What ever happened to "Mr Peak"

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by OLDMAN3, Oct 31, 2014.

  1. OLDMAN3

    OLDMAN3 Guest

  2. Future

    Future Victory Ride

    He hangin out with Pee Wee Herman?
  3. OLDMAN3

    OLDMAN3 Guest

    A snip from last year's article, bragging about UPS's careful peak planning...
  4. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I heard he went back to planet Remulak:

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  5. Future

    Future Victory Ride

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  6. UnsurePost

    UnsurePost making the unreadable unreadabler

    Mr. Fail
  7. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    No amount of planning can be successful when your biggest shipper decides to drop a wrench in it by taking orders that have no chance in hell of making it out for delivery. Throw in some bad weather and you've got yourself quite a disaster.

    With that said.......what would a guy like that even "plan" anyway? I mean outside of his normal, every day non-peak planning duties? I can tell you what......cuts cuts cuts.
  8. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Despite the BS that guy spouted to the press (or to stockholders) everyone at UPS that worked in the real world saw the disaster coming. So understaffed all it took was anything extra to make everything crash.
  9. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

  10. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    We are always understaffed at peak but we've always made it work. Amazon was what caused the crash. Maybe this time we'll be ready if they do it again. I keep hearing that many areas have hired more drivers (which is what would have helped last year) but in mine all thats been done is adding new parking lots and converting TCDs (who were already going to be driving anyway) to full-time. And a few additional temporary building expansions. If Amazon decides to process late orders again we will still be screwed. Maybe the USPS Sunday service will soften the blow but one would think UPSers would rather have that work going through us.
  11. BigBeef42

    BigBeef42 Active Member

    Mr peak sounds like a porn name

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  12. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Widow's peak.
  13. Cementups

    Cementups Box Monkey

    He works for Amazon now.