Friday, November 17, 2017
November 16th, Dupré Logistics, LLC hosted its Annual Colloquium featuring a presentation by former football player and motivational speaker Inky Johnson. Johnson’s presentation provided inspiration and motivation to the Dupré customers in attendance which was preceded by an opportunity for the company’s staff to spend time with their customers to share the ways in which Dupré can support ..
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Dupré Logistics today announced the expansion of its operations to the Port of Charleston. This is due to the sustained growth in chemical production throughout the Gulf coast and the eastern US. The industry is also experiencing significant growth in chemical exports.
"We continue to invest in facilities and operations to support the industry growth and to support the expanded gr ..
Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Houston, USA- Dupré Logistics is pleased to announce the sponsorship of and participation in the upcoming Petrochemical Supply Chain & Logistics event which will take place in Houston, Texas on December 12th and 13th. The largest gathering of petrochemical supply chain leaders will include a keynote presentation on Land and Sea Distribution by Dupré CEO Reggie Dupré.
“I loo ..
Thursday, September 07, 2017
AUSTIN, TX- Dupré Logistics will participate in the 19th Annual EFT North American Logistics CIO Forum conference which will be held in Austin, Texas. Taking place on November 7-8, the Forum is the only conference targeted at CIOs and Senior IT Executives from leading logistics providers across North America. Dupré CIO Bob Verret will join the conference as a panellist which will discuss the k ..
Friday, August 11, 2017
SCHOOL BUS SAFETY Tips for Motorists:
Slow down. Be especially careful when driving on neighborhood streets and around school zones, always expect the unexpected. Be alert for youngsters walking to and from school as you back out of your driveway or leave your parking garage. We want school children to be safe. Watch for them on bicycles, especially at intersections and driveways. Young ..
Wednesday, August 09, 2017
(Lafayette, La.) – At their annual convention August 4th, the Texas Motor Transport Association (TMTA), an industry-specific statewide advocacy, education and safety promotion organization, recognized Dupré Logistics, LLC for outstanding achievement in highway performance.
The company was awarded two plaques at the recent convention held in Austin, TX.The awards were p ..
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
For 11th Consecutive Year, DupréLogistics Named Top 100 3PL Provider
DupréLogistics has been named a Top 100 Third-Party Logistics (3PL) provider by Inbound Logistics, a leading North American sourcing, logistics and transportation industry magazine, for the eleventh consecutive year. The Lafayette, LA.-based company was selected from a several-hundred candidate pool in its yearly ra ..
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Dupré Logistics was selected as a 2017 Inbound Logistics Green Supply Chain Partner (G75) (http://www.inboundlogistics.com/cms/article/75-green-supply-chain-partners/). Inbound Logistics editors chose the G75 based on four benchmarks: measurable green results, sustainability innovation, continuous improvement and industry recognition. Dupré joins 74 other national and international shippers, p ..
Thursday, June 15, 2017
This Press Release was originally released by FourKites on June 15, 2017.
FourKites (https://www.fourkites.com/), a provider of real-time supply chain visibility solutions across transportation modes and digital platforms.
Dupré Logistics (http://www.duprelogistics.com/), a privately held provider of transportation and logistics services.
Founder and CEO of Fou ..
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Today leading capacity solutions provider Dupré Logistics announced the appointment of Timothy Saldok as branch manager in the company’s Strategic Capacity Services business group sales team. As part of the company’s 5-year rapid business growth and expansion plan, Saldok was added to the team to expand the company’s presence in the Greater Chicago and Midwest region.
“Tim is a ..
Friday, June 09, 2017
According to Fuel Loyal's recent list of top trucking companies in Lousiana Dupré Logistics has been named among the top 10.
"I decided to dedicate this article to the top 10 trucking companies in Louisiana, because I want to bring closer to you all the facts and figures about the activity, the trucking companies, and truck drivers that are part of this fast-growing industry."
Let’s t ..
Monday, June 05, 2017
Unless you’ve been living in the proverbial rock for the last 18 months, you are certainly aware of the upcoming requirements for virtually all carriers to install and utilize Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) to record a driver’s Hours of Service (HOS) while working.While the mandate does not alter the current HOS requirements, the use of ELDs will prevent drivers and carriers from cheating o ..
Wednesday, May 17, 2017
(LAFAYETTE, LA) – BP Lubricants (http://www.bp.com/en_us/bp-us/where-we-operate/bp-in-louisiana.html) recognized Dupré Logistics with the BP Safe Carrier of the Year Award for 2015 and 2016. The award recognizes carriers for their safety and performance record. To be selected, the carrier must not have any accidents, spills or preventable incidents in that year.
