Star Transportation

Star Transportation

Star Transportation Carrier Info

Star Transportation Inc. is a dry van truckload carrier headquartered in Nashville, TN. Founded in 1980, Star currently operates a fleet of 600 tractors. The fleet consists entirely of conventional Freightliner tractors. With an average fleet age of just 2 years old, their equipment is second to none. The drivers have been assigned trucks. Star is registered to operate in the continental 48 states and Canada but primary lanes are east of Dallas, TX. Star Transportation operates the main terminal from their corporate headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. Additional terminal locations are in Atlanta, Georgia, Knoxville, Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, Orlando and Florida. While Star Transportation is licensed to operate throughout the United States and Canada, the majority of their freight stays in the Southeast, primarily east of Dallas, TX.

The management team is very progressive and maintains an open communication environment between managers, dispatchers, drivers and other support personnel. Utilizing the finest people, technology, procedures and equipment, Star Transportation offers professional drivers a great environment for success.

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Trucking Jobs Available At Star Transportation

Identified through company’s own website and other reliable online resources, following truck driving jobs are offered by Star Transportation:

  • Company Drivers
  • Owner Operators
  • Lease purchase

Star Transportation Pay Scale

  • Company Drivers: Starting pay is 28 cpm, with a raise to 30 cpm after 6 months and another raise to 31cpm after one year. You will then receive a 1cpm raise for each consecutive year you remain employed up to 45cpm
  • Lease purchase: $1,500 security deposit to get started: $1,000 when you pick up your truck and $500 will be taken out in 4 installments of $125 each.
  • Owner operator: Competitive pay – $1.03 per mile, 2,500 – 3,000 miles every week plus $1,500 sign-on bonus!

Additional Perks for drivers working at Star Transportation

  • High-paying miles
  • Excellent home time
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Assigned weekly round-trip routes available
  • 401(k) traditional & Roth
  • Assigned late-model equipment
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit
  • E-ZPass/PrePass
  • Vacation & holiday pay
  • Satellite communication
  • Rider program
  • Consistent home time
  • Plenty of miles
  • Affordable payments
  • Weekly direct deposit
  • All accessorial fees paid PLUS fuel surcharge
  • Rider policy
  • Pet policy

Star Transportation Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Class A CDL
  • 21 years of age
  • 8 months’ experience in last 3 years
  • Contact a recruiter if you have less than 8 months’ experience – we have options for YOU!
  • No more than 3 tickets in last 3 years
  • No more than 4 preventable accidents in last 3 years
  • All felonies reviewed with few considerations for convictions within past 10 years
  • We start students off right at Star Transportation. First, we pair you with a trainer for 4 weeks of paid training. Once your training is complete and you’ve passed our “upgrade” evaluation, you’ll be ready to roll with your own assigned truck and Fleet Manager! To be qualified, you must have:
  • TDS within the last 90 days with a grade of 90% or above
  • Acceptable MVR & criminal record
  • Verifiable 3 year previous work history
  • Diploma and transcripts

Star Transportation Hiring Areas

Sharkey Transportation hires drivers out of following states:

  • Alabama: North of I-20
  • Arkansas: East of US 49
  • Florida: East of Tallahassee & North of Tampa / Melbourne
  • Illinois: Chicago metro area
  • Mississippi: North of Hwy 82
  • North Carolina: West of I-95
  • South Carolina: West of I-95
  • Virginia: West of I-95

Star Transportation Equipment

The fleet consists entirely of conventional Freightliner tractors.

Freightliner  Peterbilt  International  Kenworth  Volvo  Mack

volvo trucks

Star Transportation Orientation Process

The orientation is 2-4 week long based on driver experience. The transportation and lodging is paid, while meal is provided one time a day. The rest of meals you have to pay for.

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