Pro Flowers

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Blazian81, Feb 11, 2020.

  1. Blazian81

    Blazian81 Member

    Did ups lose the pro flowers contract cause i haven't seen that many around this time of the yr?
  2. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Amazon has it.
  3. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    They're forcing us in on Saturday to deliver them
  4. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    How about on Black Friday?
  5. watdaflock?

    watdaflock? Well-Known Member

    *eff' walmart, krogers, etc....they all get their St. Patty Hallmark cards the same week.
  6. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    Nothing says "I really don't care", more than pro flowers.
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  7. MattM

    MattM Active Member

    We went from Omaha steaks and flower packed ULDs , to mere scraps

    1800, pro, and one or two more used to dominate our network. FTD.

    now it’s all amazon garbage. Easily 80/20.
    Amazon just two years back was only 30% of our volume.
    This worries me.

    We need to diversify a lot more.
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  8. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Yes we did. And layoffs have begun here because of it.
  9. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Everyone complains about no volume, yet everyone begs to go home.
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  10. KOG72

    KOG72 I’m full of it

    Dude you are not lying on this one I bought my wife some one Valentine’s Day and she was not happy,lesson learned.
  11. KOG72

    KOG72 I’m full of it

    Cannot buy a day at my building
  12. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    Now she get nothing .
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  13. eats packages

    eats packages I have depth perception issues

    The green flower boxes? still getting these ones.
  14. Siveriano

    Siveriano Active Member

    Instructions here are : You Dr those flowers, it doesn't matter if is on the side walk just don't send again them.
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  15. sailfish

    sailfish Duke of Douschebaggery

    What'd she get you?
  16. Brownslave688

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

    Teeth and a warning not to do it again
  17. sailfish

    sailfish Duke of Douschebaggery

    What deal! Where do I sign up?
  18. OrioN

    OrioN double tap o da horn dooshbag

    We followed that & we still lost the account... quite a few also had bad addresses when I was delivering them.



    Oh... never mind
  19. bowhnterdon

    bowhnterdon Active Member

    Probably about 10 years ago,every Valentines was a :censored2: show.. I was a clerk at the time,so many flower boxes,yet Big Brown would not put enough people on the slides and sort aisles. We must have destroyed 1 out 10, and that is a conservative estimate
  20. Heavy Package

    Heavy Package Well-Known Member

    Yes, we lost ProFlowers due to the Union negotiating the best contract ever. The price increases that UPS has to pass on to these companies to pay us such an inflated hourly rate and benefits package is causing many shippers to look elsewhere.