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UPS Reviews in Laurel, MD

Updated Mar 29, 2014
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2.9 7 reviews

                             

33% Approve of the CEO

UPS Chairman and CEO D. Scott Davis

D. Scott Davis

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33% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Good Company, Bad Management

Plant Engineering Maintenance Technician (Former Employee)
Laurel, MD

I worked at UPS full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat Pay and even better benefits, as in free very high quality health insurance. The healthcare package is probably nearly unbeatable.

ConsManagement runs the place like a Nazi concentration camp. Poorest environment I have ever worked in with regard to employee health and safety.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet out of the ivory tower and learn about what it is your employees actually do. Stop treating people like tools.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Draconian Management, Unreasonable Expectations

Plant Engineering Maintenance (Former Employee)
Laurel, MD

I worked at UPS full-time for more than a year

ProsExcellent pay and even better benefits. The health insurance is unbeatable.

ConsThey are all for safety, that is, as long as it doesn't interfere with package movement. It was routine to be threatened or even written up or worse for violating a safey rule, unless of course the sort was shut down. In that case management turned a blind eye and even pushed you to go faster, faster, faster expecting you to do whatever it takes. If you followed all the rules you would get written up for dragging out the job, if you "did whatever it takes" you would get fired or written up if you were injured or damaged something. Management, especially mid level and upper level management could care less about the people. They consider the workforce disposable. If management was issued UPS approved whips, they would use them as often as possible.

Advice to Senior ManagementPeople are one of your greatest assets. Start treating people with respect and dignity. There is no good reason to push people to the breaking point on a regular basis. Live by your own rules. Put away the whips.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Part Time Package Handler (Current Employee)
Laurel, MD

I have been working at UPS part-time for less than a year

Prosfast pace environment, learn supply chain process fast.

ConsBe ready to do some physical work and work for a year before thinking of having any insurance

Advice to Senior ManagementPlease increase the base pay to at least $12 hr to motivate and retain your workers. $8 hr is not enough.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great benefits but you will be worked like a dog

Supervisor (Former Employee)
Laurel, MD

I worked at UPS

Prosif you need benefits its great

Consgood luck getting time off to use your benefits

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Overall experience depends on driver, but it is physically demanding anywhere.

Winter Driver Helper (Former Employee)
Laurel, MD

I worked at UPS

ProsDecent wage, easy, no drug test.

ConsPhysically demanding, sometimes long hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementNo advice. The position is not really important.

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Good part time employer for someone not looking for career

Part-Time Supervisor (Former Employee)
Laurel, MD

I worked at UPS

ProsGood benefits for part time employment. Health insurance, stock options, college reimbursement, vacation, discretionary days. You work fairly short days.

ConsCutting back on benefits. Less than ideal work environment. Company doesn't stay true to their "promote from within" motto, especially if you are in operations.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good company

Human Resources Specialist (Former Employee)
Laurel, MD

I worked at UPS

ProsUPS provides excellent management opportunities. Hours are long and management within the operations work very hard. The salary, benefits and stock make the hard work well worth it. Also, UPS is one of the only companies left that offers retirement benefits. Very smart company in hard economic times. Diversity is very big in UPS and females and males are working along side each other in the operations.

ConsWork hours especially during holiday season.

Advice to Senior Managementkeep doing what your doing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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