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Allen Watkins (12 hours ago)
What is top scale pay for a truck driver, I heard $37hr after 4yrs in Chicago....name more cities so we can be informed.
Allen Watkins (12 hours ago)
What's Phoenix, Atlanta, Memphis, Charlotte, Houston, Dallas, Maryland, Florida, Minnesota...
Eric Belec (2 days ago)
Great talk. Thanks for making the video.
Coffee Talk (2 days ago)
Thanks for watching!
Banter (3 days ago)
He kinda looks like Negan from the walking dead
Coffee Talk (3 days ago)
I get that a lot!
Maurice Wilson (3 days ago)
I went threw security no check to 🤷🏾‍♂️😆
Ricky B (4 days ago)
Fuck UPS, I've worked for them since 2006, they treated me like shit, fuck them..
cplcabs (6 days ago)
Fuck UPS, they are incompetent fools who think its ok to deliver to the neighbour and consider the package delivered even though a signature of the receiver is required. I will never ever use UPS ever again.
justin beam (6 days ago)
exactly like walmart vary pushy
yuppppp (7 days ago)
bryan hippler (7 days ago)
your fault you didnt join unoin .week link money talks the union guys still have jobs you dont so go work for fed -ex for lower pay
bryan hippler (7 days ago)
so i c u like lower pay
Coffee Talk (7 days ago)
It's Illinois, you can't bag groceries here without being union. I wouldn't be allowed to work at UPS unless I joined the union first. Had to fill out the union card before I even finished my application!
TheHeart9 (9 days ago)
honestly ive been at ups for 1 year now. its not that bad. 11.50 am hour. start around 330 or 4 am until 9am. I unloaded semi trucks by myself... split the belt... split smalls... do bags.... amd now loading 3 trucks.... its easy once you get a rythym going. some people get 4 trucks..
Double Ghod (9 days ago)
Let me tell you why I've come to dislike UPS. Here are my top 3: 1 They almost always blow their horn when they pull up to a commercial bldg; I have heard that UPS HQ instructs them to do this and it is f'n annoying 2 They think nothing of leaving your package outside; last year I had a violin delivered when I wasn't home. The UPS driver left it in front of my house. By the time I got home it was buried in snow. 3 Their semi drivers are rude and obnoxious. I drive an 18 wheeler and my experience with UPS drivers on the Interstates is not positive .
Chester Smith Jr (10 days ago)
I wonder how many people watched the whole video before commenting, and disliking?
Coffee Talk (10 days ago)
Very few of them. Often multiple comments are made across several videos by the same person in rapid succession, which implies that they could not have possibly had the video running any longer than it took to type out the comment.
leota baca (10 days ago)
Cry cry cry cry. Get your crying like I sissy. You do not have to work any where. Quit and find a job you can do. If you can qualify you could drive. Maybe they want people that don't cry all the time. I am a woman and I worked right beside guys. I was the only women working. I worked in dirt it did not hurt me. I worked a lot of times 12 hour days.. Never could understand men like you. Cry baby. I did and lifted more than than the guys. I worked like this for 15 years I retired when I was 58 loved my work. Men like you were very hard to work with. I would just as soon you would leave the area so I could load the truck myself. If you don't like the heat get out of the fire.
evilchivo5 (14 days ago)
Labor intensive? Lots of minor injuries? Hahaha stay in a cubicle you cry baby!
John Grepo (16 days ago)
the only employees that don't get wanded or walk through metal detectors are pregnant women. this happens in Los Angeles
Robert Wall (17 days ago)
ups is not a bad job
John Grepo (18 days ago)
all employees go through the metal detectors. management included
Coffee Talk (18 days ago)
Not where I was, management was never wanded by the guards on the way out.
