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Unique Distribution Solution for Chemical Venture Results in Significant Savings

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Background: Dupré Logistics is a privately held, asset-based provider of transportation and logistics services that include energy and chemical transport, dedicated truck transportation, site logistics, and freight brokerage. We specialize in tanker, hazmat, and petrochemical transportation and complex supply chain solutions in industrial and consumer products.   Situation Overview:  Two major chemical companies merged to […]

More Than a Mandate: Safety Drives Savings

Friday, January 17, 2020

As we’ve mentioned before on our site, the trucking industry is going through a number of profound changes. From a looming insurance crisis to a tightly-contested technology arms-race, service providers and operators are having to rethink the term “business as usual”. Tracking every single change to the industry and compiling it into one neatly trimmed […]

The Hidden Costs of the Trucking Crisis

Monday, January 06, 2020

Chances are, 2020 is going to be a particularly expensive year for the trucking industry. This may come as a bit of a surprise since the industry is experiencing some of its fastest growth in 20 years. A markedly strong economy is driving a rapid increase in demand but, as carriers work alongside 3PL’s to […]

By the Numbers: The State of Transportation Part 3

Monday, February 11, 2019

Part 3 out of our 3 part series “The State of Transportation”- BY THE NUMBERS 28% – The percentage of increase in container traffic at US ports since 2009 50 million tons- The amount of freight that is moved across our nation everyday $28 billion- The annual cost of truck congestion To continue reading download the printable […]

By the Numbers: The State of Transportation Part 2

Friday, January 18, 2019

Part 2 out of our 3 part series “The State of Transportation”- BY THE NUMBERS 8.35 years – The average light-duty vehicle age by GVW 8 years- The average medium-duty vehicle age by GVW 7.87 years- the average heavy-duty vehicle age by GVW $66.5 Billion- Freight moved by trucks, 4.1% increase compared to March 2017 […]

By the Numbers: The State of Transportation Part 1

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

We’ve compiled numbers from a variety of sources, including the DOT, to create our first in a series of three BY THE NUMBERS infographics.   30%- Percentage of applicants that are unable to pass a background/drug test 52- The average age of a truck driver 80%- Rate that motor vehicle fatality has decreased in the last […]

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