Our Team

Our Team

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Greg Zipp – President

Graduated from Auburn University with a degree in transportation, worked for Yellow Freight for 17 years before starting Gulf Coast Logistics. Now with 33 years of experience in Supply Chain and Logistics, he has been able to build a team that is world class helping customers solve the logistic needs.

Patty Zipp – Comptroller

Started Gulf Coast Logistics with Greg Zipp in 1999. I serve as the Comptroller and my primary responsibilities are accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll and payroll taxes. I also work with the staff to ensure customer service levels are high and procedures are in compliance with each customers' needs.
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Shumaine McDuffie – Operations Manager

Shumaine joined Gulf Coast Logistics in 2007. Shumaine is responsible for overseeing the daily logistic operations. Shumaine is also responsible for customer and truck carrier relationships and development. Her main goal is to provide excellent customer service and deliver freight on time.

Brigitte Procell – Logistics Coordinator

Brigitte joined the Gulf Coast team in 2012. Brigitte's daily responsibility is monitoring freight loading and unloading to make sure carriers pick up and deliver on time. Brigitte is also responsible for brokering loads to carriers and investigating carrier safety scores to make sure that we provide only the best carriers for our customers.
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Lucas Kuyper – Operations Planner

Lucas Kuyper graduated from Iowa State University and has been in the truck brokerage business since 1999. He has worked with a vast array of customers, all with varying transportation requirements. He is experienced in providing logistic services which includes flatbeds, vans, reefers, LTL, containers, bulk and specialized equipment.s.

David Kieffer – Operations and Sales

David Kieffer has been in the truck brokerage business since 1995 providing service to customers logistic needs with flatbeds, vans and specialized equipment. David and his wife have 3 children. In his free time he enjoys the hobby of fishing.
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Cameron Zipp – Operations and Sales

Graduated from Southern Miss in 2010 with degree in Business Administration. Worked in the Oil field for 6 years doing outside sales and decided to join the good guys and get in Logistics/Transportation. Joined the team in May, 2016, to learn and to help build on what great customer service we provide along with expanding our clients base. Will be working in both day to day operations and outside sales to ensure we offer world class customer service and increase revenue.

Coleen Rivers - Accounting and Operations Planner

Coleen joined the Gulf Coast Logistics team in October of 2018, her main responsibilities include accounts payable, accounts receivables, operations and dispatch. Her main goal is to provide great customer service and to ensure all our customer and carrier needs are met.

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Dan Collins- Operations and Logistics Coordinator

Dan Collins joined Gulf Coast Logistics team early in 2019. Out of high School in Mandeville, Louisiana, Dan enlisted in the United States military and served for 6 years with an honorable discharge in 2015. Although new to the transportation industry, Dan has spent over 10 years in other customer service capacities. Dan’s daily responsibilities include coordinating the pick-up and delivery of our assets to coincide with our customer’s needs. Some of his other current responsibilities include learning other aspects of the industry while maintaining carrier relationships, quoting customers and helping provide the best possible service to our customers.


Keosha Franklin - Operations Supervisor

Keosha joined Gulf Coast Logistics in the beginning of 2020. Over the years Keosha has worked in childcare as a Preschool teacher and Nanny on the Northshore. Very new to logistics Keosha jumped in headfirst ready to learn all about the logistics industry! Keosha’s responsibilities include excellent customer service and coordinating the shipments to assure it will get to its destination on time.

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