Jared Barriere (19 days ago)
Probably a biased opinion on my part, but i enjoyed the heck out of working inside. Did it for a year. I was 19 at the time and i suppose i looked at it like a challange and a work out. I blew away the MARs (min acceptable requirements) and did it with a smile. 16 years later i'm still with UPS but i'm an applications architect. Big company, lots of opportunity. I went back to the operation as a 34 year old during peek, to me anywhere, the job had gotten a little easier. Now we have PAL labels and HAL labels so you dont need to memorize a sort chart. In some ways, sure, its a hard manual job... in other ways though - if you are remotely in shape its pretty easy to exceed the requirements. IF you can work hard when you need to, be on time always and have a good head on - you can do well for yourself. **milage may vary**
AlienFan (24 days ago)
Lol so many management people in the comments. Bunch of f***ing ****suckers
Steve The Man (24 days ago)
David's experience is a little more different than mine. While working for UPS is very tough I will say that if you stick it out it does pay off in the end to become a driver. Not only that but the center I work for only has one gravity feed belt on it the rest is more advanced even for how old the building is. We have the belts that you pull a directional pad much like a video game console and it moves as far as it can then stops but they do go very far into the trucks if the trucks are lined up correctly.
2wetfingers (24 days ago)
i got FEDUP with FEDex
Guru La (25 days ago)
Yea ups is a fucked up company. I did work for them and it was the worst shit ever! The lazy supervisors would sit on their asses at the office talking down bad to under employees..
Elaine Watts (26 days ago)
I am a team leader at ups in the uk and the way the trailers are loaded is dangerous,and being a team leader me and my other colgues are spoken to like crap.With me being a female in a mans work place I get pushed to one side and get left to do the filing.I have been with ups for nearly 10 yearsNeed more women in the warehouse.
Dave Woodbury (28 days ago)
Ha Ha u puss....
Tim Martin (1 month ago)
You need to work for ups freight all of their Dock workers use Fort lifts to load and unload truck. They get a break-in the morning a break-in the evening and a 30 minute lunch break.
Tryhard TM (1 month ago)
Fuck I just applied but you know what I'm my boss at the end of the day if I don't like it I got the option to leave to a better job
Rick Love (1 month ago)
Its hell, but I've been doing it for 8 years. It's a young mans job. You will hurt, but you can get ripped. I work the night shift. I grab some zzz's and I'm good by 10am. We get breaks, (1 hour) and raises. I don't do unload now. Only once and a while. If you are fit it's not that bad. It is dirty, and dangerous! The worst is how braindead some of the staff is, but not everyone. That's all jobs! I have a degree, and I'm a freelancer in the day. I won't be there much longer.
Ccc Ccc (1 month ago)
I work at ups as a preloader right now and it sucks
Greg Sta (1 month ago)
Come work for me in the oilfield in South Texas for real money....
Greg Sta (1 month ago)
I worked there for 6.5 years as a driver...I was injured sever  (my back) after 2 years of rehab YES 2 Years off work they settled...wow looking back I should have had a Lawyer...but I still got the money Oh and the Union local 988 did nothing for me...Go figure...
Coffee Talk (1 month ago)
Lots of big union supporters out there don't like what I say about unions. But in my experience I have never seen them do anything besides cause more problems. I did an entire video on my experiences with four different unions.
mcbride12577 (1 month ago)
The union is only as strong as you make it. Some of the complaints that were made are against contractual agreements. File a grievance. It's a formal complaint and the formal way to hold the company to the contract. If you feel your steward doesn't fight for you in the grievance meeting then get an election for a new steward. Get involved in your local union. Show up to the union meeting. Get to know your BA. Learn what your rights are and create a voice.
Ray Haynes (1 month ago)
Dave, You may have heard their was a UPS shooting rampage by a Driver (Jimmy Lamb) in the San Francisco UPS Hub last week. From the news reports i have watched he was a disgruntled employee who filed numerous work grievances with the union regarding overworking issues. He killed 3 co-workers & injured several more & then committed suicide. Does this surprise you this happened at UPS ? & can you make a video on violence in the workplace & how ups mgmt. provokes & instigates its employees into such workplace catastrophes. Thanks
Coffee Talk (1 month ago)
Interesting ideas for a video, thanks
Google User (1 month ago)
who thumbs this down? Union idiots
Coffee Talk (1 month ago)
There are some die hards out there that can't face how badly they are used.
