Jupiter SCM Weekly Logistics Roundup (August 28-September 3)

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1. Labor Day amplifies increase in cargo thefts in 2023

As it does every year, the upcoming Labor Day holiday brings with it concerns about cargo theft. This year, the spotlight burns a little brighter because shipment theft and pilferage seem to be picking up steam. Read More »


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2. New anti-harassment guidance could raise compliance bar for trucking

WASHINGTON — New guidelines aimed at cracking down on workplace harassment could give women and minorities in trucking more leverage to fight back against bad-actor carriers. Read More »


3. Knight-Swift lays off employees after expressing market weakness

Laid-off employees came from support departments including Human Resources, Information Technology (IT) and other ancillary support roles. IT roles affected by the event included business analysts, scrum masters, quality analysts, product managers, and project managers.Read More »


4. UPS offNight view of a brown-white UPS plane with the UPS logo on the cargo terminal next to it.ers senior pilots buyout package to cut costs

UPS Inc. is offering pilots an early retirement package to reduce payroll amid declining package volumes. The integrated parcel and logistics giant confirmed Thursday it wants to trim senior pilots […] Read More »



5. Port of New York and New Jersey moves the most TEUs since October 2022

Peak season for the Port of New York and New Jersey has arrived. Not only did the port take the top spot for containers moved in July, but it was the port’s highest monthly total since October 2022. A total of 725,479 TEUs were processed in July. Read more


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