“Commitment, flexibility an ..
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Thanks Fleet Owner (www.FleetOwner.com)'s Aaron Marsh for featuring Dupré's Director of Safety and Training Al LaCombe in your recent article about Driver Fatigue. As Al said in the article: "Fatigue is something that is in every workplace in some aspect, and the transportation industry we're a part of is no exception." To read more about Follow our long history of fatigue management and rese ..
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Last week, Dupré was recognized for excellence in safety from the National Tank Truck Carriers Association. The Heil Trailer International Safety Awards Banquet presented the 2016 NTTC Safety Award Winners in Chicago on May 2nd. NTTC awarded Dupré Logistics the “2016 Personnel Safety Contest Grand Award Winner for the 40-90 million mile class”.
“Safety is of highest priority he ..
Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Today, Dupré Logistics announced the selection of Liz Giddings as the Jacksonville, Florida Branch Manager. Giddings will lead the Dupré Logistics Jacksonville branch as the company continues to expand its Brokerage and 3PL groups throughout the Gulf States and into Latin America.
“Liz’s experience in maximizing revenue growth and detailed knowledge of OTR transportation will be an a ..
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
(LAFAYETTE, LA) –Today, Dupré Logistics announced the selection of Randy Robles as the Fort Smith, Arkansas Branch Manager. Robles will be at the helm of the Dupré Logistics Fort Smith branch as the company continues to expand its Brokerage and 3PL groups.
“Randy is highly experienced in seeking opportunities in the brokerage business. As a Fort Smith-Van Buren area local, he was sel ..
Monday, March 13, 2017
The following is a Press Release distributed by the Trucking Alliance on March 13, 2017
Trucking Alliance (http://truckingalliance.org/) Invites Swift Transportation
Washington, D.C. – Swift Transportation has accepted an invitation to join the Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance. Swift Transportation is the 4th largest US trucking company a ..
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
At the end of this week, Dupré Logistics Chief Financial Officer, Doug Place will retire. In his 22 years with Dupré, the company has experienced exponential growth. Place’s oversight of all financial and accounting activities as well as the Dupré’s corporate infrastructure have greatly impacted the company’s growth in the last 20 years and positioned it for continued expansion.
Place join ..
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ), a leading source of relevant business and equipment management information for fleets, has named Dupré Logistics a Top 250 for-hire carrier (http://www.ccjdigital.com/ccj-top-250/). The Lafayette, La-based company has operations throughout the country where their employees provide transportation and logistics services to a customers in a wide variety of indust ..
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Today leading capacity solutions provider Dupré Logistics announced the appointment of David Strange as Director of Business Development in the company’s Dedicated business group sales team. As part of the company’s 5-year rapid business growth and expansion plan, Strange will open a Greater Chicago area office.
“David is a highly qualified sales professional specializing in Dedicated Contract ..
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Dallas and Buffalo Branches Opened
Today, Dupré Logistics announces the addition of Dallas and Buffalo, N.Y. as the sites for new branch offices to expand its Brokerage and 3PL groups. Five new managers have been appointed as part of this expansion.
The Buffalo branch is strategically placed on the East Coast as part of the company’s regional ..
Tuesday, January 03, 2017
December 20th and 21st, Dupré Logistics hosted Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) (https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/) Administrator Scott Darling (https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/mission/leadership/administrator-0) at the company’s Channelview, TX facility to see the carrier’s safety programs in action first-hand.
The Lafayette, LA-based logistics and transportation provider gave Darli ..
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Today leading capacity solutions provider Dupré Logistics announced the promotion of Michelle Roger to Director of Administration for the company’s Strategic Capacity Services Group.
“We are fortunate to be able to promote from within to continue to grow our business. Michelle’s driven, professional experience inside and outside of Dupré will be an asset as we continue to expand our compa ..
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Leading logistics solutions provider Dupré Logistics announced the appointment of Raoul Siclait as Chief Financial Officer. Raoul is replacing the company’s current CFO Doug Place, who is retiring after 22 years with Dupré.
“We conducted an extensive search over the past several months looking for the ‘needle in a haystack’ person that has the combination of financial acumen, strong leader ..
Thursday, December 01, 2016
At Dupre, we consider safety a part of everyone's daily driving habits, not something that's just for commercial drivers. Our Director of Safety & Training, Al Lacombe, shared his thoughts on safe driving for the holidays, and we want to share his practical advice with you as well.
With Thanksgiving behind us, we now start into December with Christmas & the New Year ahead. T ..