Chris Shervin (1 month ago)
sounds just like when I worked at Cintas.we had to swipe out at lunch and go back to work we had two ten minute breaks but worked up to 16 hours a day.and due to lack of proper managment we had to fix their fuck ups ups and had to stay longer,they forced us to do over time, plus they let you know they feel above you.tons of micromanagement it gets almost degrading.place over all sucked but do say I made some good friends with my peers
duramaxwelder (1 month ago)
This guy is actually very intelligent and cares about doing quality work. Hats off to you. Fuck ups
SkylineToTheSeaAndMe (1 month ago)
UPS is one of the worst run shitty companies in the world. I was a loader/pre-loader in Sunnyvale in the late 1980s/early 1990s (probably the same job as you). Boxes fell on me and injured me. The old days were worse. It seems like they never had an OSHA inspection. Those big semis, as well as the delivery trucks are/were all lined up in this massive warehouse, running, the exhaust fumes literally almost killed me. I have bad COPD now (even though I was a world class athlete), and I attribute it to UPS. The carbon monoxide levels I'm sure were through the roof. I myself and others there would get dizzy/sick, from it. Unions are worthless. I believe that UPS is still using most of the same infrastructure they used as far back as the 1960s/1970s. UPS prays on young people and employee turnover literally. That is why they pull this shit. They know they can always get new kids fresh out of high school. @ 2:35 = Acid trip. Good stuff man. I though I was breathing carbon monoxide again. All these delivery services suck, but UPS is by far the worst.
Coffee Talk (1 month ago)
The turnover rate is very high, true enough. I get ribbed a lot for apparently being too old to do it, but most of the people on the dock were around my age and even older. College age kids rotated in quite a bit, but mostly didn't last the day. They would disappear after break...
OH Yeh! (1 month ago)
Maybe we need unions again
Coffee Talk (1 month ago)
UPS is union.
Hetman J. (1 month ago)
Definitely not for everybody. But if it you can make it work for you and stick around it's worth it. The longer you're there, the more seniority you get and better positions open up along with better pay. After 17 years as a part-timer I was making $45,000 with great medical, vested in a pension, 4 weeks paid vacation, 5 paid option days and 5 paid sick days. I drove Next Day Air during the week when needed and on Saturdays at over $26 dollars per hour. Decided to go full-time driving, not the best decision. Lost my part-time seniority a lot of weight, free time, and gained a lot of stress (more than I care to even think about). Good thing is that I kept my vacation time and sick days and happened to luck into a feeder slot (Tractor Trailer driving) and currently training for it. I hope I make it. I dread going back to package.
Coffee Talk (1 month ago)
Thank you for making a decent argument. I say that because most of the comments made on the UPS videos by so called "die hard UPSers" are so vulgar and offensive that they never even make it on the message board, (YouTube automatically filters them out). Nothing wrong with sticking it out if you are comfortable with that sort of thing. And I didn't leave the company because of the working conditions, I left because my check was being garnished 100%, so after basically working there for free for a few months it was just too much to bother with.
Leo Padilla (1 month ago)
This is very true I'm just really glad I'm a Porter
Leo Padilla (1 month ago)
It not that it's better, it just less stressful work environment it's a nice work for a janitor LMAO I would never be a able to become a driver unless I want to lose my in building seniority and start over for the reason I'm not in the same teamsters also I think I would have to jump union but I'm not really sure. I've only been there 4 years being 25 it feels good to know I have a pay check every week wish I could make more over all but just really thankful I have something...! I just became full time 5 month's ago and I still need a part time on top of that. @everyone if you work for UPS let's just remember why you at UPS for your Family's for our self's but if you find something better witch I'm always looking I'm out its only been 4 years 😨
Coffee Talk (1 month ago)
I've heard that's a better position.
Carl Leonardi (1 month ago)
Hello David how are you, I'm 59 years old I just retired after 35 years as a journeyman electrician with the international brotherhood of electrical workers for a major electric utility company. I just went through the interview process for package handling at UPS here in Florida, I don't agree with what you were talking about your local teamster union, you have a problem with MANAGMENT it's your job to fill out the grievance form and present that with with your union steward as representation, never talk to management without union representation, that union Stewart has training that you don't have in those sensitive employee supervisor situations. Thank you for posting your video if they call me and offer me that package handling job I'm going to turn it down I know it's bust ass work and my 59-year-old knees I don't think can take it anymore, I have climbed plenty of steel structures and worked out of many bucket trucks on or near very high voltage, I was looking for a part-time UPS job to have fun, looks like it's not for me.
