Did you know that Emerald Isle is home to one of the fastest-growing companies in North Carolina? Transportation Impact does more than save their clients money on shipping – they keep community relationships and giving back at the top of their priority list.
You may have never heard of Transportation Impact (TI), but they have been making local and national headlines for most of this past decade. They are champion tech innovators who have experienced exponential growth in a short time.
In 2008, two friends started a little company in a broom closet at the back of a local surf shop. By 2013, Transportation Impact was considered one of America’s fastest growing private companies. Talk about a decade of growth! TI consistently wins awards not only for their success and the millions they’ve saved their clients, but was recently named #1 Best Employer in North Carolina for 2019 by Business North Carolina. One of their secrets…their culture is built around giving back to the community with their IMPACT1 philosophy of philanthropy. Check out the details below.
These guys know firsthand the behind-the-scenes costs of shipping with UPS and FedEx. They will analyze data and help their clients negotiate their way to specific and lucrative savings, to the penny, with no risk–if their clients don’t get paid, they don’t get paid. As of 2019 TI saved clients a total of over $587 million.
Through their IMPACT1 program, TI pledges to provide 1% in goodwill services, 1% of employee time, and 1% of company profit to the community. One of the founding principles of TI is to support and give back to the community. In addition, working together as a team within TI to feed and foster the circle of compassion is paramount to their mission.