Pros: job security, great co-workers, and great employees.
Cons: highly unpredictable work hours, faulty communication among higher management, and having to come up with solutions with the whole management vs. union debacle.
UPS is a dependable employer who has many benefits to reap from while working for them. As a supervisor, your typical work day consists of arriving to work ahead of time to prepare your area for the day to come.Preparing paperwork and ensuring that the equipment needed to have a successful business day is critical. It's very fast paced all while requiring – more... sound judgement be made in order to operate smoothly and not cost the company any extra money, but rather save money. I've learned to keep an eye out for extremely small details inquiring trailer numbers so that way there are no costly mistakes to be made. The management is smooth for the most part; however, there is a problem within higher management and their communication abilities. My co-workers are extremely dedicated and determined to make the day theirs each any every single time they enter the facility. The hardest part of the job is adapting to each situation on a daily basis and finding a different approach to motivate the employees to work harder as each hour passes on. The most enjoyable aspect is knowing that you are helping citizens across the country in receiving their purchased goods that they worked for or so happen to get due to holidays, birthdays, or any given celebration. – less