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Meet a Striver: Strive Logistics Flatbed Team

Meet some of the faces behind Strive Logistics. Strive is made up of people from a variety of backgrounds that share a common goal - to deliver our customer's business. Let’s meet one of the faces behind Strive’s Flatbed team. The experts on the Flatbed team work hard to help our customers navigate the complex world of flatbed shipping – from load requirements like tarping and dunnage to the specific kind of equipment to ship your product and, most importantly, driver safety.

Sales floor hard at work


Adam is the Flatbed Operations Manager for the Flatbed team. He started at Strive in 2009 and graduated from Eastern Illinois University. Adam brings a background in finance to Strive. He grew up in the Chicago area and played football in college so he’s a huge sports fan and roots for the Bears, Bulls and White Sox. Adam moved to the Austin office in 2015.

Adam Parsill

What brought you to Strive?
A few of my closest friends were working for Strive, so I knew about the culture and growth opportunities within Strive when I accepting a position here. Since I have an entrepreneurial spirit and competitive drive, Strive is a great fit for me.

What kinds of qualities does someone need to have to be a Strive employee?
They need to be competitive, self-driven, and team-oriented. They should be looking for a fast-paced work environment and a fun work culture.

What’s your favorite thing about working for Strive?
The casual work attire! I hung up my suit and tie and only need them for special occasions.

How do you make your customers’ lives easier?
By being honest, accountable, and relationship-driven. There are a lot of moving parts in transportation, and especially in the world of flatbed shipping. We pride ourselves on being a long-term partner with our customers. We learn the ins and outs of their business, making sure to put an emphasis on communication and attention to detail so we can provide them with the best service possible.

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