About Murphy Bonded Warehouse Llc
Murphy Bonded Warehouse, LLC. is a Louisiana corporation that is locally owned and headquartered in Shreveport, Louisiana.
Murphy Bonded Warehouse is an integrated logistics service company with many facets:
U.S. Customs Bonded Warehouse
Origin and destination reload of forest products
“Just In Time” (J I T) service provider
The company began in the late 1950’s with John R. Murphy operating the Shreveport Syrup Company, the producer and distributor of Johnnie Fair Syrup. He began warehousing sugar for himself and other manufacturers of syrup. In 1964, he founded Murphy Bonded Warehouse, LLC.
In 1976, John Murphy sold his interest in the corporation to W. Wade Sample and Marshall L. Martin. Wade Sample owned approximately 66% of the stock and Marshall Martin approximately 33%. Marshall Martin was elected President of the corporation and Wade Sample was Vice President and Treasurer.
In 1986, W. Wade Sample purchased the shares owned by Marshall Martin and became the sole shareholder. At this time, Wade Sample was elected President and Marshall Martin became Vice President and Secretary. Mr. Martin resigned as an officer of the company in January 1990, and now is serving in a consulting role. W. Wade Sample is currently President.
In 1995, Tim Hewitt and Virginia Lewis were elected Vice Presidents and Virginia Lewis was also elected Secretary.