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A UPS driver finds the end of his route

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UPS Driver Richie Black shares his story on the eve of his retirement from UPS after 33 years on the job. The Day Publishing Company, established in 1881 by John A. Tibbits, publishes The Day, a daily newspaper covering a 20-town region in eastern Connecticut with a daily and Sunday readership of nearly 100,000, and http://www.theday.com, a website generating more than 4 million page views a month. Connect with The Day: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thedayct Twitter: https://twitter.com/thedayct YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/thedayct Instagram: http://instagram.com/thedayct Tumblr: http://thedaynews.tumblr.com/ Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/thedayct
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Holey Hits (3 hours ago)
Greatttt service sir. Thank you..
Doux Mendoza (19 hours ago)
Ups the worst company ever they irresponsible
limeyosu2000 (2 days ago)
I was a FedEx driver for 2 years in college, so I have so much respect for people that do this for a living its hard on the body and you work in extreme heat and cold! had a co worker have 10 years safe driving then one day he made a mistake and all that was gone backed into a car! he was heart broken! on a side note UPS pays more than FedEx some of the long term drivers are making $30 a hour.
Pete Rice (3 days ago)
This guy rules..
Divi Photos (3 days ago)
Great video
David Leach (3 days ago)
Why the fuck is this in my recommended? And why did I watch the whole thing?
sickpuppy4711 (3 days ago)
The porch pirates wish you a happy retirement.
Jelly Donut (4 days ago)
Norm! I love it when the moral of the story is hard work
Nelson Stack (4 days ago)
i can't if he's just old or if he's been poisoned by the carcinogens in diesel smoke. I deliver car parts in a cargo van. its been about 6 months and i feel like a tarheel. I delivered pizza for a while too.. Wonder how hard it is to take the leap from 10 dollar parts guy to 25 dollar ups driver.
Anthony Sullo (4 days ago)
If this was an OJS , you'd be in trouble.
Walking Trash Cart (5 days ago)
This dude is humble
Phill Pauley (5 days ago)
I’ve been in delivery for 15 years. I’ve done other jobs but delivery is the most fun. You get to meet new people every day and see all kinds of interesting stuff.
ThinkCleverAndSmart (5 days ago)
3:31 Video by Tim Cook lol
KanadianSpaceProgram (6 days ago)
UPS is terrible.
MurLurPer (6 days ago)
Fake, he walked all the way down the ramp, a true ups driver would use a slingshot from his truck and shoot them down
StEvEn420BrUlE (6 days ago)
MannyFresh1x (6 days ago)
End of the road paper boy
John oof Koins (6 days ago)
i felt the same way when i left my job at home depot i made so many good friends that were practically twice my age and well i miss them. enjoy the retirement!
storhet (6 days ago)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1MqAuMuaETc Why is he our president though?
Ampers (6 days ago)
Wheres my package at richie shit should be here today
BIG GAY (6 days ago)
So that's what a UPS truck inside looks like
shortcut 57 (7 days ago)
I've been there almost 32 yrs . Good luck ,enjoy retirement .
Jakester! - The Darude Comment Critic (7 days ago)
Man I have so much respect for couriers and especially UPS. Theres just something about a guy in uniform showing up to your door with your long awaited package. It always brings a smile to my face.
JP Landscaping (8 days ago)
Brainwashed fool... 30 years down the drain
PhuckHue2 (8 days ago)
what a shitty job. guess he didn't go to college
Max (8 days ago)
Damn, this is cool 👌
Dylan (8 days ago)
That door marked “Pirate”
Delores Emeagi (8 days ago)
Why is this in my recommended?
Earl sterling (9 days ago)
Check out my track sterling pound riddim peeps
Jar Jar Binkie (9 days ago)
I work at ups and i have one thing to say, YOU AINT BENDING AT THE KNEES!
Jake Maxwell (9 days ago)
Woull be better if y'all were faster at your job delivering.
jay Tarantula (9 days ago)
I look forward to being ur Colleague
Kevin Ku (10 days ago)
Tony Hawk?
Manu Singh (10 days ago)
Fucking shit services UPS....FUCKING DOgs SHIT DRIVERS
Alexander . . . (10 days ago)
God bless him. Thank you !
Dessa Knowns (10 days ago)
I know this driver would get packages to the destination no problem.
