PT sup going driving

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by captjmorg, Aug 8, 2014.

  1. captjmorg

    captjmorg New Member

    Just recently was offered to go driving since they are in need of drivers. Been with the company for 5 years , pt sup for 4, so Ive seen how management in general is with hourlies and frankly it disgusts me. They have been jerking me around with the promise of promotions to full time supervisor and I'm getting tired of hearing it. Any drivers out there that went driving after being a pt sup? Any advice?
  2. Do I and never ever under any circumstances come back.
  3. captjmorg

    captjmorg New Member

    Go back to pt sup or management in general?
  4. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    At one time a PT sup was required to spend some time on the road (usually at least 60 days) before they could get promoted to full time management. That went away so many PT sups choose to stay a driver instead of going back into management now.
  5. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    My building has many FT drivers that were PT sups. Haven't seen any PT sups go driving in years.
  6. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    If you haven't been promoted yet then you won't be promoted. Come on out on the road and enjoy your freedom.
  7. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Freedom is another word for nothing else to lose?
  8. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    Maybe I'm biased because I'm one of the few that actually likes to do the job. And I also hardly ever work past 6:30. So when I hear people on here talk about working until 8-9:00, I can't empathize.
  9. light_is_on

    light_is_on New Member

    I did about 8.5 yes ago. Take the driving job and don't ever look back.

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  10. Kicked Your Dog

    Kicked Your Dog 23 Year Upser/SoCal Feeder

    I left management and became a driver. Make your decision and never look back. Man up, son.
  11. Johney

    Johney Well-Known Member

    Are they letting you drive so they can promote you to full-time? That's pretty much the only way a p/t sup in our building goes driving. They want them for f/t management.
  12. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Or the 6:1 ratio...but me thinks this would either be classified as the pre-FT sup driving period or as a casual maybe. Just make sure you wouldn't be considered a casual/TCD so you have the possibility of gaining seniority.

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  13. TheKid99

    TheKid99 Active Member

    From what I heard today there is literally no freedom in driving
  14. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Why the hell would you want to go into full time supervision after you see how idiotic the supes are in the first place and how they cant do a dam thing right anyway, and youd be a puppet? Makes no sense, no incentive to go into management at all. Deal with unrealistic bs everyday, no pension, pay a lot for your health insurance and if you lose your job, your done forever with the company. Think about it son long and hard before you really :censored2: your life up in a bad bad way.
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  15. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    Why would you waste your talents as a truck driver when you missed your calling as career counselor Jumpman! Stick to driving the truck, its the best you can do.
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  16. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    I could do dumber you mean like go into sellout azzclown retard sell your soul lie cheat and steal vision like yourself, but id rather not, that aint me dog NEVER SELLOUT HOMEBOY, not built like that son.
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  17. Box

    Box Handle with Care

    I ran this through Google luck :(
  18. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Pretty self explanatory really, itll come to ya, throw a couple frostees down and it will make sense lol.
  19. By The Book

    By The Book Well-Known Member

    Sounds like you already know how they are going to treat you if you go driving.