News

  • Dunavant Transportation Group Welcomes Randy Parsons, New VP of Operations

    Posted on Dec 17 2013

    Dunavant Transportation Group is pleased to announce the addition of Randy Parsons to their growing team.

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  • Dunavant Trans Gulf Transportation Receives DuPont's 2013 Carrier Safety Award

    Posted on Oct 03 2013

    DuPont selected Dunavant for this coveted award based on the company’s strong track record of safety and performance throughout 2012. 

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  • Matt Read Named New Director of Carrier Development

    Posted on Oct 01 2013

    In this new role, Matt will engage with the carrier community regarding growth opportunities, rate engineering and performance, and drive continuous improvement.

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  • Dunavant Picks Up TCI's Houston, Dallas Operations

    Posted on Sep 30 2013

    Dunavant Transportation Group recently completed the acquisition of the Houston and Dallas operations of Transportation Consultants Inc., a New Orleans-based third-party logistics provider founded in 1983.

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  • Bob Mitchell Joins Dunavant Transportation Group as Vice President of Operations

    Posted on Sep 04 2013

    Dunavant Transportation Group is pleased to announce that Bob Mitchell has joined the company as their Vice President of Operations for east coast operations.

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  • Dunavant’s mobile devices linked to intermodal TMS empower contract drivers

    Posted on Sep 03 2013

    Visibility has become so pervasive in the field of logistics management that it has largely obscured the fact that one major link in global supply chains continues to remain virtually opaque to shippers.  But to Mike Rodriguez, senior vice president of Dunavant Sea Lane Express, it wasn’t good enough to write off visibility on the drayage leg.

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  • William Harsha Joins Dunavant Global Logistics Group As Business Development Director For Gulf Coast

    Posted on Aug 12 2013

    Dunavant  Global Logistics Group has hired William Harsha as its newest Director of Business Development.  William will be based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and will focus his efforts on expanding the company’s presence in critical Gulf Coast markets.

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  • Ag and Transportation Industry Collaborate at ISA Summit

    Posted on Jun 17 2013

    National and international agriculture and transportation industry stakeholders discussed ways to fix transportation infrastructure issues that limit the soybean value chain's profitability at an Illinois soybean checkoff-funded conference June 13 in Joliet, Ill.

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  • Dunavant Logistics Group recognized at Transportation Marketing and Sales Association's 2013 Compass Awards

    Posted on Jun 11 2013

    Dunavant Logistics Group has been recognized with an award of merit from the Transportation Marketing and Sales Association (TMSA), an organization dedicated to advancing the success of marketing and sales professionals across all transportation modes.

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  • Dunavant Trans Gulf Hires Bethany Coots as Director of Marketing and Business Development for Transportation Division

    Posted on Jun 04 2013

    Dunavant Trans Gulf is pleased to announce that Bethany Coots has joined the company as its newest Director of Marketing and Business Development.

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  • Rotating Crops: Dunavant went from a cotton-trading titan to helping meet the global need for alfalfa hay

    Posted on May 31 2013

    Known for decades of substantial clout in the cotton business, Dunavant Enterprises has well-established global relationships in the agriculture community. Looking to steer away from the risks associated with commodities trading, Dunavant sold its cotton outfit to Allenberg Cotton, part of Louis Dreyfus Commodities, in 2009 and shifted its focus toward its already extensive logistics arm.

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  • American Cotton Shippers will fete Billy Dunavant

    Posted on May 13 2013

    The American Cotton Shippers Association will present its first lifetime achievement award to Memphis executive Billy Dunavant at its national convention next week in New Orleans.

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  • Dunavant Logistics Group Hires Jim Lange as Director of Business Development

    Posted on May 08 2013

    New Phoenix office will strengthen Dunavant's west coast presence

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  • American Cotton Shippers will fete Billy Dunavant

    Posted on May 03 2013

    The American Cotton Shippers Association will present its first lifetime achievement award to Memphis executive Billy Dunavant at its national convention next week in New Orleans.

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  • Dunavant touts positives for Memphis business

    Posted on Mar 22 2013

    William Dunavant III, CEO and president of Dunavant Enterprises Inc., had a wide-ranging but generally positive message for commercial real estate professionals at the local Certified Commercial Investment Member meeting earlier this week.

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  • Dunavant Grows Logistics, Transportation Divisions

    Posted on Feb 25 2013

    Dunavant Enterprises Inc. continues its transformation into a purely third-party logistics and asset-based transportation firm. Through its Dunavant Transportation Group and Dunavant Logistics Group, the company is focused on four main pillars – global, freight, distribution and consulting.

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  • Memphis-based Dunavant Logistics Group having fun with the language of logistics

    Posted on Feb 04 2013

    Memphis residents live in a place that specializes in warehousing and distributing products.  But do locals know what a 3PL is, or the difference between logistics and supply chain?

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  • "Technology and Training:" Dunavant's Richard McDuffie on the Logistics Industry

    Posted on Jan 09 2013

    In this Memphis Business Quarterly's Power Players feature, Dunavant's Richard McDuffie discusses the impact of technology on the logistics business.

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