Number of backs per day and speed of backs harassment.

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by jumpman23, Aug 11, 2015.

  1. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Anybody else at their centers going through this KINDERGARTED COP BS game? The speed of backs went from them wanting a 3.5 mph back to like a 3 mph back. Like what the freak dude really 3 mph to back the truck, some of the newer trucks idle that fast at least lol. We were told today that starting Monday every route is going to start having a backing goal everyday lmfao. Anyway anyone else have this going on at their center?
  2. Whargoul

    Whargoul Active Member

    Backing is like the number 1 cause of accidents!
  3. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    My backing goal is 15.
  4. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    And bad backs on the driver are the highest injuries, pretty ironic huh lol.
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  5. Billy Ray

    Billy Ray God, help us all.....

    My backing goal is exactly the number of backs required for that day.
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  6. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Word me too, STILL DONT GIVE A BUCK about their NERDBALL backing game lol.
  7. Billy Ray

    Billy Ray God, help us all.....

    If I back, it's because I need to / Don't get my cookies from driving in reverse.
  8. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    I back a lot to give my back a rest lol. Jobs a marathon youngblood, just remember most of the injuries on this job are repetitive injuries not from actually physically getting hurt at 1 particular time or another, but STUPPOSEDLY according to UPS its impossible to get hurt with our training and yeah SANTA CLAUS and BIGFOOT are real too lmfao.
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  9. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    When are they going to learn that attacking one metric only causes another to spike even more than it usually does. Oh you want me to back less and slower huh? Well, you'll just end up having to answer for an excessive over allowed metric instead. LOL! I swear I think these idiots only do this to change the topic of the next conference call.
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  10. Ecw21411

    Ecw21411 Active Member

    We have to back ,don't worry about their set numbers do your job the safest way u know how
  11. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Im with you brother, freakin ridiculous. Treat grownasczz men and women like lil kids really dude lmfao
  12. Browntown2014

    Browntown2014 Active Member

    Lol first they don't want us to back, then they bring in Orion which wants us to back into every 4th driveway then they want us to not back again.
  13. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    I think the flavor of the week right now in my area is the time it takes between the bulk head door being opened and closed. Meaning....we are spending too much time in the back of the trucks. Well duh! That's because you've instructed the preloaders to hide the labels from us and have threatened them with warning letters should they pull PALs off and face them for us. You freakin idiots! LOL!
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  14. olroadbeech

    olroadbeech Happy Verified UPSer

    somebody in Atlanta was bored.
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  15. Bottom rung

    Bottom rung Active Member

    It all boils down to production. Every last metric. Thay want you to go slower while you back and have less backing movements. Reducing the company's liabilities. All while your stop count doesn't go down, putting more pressure on us to perform....
  16. Re-Raise

    Re-Raise Well-Known Member

    I am still trying to hit my remote delivery quota...
  17. JackStraw

    JackStraw Active Member

    18 seconds. Whether it's in your 2000 or your 6000. And they're sellin' it too. lol
  18. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    No pressure, don't care, aint moving no faster lol.
  19. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    "That which is measured get's results." BLAH!

    That is their method of managing. Someone needs to tell them that we don't work in a neatly organized office. Unless they consider those giant metal ovens on wheels that we drive every day as being offices.
  20. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I love backing it up.
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