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Driver set up, what to have to win!!!

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What's in my backpack? What are the tools I use to be a successful driver. Tips and tricks to be prepared.
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Holly Gurbisz (10 days ago)
Damn he's hot as hell
J G (10 days ago)
Chuck Norris uses none of that stuff. Get your act together Chris.
MegaNokia2700 (12 days ago)
Hi i want 2 no what r the duties of Driver helper when u r on board plz explain ?
Kaitlin Bunge (13 days ago)
What should a female do if they have to use the bathroom.? Lol and are the ups trucks STICK SHIFT?
Chris Edwards (12 days ago)
On route you find customers with bathrooms you can use, stick shifts are pretty rare in the UPS 2018 fleet. But I'm sure there are a few still out there.
Kirk Mikiah (14 days ago)
You forgot to mention the coveted empty gatorade bottle for emergency BR breaks : )
Kirk Mikiah (14 days ago)
acetaminophen tears up your liver and stomach. Advil better choice IMO.. Spray for nose, 20 drops of grapfruitseed extract in 2 oz distilled +1/8 teaspoon baking soda is killer for sinus. Or premix grapefruit seed extract nasal spray ready to go. You will love it. : )
Kirk Mikiah (14 days ago)
Also burts bees lip balm with or without sunscreen for lip protection. Chapstick dries out your lips over time and petroleum based.
Kirk Mikiah (14 days ago)
The wired earpiece you are wearing is just for music and your cell?
Chris Edwards (12 days ago)
I usually listen to audio book/podcasts. Earpieces also save my hearing on the dirt roads and I also use to to send/receive phone calls
Themagnificent7th (21 days ago)
A few other things you should have in your pack, white athletic tape, Immodium, and lastly a shaker bottle and some protein powder in case you just have "one of those days" where lunch is just not going to happen. I lived in the field for weeks on end, so I'm no stranger to long hours and garbage chow, I just traded one uniform for another.
John Mount (23 days ago)
Is there a difference between a driver and a package delivery driver?
Tommy Lai (26 days ago)
Where do I get one of those clips for the diad? Amazon, my hub? Thanks Chris !
Texas Patriot (28 days ago)
70 business stops average + 100+ resi
Mike Auger (1 month ago)
Hi Chris, I just passed my classroom training today. \0/ \0/ woot woot. Next week I shadow, then I have driver road test. Thanks for the tips on packing your day bag. I'll have to get mine ready as well. And thanks for taking the time to put this video together too man, much appreciated
Kevin Lemmerman (1 month ago)
C Tripps (1 month ago)
Can you do a video on how your packages are organized and your route is determined for the day?
anthony white (2 months ago)
I link 2 of the diad belt clips together and wrap with hockey tape/ it brings the diad down lower and right were my hand is and i don't have to raise my shoulder or lift jacket/shirt plus the seatbelt isn't right on it. takes a good whack to set them together but its awesome having the board down lower.
Chris Edwards (2 months ago)
That's a great idea.
Tarkesh 021 (2 months ago)
Your voice sounds like my load in the morning
Barry Sell (2 months ago)
Wow! I've done it for more than 3 decade's. Haven't done it correctly once. Is someone whispering in your ear what to do next? Spooky
jake z (3 months ago)
Lucky, should be black anyway, as white gets filthy.
Denzel Smith (3 months ago)
That black shirt is out of uniform . Maybe a pack of Haynes my brother
I am alive. (3 months ago)
I put my DIAD in my left pocket. 😂😂
I am alive. (1 month ago)
+Andres Calderon Delivery Information Acquisition Device. It's the same type of computer that you carry.
Andres Calderon (1 month ago)
What’s a DIAD? I work at fedex. We dont get those 😂
You Tube It (3 months ago)
Is that yeti the 36oz?
Chris Edwards (3 months ago)
You Tube It yes it is.
jake z (3 months ago)
Hopefully you have a white or brown under shirt in there because that black one wouldn't fly in our building.
Roy Robinson (3 months ago)
jake z hey Jake I think it may very from region to region we were told black brown or white!
Jesse Buchanan (3 months ago)
I barely have time to piss
Red Supremes (2 months ago)
Gatoraid bottles
Joseph Sepulveda (3 months ago)
Black undershirts. That's a warning letter.
