Public is definitely noticing..

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by DoorKnob24, Sep 17, 2018.

  1. Utahloader

    Utahloader Member

    With stops per car at a all time high, packages per truck at an all time high, and managements whining at an all time high, its only a matter of time before "social justice warriors" take notice. I have had a couple customers in my loop ask for corporates number. Had a couple call the center. Sure MOST of the public can't see how packed the trucks are, but people who get bulk, and dock stops are starting to wonder why I have 5-6 packages falling out of the truck everyday and how it relates to there damaged boxes. If the company honestly thinks the public would lean towards their side, they are about as wrong as the huff post on election day. Most know how hard we work, not the typical union worker. I hope the corporate is ready and has their Browns ironed.
     
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  2. Its like that at every place, not just Brown

    If you seen how your food was handled at a lot of restaurants, you would never eat there again.
     
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  3. Froome

    Froome Active Member

    I tell my customers when the ask, whstdoes the inside of the truck look like?

    Have you ever seen a cartoon with a closet when the open it everything falls on them? Thats my truck!
     
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  4. pickup

    pickup Well-Known Member

     
  5. Whitelexus

    Whitelexus Well-Known Member

    Jenga!!!
     
  6. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

    Wanting safe working conditions doesn’t make someone a “social justice warrior.” I’ve had many people make similar comments when I pop open the back door and the 130 degree air flows out of the bricked out cargo and hits them in the face.
     
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  7. Wally

    Wally BrownCafe Innovator & King of Puns

    The public doesn't give a crapola. They just want their stuff. Dump and go!
     
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  8. Days

    Days Active Member

    Lol! The Poor drivers making 100K+ a year with amazing benefits. I'm
    Sure everyone will feel bad for them
     
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  9. HI Dave
     
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  10. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Howdy @UpstateNYUPSer
     
  11. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall cop...no donut!!!

    Wdfd....have the average person go out on a route for a week and try it... probably wouldn’t last a full day...
     
  12. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall cop...no donut!!!

    Hi buddy...
     
  13. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    I’m in end of 1st year of progression... only $25,500 gross so far this year. Over half the year has been 52-58hr weeks including all the ‘mandatory’ local sort assistance, even on days not driving due to ‘staffing issues’, and Saturday air. That comes to $17.85/hr average.


    Many businesses comment on the work load of UPS vs the FedEx drivers they see. 2 businesses on the route I frequenly cover have switched to UPS almost exclusively because of issues with FedEx employee attitudes and dealing with inconsistancies of time and not coming to correct delivery/pickup areas.
     
  14. a911scanner

    a911scanner Active Member

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  15. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    We just need larger trucks.
     
  16. DELACROIX

    DELACROIX In the Spirit of Honore' Daumier

    Or more drivers.
     
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  17. Zowert

    Zowert Active Member

    A few residential customers along the routes I cover often have been complaining about how late their packages are showing up. Especially the ones who have dogs, even though I don’t knock on their door they always hear me at the front door and start barking. The whole family gets to wake up at 9:45pm for a pair of sneakers.
     
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  18. Zowert

    Zowert Active Member

    More like 70k/year (for a top rate driver) Uncle Sam takes 30%.
     
  19. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    22.4's
     
  20. PappyLand

    PappyLand Active Member

    Stop crying to your customers you big baby