YPeezy (11 days ago)
This was great
OscarTheGrouch (11 days ago)
UPS is a joke in south Florida. Weak union. Horrible management and working enviroment. Always dealing with threats and harassment. I learned to deal with it only because of the $30+ an hour. Till one day 11 years into my career I was robbed in the hood at gunpoint at night. No matter how many times we told management to plz change our routes to at least deliver the hood in the am nothing ever changed and still hasn't since I got robbed 2 years ago. Because of Florida law work comp doesn't cover me due to it being a mental disability..ptsd..and not physical. Even though I was clocked in busting my ass its considered an employees "own" illness. I cant even get disability because their plan is wack. If I am injured on the job whether physical or mental they do not have to pay me shit..yet work comp does nothing for you. So here I am 2 years later with no money left in the bank and no help from ups. 11 years gone down the drain. They do not care about their employees nor their customers. All about numbers. It blew my mind that no one had my back in this situation. NOT even a call from management to see if I'm ok. Plz say NO to this p.o.s company
Chris Gayler (11 days ago)
I will admit these men and women actually earn there money rain, cold, heat, storms, snow and all the crap that goes along with it. Good money and retirement and the medical and dental is probably one of best you can get. I am not sure how much insurance they pay if any.
wavy beatz (11 days ago)
Ups ur whole life nah fam so much more u can get in life
Rocky Dennis MVP (11 days ago)
33 years on the job and new hires coming in today w/ zero experience are making the same as him. I started in 1993, for $8 an hour here in Texas. Today, a part timer starting at loading and unloading makes, (are you ready for this), $8 an hour!! 25 years later starting at the same pay!!!!!
peace forachange (12 days ago)
What can 💩 do for you?
ThePeoplesChamp (12 days ago)
"I'm going to miss the hard work". That's something that you'll never hear from anyone born after 1982, those Baby Boomers/GenX'ers are just a different type of strong. Enjoy your retirement!
j3quali (12 days ago)
All my packages b getting stolen
Donald Thump (12 days ago)
RIP Skilled positions and progressive raises wish I wasn't doomed to be a 22.6 driver giving the company 14k-20k a year working 7 days a week compared to this guy's pay.
Dragnoz_ Tv (13 days ago)
I wonder how many boxes of dildos has he carried 😂
Chris Lacroix (13 days ago)
Guy sounds like rob ferreti
Merricc (13 days ago)
the title is depressing as fuck
Stay out The way (13 days ago)
Ups under paid slaves ...I was one for 2years
Lilly VonShtup (13 days ago)
Congratulations! Sleep late..enjoy urself..you deserve it
Caged (13 days ago)
In 10 years this job is no longer thanks to drones.
I like UPS guy too delivers stuff in places that aren't obvious like fedex and shitty usps do. Nice man.
Mei Boonnark (14 days ago)
Wish you the best for an amazing retirement. 😊 Enjoy your new chapter in life. 💝
Lixar Plays (14 days ago)
as i was watching this video i saw boxes with the name "baxter" and here i am sitting next to a box that says "Baxter" lmao
Zac Morris (14 days ago)
What you guys don’t see is the countless hours of hard work, sweat, and blood this man has invested in this company. Anyone who thinks package handling is hard has absolutely no idea the struggle drivers face. Package handling is a walk in the park
Zac Morris (14 days ago)
And the best part, this man is rich as fuck but he has no urge to flaunt his wealth because he’s content knowing his honest labor for so many years has paid off.
Kenneth Powers (14 days ago)
He reminds me of a character form One Hour One Life. Best damn UPS driver on the server.
victoria brown (14 days ago)
Big Congrats
Tom Smith (14 days ago)
30 years no A/C in the truck, that's no joke.....
Jesse Buchanan (15 days ago)
Circle of Honor ... Sweet!!!!!
Blaine Dunkle (15 days ago)
My fucken gf sucks bruh i swear
Mark Overfelt (15 days ago)
Are you going to Feeders finally?
Colby and Brennen (16 days ago)
I wish every UPS driver was like him
Jerry Mina (16 days ago)
That is just awesome 👏
Lc76 8995 (16 days ago)
My grandpa worked at ups for 51 years and had a perfect Record he just recently passed
Michael Murch (16 days ago)
Didnt see him throw a single parcel.
