HEFFERNAN Huge Member

    I would never have a private discussion with another driver over this. It would never end well and I would only remark to supervisor that you will take his air in next time, that's it.

    He didn't go off on a tirade, he said he'll never help him again. Our center has gone more into grabbing air or at most pickups, than taking stops from drivers.
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  14. Pkgcar1988

    Pkgcar1988 Active Member

    When they first asked me to help I said I would talk it over with Orion and see what he thought,lol. Needless to say they didn't think it was funny. I also told them that Mr. Orion thought that it was going to add to many miles to my day, probably not a good idea.
  15. ZQXC

    ZQXC Guest

    Rule of law: If I ever help someone who then returns to building before me, that is the "kiss of death".
    Never again; don't ask, don't even think it.
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  16. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Unless they had someting going on after work. Sometimes a driver cant get an 8 hour day. But if that driver does that, because he is a slacker. I agree with you 100%
  17. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    Slackers at ups?? Noo...
  18. bottomups

    bottomups Bad Moon Risen'

    When you get a message to go help someone simply pop the battery out of the DIAD to restart it and the message will magically disappear.
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  19. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    or respond, "am I being forced"

    9 times out of 10, that gets me off the help someone hook.
  20. south philly

    south philly Member

    Next time u tell them u cant help nobody that's it u learned the hard way and u should talk to the driver who gave u them stops

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