UPS Freight Basic Questions for 2019

Discussion in 'LTL and Local Delivery Trucking Forum' started by Northeasterner, Jul 2, 2019.

  1. McUzi

    McUzi Heavy Load Member

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    Myself, wife and 3 kids are under FXF's BCBS medical, along with the higher tier vision and dental, and that only amounts to $33/wk. I forget my medical deductible, but it's nothing insane. Claims are paid promptly, copays are very low as well.
     

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  2. KullenTrucking

    KullenTrucking Bobtail Member

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    Starting pay is $24/Hr, not bad at all. What do they top out at?
     
  3. Northeasterner

    Northeasterner Light Load Member

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    28.65 or so.... BUT, starting pay is jumping up to 28.15 in my market soon... w/ R&L and XPO offering around 27$/hr to start, and SAIA moving into some of NEMF's former terminals w/ their own similarly high offerings, UPS is trying to retain new talent because they must realize many won't wait around 3 years for their 24 to go up to 28.
     
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    KullenTrucking Bobtail Member

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    What’s this $35-37/ hr rate I hear about? Is that exclusively for package delivery guys? Or line haul? Can a UPSF Road driver make close to that?
     
  5. Hardrunner22

    Hardrunner22 Bobtail Member

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    37 dollar is for road driver if u at a red circle terminal that have atleast 1 contractors coming in or out.

    If a road driver work out his classification such as dock or city would be paid premium pay of 37 dollars a hr and guarantee 8 hr.
     
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  6. KullenTrucking

    KullenTrucking Bobtail Member

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    Ok. But under which UPS umbrella are we talking about? Road driver at Parcel, Freight, or Truckload?
     
  7. Hardrunner22

    Hardrunner22 Bobtail Member

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    Ups freight road drivers


    Ups parcel have feeder driver and have a different contract and different rates.
     
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  8. Northeasterner

    Northeasterner Light Load Member

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    so what's this "red circle" thing? being a road driver.... so this isn't linehaul, you mean if a UPSFreight driver wants to go back over the road, they pay $34/hour for that?
     
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  9. SidewaysBentHalo

    SidewaysBentHalo Medium Load Member

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    red-circle is when your current rate is higher than the progression rate.
     
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  10. Northeasterner

    Northeasterner Light Load Member

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    so... a # of the New England terminals must be red-circle.... because they're calling it "market-rate adjusment" and starting us newbies off at anywhere from $24/hr to $28/hr which is near top-rate.

    So UPS Freight has over-the-road drivers?!? Or is this just linehaul?
     
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