Providing Quality Prearranged Transportation
to the Greater Wilmington Area & Southeastern North Carolina since 2006

(910) 632-7401
(877) 659-5526
[email protected]
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"Rich and Mike are reliable and fun to be with. We recommend them all the time." - Kathy & Warren Jones "We used The Transporter in July during a very involved vacation with our two young granddaughters. They picked us up at the Wilmington NC airport and drove us to the Bald Head Island Ferry dock. They were on time and extremely helpful. At the end of our week on the island, we needed to drive to Raleigh and Richard and Mike put us in touch with a one-way rental car agency on Oak Island which was more economical than having them drive us! Thank you Richard and Mike." - Molly Brining "The best thing about The Transporter is, they arrive and pickup on time. There is never a wait and their cars are clean and non-smoking." - LJC "Our company has hired The Transporter for transporting individuals and groups which many times include international travelers. The drivers are always punctual, professional, and courteous with neat, clean vehicles. In addition they are attentive to the needs of our associates and guests. Whether calling or emailing for service I always receive a prompt reply. They are truly a service oriented company and I will continue to refer colleagues and friends." - Teresa W. "Thanks again to The Transporter. My flight was late again, but The Transporter tracked it and was still waiting for me when I arrived hours late. Thanks for being transportation I can depend on." - Ann Marie "What can I say about the service offered by Transporter? Efficient, friendly, and most importantly always professional. We utilized their services for over 3 years; when out of town Board Members travel in quarterly to our Corporate Headquarters on Military Cutoff or whenever transportation needs arise, whether to the airport or one of our manufacturing facilities we've never had a complaint, they always go the extra mile to ensure outstanding customer service." - Trish "I've hired The Transporter for years for regular and frequent travel to/from ILM. They are always available at the reserved time, and their drivers are very professional and polite, friendly and helpful. The vehicles are ultra clean and comfortable. I plan to continue using them and highly recommend them." - Liz A. "Last fall, several members of my family traveled to Bald Head Island for a wedding. I contacted The Transporter for a shuttle from the airport to the ferry, and was pleased with all communications prior to trip, and the prompt and courteous service to and from my destination. I would highly recommend them for your travel needs." - Marge Humphreys "We had a great experience with The Transporter. They were flexible and able to accommodate our large group and varying schedules. We will use them again!" - Megan C. "I can sleep well at night knowing the Transporter will always be at my doorstep for those early morning departures out of ILM. They are the most dependable service in Wilmington.

Sincerely yours," - Stuart M. Grainger, Regional Sales Manager, Milliken & Company "I have used Richard and mike for my trips to and from the airport and have always been pleased with their service. They are always on time and offer a great service for the business traveler. I would recommend them to anyone." - Matthew B. Dean, President - Dean Hardwoods Inc. "Fran and I have always enjoyed your services over the past six years, and we are always assured of being transported by employees and vehicles with the highest standards in cleanliness, safe and attentive drivers and true professionals. The alternatives we have tried can not even come close to a single quality standard." - Fred Pickler, Fred Pickler & Associates Inc. "I had a great experience for my first flight into Wilmington. Pick up with on time both ways and driver was very polite and helpful. I was also accommodated with two different cars seats for my young children at no charge." - Cliff Morris "I landed in Wilmington around 10 PM EST, and had to catch the 11 PM ferry from Southport to Bald Head Island--the last ferry to leave that night. My driver was waiting at the airport curb when I got my luggage. Without breaking speed limits, he got me to the boat at exactly 10:57 PM, and I got on board. Had my driver been five minutes late at the airport, I would have missed my ferry, which would have cost me some $75 for hotel fare in Southport. I was, and remain, very grateful for his punctuality!" - Rob Guthrie "We use "The Transporter" service to the airport in preference to any of the other taxi companies. The cars are always clean and the drivers are friendly and obliging even when we arrive or depart at inconvenient times. Once you experience The Transporter you will wonder why you have not always been using this totally reliable service.

Regards," - Tom Gibbons. "I have used your service several times after vacationing in Bald Head Island and flying into Wilmington, NC. We were met at the baggage claim each time and had a clean comfortable vehicle that easily accommodated us and our baggage. The driver was always friendly and the rates were very fair for the 40 minute commute to the Ferry. I would highly recommend your service to anyone, and plan on using you again next time I vacation in the area." - Colin Reasinger "You guys are great, on time, efficient. I'll use you every time I come to the area and have passed the word along to many others." - Lynn C "We were cheerily met at the Wilmington airport by our driver from The Transporter. He loaded the luggage of our party of 3 children and 3 ladies into the van and off we headed to the ferry for Bald Head Island. The driver was great, very informative, and accommodating of our grocery stop request. He picked us a week later - punctual as ever! We will definitely use The Transporter on our next visit!" - LorÃ? Drott "My family, and I have hired The Transporter for many years. Firstly, they have always been available at the appointed time. I addition, we have always enjoyed their professional, courteous service, as well as their safe, and clean automobiles. I will continue to recommend them to anyone in the Wilmington area" - Mark F. Edick "I have used The Transporter for transportation to and from my vacation rental at Bald Head Island for a number of years. I am a repeat customer because I know that I can trust The Transporter to be dependable, on-time, where I need them, when I need them and, to provide a pleasant and enjoyable experience. Their drivers are personable, courteous and respectful. As long as I am going to Bald Head Island The Transporter will be my source for reliable transfer.

