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Dupré Logistics Named Top 250 by Commercial Carrier Journal

January 18, 2017 at 10:25 AM

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. 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 industry sectors.

The 2016 CCJ Top 250 uses a blended ranking methodology, taking into account not only revenues posted by a trucking company, but also its fleet size and employment base. Dupré is ranked 128th on the list.

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David Strange Hired as Director of Dedicated Business Development

January 12, 2017 at 5:54 PM

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 Carriage with experience developing customer driven solutions that will provide benefits to our customers in both savings and strategy,” said Mike Matte, Dupré Logistics Senior Director of Business Development.
Strange has over 30 years of professional experience in developing customer solutions with leadership companies that include UPS, Ryder and Rollins Transportation. He has a considerable and distinguished background as an advocate for DCC customers at the front line and regional manager levels.
“I am excited to be joining a privately held industry leader that is supporting growth through infrastructure and technology. I look forward to being a part of that growth and serving our customers in the dedicated space,” commented Mr. Strange.
Dupré Logistics, LLC is a privately held provider of transportation and logistics services that include energy transportation, dedicated contract carriage, logistics, and freight brokerage. Dupré is headquartered in Lafayette, LA, with operations throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
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Dupré Continues Nationwide Expansion

January 11, 2017 at 5:42 PM

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.

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Dupré Logistics hosts Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration Administrator Scott Darling

January 3, 2017 at 10:00 AM

December 20th and 21st, Dupré Logistics hosted Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Administrator Scott Darling at the company’s Channelview, TX facility to see the carrier’s safety programs in action first-hand.

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Topics: Risk Management, Logistics Safety, Operational Excellence, Dupre' News

Dupré Logistics Promotes Michelle Roger to Director of Administration

December 13, 2016 at 10:41 AM

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.

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Ryder veteran Raoul Siclait hired as Dupré Logistics CFO

December 6, 2016 at 10:43 AM

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 leadership to support our growth, and people skills to motivate our team members as we reinforce Dupré as ‘the ideal place to work’. We found that in Raoul. His joining our team is a strategic benefit to us and our customers,” said Reggie Dupré, president and CEO.

Mr. Siclait joins Dupré Logistics after 23 years from Ryder System where he held a variety of leadership positions in finance and accounting. Raoul is relocating from Miami where he obtained his Masters and Bachelor of Business Administration from Florida International University. He reports to Mr. Dupré and is a member of the Dupré executive management team.
“I am excited to join a company that has significant growth opportunities. The Dupré team of highly experienced professionals whose focus on customers and employees that regularly results in long-term relationships is one I look forward to being a part of.” commented Mr. Siclait.

Dupré Logistics, LLC is a privately held provider of transportation and logistics services that include energy transportation, dedicated contract carriage, logistics, and freight brokerage. Dupré is headquartered in Lafayette, LA, with operations throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
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Race for the Holidays

December 1, 2016 at 11:06 AM

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. 

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Topics: Risk Management, Logistics Safety

Fort Smith, AR Chosen as New Brokerage & 3PL Branch Site

November 29, 2016 at 10:17 AM

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 network.

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Dupré Hosts 15th Annual Client Colloquium Featuring Onion founder Scott Dikkers

November 18, 2016 at 9:00 AM

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 their “We Do More” philosophy.

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Dupré Logistics Invests in Supply Chain Visibility with FourKites Real-Time Tracking

October 25, 2016 at 11:03 AM

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 causes thousands of delays, missed appointments, and phone calls to customers and carriers - which in turn cause driver safety hazards - every day, as well as adding to overall costs.

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Topics: Logistics, Increasing Productivity, Enhancing Predictability, Operational Excellence, Dupre' News