I wonder if leaving UPS was the right decision..

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Bagels, Jul 31, 2018.

  1. Bagels

    Bagels Family Leave Fridays!!!

    ...yes, yes it was. Seriously, WTF?
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  2. Brisket

    Brisket Well-Known Member

  3. You never saw a TP60?
  4. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Stop it
  5. Brisket

    Brisket Well-Known Member

    Nope, not in my neck of the woods.
  6. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    None at my location. Air drivers always shuttle out.
  7. Brisket

    Brisket Well-Known Member

  8. sailfish

    sailfish Duke of Douschebaggery

    You still wonder???? The thought has never crossed my mind.
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  9. Bagels

    Bagels Family Leave Fridays!!!

    That’s the first time I’ve ever seen one, from searching TP60 they’ve been around forever but must be regional and center specific.

    This one is in the heart of Seziure World in the OC, not exactly an industrial area, so I’m still surprised. Guess all the grannies discovered Amazon finally... or maybe we are the grannies now :-/.
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  10. We used to have them here, not sure what happened to them. But all if the new package cars are set up for a trailer hitch.
  11. old levi's

    old levi's I used to care... but things have changed

    Try delivering EAM's out in the country, dragging that box.
  12. eats packages

    eats packages Free tree trimming service

    At a 300 car center, we use 2-3 TP60s
    You get a little extra per hour pulling one.
  13. old levi's

    old levi's I used to care... but things have changed

    a nickel
  14. CoffeeStainedUniform

    CoffeeStainedUniform Active Member

    I've used the TP60 quite a few times. Mostly to shuttle to satellite drivers.
  15. old levi's

    old levi's I used to care... but things have changed

    what is an air driver?
  16. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    They drive a biplane with wheels to every stop.
  17. old levi's

    old levi's I used to care... but things have changed

    While that is funny, I am serious. Any air, any EAM, was the sole responsibility of the driver for the route where that stop was located. I have had 1 EAM destroy my entire day.
  18. Coldworld

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

    Hardly worth it... should be .25 cents like In feeder.....
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  19. Sissy Brown Short Shorts

    Sissy Brown Short Shorts Active Member

    I was told we get feeder rate if you have to pull one in my area. I thought they got paid the same though.
  20. JustDeliverIt

    JustDeliverIt Active Member

    175 route, 2 center building. We send a few guys out daily with them. During peak I towed one daily. Drop it off in a parking lot first thing in the morning, go empty the truck. Me and my hopper would then reload my truck and empty it again. Honestly, it was nice. Could walk thru the truck all day. The trailer was half filled with my stuff and one other route. Luckily I was usually the second one to get there so I didn't have to sort thru the disaster!!