Driving The Supply Chain


Dupre featured in Inbound Logistics - Chemical Logistics Article

Aug 23, 2016 12:04:31 PM

The logistics around chemicals are both challenging and interesting. This recent article in Inbound Logistics is an informative read on this subject. This is a growth industry that Dupré Logistics is a participant in. 

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Topics: Logistics, Logistics Trends, Logistics Safety, Operational Excellence, Chemical Transportation

Dupré Logistics Hires Bob Verret as Chief Information Officer

Aug 22, 2016 4:17:24 PM

(LAFAYETTE, LA) – Bob Verret has been hired by Dupré Logistics, a leading capacity
solutions provider headquartered in Lafayette, LA, as Vice President and Chief
Information Officer. As Chief Information Officer Verret oversees the companies’
complex technology systems that coordinate its business and logistics functions.

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Dupré Logistics Hires Mike Weindel to Executive Leadership Position

Aug 17, 2016 11:57:40 AM

(LAFAYETTE, LA) – Today leading capacity solutions provider Dupré Logistics
announced the appointment of Mike Weindel as Vice President of its Strategic Capacity
Services group. This newly created position encompasses its freight brokerage and 3PL
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Topics: Dupre' News

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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Topics: Dupre' News

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