Keep * from falling

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by RuthlessSupSlayer, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. RuthlessSupSlayer

    RuthlessSupSlayer Active Member

    Everytime I get to my first stop half of my :censored2: has fallen off of the Shelf. How can I keep it on the Shelf
     
  2. Diaper King

    Diaper King Rock Squeezer

    Drive better
     
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  3. sailfish

    sailfish Having way too much fun.

    Slow. Steady. Turns.



    At least the first couple hours until you get your shelves loosened up.
     
  4. RuthlessSupSlayer

    RuthlessSupSlayer Active Member

    I figured that's what it was but to me lip loading just helps it fall off the shelf but I could be wrong
     
  5. sailfish

    sailfish Having way too much fun.

    Awww. Who edited the title? I thought it was funny.
     
  6. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Drive slower. I know what you mean always trying to hurry and this is what happens. Also having your preloader load your packages like they are in a moving vehicle instead of making colums that fall over every time you make a turn.
     
  7. DOK

    DOK Active Member

    The newer trucks seem to have stiffer rear springs than the older ones, older ones float like a Cadillac, new ones bounce around like a topless dancer if you drive too fast, slow down.
     
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  8. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Depends on the size of the package car how stiff the springs are.
     
  9. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    So size does matter?
     
  10. DOK

    DOK Active Member

    The newer 700's seem to bounce more than older ones, imo.
     
  11. Clock Sucker

    Clock Sucker I handle a lot of packages

    True story... Years back when I first started utility driving, I was sent out blind on a very business heavy route. All supervisors were busy so my center manager told me he would meet me on route around 10:00 after his conference calls. So he meets me eventually and while riding with me he notices I am taking my turns too fast and packages are flying off the shelves. It was an old POS manual transmission and very difficult to get into 2nd gear. So instead of down shifting, I just took my turns faster in 3rd gear so I wouldn't have to shift as much.

    He tells me his is going to take over and drive to "show me how to drive smoother". So at the next stop he gets in the drivers seat, adjusts the seat, puts on his seat belt, hits the fob button, hits the ignition button twice, and.....................kills it. He never put the clutch in before starting it! I remind him of that day ever so often :biggrin:
     
  12. AsweetGirl

    AsweetGirl Bringing back the fanny pack!

    Your title reminds me of an Alicia Keys song.

    Tell the loader the stuff falls, they might not be smart enough to blame your driving. Maybe they'll seek help or advice to load it better.
     
  13. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    You need more volume in the car.
     
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  14. The Driver

    The Driver I drive.

    I find that having them load me up with 500 pieces packs it in so tight that nothing CAN fall. Big help.
     
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  15. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    If you have pkgs fall before noon. You need more work.
     
  16. johnny_hotdog

    johnny_hotdog Member

    I can barely make it out of the building and packages are all over the floor.
     
  17. johnny_hotdog

    johnny_hotdog Member


    Years back? You had the fob years back?
     
  18. FrigidFTSup

    FrigidFTSup Resident Suit

    Don't worry OP, I got you. We'll brick that SOB out tomorrow
     
  19. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

    Curbs are there for a reason.
     
  20. RuthlessSupSlayer

    RuthlessSupSlayer Active Member

    I am driving a 1000 and those beeches don't give whatsoever

    Two things...

    1. I appreciate the bricking i like making money!!

    2. I see this term used a lot what does OP mean?