Package driving question

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Shift 2, Aug 25, 2018.

  1. BrownMonk

    BrownMonk Old fart Package Car Driver

    Most people don't get the mental strain part of the job(especially when you are a new driver) but you need to hang in there. It actually gets a lot easier. It helps to talk to some of the guys that have been around a while. They ALL have stories of misdeliveries and crazy deliveries.
  2. BleedBrownandGold

    BleedBrownandGold New Member

    lmao some run sped up 3 blocks from the house i delivered to, to tell me it goes to the neighbor house NEXT DOOR like wtf it’s storming raining at night as well
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  3. BleedBrownandGold

    BleedBrownandGold New Member

  4. no_map_needed

    no_map_needed Knowledge is key, Experience is power.

    Go recover the packages if you can and deliver them to the right house. Either way there will be a DFU and you will have to deal with it. I've delivered to a wrong house on a shared driveway with the front doors like 15 feet apart and the customer wouldn't take it to the right house.
  5. llamainmypocket

    llamainmypocket Active Member

    I've done it in and out of packet. My only punishment was a driver follow up.
  6. proyer

    proyer Member

    If you recover packages and deliver to correct address there should be no follow up because the customer has their package.
    I’ve done this before and fixed it myself and no problems or DFU. Even if customer calls it in you can fix it.
  7. Slug Life

    Slug Life When do we eat?

    Question though. Do you void out the original scan? If not the GPS scan will still show in the original (wrong) spot. You gotta re-sheet at the right spot my G.
  8. beatupbrown

    beatupbrown Member

    If you don’t like the job at the pace it will not change much.

    I tell all new hires if you are willing to work that hard and do not like the grind at UPS start your own company. I will guarantee more success i.e. money at any job at that pace, plumber, mow grass. window washer, fill in the blank.
  9. BlackCat

    BlackCat Active Member

    I am actually more surprised that you found two adjacent streets that had the same house numbers.
  10. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    Al has to do with the post master at the time the houses were built. I have a few streets that share house numbers in-city. The newer comstruction usually has different numbers.