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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 (/in-the-news/is-logistics-a-cost-or-an-investment), w ..

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 full-service management of some as ..

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

Thursday, May 12, 2016
Many options exist for supply chain management (/in-the-news/the-impact-of-technology-on-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 pro ..

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

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Last week the Truck Safety Coalition (http://trucksafety.org/)(TSC) announced that Dupré Logistics CEO Reggie Dupré is the recipient of the 2016 Truck Safety Leadership Award (http://www.truckinginfo.com/news/story/2016/05/truck-safety-coalition-honors-industry-leaders-for-safety-commitment.aspx). The Award will be given to Mr. Dupré and Steve Williams, Chairman and CEO of Maverick USA Inc. fr ..

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

Tuesday, May 03, 2016
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, t ..

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

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Recently, the South Louisiana Chapter of the National Safety Council (NSC) (http://metrosafety.org/) 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 ..

Update on Transportation Regulations and their Impact on the Trucking Industry

Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Regulations within any industry, but especially the trucking industry, are complex and ongoing. Between government officials, trade organizations, drivers, shippers and carriers, there are many people and organizations impacted by regulation. It’s important for logistics professionals to stay updated and involved in the latest information and legislation regarding trucking industry regulat ..

4 Reasons Your Fuel Doesn’t Get to the Station On Time

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Managing the logistics and supply chain for the gasoline industry is no small feat. Between manufacturers, logistics suppliers, gas stations and ultimately the consumer, there are many variables that can impact how and when fuel is delivered to its final destination. The tank truck industry is a critical piece to this supply chain, hauling commodities that are necessary to the livelihood  ..

Trends in Logistics: Solutions for Actively Managing Capacity Challenges

Thursday, April 14, 2016
One challenge in the transportation sector at the moment is the issue of capacity. According to FTR’s (http://www.ftrintel.com/) latest findings, active truck utilization is already at 96%; as the economy grows, businesses require additional transportation solutions, requiring more trucks and drivers to move the products needed for consumers. Yet, this increase in demand doesn’t necessarily me ..

Outsmart the Next Recession: 2 Key Factors that Will Impact Logistics

Tuesday, April 05, 2016
The United States economy is experiencing growth right now. After a slow recovery since the recession, consumers and businesses alike are feeling (cautiously?) optimistic about the near future. FTR Transportation Intelligence (http://www.ftrintel.com/) provides extensive forecasting and market intelligence for transportation professionals. In our (economic outlook, (Link to blog will go here  ..
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