Sunday Delivery Roll Out

Discussion in 'UPS Partners' started by drbrownsox, Aug 14, 2019.

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How do you think the Sunday delivery roll out will go?

  1. Good - No problems

    7 vote(s)
    15.2%
  2. Bad - Rocky at first, but level out Mid 2020

    11 vote(s)
    23.9%
  3. Ugly - We’re talking peak 2013 proportions of a disaster

    28 vote(s)
    60.9%
  1. drbrownsox

    drbrownsox Member

    Well, the teams met in Atlanta on Monday. Essentially, we have a 3 month timeframe to put Sunday delivery in place. Meanwhile, Saturday isn’t right and corporate pillaged the districts for this rollout right before peak. It baffles me why we didn’t announce 7 day until January 2020. I get we need to be aggressive, but we are at the height of peak planning! What’s everyone’s consensus?
     
  2. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    The height of peak planning doesn't start until November 27
     
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  3. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I was in that meeting and from what the information says everything looks pretty good .
     
  4. BluegrassJack

    BluegrassJack New Member

    Wondering what about it "looks pretty good?"
     
  5. Jkloc420

    Jkloc420 Well-Known Member

    best decesion ups could make
     
  6. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    Planning? Lol.
     
  7. Shift Inhibit

    Shift Inhibit He who laughs last didn't get it.

    Peak sneaks up on us every damn year!
     
  8. TearsInRain

    TearsInRain IE boogeyman

    if noel or a certain corp IE manager are involved at all it’ll be a cluster

    otherwise who knows might be okay

    saturday will be getting a revamp as well as part of this
     
  9. Misthios

    Misthios I love my job. Don't you?

    Damn Christmas season. Tired of it scaring everyone every year.
     
  10. burrheadd

    burrheadd KING Of GIFS

    No doubt that noel is a turd
     
  11. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    You have always said Saturday delivery is great. Lol.
     
  12. AxmanTheGSD

    AxmanTheGSD New Member

    Lots of projects coming down the pipeline with no regard for those who are tasked to make it work. Another good MIP would help with the anxiety of doing five things at one time and some of them not as good as you would like.
     
  13. TearsInRain

    TearsInRain IE boogeyman

    it was great until they rolled out the Sat BSC
     
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  14. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    Did you miss NM retired August 1..if that is who you are referring too.
     
  15. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    This is the day when hours and hours of conference calls, millions of emails come into play and essentially the plan gets crushed on the first day.

    I have had several successful peaks the several years under a certain DM but alas he has now retired. I am looking forward to re-inventing the wheel, it has already begun.
     
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  16. PeakMode

    PeakMode Arrive Peak Leave

    Peak planning began right after last peak. If Districts didn't adjust to what is to come after Prime week then they are already in a up hill battle. Here...not enough trucks, DIADs, train service providers, or inside employees.
     
  17. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    That hiring freeze destroyed any chance of being properly staffed for peak. We are dangerously short staffed for inside employees
     
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  18. drbrownsox

    drbrownsox Member

    WFO is destroying districts
     
  19. Bamboozled

    Bamboozled Member

    They only bright side about being understaffed is I will have a fighting chance of getting a parking space. Its such a s-show anymore.
     
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  20. Dragon

    Dragon Package Center Manager

    There was no hiring freeze...allegedly. Operations was certainly shocked by that statement...