Jay Dog (1 month ago)
Union at my job is also a freaking joke. Great video man.
Coffee Talk (1 month ago)
People don't realize how screwed up unions can be until they actually need something from them.
H Chambers (1 month ago)
Problem was, you started UPS late in life. You need to start working at UPS in your younger years.
Charles Travis (1 month ago)
Spot on
David Smith (1 month ago)
Everything he's saying is true
How to basic (1 month ago)
You should have demanded a raise as $10 is minimal anyone with any experience demands for any kind of physical labor and your also entitled to bonus so these ups dudes are scamming you
Johnny Gilbert (1 month ago)
I think this is just the UPS you worked for. I worked at UPS on preload and I just started at a different position. But we never had more than 2 or 3 trucks per person. the rollers worked very well and hardly fell, UPS has the highest concern for safety and I've been lectured countless times for performing anything remotely unsafe. The only thing that would be a valid complaint is that the trucks would sometimes Avalanche out the packages but there are many reasons to this. 1. We have thousands of packages and tens of trucks and have about 2 hours to get it done. We are told to try and stack the boxes as best we can and are taught how to get them to fit well but when we are at high speeds loading 10 boxes a minutes we don't always have time to make sure every box fits perfect. It's a conveyer belt so if you're too slow the boxes will keep coming anyway and pile up on you 2. The trucks travel great distances across states and boxes will fall while they're in the trucks, nothing could be helped about that and we do have some tools to help the problem but not fix it. UPS is a hard working, fast pace, manual labor job and you work hard to get paid well. I have been here a year and have not seen anything unfair so far.
Chris Pielacha (1 month ago)
all I know is I'm tracking my force fx lightsaber as I type and if it arrives damaged my driver is getting force choked lol
MeGusta151 (1 month ago)
Am I the only one that thinks this guy looks like Negan from TWD lol
R1CAN1 (1 month ago)
All those who are crying. I suggest you spend more time reading your union book and educate yourself. You are protected by the union. You just have to familiarize yourself with the union handbook. This job is definitely not for cry babies and for those that are not head strong. The more you know about the union rules the better you are and you keep all supervision in check. Just ask the veteran loaders who have been there 10 plus years and who don't want to be a driver. And fyi your job performance doesn't hinder your 2 raises you get a year per union contract. Or the fact that you and your family have free benefits. Medical,vision and dental included. It's definitely a physical job but you definitely did not have proper union representation or was not schooled by the vets there on how to defend yourself. Sorry to here u quit but it's definitely not for the weak. Maybe FedEx can help you with there routes that are owned as a bread route and you can be dropped at a drop of a dime because owner of route decides to hire someone else for less or sells his route and new owner of route has other people in mind to hire. And as for Amazon good luck because there whole warehouse will be run by robots soon it's already been implemented. And on the contrary Amazon is looking to do away with FedEx because of poor handling. We are the only ones that have proven to Amazon we can handle the volume. Heck we even deliver to the post office because they can't handle it. But yeah you have to pay your do's I have and I don't regret it. I always spent my time educating myself about what I can and can't do via the union and that goes the same for supervision. And I put them in check when they violate my union contract and get the "RIGHT" Union representation to file my grievances accordingly. Good luck to ya.
Teabagonyou (1 month ago)
They're called air cans buddy. The unload conveyors or belts are called extendos. Pretty screwed up place to work! Lol what do they know? Only a Fortune 15 company thank god there are middle aged workers working for peanuts that can tell the company how to do it. 😂😂😂 Idiot you don't need to sign anything or put RTS. A union steward will do it for you to prove it was reviewed with you in your presence idiot. Bullshit everyone gets searched at my facility and there is a ton of theft at my facility.
