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Dupré Logistics Hosts Economist Alan Beaulieu

Institute for Trend Research Shares Forward Thinking Picture with Dupré Clients

(Lafayette, La.) — Dupré Logistics hosted its Annual Client Colloquium featuring a presentation by economist Alan Beaulieu. Beaulieu spoke about forecasting key trends to assist businesses in understanding the economy’s future as well as creating actionable strategies to make the most of the ever-changing business environment. The tactics and strategies he discussed focused on the overall U.S. economy with specifics in the chemical and energy sectors. Dupré Logistics used Beaulieu’s expertise to share its “Always Forward Thinking” philosophy with stakeholders at the event.

“As an added value, speakers such as Alan not only strengthen our relationships with our clients, but also allow us to come together with them to plan for the future in a very real way,” said Dupré Logistics President and COO Tom Voelkel.

Beaulieu presented insight on the state of the economy and explained how to use the market cycles and actionable items to address market predictions. Beaulieu is a principal of the Institute for Trend Research where he serves as President. Since 1990, he has consulted with companies throughout the United States, Europe, and Japan on how to forecast, plan, and increase their profits based on business cycle trend analysis. Beaulieu is also the Senior Economic Advisor to NAW and the Chief Economist for HARDI. He is co-author of the book “Make Your Move” and has written numerous articles on economic analysis.
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