How to ruin someone's day.

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by gman042, May 28, 2014.

  1. gman042

    gman042 Been around the block a few times

    Telematics has me pegged with 10 record while traveling this a.m..
    Come to find out, a driver 400 miles away entered my truck number in his DIAD. Thus influencing the report fort truck.
    Now you know how to play the game.
  2. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    File a grievance to get the to and from miles to his route factored into your planned day.
  3. Bottom rung

    Bottom rung Active Member

    I was told that if you dont scan the barcode, and type the truck number in telematics can't see whats going on.

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    CHALLY9TX Active Member

    Wouldn't that truck number be attached to his id number? Did he punch in with your id also???

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  5. bumped

    bumped Well-Known Member

    False, my sticker has been unable to scan for over a year, and I'm still seen. I have given up writing it up after 3 times now.
  6. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    I believe this could be an integrity issue unless the other driver can convince his management team it was a simple typo. Good luck on that.
  7. BrownChoice

    BrownChoice Active Member

    One could ruin someones day by throwing a missload in.. Oh wait I forgot , ORION.
  8. Future

    Future Victory Ride this true???
  9. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Telematics is the wave of the future. It is always correct. It never makes a mistake......mistake.....mistake......mistake........mistake
  10. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    The pkg car number is linked to the DIAD, not the employee ID number.
  11. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I was told this was a repost.
  12. Alexcross774

    Alexcross774 Spinning my wheels.

    You were told wrong. All the sensor readings, B/H door, seat belt, reverse and brake will still register.
  13. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    When confronted with telematics info, shrug your shoulders, yawn and move on.
  14. Your title was misleading. I was expecting it to be about air arriving 20-25 minutes late in the morning.
  15. Harry Manback

    Harry Manback Robot Extraordinaire

    If you don't link a DIAD to a car, telematics doesn't work.

    Take a guy like Dragon, for example. Dragon says to extra driver "A", "Need you to shuttle misloads today, don't grab a board, I'll put your time in at the end of the day."

    Driver "A" could ride around with all doors open, no seatbelt and middle finger high in the air and telematics would be none the wiser..

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  16. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Do not, do not, oh yeah, do not put in a false truck number in case any of you were thinking about it. We had a driver terminated about 4 years ago for putting in a truck number he made up. He happen to make one up that actually existed, he was also making up miles the whole time.

    Did I mention do not make a truck number up.
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  17. Alexcross774

    Alexcross774 Spinning my wheels.

    You are right if they don't enter any car, I was talking about if the car number was keyed in not scanned. The system is getting better, but IMHO it shouldn't be used for discipline. Most Center Teams that I have contact with don't know how to recognize bad numbers.
  18. Harry Manback

    Harry Manback Robot Extraordinaire

    You were right, as well. Manually entering the car number is no different from scanning the automotive barcode. You're DIAD, yourself, is bound to the car.

    Not much different than scanning a package or entering the 1Z.


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