What's the deal with DR bags right now?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by JL 0513, Mar 23, 2019.

  1. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Wondering if this is a regional thing or nationwide. We no longer get the bags that fit on...the bag holder (since around October). The supplier we have now makes rolls without the cardboard tube. Imagine trying to use toilet paper without the tube to hang it up, LOL. Just another thing to make our jobs harder. I hope you guys in Seattle are still getting proper bags.
     
  2. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    I thought that someone grabbed garbage bags by mistake. They are a mess all over the shelf.
     
  3. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Yeah, they're also not attached to each other with perforation. The only thing you can do is lay them in a tote or some other box.
     
  4. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I didn't think they allowed you time to put anything in a bag anymore
     
  5. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Another Cost Cutting Measure
    UPS is going broke
     
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  6. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    That’s why I thought they were garbage bags.
     
  7. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    They could very well double as garbage bags for certain uses.
     
  8. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    People keep suggesting this but UPS net profit was $4.791B in 2018. Near record level (only 2 other recent years were slightly higher).

    Plus, I can't imagine these bags being any cheaper by any measure that matters. They're just not rolled on a tube.
     
  9. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    We we're asked at Fridays PCM that when we went food shopping over the weekend to make the women plastic bag each item separate then use all those extra bags to bag packages at work.
     
  10. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    Take the whole roll of bags in the produce section.
     
  11. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    I'm a feeder driver, what's a produce section?
     
  12. JL 0513

    JL 0513 Well-Known Member

    Where food is produced, duh.
     
  13. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    If it ain't located in the snack or cereal aisle then I've never been there .
     
  14. 1989

    1989 Well-Known Member

    Ask for directions.
     
  15. Brown287

    Brown287 Im not the Mail Man!

    This is hilarious.....I thought someone at my building accidentally ordered the wrong bags.

    I asked about them and we were told they’re bigger. My thought is that the larger ones can’t be on roll.

    Who knows though, one thing that is for sure is they’re a mess.
     
  16. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    These new bags are thicker plastic so I don't see how they are cheaper. I stick the roll into a DR bag and knot that whenever I'm not using them so they don't unroll all over the place. I know one driver that keeps his in a coffee can he bungeed to his dash.
     
  17. PappyLand

    PappyLand Active Member

    What are bags even for?
     
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  18. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Jersey Wiseguy

    So chicks don’t get preggy and you don’t pee green.
     
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  19. Future

    Future Victory Ride

    It will only take them a year to realize they r inefficient
     
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  20. KOG72

    KOG72 I’m full of it

    Already heard drivers complaining about its harder to take a dump in one of them compared to the other bags we had.