Transport Topics Online  
The Newspaper of Trucking and Freight Transportation
Welcome  Guest  Log In         
3/29/2016 2:00:00 PM Write a Letter to the Editor Write a letter to the Editor

Dupré Logistics President Tom Voelkel to Retire March 31


Tom Voelkel, photo by Dupré Logistics

Tom Voelkel, president and chief commercial officer for Dupré Logistics, will retire March 31 after 33 years with the company.

“Tom led our team to become a leader in truck transportation and logistics in the hazardous materials industry,” Dupré Logistics CEO Reggie Dupré said in a statement. “I counted on Tom to ask the hard questions and do the hard things that are necessary to become a great company. Tom did the right things the right way and built things to last over the years.”

Voelkel began with the company as an operations manager. During his career, the company grew from $2.6 million in revenue in 1982 to $208 million in revenue in 2015. 

“I have loved being a passionate entrepreneur and defying gravity. Working with a talented and committed team doing things that people said couldn’t be done was very satisfying," Voelkel said In a statement to employees and clients. "This was the challenge of helping to build a company, and I loved it. I am confident in the talented players on our team to take Dupré Logistics to the next level.”

Dupré added: “My family and our team thank Tom for his leadership and commitment for over 33 years. He has prepared us to move on to a successful future.”

By Transport Topics


Follow Transport Topics on Subscribe to get up to the minute news briefs and more from our feeds. RSS Twitter Twitter Facebook Facebook

© 2016, Transport Topics, American Trucking Associations Inc.
Reproduction, redistribution, display or rebroadcast by any means without written permission is prohibited.


  RELATED ARTICLES

 
LATEST NEWS



 
LATEST JOBS
Follow Us

Newsletters

TTExpress
This free daily newsletter delivers the latest headlines.

TT Executive Suite
This subscriber-only newsletter program tailors your news.

Services

Advertising

EMU
iTech
© American Trucking Associations, Inc., All Rights Reserved TTNews.com Privacy Statement