Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by JJ85, Mar 18, 2020.

  1. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Closures are getting sent back to the shipper here.
  2. specter208

    specter208 Active Member

    I think the stay at home and shutting down is overkill.
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  3. air_dr

    air_dr Member

    What kind of lasting changes do you have in mind?
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  4. detmaintainer

    detmaintainer Detroit Maintenance Rat

    Half the package cars that went out today you could walk down the center aisle without stepping over a package. None were bricked out and some had half empty shelves. These were items ordered before our state went on a 3 week lockdown that started at midnight. I can see UPS consolidating loads to bricked out 9.5 loads and laying off drivers by the end of this week. They don't want to have to pay medical if they don't have to.
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  5. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    Amazon orders are backed up in many areas. Theres no way they can handle the volume. I think we’ll be seeing more of their volume again soon.
  6. Brownsocks

    Brownsocks Just a dog

    Here too. I found out after
  7. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    careful what you wish for
  8. specter208

    specter208 Active Member

    We actually brought in rental vans and brought our layoffs back into service.
  9. 11.19igrad

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  10. 21Savage

    21Savage New Member

    Ran irregs and took 35 stops of someone then sent home today... It's starting :crying:
  11. Over70irregs

    Over70irregs Active Member

    File 9.5 grievances to keep any layoffs low?
  12. Jones

    Jones fILE A GRIEVE! Staff Member

    I don't really see that happening. When work starts to dry up very few people are going to complain about having too much.
  13. Brownsocks

    Brownsocks Just a dog

    I will. Dont layoff my brothers and sisters and give me extra work that could save their healthcare.
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  14. Faceplanted

    Faceplanted Well-Known Member

    We already have tons of layoffs in my center. The county just closed all non essential business. I would expect a good 30-40% of drivers in my center will be laid off in the coming weeks.
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  15. Upsucks

    Upsucks New Member

    Being new to all this I see I have to be layed off one day before bumping inside, is that the day before or just any day
  16. Brownsocks

    Brownsocks Just a dog

  17. Analbumcover

    Analbumcover ControlPkgs

    Volume spiked really high today but apparently is tanking for the rest of the week (based on forecasts.) Hell, they're starting preload at 5:45am tomorrow for an 8:45 driver start time
  18. Wontmake9.5

    Wontmake9.5 My job is fun

    40AE8849-41DA-4E6F-9DE3-38316F4972DE.jpeg This was my truck today lol don’t remember it ever being this light. I had 76 stops 168 pieces on a downtown route lol. My 8k was empty, Layoffs coming brotatos
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  19. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    They are for sure coming. Even people that think they are safe are going to be in for a big surprise.
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  20. You might have to work one day a week