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Dupré Logistics Launches New Driver Bonus Structure

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Lafayette, Louisiana – In an effort to demonstrate their appreciation for drivers’ tenure and commitment to their customers, Dupré Logistics has implemented a new incentive plan for drivers in its Energy Distribution Services division. This newly created incentive plan will payout approximately $1 million in bonus compensation to all drivers for the first eligible period. […]

DUPRÉ NAMED TO TRANSPORT TOPICS’ TOP 50 LIST DEDICATED CONTRACT CARRIERS

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Transport Topics announced that Dupré Logistics moved up to no. 37 in the Top 50 Dedicated Contract Carrier list in 2019. The “Top 50 Dedicated Contract Carriers” list is ranked, based on the number of power units. The list also features a breakdown of the top freight brokerage firms, air and ocean freight forwarders, warehouse […]

Employee Spotlight: Scotty Reynolds

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Scotty Reynolds joined the Dupré team in June of 2006 as a driver for our Energy Distribution Services group in Collins, Mississippi, a satellite terminal for Jackson Energy. He has worked his way to become the Director of Safety, based in Baton Rouge. Scotty is passionate about his own family, as well as his Dupré […]

National Safety Council presents Dupré Logistics with Occupational Safety Award

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

LAFAYETTE – The South Louisiana Chapter of the National Safety Council presented Dupré Logistics the Occupational Safety Award of Merit (for two to four million hours worked) on April 3, 2019, in New Orleans at their 68th Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet. Scotty Reynolds, Director of Safety, accepted the award on the organization’s behalf. Along […]

The Supply Chain Solution

Friday, March 29, 2019

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By the Numbers: The State of Transportation Part 3

Monday, February 11, 2019

Part 3 out of our 3 part series “The State of Transportation”- BY THE NUMBERS 28% – The percentage of increase in container traffic at US ports since 2009 50 million tons- The amount of freight that is moved across our nation everyday $28 billion- The annual cost of truck congestion To continue reading download the printable […]

By the Numbers: The State of Transportation Part 2

Friday, January 18, 2019

Part 2 out of our 3 part series “The State of Transportation”- BY THE NUMBERS 8.35 years – The average light-duty vehicle age by GVW 8 years- The average medium-duty vehicle age by GVW 7.87 years- the average heavy-duty vehicle age by GVW $66.5 Billion- Freight moved by trucks, 4.1% increase compared to March 2017 […]

By the Numbers: The State of Transportation Part 1

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

We’ve compiled numbers from a variety of sources, including the DOT, to create our first in a series of three BY THE NUMBERS infographics.   30%- Percentage of applicants that are unable to pass a background/drug test 52- The average age of a truck driver 80%- Rate that motor vehicle fatality has decreased in the last […]

John Istre Safety Award

Thursday, January 03, 2019

The focus on safety and service at Dupré dates back to beginning with our very first employee, John Istre. Mr. John was hired in December, 1979 and retired from our company in May, 1991. He was a prime factor in our success and he left a legacy of doing the job right the first time […]

The Internet of Things Expanded

Thursday, December 27, 2018

When it comes to improving safety and changing the way vehicle logistics are managed, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Vehicle-to-Everything (V2X) (technology to connect the vehicle to other vehicles, the cloud and anything else) could work together to go far beyond ELDs. These networks of technology could improve safety in numerous ways, monitor drivers’ […]

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