La Rock (2 months ago)
We can wear black shirts and white shirts in my Center
DuckTalesWooHoo1987 (3 months ago)
NO toilet paper?! Dude I carry TWO rolls! Just make sure you have some DR bags handy for when you have a "leaker" if you know what I mean. LOL!
DuckTalesWooHoo1987 (2 months ago)
I actually carry some stuff for chaffing that also smells good. So when I have to take a dump back there I spread that on the floor when I get done. I figure that's the least I can do. LOL!
Barry Sell (2 months ago)
DuckTalesWooHoo1987 shit in the back right corner
onetonk5 (3 months ago)
Cool vids dude. Thanks for the tips. Keep it safe all the way to the most important stop of the day (home).
Stay Solid (3 months ago)
And to think I do 200 plus stops a day. I need a route like yours
Esau Badillo (3 months ago)
If I had your route I wouldn't have left the position after 24years...I'm good now being a shifter..miss my good customers and that's it....looks like your a doomsday prepper.lol
Mike Alunno (3 months ago)
Any day can be a doomsday on route. ha
Alci Zapata (3 months ago)
You carry too many shits in your backpack. It look that you don't have a route, you hanging down driving the Brown package car.
Mercorey (3 months ago)
He’s a rookie....He forgot the most important item to have on hand. “Adult Signature Required” stickers to put on any packages that were loaded in the wrong spot that you don’t want to go back to deliver. You never know when they will jump in your truck when you finish for the day to check your send agains.
D D (3 months ago)
Mercorey Just go back and deliver those you loser. You don't get it.
Mercorey (3 months ago)
What is he, a Saturday air driver? The truck isn’t even loaded with anything. My first route as a full time package car driver I went out with 90-105 stops per day with 45 pickups. I delivered 700 - 1000 pcs per day and picked up the same amount. My last route I was on before retiring, I had a residential route and went out and delivered 160 - 170 stops per day but I had no pick-ups. UPS pretty much wants their drivers to do 20 stops per hour on a residential route. Industrial and retail routes you do less stops but handle alot more packages and you also do less miles with those route.
Killjoy (3 months ago)
Safety first. I could care less about their bs stops per hour nonsense.
onterious huitt (3 months ago)
How long is the hire process for ups period because I have my cdl class a and I want a freight job but there is no time frame on any job for the hiring process
onterious huitt (2 months ago)
Yea Ok I’m a feeder driver I even got my uniform yesterday but I have my cdl so that helped but I still don’t get there pay I’m starting at 18.75 an hour do to me coming in on the previous contract
Yea Ok (2 months ago)
onterious huitt That isn’t usual or common, I work for UPS and talk to many feeder drivers. They all have very high seniority and are older guys
onterious huitt (2 months ago)
Yea Ok there take feeders off the street here
Yea Ok (2 months ago)
Have to work as a part time package handler in the hub for many years before going into package, then after many years of package you can bid on feeder jobs based on seniority
onterious huitt (3 months ago)
How long does it take ) sorry about that Chris Edwards
Fit Con (3 months ago)
What headset you using?
Chris Edwards (3 months ago)
Fit Con powerbeats3
Nolan Lawrence (4 months ago)
What ounce yeti cup do you have
Nolan Lawrence (4 months ago)
Thanks Chris, I've been watching your videos. I'm a preloader and should be going to driver school soon.
Chris Edwards (4 months ago)
Nolan Lawrence 36oz
Yuliana Martinez (4 months ago)
That's some good stuff 😊
Booty Gangsta (4 months ago)
Is it true that you have to work in the warehouse first to be a driver ?
Kyle Premian (18 days ago)
No, I know some drivers in my hub that were hired on the spot.
AlliesDay98 (1 month ago)
im a package handler now but deciding whether to try to drive feeders or delivery
John Santana (1 month ago)
+AlliesDay98 I just finished training today lol, I start my real 1st day tomorrow, I'll let you know by then lol.
AlliesDay98 (1 month ago)
do you like being a feeder driver?
John Santana (1 month ago)
Just started working for UPS and I'm a driver.
Brian Johnson (5 months ago)
that wasnt boring at all
Nick T. (5 months ago)
For your keys you can get a key belt clip. Fast to clip the key ring into. I use 2, keys and flashlight, working in feeders.
