Q1 Cost Initiative - No Surepost, no Sat Ground, no Guarantees

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by TearsInRain, Mar 28, 2019.

  1. TearsInRain

    TearsInRain IE boogeyman

    Starting tomorrow:
    • no surepost delivered
    • no sat ground, air only
    • no PT sups working on Sat, all are laid off, no exceptions, no personal days
    • all drivers working pay-actual on Sat, no exceptions, grievances ignored
    • probably no ground pickups, that's still under discussion
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  2. TearsInRain

    TearsInRain IE boogeyman

    i honestly can't tell if this is just Q1 retardedness, some kind of anti-union leveraging to trade away 22.4's (i don't see those happening anytime soon) for something better(?), something with the post office, or all of the above
  3. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Maybe in your area. The West makes money every day.
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  4. eats packages

    eats packages I have depth perception issues

    I am as excited as a kid the day before Christmas.
  5. eats packages

    eats packages I have depth perception issues

    Mondays and Fridays have gotten hella strange. It's all hands on deck peak levels of volume T-Th and then stuff just disappears for the weekend.
  6. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Can't ignore grievances.
    UPS is going broke.
    The empire is toppling over
  7. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    No Surepost delivered at all? Or only on Saturdays?
    You will lose a grievance if you try to give all of it to the Post Office.
  8. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    Your bosses are corrupt idiots.
    They are defrauding investors with these stupid number games.
    We were warned that the fuel pumps will be padlocked on Friday.
    Padlocked fuel pumps. For a delivery company. That is what passes for “leadership” at UPS today.
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  9. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    That's if someone files it.
  10. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    As long as it’s on Q2 books who cares

    You can’t make this stuff up
  11. this. UPS is going under

    the problem is that Amazon is going to be the new undisputed king. Better start writing those Amazon resumes.
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  12. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    Hope your free dolphin/pony rides and monthly 18 holes haven’t been touched.
  13. Brown287

    Brown287 Im not the Mail Man!

    Saturday Ground is back on.....evidently in the conference call they realized that it’s too late in the week to cancel Saturday. Trailers already in route with critical packages. Everything else is true though. Saturday is a huge money pit and everyone knows it.
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  14. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

    Mail carriers all across the country would :censored3: their pants if all Surepost was dumped on them.
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  15. Brown287

    Brown287 Im not the Mail Man!

    Now if they could pull their heads out in regards to ORION.....I work an hour and half longer each day to save 10 feet of driving.
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  16. Analbumcover

    Analbumcover ControlPkgs

    I've been laid off every Monday and Friday for the past 3 weeks but out running peak-season routes Tu-Thur. Our center (which is small) will have 10 routes magically disappear from Thursday into Friday and won't be seen again until Tuesday.
  17. eats packages

    eats packages I have depth perception issues

    It must be fun though, working a bunch of OT and then getting a long weekend off.
    The preload is normal everyday regardless, 5 hours or close to that. A driver who has worked preload 3 times longer than he has driven would mention the worst part about preload is that no matter what happens, you never get a day off.
  18. Bob11B

    Bob11B Active Member

    hahahahahahhaa my fuel pump went out a few hours ago, not kidding....had to bring me a new truck
  19. Not at my hub. Saturday's are still on as normal
  20. Kinda defeats the purpose of the 22-4, so might as well scratch that off the master