Technology Advice

Meet ORION: Telematics on Steroids

UPS is implementing new technology, the Orion Solution. It’s telematics on steroids.

ORION takes EDD and makes it dynamic. Your package car is still loaded according to the PAS system. But ORION rearranges your EDD to tell you where to  deliver and do pick-ups stop-by-stop based on the shortest mileage for the day.

As a result, you may never run your route the same way twice.

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UPS Tries to Impose Brownout on Facebook

UPS is claiming the right to discipline Teamsters based on company “Social Media Guidelines” that govern everything from online chat rooms and forums to blogs, and Facebook.

UPS says “Activities that violate the standards outlined in these guidelines can lead to disciplinary action, including job termination.”

But will management’s attempts to control what you post on Facebook lead to a face-plant for Big Brown?

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NEW! – UPS Driver Daily Log Book

The UPS Driver Daily Log Book is a tool to help you track your day and protect yourself against production harassment and unfair discipline.

This NEW revised Log Book includes: tips for OJS rides and an OJS checklist; how to follow the methods and work smart; protecting yourself from falsification and “dishonesty” charges; and a supervisors working reporting form.

$4.00 each; $3 each for five or more.  Click here to order.

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Protecting Yourself from UPS Technology

Sensors and spyware are either on your package car or coming soon.

How do you protect yourself? Read the rest …

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New Technology Tracks Drivers’ Every Move

UPS is implementing new technology that allows management to monitor drivers like never before. Telematics amounts to a daily OJS without a manager ever getting in your truck.

Find out how the technology works—and how to protect yourself from harassment and unfair discipline. Read the rest …

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Download a Sample Printout from UPS’s New Spyware

UPS is implementing new technology that allows management to monitor package car drivers like never before. Telematics combines data gathered through GPS, the DIAD board and new sensors that are being mounted on package cars.

Click here to see an example of a Telematics printout that management uses to monitor drivers. Read the rest …

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