Transportation Impact: NC TECH Awards Finalist 2020
Emerald Isle, N.C. (October 19, 2020) — Transportation Impact is excited to announce the company is a finalist in the 2020 NC TECH Awards in the category of Analytics and Big Data. North Carolina’s statewide technology awards program recognizes companies, organizations, and individuals for their achievement, innovation, and leadership throughout the year.
“For over twenty years, NC Tech has celebrated companies, organizations and individuals for outstanding achievement at the NC Tech Awards,” said Brooks Raiford, NC Tech’s president and CEO. “Transportation Impact has distinguished itself as one of the state’s innovative and emergent leaders.”
After a nomination period earlier this year, finalists and winners were chosen in a two-stage review process, led by the accounting firm Cherry Bekaert, in partnership with an independent selection committee. Winners will be announced during the NC TECH Virtual Awards broadcasts beginning at 4 pm ET each day on November 17, 18 and 19.
“During these uncertain times, innovation and achievement in technology are more important than ever. We are consistently impressed by the emerging development and leadership in the technology sector and look forward to celebrating the positive impact these companies have on the state of North Carolina,” said Ron Wainwright, CPA – Partner & National Leader, Credits & Accounting Methods at Cherry Bekaert.
Why We’re Nominated
Transportation Impact is a supply chain solutions firm that utilizes over 700 years of combined carrier experience along with proprietary software to identify small parcel and freight savings for large shippers. From its beginning in 2008 as a negotiation service provider, Transportation Impact has developed into one of the logistics industry’s leading technology innovators.
“At Transportation Impact, technological innovation in the realm of analytics and big data is central to how we help our customers grow their businesses,” said Transportation Impact Chief Technology Officer Norm Pollock. “We are therefore very pleased to be listed as a finalist in the Analytics and Big Data category of the 2020 NC TECH Awards.”
For more information on the NC TECH Awards visit the NC TECH Awards event page.
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 and LTL rates. Founded in 2008, the company has grown from 0 to 85 employees and nearly 1000 customers. Currently TI manages over a billion dollars in logistics spend and has helped its customers save more than $646 million. TI’s many awards include 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, and Inc. magazine Best Workplaces 2017–20, and NC Tech Awards Best Tech Company to Work For 2019. For more information, visit www.transportationimpact.com.
About NC TECH
The North Carolina Technology Association (NC TECH) is a not-for-profit, membership-driven trade association and the primary voice of the technology industry in North Carolina. NC TECH’s mission is to foster growth and champion innovation in North Carolina’s tech sector, while providing a voice for the tech community through professional networks, government affairs, talent development and sector promotion. For more information, visit www.nctech.org.
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