Rumors are sometimes true

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by upsbeernut, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. upsbeernut

    upsbeernut Sometimes I feel like a nut, sometimes i dont.

    Well Orion brain drain finally was shut off yesterday. Surprised it took this long with its unfavorable rating among drivers. They said in January the one day training of obsessive backing and over thinking the routes will continue. I cant imagine using this during xmas much less the rest of the year.I just realized Rumors started in 2012,didnt see that.
  2. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

    Rumors are also sometimes VERY false
  3. jaker

    jaker trolling

    Don't worry about Orion and peak , those two don't play nice together so one will have to go home for a little while
  4. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Orion is so good that UPS tells people to stop using it for peak. Don't worry. It will be back in January.
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  5. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    No Orion for me either...oh wait I bid into a pre-orion center ;)
  6. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    No ORION shut off in my parts.
  7. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    You don't us Orion during peak it will not give a solution that is able to be followed due to the stop count and package volume.
  8. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Orion during Peak:rofl:
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  9. Big Arrow Down...D

    Big Arrow Down...D Leave the gun,take the cannoli

    Forget Orion bring back the turkeys
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  10. upsbeernut

    upsbeernut Sometimes I feel like a nut, sometimes i dont.

    im praying they will scrap it if all of us raise enough hell
  11. I'd just keep running it. It's their bed. Let them lie in it.
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  12. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

  13. Driver7906

    Driver7906 Member

    Orion is dead to me anyway. I ignore its existence.
  14. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    They can scrap it or not scrap it, they can tell us to use or not to use it during peak, makes no difference to me. I will continue to show up every day, turn ORION off, and use my area knowledge and 27 years of experience to make smart business decisions for the company. With dozens of new hires to train and a Center Manager who was in diapers when I first started driving, my management team has neither the time nor the ability to question or harass me over my lack of ORION compliance.
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  15. UPSGUY72

    UPSGUY72 Well-Known Member

    We had a guy yesterday beat the Orion miles by 15 miles running 62 percent trace. I forgot to look how much under in time he was But I sure that it was by over and hour.
  16. scisector9

    scisector9 Active Member

    Am I in the minority in that as a cover driver I prefer to run Orion on our rural areas? It used to be maps with dots I connected on the areas I didn't know that well. No more dots and over analyzing stop order. Not a fan of the optimization other places but I like it on the gravels in the sticks.
  17. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    From what I have read on here (we don't have Orion and won't have it until 9/15), it seems that Orion does work best (better?) on rural/country runs.
  18. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

  19. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    COVER DRIVING BLOWZ carry on lol.
  20. AKCoverMan

    AKCoverMan Active Member

    Easy there Jump! Some of us must roam freely :)