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Terrible place to work
Courier (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB17 January 2018
Dont work here, chances are this posting is misleading. They will hire you and let you go without any warning before your 90 day probation because all they care about is cutting costs. They dont give proper training and expect you to do the job efficiently, management is terrible.
Pros
Good Co-Workers
Cons
Bad Management, Terrible work-life balance
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Labour Intensive but great place to work
Air Sort & Safety Board Member (Former Employee) –  Concord, ON17 January 2018
UPS is a competitive employer that takes care of their employees. There is a lot of room for growth within this company and many different areas of advancement. UPS is also unionized and offers better benefits and pay to employees than similar positions in other companies.
Pros
Pay, Benefits, Hours
Cons
Labour Intensive
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Fast Paced customer service & high reliability
Assistant Helper (Former Employee) –  Brampton, ON7 January 2018
My experience working with UPS Canada was really amazing and fulfilling one. A typical day at UPS would begin in the morning around ten with sorting of the shipments for the same neighborhood and in the sector. It was fun and amazing work when we delivered at the sorted addresses all together in a fast paced environment.
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Challenging customer service place
Sales Associate (Current Employee) –  Kitchener, ON6 January 2018
Flow of customers, in person or over the phone, with picks and downs during a day.
Fast phase environment.
Solve problem when they appear
Learn to listen to avoid mistake
Pros
Interactions with the customers
Cons
No benefits
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Worst management you will ever encounter unless you are sucker!
Markham - Warehouse Associate (Current Employee) –  Markham, ON20 December 2017
Management is the worst you will every encounter. They only see what they want to see and promote who they want to promote. Unethical practices by management is very normal. Personnel get promoted without job postings, or without requirements met for the position. Great place for suckers!

Hardest part working at this place is at -30 C conditions for the same exact pay as the person walking around and counting inventory. That really sucks.

Most of colleagues are nice but very few are hypocrites, particularly one lead hand. These hypocrites are very friendly but they stab you at the back by gossiping to everyone including management. Very hard to identify these culprits.

Pick, pack and ship is normal process at work except few areas that needs heavy lifting of packages

The most important thing I learned here is how valuable the product is for the patient and the need to ship out by the end of the day. Due to some of the hard working individuals, UPS SCS is still holding the client. Because of these individuals you feel happy you are not alone.

Finally not recommended to work at this location due to two supervisors and one lead hand. Manager changed 6 months back and nothing much changed.
Pros
Nice environment, great client, some good coworkers. Favoritism pays a lot.
Cons
Worst management you will ever encounter, pay sucks, hardworking not recognized, punishment program in place if you don't obey management.
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Great work environment
Warehouse Worker (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC19 December 2017
Enjoyed working there
Great coworkers
I loved loading and offloading packages it was a great workout swell as a job
learned a lot about the industry and the trade
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Great place
Labourer (Former Employee) –  Kitchener, ON18 December 2017
I work unloading and losing trucks. Logging inventory into computer. Great job with short hours. Great people that work there and well organized warehouse.
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Production oriented environment
Delivery driver (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC17 December 2017
As a driver it's a well paid stressful job. You leave the building with a truck literally packed to the gills with parcels and some how have to make it back to the building in time to drop off your express packages in order for them to reach the airport in time. All the while having no where to go to the toilet. Say goodbye to your social life!
Pros
Well paid with benifits
Cons
Stressful and long hours
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Great company to work for.
Yard Worker (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON8 December 2017
Excellent working conditions.
Provide training.
Flexible work schedules.
Room for growth in the company provided you gain necessary work experience and have the needed qualifications.
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Tough Job
Package Handler (Current Employee) –  2900 Steeles Ave W6 December 2017
Not worth travelling to. They only give you part-time technically, but you can work double shifts of approx. 5hrs each. Because of the double shift, you are not entitled to OT.

Pay starts at minimum and you hit max pay after 4.5 years. Good thing is that the hours are flexible and if you put in work, you can do multiple shifts; they need all the help they can get.

Very high turnover rate, unhappy workers, management could be better.
Pros
flexible hours
Cons
poor work conditions, job culture, morale
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Strict
Status Caller (Current Employee) –  Fredericton, NB5 December 2017
I have never worked for a company that treated their employees so badly. They come first. Management is very inconsiderate. Don't plan on working here and having a work-life balance, especially during Christmas time.
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Very fast paced environment
FULL TIME PRELOAD SUPERVISOR (Former Employee) –  Edmonton, AB4 December 2017
As a preloader you come into work and start working, packages come down the belt and you need to load the packages on to your cars in a set order for the drivers day. It is very fast paced and if you don't learn the methods it is very difficult. If you do learn the job it is incredibly easy and rewarding. It is physical as well and will make you feel you are at the gym everyday.
Pros
High wage for industry
Cons
night shift
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Not bad
Package Handler (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB30 November 2017
Good job fresh out of high school short hours but would let you work longer if need be. Low pay but good work experience. Incentives for not missing work
Pros
$300 incentive
Cons
Low pay
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One of the best job ever
Health & Safety ~ WSIB Specialist (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON30 November 2017
Employee's was great
Learnt a lot at this job
The culture was amazing
Health and Safety culture was always number one
Enjoyed the fact that customers got this packages on time
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productive and safe workplace
Office Administrator (PT)] United Postal Services (Current Employee) –  Mississauga, ON28 November 2017
a very good company to work for but very hard to get a full time employment. Safety is a top priority and that's great for UPS employees. The company allows employees to buy shares and that's great for investments. Also, UPS provides a competitive benefit package for its employees and their family.
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hard job position
walker (Former Employee) –  montreal21 November 2017
hard job position specially during the winter
need to be able to carry weight and walk long distances
being able to handle all your packages and make sure to delivery it on time
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Courier Driver (Former Employee) –  Calgary, AB12 November 2017
UPS is a international Company used for shipping mails and parcels. Excellent company to work for, good management, wonderful employees and a pleasure to work at.
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310T Mechanic (Current Employee) –  Vaughan, ON12 November 2017
Lol this place is a joke
Pay is 28 dallors to start
Management could not manage fixing a bicycle let alone a car or truck .
Supervisors and managers don't care at all about workers , all they care about is over working employees, to get there bonuses .
As a mechanic you start from 830 pm to 5 am , so say good bye to your family! And don't think your going to get days it takes about 14 to 16 years

All in all stay away .
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Air walker
Air Walker/Driver Assistant (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ON11 November 2017
Delivering parcels door to door to commercial/businesses and residential.
Hardest part of the job is walking with about 20-40lbs of parcel in a cart trying to deliver them by foot on a summer day
Satisfying feeling when you put a smile on peoples faces once they receive their valuables
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Very Productive
Shift Lead / Pre-Loader (Former Employee) –  Vaughan, ON10 November 2017
It's was a place of fast pace environment. It was a short 4 hour shift that seem to go by quickly. It was a great experience to work for a delivering company .
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