The writing is on the wall

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by gman042, Nov 7, 2014.

  1. gman042

    gman042 Been around the block a few times

    Our center has exploded in the last year and half. We have outgrown our building years ago. We have added 6 routes more than we were running this time last year.
    There have always been rumors that it would happen eventually. We are the largest driver sort in the division. A Preload is in our future.
    25 grand out the door.
  2. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    I get this, and it is good.

    Huh? and What?
  3. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Sounds like they start a few hours early. Sort and load their own trucks.
  4. snl blue

    snl blue New Member

    Our center used to be like this, you will probably hate it because that 1 1/2 hours you were loading your on truck will now be spent delivering. So those 6 extra routes will not be 6 any more you probably will loose some of them
  5. snl blue

    snl blue New Member

    Have fun hunting easter eggs everyday I mean packages on your pc:biting:
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  6. gman042

    gman042 Been around the block a few times

    Seniority drivers load the trucks in the a.m. We have the early starters and the late starters. The early starters get off the clock 2 1/2 hrs ahead of the late starters.
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  7. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    That would be sweet, as long as you were the higher seniority guys. They could really screw the lower guys pretty bad though if you got on their wrong side.

    There will probably be a couple less routes in the building.
  8. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    How many routes do you have total now?
  9. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    So now the laid off drivers will be the new preloaders.
  10. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    The tables will be turned. :)
  11. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Preload is harder than delivering, although starting early is nice. Get ready to start working late my friend.

    How many hours are you putting in now?
  12. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

  13. Harry Manback

    Harry Manback Robot Extraordinaire

    Rather than mock him...

    Ahh hell, keep doing what you do best.

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  14. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Do you wear Browns when you load? Or change before you hit the street? I would never want to load my own PC. I love coming in. Getting in the car and leaving. No thanks to getting all sweaty first thing in the AM
  15. What'dyabringmetoday???

    What'dyabringmetoday??? Well-Known Member

    Sage advice. (So we should not judge how others post?) Lol. Thank goodness you never mock anyone. LOL!!!
  16. silenze

    silenze Lunch is the best part of the day

    Its just like drivers who start on route. They have to unload a trailer and load their truck.
  17. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Added routes? What's that?
  18. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Been lots of them in the centers I have been to in the last year.
  19. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    That's how it should be all across the country. Most definitely think the senior guys should get off earlier, they've earned that right. Been saying it for years having loaders is a waste of time, money, and benefits. Not saying theres not any good loaders, but most of them suck and make the company pay a lot more overtime because of how they freak everything up. Its not all their fault cause we know their not trained right. If all the loaders actually had a brain and a great work ethic(BB58) then it wouldn't be as bad.
  20. upsbeernut

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