Jim Goose (1 month ago)
thats not tough work do loose air cargo ul know tough work is in every weather I use to unloas ups and dhl its easy compared to loose cargo
Arlene Modafferi (2 months ago)
Wow..so much of what you said is true. I work for UPS and I actually love my job....but it's not easy. I've been a part-timer at UPS for over 18 years so I make a decent amount of money. I work the midnight shift and you are right about the lack of climate control...I have to really prepare against getting heat stroke in the summer by drinking water all day before work and bringing a lot of Gatorade with me to stay hydrated. But in my hub, there aren't the same problems that you discussed. When we go through the guard shack, everyone is checked...management too. (It's usually supervisors who are stealing.) Whenever we have a PCM (meeting) before break, we get a 12 minute break to make room for the PCM...we get our full 10 minutes. And UPS gives Amazon such a good rate, we are probably losing money with them.By the way, I did enjoy your video.
Coffee Talk (2 months ago)
Some of the policies are probably better managed in different hubs. I just ended up in one with crappy management structure.
Nancy Passmore (2 months ago)
Unions are bull!
Coffee Talk (2 months ago)
I don't have any confidence in them based on my experiences.
Michael Szatmari (2 months ago)
Definitely NOT for me
Mekaeli Faumuina (2 months ago)
Worked preload for 5 1/2 years in Alaska, now I'm working out on the ramp full time at 15$ an hour. I top out in 3 years at around 30$ an hour... not as much as the drivers but the workload is a lot easier!
googlevirus (2 months ago)
I'll be homeless instead of do that
Bobby Paluga (2 months ago)
My question regarding UPS, why does my package take three days to five days to move from the initial UPS facility to the next (regional?) Location??? Example: I order a laptop, the next day a electronic shipping notice is sent to UPS, if this is a weekday UPS will pick up my box late in the afternoon, the next day I've advised that the box arrives at another UPS location.....there it sits.......3 days if it's during the week, 5 days if there is a weekend in the process. Next my package is picked up and arrives in North Carolina which is further east than the original Ohio or Tenn location, from NC it finally heads west, 36 hours later the package is somewhere in Texas, then Kansas, then Colorado, Los Angeles finally Phoenix, and I get the out for delivery notice. This is the worse case, but you would be surprised how many packages head to LA before doubling back to Phoenix. I've had some packages 2-3 day air get stuck in Wilmington, Ohio for 5 days. One thing I really hate is missing a "sign for" shipment, so taking the notice I drive to a warehouse out in the middle of nowhere Tempe, AZ I wait in line hoping that I get inside before the clock turns 6:30 pm and it closes. Finally at 6:29 pm I get inside, hand the notice to the clerk, who punches in the package number then walks back into the warehouse for 5 minutes to return to tell me the box hasn't yet returned to the facility. You sign the notice so they can just leave the box at your doorstep, but NO, you find out that the box is being held for you back at the UPS facility 30 miles away in Tempe. Grrrrrrr Then there are the small packages that move from UPS to USPS to be delivered in your box at the end of the street set of 100 boxes. But if the dumb ass USPS employee places my package in the wrong box which she does at least twice a week, then neither UPS or USPS takes responsibility.
Bill Fitzpatrick (2 months ago)
If you didn't like it why did it take so long to quit. And why do so many people stay until they retire`? This ain't the gubmint Sonny. You really have to work for UPS.
Spike (2 months ago)
Pretty accurate and well done report on working as a loader at UPS. My son is now a package car driver and is reaping the rewards of his 2.5 years as a loader. His experience was very similar to yours. I myself worked at UPS as a driver and after retiring I worked for a couple of years for FedEx ground. Two very different business models but the only real difference is the drivers make a hell of a lot more money at UPS. So, yes the Teamsters are a strong union and seem to be doing alright by the drivers. The loaders do get some benefits but also as entry level employees they get the shit end of the stick frequently. The real problem is that we have to many unskilled workers in the country for the jobs available. The result is that employers take advantage of this. We need to limit immigration including H-1b and H-2b visas, while pushing for vocational schools for young people. Young Americans should be expecting and demanding skilled worker training. College is NOT the answer.
John Mendoza (2 months ago)
Spike we can't limit visas on skilled workers because that would American companies. I agree that the United States needs a national vocation college syulike the one in Germany. But if you want to get vocational training in this country you can. People are being lazy and are being out hustled by immigrants. That isn't the fault of immigrants but of lazy Americans who have tons of opportunities at their disposal but who rarely take advantage of them.
Coffee Talk (2 months ago)
I'm all for vocational, my college experience was worthless. I've got a video about that.
