My least favorite thing about being a UPS driver

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by johnny_hotdog, Feb 28, 2016.

  1. johnny_hotdog

    johnny_hotdog Member

    Shaving my vacation beard! :( mostly because it means I have to go back to work but also because I like to have some scruff on my fave, at least a little more often than I can as a driver. Anybody else feel the same?
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  2. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    I was off for 5 months. I couldn't wait to get back to work. And especially shave the beard. Was driving me crazy. I was only growing it because I could.
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  3. 08rookie

    08rookie New Member

    My least favorite thing? Hmm, well theres a few. But mostly its hearing women complain when im out delivering. Its always older ladies, freaking out about either the package or thinking im going 50mph when im really doing 15 or 20mph, thats what i dislike, lol.

    ...And Coming back to work after a 1 week vacation.
  4. dookie stain

    dookie stain Cornfed whiteboy

    When people ask what's in the box....uhhhhh it's whatever you ordered
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  5. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    I cut my long hair short when I took the job and a beard is a too much trouble to keep properly trimmed, so length of hair isn't that important to me. What I hate most is getting off work so late, cuts into family time. If Fedex can get on the road so early, then why can't UPS?
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  6. Scottyhawk

    Scottyhawk What is it? A brown box. Duh

    I miss my beard, it took some of the ugly off of my face
  7. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    Driving in winter weather. Hands down the worst.
  8. Gumby

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  9. 11HourRequest

    11HourRequest Active Member

  10. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Worst is you can't take the summer off like teachers.
  11. 3 done 3 to go

    3 done 3 to go In control of my own destiny

    Walking in the building. Knowing the manger is going to make up some kind of bs. Then expect us to believe it. Just say hello. Then leave me alone
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  12. Gumby

    Gumby *

    I hate hearing "walk like a penguin" and what took you so long?
  13. sailfish

    sailfish Having way too much fun.

    My least favorite thing easily is going in having no idea what I'm getting into, with zero control over my workload, and positively no idea when I'm going to get home.
  14. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Or in your case,how am I gonna make this week.
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  15. sailfish

    sailfish Having way too much fun.

    Or as a PT driver, how about being on the hook all week long sometimes, being able to make no real plans, just to work on Saturday.
  16. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Hard to plan your life and your finances that way or work a second job.
  17. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member is where you were thinking you were posting, I bet.
  18. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt

    Years ago, wasn't it the UPS adage of wanting to be "the last seen on the street" ?

    Giving the impression.... that they are working harder for the customer. :biggrin:
  19. Turdferguson

    Turdferguson Just a turd

    Worst part is punching out because it will be at least 12 hours before I get to come back into work
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  20. jaker

    jaker trolling

    And this is why they do what they do to us , they know the dollar will trump any dumb decision they make