Adam Ali (5 months ago)
really handsome
greg mcgeary (5 months ago)
Make sure to thank your mechanics. Lol [Philadelphia Hub Automotive]
Luis Lozo (6 months ago)
Is he shuttling? To us "Full Time "Route drivers?
Stacy Lynn (6 months ago)
Your hot as hell
mike coy (2 months ago)
You should see what I look like....
cobain/ vedder (3 months ago)
Stacy Lynn what's going on?
Stacy Lynn (3 months ago)
Young Bodybuilders fuck off lol it’s YouTube, not English class
Young Bodybuilders (3 months ago)
Stacy Lynn (3 months ago)
Alisha C Lol seriously though I would die!!
KA LUPO (6 months ago)
You know he is nothing but a cock sucker.
KA LUPO (6 months ago)
The D key is to stay on the key ring Main set is a fob and D key. Spare in the lock box is a Fob, D key and Ignition key. Its because of people like you that we file theft charges because the key are missing.
KA LUPO (6 months ago)
Lou Dozer241 (6 months ago)
I've been driving for 30 years and i gotta say, I've never seen a package car driver with that much time... you must have a rural route. What like 10 stops and 100 miles?
semaj d (14 days ago)
Dear Vrenezi you are right the city areas is where you actually earn your money even though every driver accross the country definitely earns their money. I’ve works in Brooklyn queens Long Island...I’ve done down by the Barclays center in downtown Brooklyn...I literally have to park at the end of every block and walk off each side. Praying there isn’t any bulk pieces.long island is excellent but they pile on the stops because there is so much less resistance when delivering(wide streets, no traffic and parking in front every house). I’ve done routes with estates as well where you drive a mile up a driveway for one stop...can’t do more than 10-11 stops for that hour.
Dear Vrenezi (2 months ago)
HD Jake there’s no way you have have more hen 150 a day. Try delivering in New Jersey, Hoboken, weehawken, edgewater, union city, north Bergen. And West New York. You work these areas you’ll know what its like to actually bust your ass. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not easy anywhere you work. But delivering in this areas makes you question why you ever applied for the job. My areas in Hoboken. You have to walk off every single block. You load your hand truck and off you go. I only put 12 miles a day in my truck. Look these areas on the map. I have pictures of my load during peak that will make your head spin. Truck blown out plus over 100 packages that couldn’t fit in.
joe shmo (2 months ago)
+Chris Edwards That's sweet.
ArtemisArtz (3 months ago)
For Shoreline or Seattle? There are two buildings right across from each other. I work at the Shoreline one lol.
HD Jake (3 months ago)
Lou Dozer241 150 stops!! Id kill to have a 150 stop day!! Id be done by 1 o'clock lol! Come to Seattle you'll know what a heavy day is!
RTM Dustin (6 months ago)
Key Fob? for the truck?
KA LUPO (6 months ago)
Attitude? You have yet to see my Attitude. And maybe its time for FEDEX to catch up to the times. The FOB will start the unit, Open the Bulk Head door , And the Overhead Door.
RTM Dustin (6 months ago)
KA LUPO maybe a little less attitude? And I was just curious because we don’t have anything like that for FedEx.
KA LUPO (6 months ago)
Package Cars. Starts the Unit, Opens the Bulk Head Door and Overhead Rear Door. So whats your question???
Larry Martin (6 months ago)
i like the holster because it has the slot for your info notices so you don't have to waste time walking back to your truck when someone isn't in. every second counts...
billy bandit (7 months ago)
You going on a road trip???
KA LUPO (6 months ago)
No road trip. If he was he would have a piss bottle. OR maybe he is one of those who shit in the grit bucket and piss on the drop floor.
John Mendoza (7 months ago)
You rock dude thanks for the video and thank you for all you do.
elver galarga (6 months ago)
Chris Edwards thanks for your videos can you make one about call tag pick up 👍
KA LUPO (6 months ago)
This DUDE is an ass.
Ramzi Chahem (6 months ago)
Hey chris what's up Can you help me with schedule pack up.please
Chris Edwards (7 months ago)
John Mendoza thanks man, appreciate the support.
Greenwood Gardens Lawn Service (8 months ago)
Good information Chris thanks for the knowledge, ok got to get back on the truck, keep the videos coming I need all the good help to make it through this 30 day packet!!!
CreateYourWorth (9 months ago)
Good info. Thank u.
KA LUPO (6 months ago)
His INFO SUCKS. And will get him fired.