Leaving packages in the rain

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by bddaddy, Aug 19, 2018.

  1. bddaddy

    bddaddy Member

    I had 5 - 100 lb, particle board, fake furniture boxes down the center and rear of my pc. I had to get them off so I could get to my commercial bulk stops. It's pouring rain and this house has no porch or any other shelter. Was i wrong to just leave them in front of their garage?
     
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  2. OutBlind

    OutBlind New Member

    I would have just contacted the center and let them decide.
     
  3. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    Nope. Customer should have been there to receive them with rain in the forecast. They take on that responsibility when they place an order for large items that can’t be bagged.

    There’s no scenario in which my center manager would have told me to bring five 100 pound residential stop boxes back to center because it’s raining.
     
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  4. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    Ask again when you go back next week to pick them up on a damage call tag.
     
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  5. Siveriano

    Siveriano Active Member

    UPS was the first on on introduced tracking services for their parcels, if people fail to follow up with their orders is their fault.
     
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  6. You could have taped a few rain bags together and try to cover it up a little bit.
     
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  7. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Ain't nobody got time for that
     
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  8. Maybe you don't get the time credit for that but what are your choices? Sheet them as NI1 and work around them all day? Pick them back up as a damaged call tag a few days later?

    Or take a few minutes ,lay a rain bag on the ground,split a few others open and tape them to the box, it's not that hard.
     
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  9. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Nah.....Not.my problem if you are stupid and order a bunch of big Chit and have no where to put it.
    Also I never picked up Damaged Call tags if they weren't properly repackaged and taped up.
    Really wasn't my problem.
    Residential deliveries are such a waste of resources.
    The last 10 years I worked I may have had 100 residential deliveries total.
    Didn't have time for them on my heavy industrial route.
     
  10. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Whatever happened to out of sight, out of weather?
     
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  11. PappyLand

    PappyLand Active Member

    If ups wanted you to tape bags together they would provide you tape.
     
  12. Same thing that happened to customer service....
     
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  13. I have a tape gun, don't you?
     
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  14. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    They do.
     
  15. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Obviously. That is customer service.

    Must not have been his usual route. Would not want to explain to customer why I left package where I knew it would get damaged.
     
  16. Brisket

    Brisket Well-Known Member

    Also helps if you know where to find it near the clerks.
     
  17. Things have changed since you was a driver.
     
  18. Nothing wrong with trying to take a little pride in your work. Those home stops also help pay my salary.

    We are paid by the hour here...
     
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  19. Raw

    Raw Raw Member

    Leave with neighbor!
     
  20. Brownslave688

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

    Says the guy tucked behind the counter.