With Best Regards," - Susan H. Tinnon, SPHR, VP of Human Resources, Kimble Chase "Knowing that the folks at The Transporter were reliable allowed me to really relax and enjoy my vacation. I didn't have to worry about how I was going to make it back from the vacation house to the airport on time for my flight. The car was on time, the ride was lovely, and their insider knowledge of the shortcuts, meant that I was at the airport early!" - Karen G "I have many airport shuttle services over the years. The guys at Transporter came to our home before dawn, loaded the luggage and got our family of four to the airport exactly as planned. On the way home, I just made one call to confirm our flight, and they were there when we deplaned. Excellent and personal. First class all the way. Thanks guys." - Jay M. "The friendly folks at The Transporter made our transfer from the Wilmington airport to Southport a breeze. You can count on them!" - LouAnn Canjar "What I find most professional about the "Transporter" team is their level of reliability and accountability. Whenever I need to be somewhere, I can count on their team to get me there, to work within my time schedule and accommodate my needs. Most of all, safety is addressed in the functionality of their vehicles and in the professional demeanor of the drivers. I never have to worry about being stranded at the airport when I know the "Transporter" team is around." - Dr. Brenda "I have been using your services for a few years now, and mainly because of consistently good service. It is now easy to make reservations online, and know that your driver will arrive right on time! That is huge for me!! Friendly, courteous drivers as well make the experience a good one." - Cathy M. "Mike drove us around quite a bit while we were in NC for a wedding. He was always right on time. When he dropped us off at the airport, we realized we had another guests car keys on us! Mike kindly drove the keys back to the hotel for us so we wouldn't miss our flight and my in-laws wouldn't be stranded. (Thanks again!) I was really very pleased with the customer service that NC Transporter provides for their clientele. I highly recommend them to anyone looking for transportation in the area." - Kristina Endriss "My wife and I have used The Transporter many times. We have found them to be professional, always on time and the drivers extremely pleasant and accommodating. We recommend them highly." - Mr. & Mrs. D. Rich "A good reliable service since their beginning." - Ken A. "Whenever I know I am flying into Wilmington, NC, the first call I make is to The Transporter. It doesn't matter what time of day I need them, they are always there with a big smile and a warm, friendly hello. All of the drivers are courteous and safety conscious, and the cars are immaculate." - Susan L "In Wilmington, there are several choices for cabs but only one "Car-Service." I have continuously utilized The Transporter exclusively for the last 7 years in Wilmington. In my mind, they are not a cab company but a "Car-Service." I travel weekly for business and they have never been late for a pick-up, whether from home or the airport. The Transporter ALWAYS has prompt, professional and courteous service. All of their vehicles are very clean AND they do NOT allow smoking. They are the BEST!" - Mary, a frequent ILM Commuter "The Transporter is an excellent company to work with. The staff took my last-minute, 10pm call and was able to fit me into the schedule. When my cell phone died en route to Southport, Richard let me use his phone to call my father and figure out where we were meeting. He even dropped me off at a boatyard instead of the ferry landing that we had originally scheduled. I will definitely use their services again and recommend them to anyone! Thanks for your great service! Hope all is well." - Ally R. "Richard, back in UK after a great holiday in the US. Thanks for all your work to get us to the 3pm ferry to Bald Head Island. Shane was at the Hilton by 1:45 leaving us plenty of time to meet up with family and make the ferry. Thanks for your efforts. Hope to engage you again." - Edward "Great service! We enjoyed our ride to Wilmington with Mike. We had him on our trip back to the Raleigh airport as well. Highly recommend NC Transporter!" - Leslie Williams and family. "Richard, thank you for coordinating this trip last Friday.  Jim did a great job and all went smoothly." - Tom Zalewski "Hi Guys.  What ever you do - do not remove me from your site or mailings.   Bald Head seems to be the one thing in the summer that is a constant.   You make my planning so much easier and I have never had a problem nor has any of the people I have referred.  