First Flight Solutions named BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics Recipient

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Emerald Isle, N.C. (April 22, 2019) — First Flight Solutions announced its recent recognition by Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina. For the second consecutive year, First Flight Solutions was selected as the winner for BBB’s Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics in the Large business category.

The award is an embodiment of the BBS’s mission to promote integrity, consumer confidence and business ethics through business self-regulation in the local marketplace. It honors companies and charities that meet the highest standards of ethics and demonstrate a high level of character. These companies generate a high degree of trust among their employees, customers, and communities. The award is presented by the Educational Foundation of the BBB.

“Being honored again with this award is both humbling and confirmation that we are on the right path in holding true to our founding principles,” said First Flight Solutions Co-Founder Travis Burt. “Integrity is one of our five core values and we are committed to the state of North Carolina. We seek every day to honor the trust placed in us by our employees, partners, customers, and community because we know that by working together we will all succeed.”

First Flight Solutions was honored as a BBB Torch Award finalist on Thursday, April 18, 2019, at the BBB Torch Awards Ceremony at Prestonwood Country Club.

For additional information regarding BBB’s Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics and the BBB Educational Foundation, visit


About First Flight Solutions:

First Flight Solutions is a supply chain spend-management firm headquartered in Emerald Isle, N.C. A 5-time Inc. 5000 honoree, TI improves our customers’ logistics operations through advanced TMS technology. Paired with our innovative “cost-based” negotiation strategy, this ensures our customers benefit from low small parcel and LTL rates, accurate invoice auditing, and optimized routing decisions on every shipment. In addition to the Inc. 5000, in 2017 the company was also awarded a second-consecutive listing on both the North Carolina Fast 40 and the North Carolina Top 100 private companies, and a spot on the Inc. Best Workplaces list, as voted by TI employees. For more information, visit


About BBB serving Eastern North Carolina:

Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation serving 33 counties in eastern North Carolina. The organization is funded primarily by BBB Accredited Business fees from more than 3,600 local businesses and professional firms. BBB promotes integrity, consumer confidence and business ethics through business self-regulation in the local marketplace. Services provided by BBB include reports on companies and charitable organizations, general monitoring of advertising in the marketplace, consumer/business education programs and dispute resolution services. All services are provided at no cost to the public, with the occasional exception of mediation and arbitration. Visit

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