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Brokerage and 3PL Service Groups hiring New Team Members
Today, Dupré Logistics announces the selection of Fort Smith, Arkansas as the site for a new branch office to expand its Brokerage and 3PL groups. The new branch at the Hendricks Hill Professional Complex is part of the company’s enhanced strategy to open regional offices while further developing its national intermediary and 3PL networ ..
Friday, November 18, 2016
November 17th, Dupré Logistics, LLC hosted its Annual Client Colloquium featuring a presentation by humor website The Onion founder Scott Dikkers. Dikkers’ presentation provided entertainment to the Dupré clients in attendance which was preceded by an opportunity for the company’s staff to spend time with their customers to share the ways in which Dupré can support their customers with t ..
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Modernization efforts are improving customer service and driver safety
Lafayette, LA, October 25th, 2016- Real-time tracking has become an integral part of our personal life: people can track their rideshare, food, and home deliveries in real-time, but many in the transportation industry have never been able to do the same with their truckload shipments. This lack of supply chain visibility ca ..
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Lafayette, LA, October 25th, 2016 - Real-time tracking has become an integral part of our personal life: people can track their rideshare, food, and home deliveries in real-time, but many in the transportation industry have never been able to do the same with their truckload shipments. This lack of supply chain visibility causes thousands of delays, missed appointments, and phone calls to ..
Thursday, October 20, 2016
(LAFAYETTE, LA)- In the spirit of providing an ‘Ideal Place to Work’, the Lafayette-based Dupré Logistics team of employees and their families joined to support 36 team members in need following the historic flooding throughout Louisiana in August of 2016. Individual team members donated to the Dupré Employee Flood Recovery Fund to help those impacted and the company matched every dollar ..
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Reggie Dupré to Join Panel on Intermodal Infrastructure in the Future
This winter, the world's largest and most well respected Petrochemical Supply Chain & Export Logistics event will take place in Houston, Texas. More than 500 senior level executives representing North America’s multi-billion-dollar petrochemical export market, will come together to network and share strategies on st ..
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Atlanta and Los Angeles Further Develop National Supply Chain and 3PL Network
Today, Dupré Logistics announces the expansion of its Strategic Capacity Services (SCS) (http://www.duprelogistics.com/services/strategic-capacity-services) group with the addition of branch offices in Los Angeles and Atlanta. These branch openings are part of the company’s enhanced strategy to open regional off ..
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
On Friday, September 16th, Dupré driver trainer Flint Deemer and La. Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development (http://wwwsp.dotd.la.gov/Pages/default.aspx) Dr. Shawn Wilson rode a stretch of highway in South Louisiana to understand and highlight the challenges of professional drivers during National Driver Appreciation Week.
Local Lafayette, La. news station KLF ..
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Transport Topics, a leading source of news and information for the U.S. freight transportation industry with an emphasis on trucking, logistics and intermodal operations, has named Dupré Logistics a (http://www.ttnews.com/top100/companies/profile.aspx?co=dupre)Top 100 For Hire (http://www.ttnews.com/top100/for-hire/) Carrier (http://www.ttnews.com/top100/companies/profile.aspx?co=dupre) ..
Tuesday, September 06, 2016
Today leading capacity solutions provider Dupré Logistics announced the appointment of Paul Silverlieb as Vice President of Marketing and Communications. This newly created executive position was added as part of the company’s 5-year strategic growth plan.
“Paul’s marketing experience in rapid growth businesses makes him an especially suited partner to collaborate in our own expansion ..
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
The logistics around chemicals are both challenging and interesting. This recent article in Inbound Logistics (http://www.inboundlogistics.com/) is an informative read on this subject. This is a growth industry that Dupré Logistics is a participant in.
Reggie Dupré, founder and CEO of Dupré Logistics (http://www.duprelogistics.com/) was interviewed as a part of the article:
At Dup ..
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
The movement of hazardous materials between chemical manufacturers and their intended destination is a challenging, yet necessary piece of the logistics industry. Tank trucks haul products that have a direct impact on the economy; from gasoline to agricultural products, their movement is essential to oureconomyin North America. The National Tank Truck Industry (http://www.tanktruck.org/) state ..
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Chemical logistics represent a large part of the nation’s trucking sector.
In 2015, the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC (http://www.tanktruck.org/)) announced the results of research they had conducted to learn about the size and impact of the tank truck industry within the US. The results highlight the importance of this industry as one of the most specialized sectors within trucking. In ..
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
An efficient supply chain is critical to the success of any business, but especially to those involved in manufacturing. The ability to properly understand, collect and analyze available information that shows the efficiency of your supply chain can be a challenge; is cost per mile the best measurement? How about on-time pickup and/or delivery percentages? It’s imperative that your business de ..