Dupré Logistics Takes Top Honors at 2024 Louisiana Motor Transport Fleet Safety Awards

Lafayette, LA – March 11, 2024 – Dupré Logistics was recently presented with two first-place Safety awards by the Louisiana Motor Transport Association (LMTA) at their annual Truck Safety Awards on March 2, 2024.

The Louisiana Motor Transport Association Foundation (LMTA) is a non-profit dedicated to increasing highway safety, pursuing workforce solutions for the industry, and enhancing the understanding and awareness of the Louisiana trucking industry.

Annually, the organization recognizes Louisiana companies that go above and beyond regarding safety. From the safe operation of their trucks to their use of innovation and technology; award recipients set the standard for safety in the industry.

“Our Drivers and members of our Safety Department look forward to participating in LMTA’s state truck driving competition every year,” stated Al LaCombe, Dupré Logistics’ Vice-President of Safety and Risk Management. “The event is a great way to connect with other like-minded companies committed to safety, recognize our drivers, and support the LMTA, which is tireless in its commitment to transportation safety.”

Dupré Logistics received the following outstanding achievement in highway safety awards:

Site Logistics: 

1st place: Dupré Logistics

Miscellaneous category: 9-12 million

Energy Distribution Services: 

1st place: Dupré Logistics

Tank Truck category: 6-9 million

Al LaCombe, Dupré Logistics’ Vice-President of Safety and Risk Management, and Anthony Guillory, Field Safety Supervisor, attended the event, which was held at the L’Auberge Casino and Hotel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

About Dupré Logistics

Dupré Logistics is a privately held transportation company that provides innovative logistics solutions through its three distinct business divisions: Energy Distribution Services, Onsite and Private Fleet Services, and Strategic Capacity Brokerage Services. With extensive coverage on the Gulf Coast and widespread coverage across North America, Dupré Logistics has been nationally recognized for its commitment to safety and unique business model, combining company-owned assets and an extensively vetted carrier network.

Solving challenges is part of Dupré’s DNA. The company was founded in Louisiana in 1980 by Reggie Dupré as a solution for transporting fuel to his family-owned service station. Today, Dupré applies that same resolve to facilitate the safe, reliable transport of commodities through its customized logistics solutions for anything from chemicals and industrial gases to perishables.

With the motto of “Always Forward Thinking,” Dupré continues to expand its services, growing as a company through acquisitions and joint ventures. TTS Logistics, a produce transportation provider, was added to the Dupré Logistics family of brands in 2020, and Interstate Transport Inc., an industry leader in temperature-controlled and time-sensitive food and beverage logistics. Through Dupré’s joint business venture with Hoyer Group, Hoyer Bulk, LLC was established, further expanding the company’s ISO tank transportation operations.  

Dupré is headquartered in Lafayette, Louisiana.

About the LMTA Foundation

The Louisiana Motor Transport Association Foundation (LMTA) was established in 2013 as a non-profit organization to fund education, public relations, and research projects for the Louisiana trucking industry. An all-volunteer organization governed by a Board of Directors, LMTA’s mission is to enhance the understanding of and image of the Louisiana trucking industry, increase highway safety, and pursue workforce solutions for the industry. To learn more about the Foundation, visit www.lmta.foundation.

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