Now FedEx Ground is done with Amazon

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by The Driver, Aug 7, 2019.

  1. Brownslave688

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

    I’ve the cops ask me about fedex ground contractors in December.

    Hey we’ve had a number of complaints about white unmarked van pulling up to people houses have you seen anything?

    Yep it’s a season fedex ground contractor
  2. I have been lurking

    I have been lurking On the spectrum

    I'm waiting for Maywood raiding a driver's van
  3. BlackCat

    BlackCat Active Member

    That tells me that either

    A: you dont work for ups
    B. You work in some run down hell hole.
  4. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Whoa, people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones.

    AZ is a literal hell hole. ;)
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  5. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    The FDX Ground route near mine has had a large UHaul truck with two VERY SLOW fat chicks on it since right before last peak. I don’t know how they are able to finish the route at the speed they are walking. They park on the wrong side of the road too but the move out of the way when others need through.
  6. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    It’s more likely that we’ll stop accepting their volume first.
  7. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    "No idea Officer, you might wish to check and see if you can determine if they are casing the neighborhoods"
  8. Mack37

    Mack37 Active Member

    Sweet Jesus I hope they don’t revert back to us. Or if they do it better be a deal that makes it worthwhile.
  9. Staydryitsraining

    Staydryitsraining Well-Known Member

    Doubt it abney is an idiot. I'd compare him to the CEO of circuit city or HQ.
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  10. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    But he has a rather special bunch of stockholders to answer to. And, for once, that might force his hand to make a good decision. It’s all about optics so he’ll likely opt out of Amazon long before they are capable of delivering all of their own stuff.
  11. Brownslave688

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

    His interviews are absolutely cringe worthy
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  12. just chillin'

    just chillin' Rest in peace wooba

    give it 5 or 10 years
  13. derrick

    derrick Member

    do amazon have ac in there vans?
  14. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Whoa Whoa Whoa
    California isn't exactly a utopia
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  15. Zowert

    Zowert Active Member

    Amazon requires all of their contract delivery companies to drug test their drivers. But I’m not sure what their policy is on criminal background.

    UPS doesn’t drug test us, unless we have a crash. I have heard of felons driving for us, at least a few convicted of non violent crimes.
  16. Zowert

    Zowert Active Member

    Those blue ‘Prime’ vans have AC and a radio. The van I got to check out had folding shelves in the cargo area. They’re all Mercedes vans but I guess they’re not all the same inside, especially the cargo area. Some have shelves but a lot of them don’t have anything. They load their vans up with bags crammed full of packages, emptying one at a time into the passenger seat.
  17. BiggieBrown

    BiggieBrown Active Member

    Ok that's actually kind of awesome.
  18. Brisket

    Brisket Well-Known Member

    Not if it’s you and you accidentally back over your own stuff.
  19. Days

    Days Active Member

    I feel this way. No beards and no tattoos is very old fashioned. It’d be better if they had an approved list of facial hair styles. Funny that mustaches are acceptable when they are like the creepiest thing someone can have.
  20. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    About 25 years ago myself and my helper had the cops walk up with guns drawn to the window of our U-Haul while sitting in a driveway at about 9:30 during a peak. We had backed up to the carport(no one home)to drop some bulk. I was looking at a map for our next area. Seems a neighbor called in some suspicious activity. I dam near peed myself.