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UPS Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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Pros
  • I love that they have great benefits (in 872 reviews)

  • Great exercise and good benefits (in 676 reviews)

Cons
  • there is no work life balance unless you get daytime hours (in 277 reviews)

  • UPS must increase its hourly rate within its part-time ranks (in 486 reviews)

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  1. "Inside sales"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Work life balance is excellent

    Cons

    Not many cons to as of yet


  2. "Decent place to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative/Yard Walker Associate in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative/Yard Walker Associate in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at UPS full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people to work with. Varying ages and cultures! Always up to date on safety regulations

    Cons

    Working in extreme heat or cold can be difficult at times (however, not required the entire shift).

  3. "Automotive fleet supervisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    UPS offers great pay and benefits

    Cons

    UPS regularly over tasks it's management personnel.

    Advice to Management

    Property staff your management team


  4. "part-Time"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part Time Package Handler in Maple Grove, MN
    Current Employee - Part Time Package Handler in Maple Grove, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UPS part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, safe place to work.

    Cons

    Long hours of standing up.

    Advice to Management

    Take good care of your employees and make them owner as well, for the employees to feel important and not only the paychecks.


  5. "Driver"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Charlottesville, VA
    Former Employee - Delivery Driver in Charlottesville, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at UPS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good brotherhood of drivers, good benefits for all employees, seniority based

    Cons

    Work until finished delivering all packages. Minimal respect for hourly from management.

    Advice to Management

    Support a positive culture


  6. "Ups on road position"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - On-Road Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - On-Road Supervisor in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at UPS full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits
    Salary
    Paid vacation
    Depending on the local driver - management relationship

    Cons

    Long hours
    Peak season
    Depending on the local - union management relationships
    Short notice management lateral transfers

    Advice to Management

    Be prepared for long hours and possible lateral transfers.
    Like any job UPS is what you make of it


  7. "Unloader"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Truck Unloader in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Truck Unloader in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at UPS part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It’s hard work but you get used to it after 2 weeks

    Cons

    You won’t get rehired if you decide to move to another city and you can’t transfer under a year I think buts rediculous

    Advice to Management

    None

  8. "Great Company and Corporate Citizen"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Current Employee - Supervisor
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at UPS full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good managers who appreciate work/life balance. Great community support. They care about the customer and doing the right thing. UPS has high ethical standards.

    Cons

    You will work HARD....but this is also a pro. Great place to learn.

    Advice to Management

    Appreciate your people and they will appreciate you and care about making the company successful.


  9. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good people, good pay, fun job

    Cons

    Laborious, tedious, can be physically tough


  10. "Great company but not for just anyone"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at UPS part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced and challenging environment. Great experience builder. Management team were great mentors.

    Cons

    promotion process not always up to your manager


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