David Anderson (2 months ago)
What a gift you have given to UPS by quitting or hopefully getting fired! What a whiner... what a wiener! I turned you off after about 30 seconds. YOU could have made it to the high paying driver job yourself and knocked down more than a $100k plus a teamster pension for life. Plus your 401k. Far better pay and benefits than FedEx or Postal Service. Do you think your job was canceled after you walked out? Probably not. Do you think the management had a meeting and decided that your task was just too demanding or too physical? I doubt that either. Many others were lined up to take your job, David, and they are glad they did. And they are glad you are gone. Most of the part-time jobs that I know of do not offer health insurance or retirement plans, either. True David, it's not a job for girly men... We can all agree on that.
Dudley Sluder (2 months ago)
I worked for UPS 33 years and had 1 bad day. 11 years in delivery and 22 years in feeders. If your a self starter and service minded,you will do well,I agree its not for everyone. I came out of restaurant management. When I had my interview the HR guy said we work a lot of overtime, and I said all seven days a week. He said OH no we only work Mon. thru Fri. I asked do you pay hourly or salary. Oh we pay hourly. I laughed and said you don't have enough hours in 5 days to get tired. He said your hired. The longer i'm retired the more great memories I have of UPS.
John Mendoza (2 months ago)
You are so correct. I feel exactly the same way. But I do feel for those that have a family and want to spend time with them. UPS is hard on families.
Novaximus (2 months ago)
I see a lot of people posting "You are weak"  or "You just a soft bitch"  Most likely these people are in their Mid 30's or younger and only put in 20 hours a week when they do work. David's point is that there's a lot of unnecessary conditions which could have some sensible improvements.   You're not a man if you like working in a 100 degree sweat box...you're just, well stupid.  And you can't do it forever.  You're not immortal.
Coffee Talk (2 months ago)
I guess I'm weak for not liking to be taken advantage of.
Novaximus (2 months ago)
At the post office you're "entitled" to a 30 minute break but nobody ever takes it because there's so much pressure to get done in a timely manner
Novaximus (2 months ago)
I'm sure fedex and amazon are the same.  The public only sees the 10% of the easiest part of our working day and has nooooooo idea how much ball busting that goes on behind the scenes.
Jamie H. (2 months ago)
37!!!????? an hour!!!!! WHAT?!!
The94GTC (2 months ago)
If the part timers would actually vote on the contract possibly the contract would favor them. It's a very physical job. I am pushing 30 years. I have had insurance I paid nothing for, I will retire with a very good pension, and made damn good money. If you can't stand the heat get out of the oven
ilya (2 months ago)
someone complaining about a job that they didn't need a degree, certificate, or intense specialized training for. go figure.
New York Giants Blood!!!! (3 months ago)
I started pre loader at UPS at 24 late last year and I started out making 11.00 hr. I feel like I should be making more considering the labor we go through. And we get 10 min breaks after 2 hrs btw. I only hate that we only get 5 seconds to be on the trucks. That's retarded.
Coffee Talk (3 months ago)
You should be getting more considering the labor intensity, and the break system should be structured better as well.
Qwanya Robinson (3 months ago)
I was unloading a trailer when the driver hooked up to it and pulled off with me in it u talk about scared shirtless😡
Vw Luvin (3 months ago)
22 years at ups , I started at $8.50 I'm now at $29.00 to do the same work he mentioned I do 8 hours in the hub. The job is physically demanding for sure, injuries are guaranteed. As far as being accused of stealing I have never heard of the kind of treatment he mentioned. We don't hear a single word if a package comes up short or missing unless it happens repeatedly. As someone else has already mentioned no one is forced to go there we all have the right to stay home or work somewhere else.
Josh Rowles (3 months ago)
Unloading the semi on intake is by far the EASIEST part of working in house. The real labor is loading the trucks. Its fast paced and you have to be able to organize in numerical order. I currently work loading waiting for my test to be a driver. When you unload the semi most of the packages fall on to the conveyor. You really only have to deal with irregular packages that don't go down the belt. What a pussy this guy is
Josh Rowles (3 months ago)
The misload is a problem because others are in your trucks at time. I always tell people to stay the fuck out of my trucks. Then when the super has someone come assist (cause I'm at the end w/ 4 trucks about 2,800 pieces) I just tell the super I AM NO LONGER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MISLOADS IN THIS TRUCK. The rate they want is now 1/1000. Its not that hard
Josh Rowles (3 months ago)
I do however have an issue with the the union fees as a new member. My last 5 checks were less then 10$ due to fees and initiation fees. I'm paying for services as a member of the union. My problem is I have a year of fees and dues before I received any benefits. Its like paying your NETFLIX every month for a year before you can stream. Its BS.
