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UPS Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2014
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3.3 2,392 reviews

66% Approve of the CEO

UPS Chairman and CEO D. Scott Davis

D. Scott Davis

(1,097 ratings)

62% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • I was unloading trucks for 5 or 6 months before I got promoted to Part-Time Supervisor (in 223 reviews)

  • Very structured organization with great benefits and hard working employees (in 212 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is the biggest challenge, specifically for Management employees (in 82 reviews)

  • I just got hired as a full time driver have to be in a casual drivers for months (in 150 reviews)

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    It was enriching

    Senior Account Manager (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsCulture and brand name is the biggest pros

    Conswork life balance is not at par

    Advice to Senior ManagementGive the sales people more time on field rather than off-field

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Respect to each and everyone...a good place to learn and show professionalism

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsEquality, opportunities to grow up, promote from within..

    ConsOnce you resign, won't be able to come again.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManage the team

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    High Job Satisfaction, impartial & fair office environment, equal employment opportunity employer

    Manager-HR (Former Employee) Mumbai

    ProsTransparency, Extensive communication Channels, Platform to aceess top management.

    ConsCentralized Decision making, relatively averse to public media in developing countries.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFast track growth is required in Developing nations like India which is considered as opportunity hotspot for UPS. More penetration in Tier II & III cities, more branding, participation in public events, campus presence etc.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    I drive the browntruck

    Full Time Package Car Driver (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA (US)

    ProsThe pay and benefits are great when you eventually can get a full-time position. If you enjoy working on your own and can handle pressure, this is a plus. I enjoy meeting the people I deliver to also. I have heard a lot of co-workers who came out of the military compare UPS to that type of a career. It is possible to get an easier job by driving tractors or going into management later on. We get a lot of vacations, over-time, have a pension plan, 401K, company stock discounts, and we get corporate discounts from other companies.

    ConsDriving a package car, which is company lingo for the brown delivery truck, is a very physical job that is tough on your body. So you need to be in good shape from a health stand point. The hours are long too, if you have small children you will miss all their activities Monday-Friday. I have an 8:50AM Start Time, I typically clock out at 7:30PM. I live 27 miles away from my work location, this means I leave my driveway about 7:30 in the morning and I get home after 8PM on an average day. The company constantly comes up with new technology to try to increase the amount of work we do, they also know through GPS and other technology what we do all day.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe company needs to hire more employees and decrease the workload a little bit. They also need to improve servicing our customers better.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Good College Job

    Part Time Package Handler (Current Employee) Grand Forks, ND (US)

    ProsGood environment with nice people, everyone's nice, great job to have while in college, makes you work out which is nice

    ConsIf you don't like to be on your feet and busy, this isn't the job for you, it is very fast paced

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Place to work

    UPS Account Executive (Current Employee) Brooklyn, NY (US)

    ProsClose knit, Great room for promotion, Great people. We're all like a family.

    ConsNot easy to relocate, but they make it worth staying.

    Advice to Senior ManagementN/A

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great

    NONE (Current Employee) New York, NY (US)

    ProsBenefits, cool, great, awesome, 5 star

    ConsThere really aren't many cons

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome Job!!

    Part Time Package Handler (Current Employee) Dallas, TX (US)

    Prosgreat pay, awesome benefits, tuition reimbursement

    Conshot in the warehouse...no air conditioner

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    UPS is great company to work for. But you will work.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsMoney, benefits, vacation, 401k stock, Weekends off

    ConsYou will have to put in your share of hours. but weekends off are great.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Happy UPS driver

    Driver (Current Employee) New York, NY (US)

    ProsGreat benefits, I would recommend to my friends

    ConsLong hours and no holidays

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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