UPS Driver Survival Guide

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by OLDMAN3, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. OLDMAN3

    OLDMAN3 Guest

    Just a heads up for all the new drivers (and some of the old)...
    Here is some very good advice compiled together in the form of a survivor's guide to UPS:

    A little of it is outdated such as keeping a notebook (a phone documents much better along with pictures) And mine comes with OneNote which syncs with my computer and produces a searchable data base. I document everything!

    But the guide really has a lot of sage advice.
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  2. RonBurgandy??????????

    RonBurgandy?????????? God is Great, beer is good , People are crazy.

    Compare the ups driver wage vs any non union wage you can find. Sorry. You lose. Teamsters are still strongest union in USA. Move on troll
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  3. realbrown1

    realbrown1 Annoy a liberal today. Hit them with facts.

  4. OLDMAN3

    OLDMAN3 Guest

    You must be drunk.
    When have I ever posted anything remotely anti-Teamsters?
  5. OLDMAN3

    OLDMAN3 Guest

    Johnnyfootball2014 what is anti-teamsters about his advice:

    -Become involved in your Union, help your steward, listen to your BA.
    -Go to the Union meetings
    -Demand a steward when questioned by management
    -Demand to be treated with respect by management
    -Don't work off the clock
    -Don't lie, and let your steward/BA know how you will be answering questions at a disciplinary hearing.
    -Do nothing dishonest or illegal even if asked to do so by management.
    -Keep records of all interactions with management/document everything
    -Don't falsify delivery records even if told to do so by management
    -Don't take anything that is not yours, not even a pen
    -Don't forge signatures
    -Don't open packages
    -Don't steal time
    -Stay out of customer's houses
    -Don't flirt with customers
    -Report all accidents no mater how small
    -Refuse to drive unsafe vehicles
    -Don't sign anything you disagree with
    -Report all work related injuries as such
    -Use your own doctor for treatment, UPS's doctor can have split loyalties

    Yeah, I guess I am a troll for suggesting this stuff to new drivers o_O
  6. Brownslave688

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

    I thought Johnny was in rehab?

    Doesn't seem to be going too well.
  7. TooTechie

    TooTechie Geek in Brown

    Survival Guide:
    Drive truck, get check
    Don't hit anything
    Don't do anything you know is wrong.