The Issue of Telematics

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Bolshevik, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. Bolshevik

    Bolshevik Member

    Lets piece out how management will apply the new 'telematics' language to the non-driver workforce within UPS.

    This is a key concession and its hardly mentioned IMO.

    Will the new language allow UPS to establish a 'quota' or 'standard' within the daily work? IE, unloaders must do so at 800 PPH. Loaders must do so at 800 PPH, etc.

    Seems to me like it does. This is bad news for every one working inside. The Amazonification continues, abetted by teamsters
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  2. Box Ox

    Box Ox Well-Known Member

    "Your misload reports haven't been looking very good, Jimmy. Guess this is goodbye!"
  3. llamainmypocket

    llamainmypocket Active Member

    Being late to work was the only thing that came to mind. Possibly discipline for not using scanners or sending irregs down the belt.
  4. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

  5. PeakMode

    PeakMode Arrive Peak Leave

    All of my preload would of DQ'd by break.
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  6. Bolshevik

    Bolshevik Member

    Funny but likely not far from what will happen because of the rotten language in the contract.
  7. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall donut!!!

    This company’s expectations are just ridiculous for someone making 12 bucks an more than 3 misloads for a job that requires you to load 4 cars, thousands of stops a week between the 4 car pull and who knows how many thousands of pieces....
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  8. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Large screen TV, that’s funny.
  9. Just A UPS Guy

    Just A UPS Guy Active Member

    I love that showing up to work on time is a goal...for everyone...
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  10. eats packages

    eats packages I have depth perception issues

    I would behead myself with a katana if I had 3 misloads in a week.
  11. wide load

    wide load Starting wage is a waste of time.

    I pay my preloader to give me 3 misloads a day!
  12. Daf

    Daf Active Member

    I agree with you!! This is just as bad as 22.4 in my eyes.
  13. Sissy Brown Short Shorts

    Sissy Brown Short Shorts Active Member

    You know what’s great about that? Last peak my center bought three TVs and said they would be raffled out to the drivers who showed up on time and didn’t call off. After peak we asked where the tv’s were and management said that they decided it wasn’t in there best interest to hand out such outlandish gifts to the drivers in order to avoid favoritism.
  14. Sissy Brown Short Shorts

    Sissy Brown Short Shorts Active Member

    Speaking of telematics, just got my first backing report in almost a year. Our center manager said our backing is up drastically this month and our backfirst exceptions are through the roof. BECAUSE OF ORION YOU IDOITS. 100% compliance I back up thirty more times a day.
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  15. a911scanner

    a911scanner Active Member

    Asked about it at my local's contract meeting. They said that it only applies to drivers & GPS, then blew it off.

    I'd like to see how UPS thinks about it after this crap-tastic contract passes. Bet they will have loaders on the chopping block within the 1st week.
  16. eats packages

    eats packages I have depth perception issues

    It's the go-to tactic for all of our contract aplogists...

    They will claim everything including their mother is a non-issue.
  17. Probably emptying out the over goods/damaged room.
  18. Daf

    Daf Active Member

    I got the same response. But I’m not buying it. Someone thought it was very important to cross out employee and change the word to driver. There has to be a reason why. And I think we all know the reason.
  19. donthatetheptpds

    donthatetheptpds New Member

    funny because my heaviest area.. about 1100-1300 pieces over 4 cars.. and he misloads like MAYBE once a month.
  20. Coldworld

    Coldworld Bad mall donut!!!

    That is probably rare