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Best and Brightest award

Emerald Isle, N.C. (January 22, 2020)

Transportation Impact is thrilled to announce the company has been named among the 101 National Top Best and Brightest Companies To Work For in the Nation (Winter 2020) by the National Association for Business Resources. It is the third time the Emerald Isle–based parcel and freight spend-management firm has been honored with the award, which the company last received in Summer 2020.

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and employee enrichment. Organizations are assessed based on categories such as communication, work-life balance, employee education, diversity, recognition, retention and more.

The award is based on employee surveys, and the 2020 Winter National winning companies were assessed by an independent research firm which reviewed a number of key measures relative to other nationally recognized winners. The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For winners are not ranked. The National Top 101 highest-scoring winners and the Elite Best of the Best winners are companies have demonstrated exceptional innovative human resource practices, setting high standards for all businesses.

“Our employees are truly remarkable. In this time of greatest disruption, they have pulled together and gone above and beyond to serve the businesses that rely on us,” said John Howard, COO at Transportation Impact. “We truly appreciate the motivation, energy, and creativity they bring to carry out our mission with such dedication. We strive always to serve them as well as they serve us, and this award is a sign that we are succeeding in that aim.”

Utilizing a collective 750+ years of experience, Transportation Impact develops unique and award-winning technological solutions for high-volume shippers. Since its founding in 2008, TI customers have saved over $690 million through automatic billing error refunds, carrier agreement negotiation, and both real-time and planned supply chain optimization for small parcel and freight.

The National Association for Business Resources (NABR) has over 20 years of experience conducting the Best and Brightest competitions. It has identified numerous best Human Resource practices and provided benchmarking for companies that continue to be leaders in employment standards.

The National 2020 Fall and Winter Best and Brightest Winners will be showcased during the virtual awards celebration, the week of March 15, 2021.

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About Transportation Impact

Transportation Impact, an 8-time Inc. 5000 honoree, leverages proprietary technology unique to the industry that ensures customers pay the lowest possible small parcel, LTL, and freight rates. Founded in 2008, the company has grown from 0 to 96 employees and over 1,000 customers. Currently TI manages over a billion dollars in logistics spend and has helped its customers save more than $690 million. TI has won many awards, including five consecutive placements on the NC Private 125/Grant Thornton NC 100 and North Carolina Fast 40. TI has also been honored with the BBB Torch Award and Business NC Best Employer, Entrepreneur 360 Best Company, CAI Ovation Award, Inc. magazine Best Workplaces 2017–20, and Best & Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation 2019–20. For more information, visit

About the Best and Brightest Programs

The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in operations and employee enrichment that lead to increased productivity and financial performance. This competition scores potential winners based on regional data of company performance and a set standard across the nation. This national program celebrates those companies that are making better business, creating richer lives and building a stronger community as a whole. Nominations are now being accepted for all programs. Visit to nominate your organization.

Media contact

Jamie Vogel
Transportation Impact
8921 Crew Drive
Emerald Isle, NC 28594

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