Dupre’ Transport promotes Voelkel to president, COO

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Dupre’ Transport has promoted Tom Voelkel to president and chief operating officer, where he will be responsible for achieving the vision, mission and strategic objectives approved by the board of directors. Voelkel, who began his career with Dupre’ in 1983 as operations manager, has served in several roles, most recently as executive vice president and chief operating officer.

“Tom Voelkel understands the challenges and sees the great opportunities in our industry,” says Reggie Dupre’, chief executive officer of Dupre’ Transport. “He is uniquely gifted to meet the challenges and assure that Dupre’ takes full advantage of the best opportunities before us. I am excited about our company’s future with Tom as our president. I believe we will better live out our values, pursue our vision and fulfill our mission under Tom’s leadership.”

Dupre’ Transport, a diversified transportation and logistics company with more than 750 employees, operates more than 30 profit centers in six states. The company’s two business groups, Dupre’ Tank and Dupre’ Logistics, are headquartered in Lafayette, La.