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Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by rod, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. rod

    rod retired and happy

    OK-- Black Friday is over and the thousand dollar day is done with. Its now time for 20 new threads on the same subject about how f-ed up your centers peak is going.
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  2. Rainman

    Rainman Its all good.

    We should be ok up till 2 weeks before Christmas. Management has tried to put a good plan into place, and as far as they could, they have succeeded. Things will start getting super heavy then, even worse when Brand Ex starts turning away business. At that point, stick your head between your legs and kiss your butt goodbye.
  3. Jones

    Jones fILE A GRIEVE! Staff Member

    Still making that big Black Friday coin. Peak is going smooth as silk :wink2:
  4. Future

    Future Victory Ride

    Beyond repair at this point......O well get in truck,deliver till curfew(with full lunch and break),bring back missed!
  5. Packmule

    Packmule Well-Known Member

    If our chiefs do as they say, we will be turning away pkgs last week or so too. And this really needs to happen with all carriers.
  6. PASinterference

    PASinterference Yes, I know I'm working late.

    I heard they will either turn them away or charge more. Im predicting the latter.
  7. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

    There needs to be a cut off date,where the customer knows the consequences......good or bad
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  8. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    I think the whole issue will be if the bean counters in Atlanta are able to maintain the plan with its higher payroll or they will fall back into the doing more with less. I think they will sustain the plan but will fall back to their old ways next year.
  9. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Absolutely! Don't think this will happen though since air is a cash cow.
  10. Re-Raise

    Re-Raise Well-Known Member

    Our new drivers are terrible. They are delivering 5hr planned days in 11 hrs.

    They can't run any rural areas because they can't read maps, so they are afraid to send them out of town.

    We replaced competent retirees with people who thought all this job required was the ability to drive a package car. I guess they can only work us 60 hours a week.
  11. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Is it just me or does it seem like 2 weeks ago we were just saying it is too early for peak threads because it was only August?
  12. Brownslave688

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

    Yeah I'd like to see them explain that. We charged you more but still didn't get your stuff delivered. Lol
  13. Brownslave688

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

    Recently had a seasonal deliver 50 stops in town and it took him 10 hours. Had to get help from 5 other drivers.
  14. alwaysoverallowed

    alwaysoverallowed Active Member

    Amazon still says you can order by 9pm pacific time on the 23rd and get it next day, smh.
  15. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Amazon is an idiot. At least we learned a little from last year.
  16. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Tuesday should be the last guaranteed delivery day, with Wednesday to clean up the leftovers.
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  17. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    Pretty much everything on here is a joke so that is why I like to do what I do. Lol?
  18. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Do we have to work next Black Friday?
  19. HardknocksUPSer

    HardknocksUPSer Well-Known Member

    Hopefully time and a half pays not to shabby!
  20. joeboodog

    joeboodog good people drink good beer

    Should be and reality often diverge. You know as well as I know some cubicle dweller in Atlanta will once again tell Amazon "yeah we can do it" and we will be left cleaning up their mess.
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