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Sandy

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #25 on: 24-08-19, 01:21AM »
Ours has gone up beyond 180! It might be achievable with big picks, but there’s no chance with frozen picks or 2/3 item ambient picks. All we hope for in the morning is to get a school pick, multiples of the same item which pushes our pick rate way up. It’s like hitting the jackpot when you realise you have one of those trollies  ;D

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #26 on: 24-08-19, 06:37AM »
Ours has gone up beyond 180! It might be achievable with big picks, but there’s no chance with frozen picks or 2/3 item ambient picks. All we hope for in the morning is to get a school pick, multiples of the same item which pushes our pick rate way up. It’s like hitting the jackpot when you realise you have one of those trollies  ;D

That's exactly what I keep pointing out to our uncomfortable, shuffling "err...umm...you might have a point but somehow...I don't know how...just try to get the pick rate anyway..." management and team leadership over the years. Whether you have a good pick rate or a bad pick rate largely depends on how easy the individual trolleys are. When I started I was just the same. "I've got a good trolley, I've got 20 of this item, 20 of that item, I'm going to be considered a good member of staff today!" But the bad trolleys have to be picked by SOMEONE - and that someone's pick rate is going to go down because of them. Should they be criticised for it? If I win the National Lottery, I win a load of money. If I DON'T win the National Lottery, the Government don't fine me - or give me a Let's Talk - because I'm rubbish at choosing the right numbers...

I know I go on about this subject, but it is something of a sore point. And in my experience, the more you point out the stupidity of their thinking, the less they'll bother you.

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #27 on: 24-08-19, 07:27AM »
The driving side has got harder & harder over the last few years what with the max number of drops increased, the weight of trays going up & now bagless deliveries. No wonder they are saying theres been a high turnover of drivers, isn't it clear why?! I've been driving for tesco for years & have personally adapted to the changes quite well but for new starters it is virtually impossible for them to keep up with the timings, they get stressed out with always being late back to store & after a few weeks leave.

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #28 on: 25-08-19, 12:17AM »
What's it like being a driver do you enjoy it long hours/days? I originally applied to be a driver but at my interview they kept going on about me being a personal shopper then they failed me driving for not using my wing mirrors enough someone else for using them too much 🙄would you recommend your job they are crying out for drivers at my place just have to remember the wing mirrors
It's a heavy job, people come into the job thinking its like delivering a pizza. Most drops are going to be about 40-60kg and you'll do that in 2-4 trips to the door and depending on how busy your store is you'll get up to 17 drops per wave, Have a go at emptying the trays from the pick to the dollies if you can handle that for a shift you can easily be a driver as long as you can use a sat nav and then you can go to the toilet whenever you want!

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #29 on: 25-08-19, 08:28AM »
I actually find doing back room turnaround unloading trollies onto dollies more tiring on my legs as you don't get the same recovery periods while driving between deliveries.  As well as the physical part of the driver job though you also have to be someone who likes their own company for most of the day.  Seen many drivers come and go because they can't hack that part of it.
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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #30 on: 25-08-19, 09:26PM »
Pick rate will also depend on size of store and how far the barcode to scan start/end of puck is from shop floor .

AND not to turn this into the csd/pfs pay rate thread , check-outs get timed on their scan rate  and idle time .
Dotcom drivers are timed on their deliveries and have set times to deliver whilst also having their driving speed measured.

Yikes that makes us express look easy but we do have very busy periods and stack and unloading deliveries sometimes we just manage to finish before the shift with our break. Deliveries come at random times over the weekend which is our busiest period.

On to the pick rate what is that by the way?

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #31 on: 26-08-19, 01:13AM »
This thread is about dotcom puck rates , I didn't think Express had dotcom .

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #32 on: 26-08-19, 04:37PM »
This thread is about dotcom puck rates , I didn't think Express had dotcom .

I was just stating my view and I asked what was a pick rate? You just commented being a smart arse.

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #33 on: 26-08-19, 04:43PM »
No I didn't,  no Express near me , so simply stating that I didn't think Express had dotcom but maybe someone else can answer me , do Express have dotcom ??

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #34 on: 26-08-19, 04:56PM »
Welshie thank you so much for your feedback, I think I'll stay in dotcom
What's your current role?

I was moved due to rhrp , I still do one night replenishment and my other nights pfs as I refused to change my hours . I also ended up in dotcom years ago due to rhrp , like you say their are pickers with great pick rates and great turnaround times but others who stand about shop floor talking and stand on their phones in between picks , it drove me insane but that was at a time when dotcom got all the help they needed so nothing was ever said to them and noone was ever spoken to about their pick rate . I imagine it is worse for you now that they are tightening the budget for dotcom .

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #35 on: 26-08-19, 11:27PM »
No I didn't,  no Express near me , so simply stating that I didn't think Express had dotcom but maybe someone else can answer me , do Express have dotcom ??

Express doesn't have dotcom.

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #36 on: 27-08-19, 06:54PM »
In reply to drivers having bad backs.. what about the pickers too.. they are suffering with injuries from pushing them heavy trollies

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #37 on: 27-08-19, 07:12PM »
If suffering a bad back move to a store where the work load is less, ask for a change of role or find a new job.

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #38 on: 27-08-19, 09:37PM »
I'm not personally suffering with my back but know plenty who are & have.

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Re: Pick rate
« Reply #39 on: 19-09-19, 06:24AM »
Anyone know how to reboot the team pads?