Star Distribution COVID-19 Response

During these unprecedented times, Star Distribution continues to provide our clients with the unparalleled service they have come to expect from our award-winning team. We’ve been working around the clock to meet the increased demands from our clients and the Florida consumers. In addition to meeting the needs of our customers, we have undertaken many precautions at our facilities to …

Community Spotlight: Star Distribution Steps Up to Meet COVID-19 Needs

Star Distribution Steps Up to Meet COVID-19 Needs During these unprecedented times Star Distribution continues to provide our clients with the unparalleled service they have come to expect. Star Distribution has been working around the clock to meet the increased demands from our clients and the Florida consumers. While we have continued to focus on delivering goods in the quickest …

Community Spotlight: Star Distribution & the Plant City Community

Star Distribution has made community involvement and support a foundational priority for our entire organization. We are proud to be part of the Plant City community and participate in many local opportunities supporting our city and those who make the Plant City area their home. Several members of the Jimenez family seen above serve or are heavily involved with local …

Industry Spotlight: Freight Consolidation

Star Distribution Systems, Inc. is Florida’s industry leader in freight consolidation. For the past 40 years, our company has dedicated time, energy and the resources to develop a cost-saving and highly effective freight consolidation model for the entire state of Florida. Over this period of time, Star Distribution assembled a valued customer base of over 300 clients who are shipping …

Employee Spotlight: Rachael Strickland, CSM

Rachael Strickland, a twenty-five-year veteran at Star Distribution Systems, Inc., was recently promoted to Customer Service Manager when Debbie Valliant retired earlier this year. Rachael started her career at Star Distribution in the warehouse, learning warehouse procedures, inventory management, unloading freight and pulling outbound orders.  From there, Rachael was moved into the Customer Service Department where she now leads the …

Sun-Maid Growers of California utilizes Star Distribution Services

Case Study: Sun-Maid Growers of California

Sun-Maid Growers of California, a farmer’s co-op that is nationally known as the premier source of raisins throughout the country, considers Star Distribution to be one of the best of their 12 regional public warehouses.  John Slinkard, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain & Sales Administration, explained why he chose to work with Star Distribution Systems, Inc. and how that …

Star Distribution Facility: Keep your inventory in Florida

Why Inventory in Florida?

Serving all of Florida, Star Distribution is a leader in Distribution and 3rd Party Logistics. Although Florida is considered a Tier 2 distribution market, it is unique because of the 22 million people who live in Florida, with the bulk of the population south of the I-4 corridor. It is, by far, the most populated state in the Southeastern United …

Employee Spotlight: Josh Jimenez, GM

As part of the family that owns Star Distribution, Josh Jimenez started working summers on the maintenance crew cleaning bathrooms when he was 13 years old. He worked his way up the ladder in the warehouse and when he turned 18 began driving forklifts. He attended the University of South Florida, graduating with a degree in Marketing and Management. After graduation, he …