Putting in 2 weeks mid-packet.

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by qotisfiyaups, Oct 5, 2019.

  1. Brown Biscuit

    Brown Biscuit Blind every day

    Then quit my guy, no one is stopping you. Are you looking for some type of comfort on here from us or what? Job is not for everybody.
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  2. Jkloc420

    Jkloc420 Well-Known Member

    i am quitting 2day
  3. 8000Shelf

    8000Shelf Active Member

    You have nothing to lose man. Try and relax a little. We've all been there trying to qualify. The worst that happens is you'll go back to preload
  4. 8000Shelf

    8000Shelf Active Member

    I don't think this job is for anyone really. Looking around at us drivers doing it for more than a decade in the AM, damn near everyone of us is pretty beat up
  5. UnconTROLLed

    UnconTROLLed perfection

    exactly, the OP is union (preload) and should at least ask why the training packet has not been followed. Ask a steward first. UPS will nail you for not following methods, the roles should reverse.
  6. OKLABob

    OKLABob Active Member

    Stick it out dude I can’t see them dqing you if you are getting the route done in a reasonable amount of time. Peak is around the corner they are gonna need everyone they can. UPS is a good job but they do screw you.
  7. OrioN

    OrioN double tap o da horn dooshbag

    With a CDL A, u really should aim at the tractor trailer driving, not package vehicles.

    Good luck either way.
  8. Raw

    Raw Raw Member

    You should leave ASAP, it only gets worse!
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  9. Two Tokes

    Two Tokes Give it to me Baby

    Just do your best
    This numbers BS is just that BS
    Stay with it and see what happens
    This is a good job with great benefits
    Just man up and push thru
  10. Poop Head

    Poop Head Lovin' every minute of it!

    If you quit, even with putting your notice in, they will most likely mark you as non-rehireable
  11. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    If you think that is hard, you are going to be in for a real surprise when peak comes and you are doing 400+ stops with a helper out of two separate trucks, breaking off to do air and get those 100+ businesses done by 5, and being out blind in the dead of winter. You're going to be hating life and miserable.

    Anyways, good luck, I don't know what thats like though cuz I only do like 40-60 stops and drive for IDK maybe 300-400 miles. My heat in truck works amazing and I don't have to pee in a bottle to get my S* done.
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  12. s berry

    s berry New Member

    ups driver is a pretty miserable way to make a living. guarantee you that most companies do not expect you to show up early for your job so they can give you dirty, disgusted looks and try to scold and question you , off the clock, about previous days performance. i ve done it for 42 years now, and truly would not suggest this company to anyone
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  13. Yes the job does suck sometimes but it gave my family opportunities that I did not have growing up
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  14. s berry

    s berry New Member

    no issue with that, like i say, i ve been driving now for 40 years , employed for 42. you get used to it, but, when you tell your friends some of the juvenile crap we hear and are instructed to do, most wont believe you. like group streching in morning, or when mngm"t gives a liittle speech and insists on a group hoorah, or how about when we have to stand inside our little yellow lines, like grade school or worse; oh well
  15. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    Why isn’t the new driver union?
  16. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    Why not retire

    42 years C’mon man
  17. PappyLand

    PappyLand Active Member

    It’s usually a divorce or two that keep people here
  18. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

  19. Wrong

    Wrong :))

    I went seasonal driving one year, didn’t make the cut due to seniority stuck in for another year and went full time.

    I know a guy who is on his third attempt now.
    This really is a sweet gig once you get used to it, there isn’t much else I’d rather do. I come from a family of tradesmen and small business owners. They might make more than me at times, but they have a lot more stress and uncertainty than me.
  20. quad decade guy

    quad decade guy Active Member

    Where to start. I dq'd my first try...30 years ago. It's such a long story but I never quit. I've been

    here nearly 40. And no, not divorces- I'm too young. I can't even qualify to buy UPS insurance(too

    young). I've never paid for insurance, never will. Long ways from Medicare or SS. In my opinion,

    let the Company dq him. You never know what can/will happen. He has absolutely nothing to lose.

    But/however, doesn't sound like he has the heart for hard work. I'm not sure what "non standard'

    route means. My dq route was put together with bits and pieces. I was not on a "training route".

    My steward was great and helpful noting all this when it came to the panel-yes, it went to the panel.

    Anyway, my 2nd try was on a designated t/r and was like cake. Sailed smoothly through.

    UPS is not for everyone. I quit recommending people for jobs. I wouldn't ever recommend my

    son in law(who needs a better job)-ever. Doesn't have it in him and wouldn't let him embarrass


    We are in the middle of a change of ops at our hub. A fellow driver has been with the Co. 9 years.

    He doesn't want to change hubs(15 miles). I asked him then what? "I'll quit". Wow. Ooook.

    The OP needs to move along(single, no kids). Sounds like the Co. feels the same. IMHO.