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When you ship your goods, you need to ensure that they travel safely and arrive at the destination in a timely manner. Damages and other shipping issues can quickly become expensive and seriously hamper business. When choosing
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The logistics industry is an indispensable part of society and daily life across the globe. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation Bureau of Transportation Statistics, 10.1% of the U.S. Labor force is employed in the
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nterested in a job as an enterprise account executive. An enterprise account executive is a professional who manages business relationships and sells freight services. Enterprise account executives liaise between their company
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If you are a dispatcher or manager at a trucking company, you know how important it is to maintain ongoing communication with your drivers. It is also important for your drivers to have open pathways of communication with each
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A logistics account executive uses sales and logistical knowledge to provide transportation and cargo solutions. The job includes marketing transportation and logistic solutions to prospective clients, clients, generating new leads,
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Over the road (OTR) trucking is in high demand, and OTR truck drivers can earn six-figure salaries. If you are looking for a career in freight transportation and you enjoy long drives, OTR trucking might be the right job for you. But what is OTR
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It is crucially important that your cargo travels with only the most reliable transportation. The survival of your business depends upon high quality freight transport. With so many transportation options available,
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The work of a freight broker involves many responsibilities. Freight brokers must maintain a rolodex of strong, reputable carriers, deftly navigate driver and equipment shortages, and cover loads as efficiently as possible.
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The term “logistics” refers to the process of managing how goods or resources are handled and transported. Logistics involve many carefully coordinated operations. One important step in logistics is drayage.
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We partnered with Back2Back Ministries to throw a Christmas party for local Cincinnati kids. Cincinnati Bengals Kicker Evan McPherson and Dave Lapham helped host the event and spoke to the kids. Watch this video highlighting the party!
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Nearly every product that you can see right now resulted from a complex series and web of logistics that involve the global supply chain. Raw materials, component parts, and finished products all need to travel.
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To become a truck driver, a person needs to graduate high school or get a GED, pass their state’s standard driver’s license exam, complete professional truck driving training, earn a commercial motor vehicle license (CDL), apply for truck driving jobs
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Freight transport is one of the top industries and is critical to industries worldwide. A freight broker plays an important role in freight transport. Being a freight broker can be a lucrative, fulfilling, and flexible career.
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To become a freight agent, you need a customer base, relevant experience, an office, a computer, a phone, and eagerness to own your own business. A freight agent works with freight brokers under a parent freight company.
Videocasts
The First Star Logistics – Dave Lapham In The Trenches Sweepstakes is now officially open. The Sweepstakes is sponsored by First Star Logistics, LLC. and will begin on October 25, 2021, at 8:00 AM EDT and end on December 3, 2021, at 8:00 PM EST.
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Cincinnati Bengals fans are excited by what they saw Sunday in the Bengals blowout win over the Baltimore Ravens as Joe Burrow, Joe Mixon, Ja’Marr Chase, and C.J. Uzomah all came up big for offensive coordinator Brian Callahan.
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Our goal as a company is to support our team members in every way possible. We have a work hard, play hard mentality here and below are a few examples of how we have fun!
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Check out what it’s like to work at First Star Logistics, a unique asset-based global logistics provider, with more than 60 years of experience in the industry.
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First Star Logistics offers many unique opportunities to its employees. Check out some of the past seasons in our Cincinnati Bengal’s suite.
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Dave Lapham welcomes In The Trenches former Cincinnati Bengals and current Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman Andrew Whitworth. In The Trenches is presented by First Star Logistics.
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With First Star Logistics, you can enjoy some of the biggest music artists in the country at our First Star Club, at the Riverbend Music Center.
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One of First Star Logistics’ brokers, was awarded an all-expenses-paid trip to Arizona for the Cincinnati Red’s Spring Training Camp.