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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

Dupre Logistics Give to Flood Relief

October 20, 2016 at 11:51 AM

(LAFAYETTE, LA)- In the spirit of providing an ‘Ideal Place to Work’, the Lafayette-based Dupré Logistics team of employees and their families joined to support 36 team members in need following the historic flooding throughout Louisiana in August of 2016. Individual team members donated to the Dupré Employee Flood Recovery Fund to help those impacted and the company matched every dollar put in the fund. The total raised has been distributed evenly between the team members affected.

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Dupré Logistics to Join Largest North American Petrochemical Supply Chain Meeting

September 27, 2016 at 9:37 AM

Reggie Dupré to Join Panel on Intermodal Infrastructure in the Future

This winter, the world's largest and most well respected Petrochemical Supply Chain & Export Logistics event will take place in Houston, Texas. More than 500 senior level executives representing North America’s multi-billion-dollar petrochemical export market, will come together to network and share strategies on streamlining the supply chain, to drive efficiency and reliability for the North American Petrochemical Supply Chain Industry. Visit the conference website here.

The conference will feature world class speakers from highly respected companies including BASF, The Dow Chemical Company, COSCO, Maersk Line, and LyondellBasell, and will cover topics such as port congestion and increasing capacity across transportation modes (rail, trucking, marine),across both Plastic Resin and Bulk Liquid Petrochemical sectors.  Dupré CEO Reggie Dupré will join a panel concerning port congestion. 

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Dupré Opens Coast-to-Coast SCS Branch Offices

September 21, 2016 at 11:36 AM

Atlanta and Los Angeles Further Develop National Supply Chain and 3PL Network

Today, Dupré Logistics announces the expansion of its Strategic Capacity Services (SCS) group with the addition of branch offices in Los Angeles and Atlanta. These branch openings are part of the company’s enhanced strategy to open regional offices while further developing its national intermediary and 3PL network throughout North America to be closer to its customers. These branch offices are allowing for the onboarding of an intermodal service offering company-wide to expand the company’s reach within existing and future markets.

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Dupré, LA DOTD and local TV Station join to recognize National Driver Appreciation Week

September 20, 2016 at 9:58 AM

On Friday, September 16th,  Dupré driver trainer Flint Deemer and La. Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Development Dr. Shawn Wilson  rode a stretch of highway in South Louisiana to understand and highlight the challenges of professional drivers during National Driver Appreciation Week. 

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Dupré Logistics Named Top 100 by Transport Topics

September 15, 2016 at 2:50 PM

Transport Topics, a leading source of news and information for the U.S. freight transportation industry with an emphasis on trucking, logistics and intermodal operations, has named Dupré Logistics a Top 100 For Hire Carrier in the United States and Canada. The Lafayette, La-based company has operations throughout the country where their employees provide transportation and logistics services to customers nationwide.

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