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The Impact of Technology on Supply Chain Management

Monday, November 05, 2018

New technology is transforming daily business processes for many in supply chain management. The need for real-time tracking and accurate delivery systems makes supply chain management ripe for technological innovation — and mobile, wireless, handheld technology is leading the way throughout the logistics and transportation sectors. With the ever-changing aspect of technology, keeping up with […]

Seven Facts to know about ELDs

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Since Dec. 18, 2017, the start of the Phase II Compliance Phase of ELD standards, compliance to the new ELD standards has come faster for bigger fleet companies. The bigger fleets generally have complied and have been less disgruntled, compared to the smaller fleets. Pre-mandate, the smaller fleets, in particular, were wary of the decrease […]

The Big yellow buses are here for the start of the new school year

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 […]

Race for the Holidays

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 […]

How We Impact the Challenge of Chemical Manufacturers

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 states that recent […]

3 Common Misconceptions About Chemical Logistics

Tuesday, June 07, 2016

Chemical logistics represent a large part of the nation’s trucking sector. In 2015, the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) 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 […]

Supply Chain Management Analytics- What Constitutes an Efficient Supply Chain?

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? […]

Consider 3 Logistics Options When Making Capital Decisions

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Decisions that positively or negatively affect your manufacturing or distribution business are made every day. As the demand for your products increases, so does the need for a transportation plan that delivers to your customers, while at the same time keeping your business in the black. There’s no question that investing in transportation, whether it’s […]

Outsourcing Supply Chain Management: Lead Logistics Provider Benefits

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Most industry within North America (and the world) rely on the logistics function; some manufacturers may rely on a third-party logistics (3PL) relationship to accurately manage the movement of their product. A more nuanced approach is taken on by manufacturers who enter into a relationship with a fourth-party logistics provider (4PL), which entails an almost […]

3PL, 4PL, LLP…What’s What & Which Is Better for You

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Many options exist for supply chain management professionals as they determine what logistics services their business needs, and which logistics partner is the best fit for their organization. Determining the right fit for your organization means navigating through the (sometimes) complex language and structure of logistics providers and then determining what they truly can and […]

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