Michael Wang (3 months ago)
24:00 Amazon Stock raised quite in this year's financial report ~ Guess they have moved away from UPS?
Coffee Talk (3 months ago)
They have been delivering their own packages now...
C.Foster (3 months ago)
I've bust my ass at UPS for 11 years now. But sometimes when I'm on my way to work I pray they send me home early LOL.
JackedJoker (3 months ago)
I almost worked for UPS but after reading that I'd have to work in the warehouse for 7ish years before I could actually make a living and said screw that and now I work for DHL as a driver. I don't make as much money as a UPS driver but I don't have to deal with half the BS that they do. Management is awesome. We get donut Wednesday and during Christmas they always thanked us for our hard work. I wish the money was better but it's the best Job I've had.
Adam Guymon (3 months ago)
19:35 #UPS should have a Third Party Independent Security Team that searches ALL People in & Out of all of the Facilities. You should contact the Green Party near you. A Union Should be Really Representing you. The Green Party believes in Unions as long as you are taken care of, if not then we would be open to punishing the union for not Representing you the worker. www.greenpartyutah.com @GreenPartyofUT
CaptainCalico (3 months ago)
u look like negan
Coffee Talk (3 months ago)
I get that a lot.
Josh Shellenberger (3 months ago)
You must have worked in a really shitty hub or you were just a garbage employee. I started out as a seasonal driver and after Christmas was over I was "laid off". A few months later the hub manager called me said he had transferred to another hub and would I be willing to work there as he needed people. He said it's not driving but part time preload but he could get me a few extra hours. I said sure so I worked 4-8am sometimes he would have me run airs or run late loads out to other drivers it was great. Sometimes I would work just preload but come in at 11pm and work till 8 am. So you are wrong because every night I worked 8 hours I got my break. Everyone did. At 3am the whole hub would shut down and everyone would be on break.I can also say that our union was strong. I was shop steward for 2 years and if I even said the word union in front of a part time sup or driver sup or even the hub manager their tone would immediately change. Just my 2 cents.
Gnotic27 M (3 months ago)
Same as Amazon. Terrible place to work if u work on dock, load n unload from truck
Coffee Talk (3 months ago)
I've heard that.
the kid (3 months ago)
Ha!! Driver bitchesssss!!!
Slurry Noises (4 months ago)
if you were actually working hard you wouldn't of been freezing :p
Greggjodi Gomes (4 months ago)
Our cousin works for UPS , he makes real good money and works hard
John Skogman (4 months ago)
I'm surprised they have a unionat all.
John Skogman (4 months ago)
Scott, did you make the min wage the whole 7 yrs? (8-9/hr?
John Skogman (4 months ago)
Scott, it took 7 yrs???
Grant Joe (4 months ago)
Purolator was the same but i was at top rate 22.10 within a year (2005) I was also a truck driver on top of pre loading.
Hei Hei (4 months ago)
As a reg-temp driver they handle me with more kid gloves on preload than the other non-drivers on preload. I feel sorry for them honestly. The company has treated me well so far but most of your points are valid, especially at large hubs.
Hei Hei (4 months ago)
I'm a reg-temp driver and he is correct about the no break part. I was so happy to get my peak route and leave preloading for a month.
Coffee Talk (4 months ago)
A lot of people don't want to believe that...
Ercan Kilic (4 months ago)
Auburndad50 (4 months ago)
I can't comment about working conditions at UPS but I can say you are absolutely correct about unions.
Coffee Talk (4 months ago)
I have a video about my union experiences, (I have been involved with four of them)... https://www.youtube.com/edit?o=U&video_id=kq3rO3ldb74
alstang (4 months ago)
I have been working for UPS for 9 years. I love working there. If you put in the time you get rewarded. This is not a place for old people or the weak.
