Yup UPS is screwed this December

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Trackless in brown, Nov 27, 2018.

  1. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    You guys choosing to not run ORION are the problem. Do what they say and run it into the ground. It's the only way it's going to be fixed.
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  2. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    One of the things that killed us in 2013 was the calendar.
    Thanksgiving was on the 28th that year, as late as it could possibly be, which meant that there were only 16 weekdays between Black Friday and Christmas Eve.
    This was also before we were set up to run full shifts on Saturdays.
    Thanksgiving was on the 22nd this year, as early as it can possibly be, so we have 4 additional weekdays between Black Friday and Christmas Eve to work with, which will be a huge help.
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  3. WTFm8

    WTFm8 Active Member

    13.5hr laid time Monday, 13.25hr paid time Tuesday.

    Aiming for another 13.25 tomorrow so rest of week is OT.

    Then a 12 on Thursday and an 8 on Friday... or a 13 Thursday and not have 8 to drive Friday. LOL

    Better not suddenly spring some 70hr :censored2: on us come Thursday. I won’t accept it announced in Friday let alone the whole 6th punch.

    ‘Fatigue’ wont be a lie.
  4. In my Bay Area, CA center, management is upset drivers are going over 8 hours. I was actually "observed" for a few stops by management that just "happened to be in the area" today. Our OT has been MIA this week.
  5. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    And Amazon just set a record for Cyber Monday sales.

    At least we won't be the only ones drowning.
  6. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    It cant be fixed.
  7. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    Then let it fail.
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  8. Maple Grove MN Driver

    Maple Grove MN Driver Cocaine Mang!

    Did Peak surprise UPS again?
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  9. Mugarolla

    Mugarolla Light 'em up!

    It does every year, doesn't it?
  10. iowa boy

    iowa boy Well-Known Member

    Never, we have been planning for peak for 6 months now...

    And yet we still cant figure out why it never goes as planned.
  11. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    Peak comes around the same time every year. You think they would figure it out by now.
  12. Brownslave688

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

    Better brown up
  13. PeakMode

    PeakMode Arrive Peak Leave

    I have not been under 9 since Nov. 10...thanks ODO.
  14. soberups

    soberups Pees in the brown Koolaid

    I have been instructed by my supervisor to not follow ORION.
    So I turn RDO back on in the morning and work as directed.
  15. TearsInRain

    TearsInRain IE boogeyman

    i’m running a sort
  16. The Driver

    The Driver I drive.

    The ODO solution is turned off in our hub. Shocked that I'm hearing it's not in different locations.
  17. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    That's different. Then I agree with you.
  18. GenericUsername

    GenericUsername Active Member

    Sucks to hear people are having these issues out there. I was bumped today and went home. The hardest thing I've done all day is clean up a drop of queso that fell onto the floor from my chip. Otherwise I've been playing video games, watching shows, and taking a nap.
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  19. tacken

    tacken Active Member

    9.5 a day!
  20. rod

    rod retired and happy

    A List? We had to more or less guess. Have I told you lately how tough we had it?
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