Question: Why Do UPS Drivers Wear Shorts?

Is being a UPS driver worth it?

Working for UPS is a really good career choice.

If you want a good career that doesn’t require a degree and are willing to work hard then being a UPS driver is great.

It can be long hours (especially in December), but it pays great.

It can be physically demanding, but it does generally keep you in shape..

Do UPS trucks have AC?

The company does not air-condition its fleet of package trucks, Gaut added, because frequent stops and the size of the vehicles would render air conditioning “ineffective.” He said that for similar reasons, UPS does not air-condition large warehouses with loading-dock doors that are usually open.

Why do UPS trucks not turn left?

UPS trucks almost never take left-hand turns. They have designed their vehicle routing software to eliminate as many left-hand turns as possible (in countries with right-hand traffic). Left-turning traffic typically has to turn against a flow of oncoming vehicles.

Do UPS drivers only turn right?

The company gives each driver a specific route to follow and that includes a policy that drivers should never turn through oncoming traffic (that’s left in countries where they drive on the right and vice versa) unless absolutely necessary. This means that routes are sometimes longer than they have to be.

What does a UPS driver make an hour?

The typical UPS Driver makes $25 Per Hour. Driver hourly pay at UPS can range from $16 – $32. This estimate is based upon 5 UPS Driver salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods.

Can UPS drivers listen to music?

8. They have to supply their own music. UPS “package cars” don’t come with radios, so if you want to listen to music, you have to pack your own player.

Why do UPS drivers make so much?

UPS drivers are all unionized. Because they are union, the company is not able to ‘single out’ workers for bad treatment (“if you don’t take this crap salary with no benefits, you’re fired”). As a result, the UPS drivers earn a higher salary.

Why do UPS drivers have no doors?

They’re just sliding doors that retract into the side of the truck, and not doors that open outward like car doors. And UPS trucks tend not to have air conditioning (since the driver is constantly getting in and out all day, it wouldn’t be very effective) so the drivers tend to leave the door open in warm weather.

How many packages does a UPS driver deliver in a day?

120 deliveriesAt UPS, the average driver makes about 120 deliveries per day, says Jack Levis, the shipping giant’s director of process management.

How late do UPS drivers work?

How late does UPS deliver? Other than time-definite air deliveries, shipments are generally delivered anytime between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. (and sometimes later) to residences, and by close of business for commercial addresses. UPS cannot schedule a specific delivery time within that window.

What do UPS drivers wear?

Drivers must wear provided UPS uniforms, be clean and in good repair. Shirts, short or long sleeve. Pants, shorts or long pants. Drivers must purchase and wear UPS socks: crew or calf length.

How hard is it to become a UPS driver?

UPS drivers are very hard positions to attain, but obviously it’s possible. As far as jobs without college experience go, it doesn’t get any better than high pay, award-winning benefits, and full pension. Not to mention you are guaranteed to have all major holidays and weekends off.