JinxSCYTHE-YT (17 days ago)
My farther worked at fedex for almost 20 years and got fired for the dumbest thing but respect for this fellow man
Jadon T (17 days ago)
Damn bro. serious respect with to a person who committed himself for a hard job
GoldenTV3 (17 days ago)
lmao why is everyone treating a fucking ups driver like a soldier?
jr garner (18 days ago)
ups SUCKS !!!!!!
Dahhoovy (18 days ago)
just started a new job and its crazy. This guy really helped me a lot lol.
Surge Garcia (19 days ago)
This man is what you call a man working hard even at his age...when you young punks can't even get out of bed in the morning! Lol losers!!!
Andrew Hunter (19 days ago)
Thinking about getting my cdl but I don't know if I'd want to deliver packages.
Jewish Person (20 days ago)
Honestly I love seeing ups drivers and FedEx drivers, y'all work very hard. Going out of your way even. I mean if there was ever a righteous job to do it's delivery. I call y'all Santa in a brown suit.
Agamerfr0zed (20 days ago)
Hello there Mr UPSman
Ken A (20 days ago)
Ever see a fat UPS driver........... NOPE. Thanks for doing a GREAT job............ Teamster's local 631!!!
SpydreX Official (20 days ago)
Every package I have ever gotten from UPS has been damaged in some way.
Rolie Rebel 03 (20 days ago)
UPS is a great company to work for but it's not as easy as some think to drive.
Chill Yourself (21 days ago)
A shit job to get into now a days.
ItsAidan (21 days ago)
Private User (21 days ago)
Union job
Sung Ha (21 days ago)
The lesson here folks is.... don't outplay the hustle or else the hustle will outplay you.
TheBanjoShow (21 days ago)
This is the humble life. This is living
Lee Borders (21 days ago)
Old pos retire already
Jason Bourne (21 days ago)
I work at The UPS Store. Our driver said he makes $36 an hour.
The Real Man (21 days ago)
The idea of being this old and finally getting a break from working has to change man . It’s fucked up .
Caqil Abdisalan (21 days ago)
He has been walking 30 years. You can see from his body shape and his healthy mind that delivery jobs aren’t as bad as it seems.
peacekkqmark (21 days ago)
"I think that shit is on fire!"
Eric K (22 days ago)
I loaded and unloaded trailers for 6 months for UPS, making like 9 bucks an hour part time. Really wanted to hang in there for the driving position but the wife got pregnant so had to quit for a fulltime job. Hardest job ive ever done, but what i got out of it was that every job ive had after UPS was super easy in comparison. Those that stuck it out from package handling to driver, those people fucking earned it!
xKarma _ (22 days ago)
1985 men better end up becoming the CEO by the end of this video so help me gawd
WatchMeDaily Vlogs (22 days ago)
Well over 100k easy
Northwind000 (22 days ago)
I wouldn't want to make a living out of this.
V1 Gibby (22 days ago)
Great American workers
Cokpuncher123 (22 days ago)
Who tf dislikes lol
Ron Stiff (22 days ago)
Great job! I started in '82 also and just retired 6/2018. I loved it. Not necessarily the job but the people. So many good folks out there. I miss it. Some you go back out and visit, but it's just not the same as being their UPS guy. Met my wife on my route in west L.A. I love your line "just enough to stay out of their way". I know a lot of guys go feeder driving, but package keeps you alive inside.
Christos (22 days ago)
I would bet that ya won’t find another driver for ups that will last 30 yrs. this is most likely the last one . Same just about anywhere, such as your local supermarket. Don’t believe this story has anything to do with reality. Stop allowing your reality to be fabricated.
Carnage 50X (23 days ago)
my package has been "out for delivery" for 3 days now... ups...
yo yo bigs (23 days ago)
115 dislike must be from the people earning minimum wage😢😢😢😢
\[Y]/ Praise the sun (23 days ago)
Damn and my generation will never retire everyone talking about pensions....by the time we get to 60 social security will be all used and empited out. Hooray for being born in the 90s
Inertia Theory (23 days ago)
0:19 is that man not gonna help with packages??? Like df
FSXNOOB - GᗩᗰᕮS & ᗰOᖇᕮ (23 days ago)
Respect, a man who loves his job. Rare thing :)