how much $ does UPS waste on paper

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Holydriver, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. Holydriver

    Holydriver Active Member

    think about it, in every truck there is 2 or 3 new sheets of paper each day. every single log has 2-3 sheets of paper each day. each center probably posts at least 20 sheets of paper each day showing hours worked, telematics reports, safety things and so on and so forth. the building i work in probably runs 250 routes a day minimum, thats about 500 sheets just going into each truck showing the route number and how many pieces are loaded onto each shelf
  2. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    Really? 500 sheets of paper for each truck?

    I don't think so.
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  3. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I thought this would be about cheap toilet paper
  4. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    You need to learn how to count
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  5. govols019

    govols019 You smell that?

    I think our center is entirely responsible for the deforestation of the Amazon.
  6. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    What are you talking about? sells lots of paper. An endless supply it seems.
  7. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    In the op's defense, he did say they run 250 routes a day at 2-3 sheets per truck.
  8. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Plus all the useless warning letters.
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  9. DOK

    DOK Active Member

    Nah, he's right, it's disgusting the waste of paper.
  10. Holydriver

    Holydriver Active Member

    you all miss my point. im not talking about wasting paper, im wandering how much money ups spends on supplying all the paper that is almost useless. tons of paper is printed every day and it is probably looked at once or twice total. its nuts. im not talking about saving the rain forest
  11. Holydriver

    Holydriver Active Member

    i meant 500 sheets just for the trucks themselves. like the sheets saying the number of pieces in your truck and what not. not 500 per bad
  12. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    There are probably 500 pages of reports on every driver every day but most of it is just stored on computers and not printed out.
  13. 104Feeder

    104Feeder Phoenix Feeder

    What are you talikng about, we have been paperless for over a decade. InsideUPS never lies.
  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    I am surprised that they have not started using tablets.
  15. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

    Perhaps you should start a recycling program at your center.
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  16. Number24

    Number24 #24

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  17. MendozaJ

    MendozaJ Active Member

    There's so much paper scattered around when the trucks leave. It's like a ticker tape parade. Somebody does a great job cleaning up.
  18. Holydriver

    Holydriver Active Member

    Are you serious? What the hell could they be collecting on us to take up so much reporting?
  19. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

  20. Gear

    Gear Parts on Order

    Plus all the paper along the outside fence line.