Daniel Holmes (4 months ago)
Truth Warrior (4 months ago)
Hey David, I currently work at CACH UPS at Hodgins, IL and I can confirm what you said is true. I'm not going to reveal my identity because I still work there. I'm a hard worker but management is terrible and the union isn't representing anyone. I know a guy that worked at UPS for 14 years and still can't become a full timer. I hate my job a lot but I'm planning on going to college soon so I technically can't leave. As long as I work my 3.5 to 4 hours, I'm good. Thanks for the review David.
Coffee Talk (4 months ago)
A lot of people are torn on my UPS videos, they love them or hate them. There are many die-hard UPSers who think that it's some kind of badge of honor to get pounded between the company and the union and still be standing.
richmond283 (4 months ago)
Everything he said is true I was a loader for two years at ups only thing I liked was the benefits it's a bunch of bitching from the supervisor the big supervisors come down and curse and talk so much to the supervisors below them they just take it like a bitch the turn over rate is high af they started me with big 8.50 I end up having 12.75 when I quit a lot of ppl did no call No shows I would average 1,000 -1,500 packages at the end of the shift everyone else 600-800 but wanted to complain about some damn pph but have you moving all over the building the expectations aren't realistic at all they slave the hell out of you for 150 a week no more then that I had checks come up short had times where I couldn't get my check until Monday and we got paid on fridays the union was bullshit didn't help only thing positive I have to say is some of the co workers are great especially the older ones ppl there lack work ethic the benefits are the best
Mary Allen (4 months ago)
Management at any job that I have ever worked for always gets by with all kinds of shit and that's bullshit! Unions are definitely not worth a damn even though you pay union dues! Yeah I used to work for UPS and it's terrible!
Coffee Talk (4 months ago)
There are some real hard core UPSers out there that would strongly disagree. They think they have proven something because they managed to stick it out for over a decade before finally earning a half decent wage for the labor, even though they are still part time!
Gary Wonning (4 months ago)
Whiner, I worked there for 27 years, great job, hard work, not for sissies.
MegaEunit (4 months ago)
haha, if you think that the preload does the brunt of the labor you are retarded.
Wyatt Brown (4 months ago)
as an otr driver I don't drive for ups but see the trucks every day/night. They and FedEx drivers are some of the worst drivers on the road. always over speed limit even in construction, hardly ever use turn signals, tend to cut other drivers off.
Coffee Talk (4 months ago)
They are under a lot of pressure to keep a time table that is difficult on account of how over loaded the trucks are.
Mddlclss Wrkr (4 months ago)
so basically you've screwed up with four different Union's maybe the problem is you
sean russo (4 months ago)
get over your self scott I drive a truck n you drivers drive like ass h//es... very well for my family. PLEASE..... your brown nosing matches the color of your uniform...
SuperBigblue19 (4 months ago)
How anyone could call a job loading trucks for $9hr In 2016-17 good, shows we got a bunch of union shills on this comment section I started out as a dock worker at Viking frt systems back in 89 making $11hr 6mos later they trained me to drive city p&d at $15hr no dues and the management was strict but fair.  And no union political BS. Worked for union BHD and they sucked bigtime. Telling us to slack or the management might want to ad stops.  Rampant nepotism and playing favorites on bids. Screw the unions. LTL and package  is going more non-union everyday.
SuperBigblue19 (4 months ago)
Well they do treat the drivers good but at the expense of other employees. I am not suggesting loading trucks should pay great since it is entry level. But  $9 hr is ridiculous.
Coffee Talk (4 months ago)
Sometimes I think some of the comments put on the UPS and Walmart videos are from corporate people who's job it is to find videos like mine so they can try to discredit them.
Ray Haynes (4 months ago)
David, can u please make a 4 th.ups video for us ? I really enjoy listening to your Ups experiences!! I know u covered a lot in your previous videos but maybe u can touch a bit on different types of grievances the employees can file with the union & the reverse discrimination problems in conjunction with favoritism & the way ups violates drivers & even warehouse workers Seniority, wrongful termination & sexual harassment. Thanks U !!
Coffee Talk (4 months ago)
There is a fourth one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBnDUP2B4d4