Driving The Supply Chain


For the 10th Consecutive Year, Dupré Logistics Named Top 100 3PL Provider

Jul 21, 2016 1:13:59 PM

Dupré Logistics 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 tenth consecutive year.   The
Lafayette, LA.-based company was selected from a several-hundred candidate
pool in its yearly ranking.
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How We Impact the Challenge of Chemical Manufacturers

Jun 14, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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 our economy in North America. The National Tank Truck Industry states that recent data estimates the tank truck industry hauls 2.4 billion tons of freight yearly, which equals 25.6% of all truck freight (9.6 billion tons.)

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Topics: Chemical Transportation, Chemical Manufacturers

3 Common Misconceptions About Chemical Logistics

Jun 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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 specialized sectors within trucking. In fact, results show that the tank truck industry is responsible for hauling more than 2.4 billion tons of freight each year, equaling more than a quarter of all truck freight.

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Topics: Logistics

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

May 31, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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 determine what analytics deliver the best results that provide accurate data to measure performance.

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Topics: supply chain

Consider 3 Logistics Options When Making Capital Decisions

May 24, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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 one tractor and trailer, or numerous tank trucks, is a significant capital investment; determining the risk and opportunities that exist with each option is critical to making the most cost effective decision for your company.

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Topics: Logistics, Capital Utilization

Outsourcing Supply Chain Management: Lead Logistics Provider Benefits

May 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

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 full-service management of some aspects of the manufacturer’s supply chain.

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Topics: Logistics, supply chain

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

May 12, 2016 1:32:25 PM

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 cannot offer.

There are definite advantages and disadvantages to enhanced logistics services. Through complete understanding of the options available, you’ll be able to determine which system creates the most cost-effective, efficient supply chain for your business.

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Topics: Logistics, Logistics Trends, supply chain

Truck Safety Coalition Announces Reggie Dupré is Recipient of Truck Safety Leadership Award

May 11, 2016 1:25:00 PM

Last week the Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) announced that Dupré Logistics CEO Reggie Dupré is the recipient of the 2016 Truck Safety Leadership Award. The Award will be given to Mr. Dupré and Steve Williams, Chairman and CEO of Maverick USA Inc. from the coalition that is dedicated to reducing the number of deaths and injuries by truck-related crashes.

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Asset, Non-Asset and Blended Services – putting the right solution together for you

May 3, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The supply chain management system is faced with constant change, resulting in challenges for both the logistics provider and manufacturer. A slow-growing economy, the shortage of quality drivers and simple supply and demand are the major reasons that require manufacturers to remain flexible and fluid in their supply chain management.

In order to stay competitive and keep up with demand, today’s shippers need to work with a logistics provider that offers options, including the flexibility to keep product moving when and where customers need it, in a timely and efficient manner. Depending on the needs of your business, asset, non-asset or blended services can provide the best results. What logistics solution will work best within your supply chain, and bring the most efficient and cost-effective results for your business?

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For 2nd Consecutive Year, National Safety Council Recognizes Dupré Logistics for Excellence in Safety

Apr 28, 2016 10:02:36 AM

Recently, the South Louisiana Chapter of the National Safety Council (NSC) presented Dupré Logistics, LLC., with three awards recognizing the company for performance in fleet and occupational safety.

“Our commitment to safety extends into everything we do,” said Dupré Logistics Director of Safety and Training Al LaCombe. “Our drivers deserve this recognition for their commitment to safety on a mile-by-mile, day-to-day basis.”

Dupré was presented the National Average Achievement Award for the 2015 Occupational Safety Contest for 2,000,000 – 4,000,000 hours worked.  The National awards compared the Bureau of Labor Statistics total recordable incidence rate by their North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).  The winners for this award achieved less than half the national average compared to their respective NAICS code.  Dupré was also presented the Award of Honor for the 2015 Fleet Safety Contest Truck Category (1,000,000+ miles driven).  Additionally, the company was recognized with a Certificate of Participation for the 2015 Occupational Safety Contest

(2,000,000 – 4,000,000 hours worked).

About the NSC: The South Louisiana Chapter of the National Safety Council is a membership organization dedicated to protecting life and promoting health. The National Safety Council’s mission is to save lives by preventing injuries and deaths at work, in homes, communities and on the road through leadership, research, education and advocacy.

About Dupré Logistics: Dupré Logistics, LLC headquartered in Lafayette, LA specializes in transportation solutions for quality focused clients committed to increasing their competitive advantage. Dupré’s hazardous materials experience, (94% of our drivers are hazmat certified) driver retention, (3 times better than the industry average) and our reputation for reliable, safe service make us the firm for companies that are looking to lower their risk and overall cost of transportation. For more information, visit www.duprelogistics.com or call us at 855-686-5478

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