Have a very healthy, happy, prosperous New Year." - Jeanne Wernersbach "Gentlemen, I cannot thank you enough for taking care of my parents. Your driver was extremely professional, polite and punctual. I will be recommending you to all that require your services. Merry Christmas." - Major Anthony Mercado, Executive Officer, 2D Marine Special Operations Battalion "Richard,I want to thank you for all of your coordinating the many pick-ups to and from the airport over this past weekend. All passengers were extremely pleased with your services, and you certainly made it all very easy for us." - Joanne Phelan "I would to compliment your company on its service. Our driver, Shane, arrived early. He was very polite, personable and provided a pleasant journey to the airport.We plan on returning to NC in a few months and will be calling upon your company for assistance with our trip. " - Louis Raddigan "Hi Richard, Thanks again for the excellent service in picking up my daughter and delivering her safely and securely home. ÿWhen no other regional services could be entrusted, NC Transporter could! ÿPlease pass on my sincere appreciation to the rest of the NC Transporter staff and Shane for a job well done. " - Eric, US Navy (Japan) "Hi Richard, I would like to thank you for the excellent service you provided for Robbie and the professional and friendly way you dealt with my requests.I will have no hesitation in recommending ÿyour company to anyone looking for a reliable and friendly transport service in the Wilmington area.Please also pass on my thanks to Mike. " - Dave Siegel "Richard, You've made a client for as long as we're going to Bald Head. The drivers were great, very prompt. Really glad to do business with you and look forward to doing it again next summer! Thanks for all the help and time ensuring we made it to and from our vacation." - Patrick J. Stiff, Jr., Directorÿof Information Systems, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity "Fantastic, fast, and professional!! Easy to arrange transportation and very reliable. We had an issue with our return flight being cancelled and did not find out until we arrived at the airport. Our driver was very accommodating and waited for us to make alternative plans and drove us to a nearby hotel. Great service and great people! " - Jeramiah Florio "The Transporter has always been extremely reliable and affordable. We use them every year and strongly recommend them." - Trudi "I just wanted to express my thanks to you for making my son's trip to MCT so smooth. The driver was "cool" I was told, and patiently waited for my son to change into his uniform.ÿ He also was kind enough to do a quick stop!! You made this mother very happy and relieved. ÿI will recommend you to anyone in need of transport down there, ÿand if Sam stays there for his MOS school, I will surely give my business to you as well when I visit. ÿThanks again. " - Y.P. "My travel plans occasionally become unstable due to weather conditions and as a result my flights have been delayed or cancelled.ÿA real bummer for a business traveler that is made easier to take by the dependable airport pick-up service provided by the crew of the Transporter.ÿ They've always been there whenever my flightÿfinally does arrive. Thanks guys for having such dependable service!" - DB Simpson "Just wanted to drop you a note and tell you how happy I was with the service provided by The Transporter for my trip from Wilmington to Bald Head Island. The driver could not have been more helpful and courteous, as well as funny. I will absolutely use The Transporter's service again upon my return down to Bald Head Island. Thanks for a good job." - Gary Shallop "Wonderful and very reliable service, excellent communications from start to finish! The Transporter met the flight at Wilmington and my daughter was at the ferry dock in Southport in no time. I will recommend the Transporter to all my North Carolina friends in the area!" - Marian D. Damewood, Baltimore, MD "The Transporter is the best way to get around town hands down. The vehicles are clean and comfortable and the drivers and owners are professional and courteous." - Syndy K. "Had family members coming in from all over and no way to get on and off Baldhead to get them without taking up most of a day that we could be at the beach! ÿNCTransporter did a great job meeting our family members as they picked up their baggage ÿat the Wilmington airport and getting them on the ferry, on time and hassle free! ÿAnd the rest of us were able to enjoy a day on the beach until they joined us. ÿThis is the only way to go! " - Greg Folley "Traveling to Bald Head Island by plane is not a simple task. ÿIt's a LONG drive to/ from Wilmington! ÿBut it was made much more pleasant by using 'The Transporter'. Richard & Mike areÿefficient, timely and offer a VERY friendly service both during our enquiry, at pickup and during our trip from Wilmington to Bald Head. ÿRichard and Mike provided first class service with a spot of history about this beautiful part of the world.ÿ Their genuine passion for their location and providing service to their customers shone through.ÿ We thoroughly recommend your services to anyone in the Wilmington/Bald Head area! " - Larry & Colleen Czarnik, Sydney, Australia "The Transporter always provides professional, dependable, and friendly customer service. As a business traveler, I'm very fortunate to have a resource such as 'The Transporter' to rely on for dependable transportation services. In addition, the vehicles are always top notch and the team is always willing to go above and beyond to accommodate your travel plans." - Deanna "From our initial inquiry, both Richard and Mike were very responsive and timely. 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NC Transporter

Providing Quality Prearranged Transportation to the Greater Wilmington Area & Southeastern North Carolina since 2006

NC Transporter

FAQ

Welcome to the Transporter

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Who Started the Transporter?

The Transporter, often referred to as the NC Transporter, was started in October of 2006 by award-winning film and documentary producer, Richard Sirianni, along with his wife, Susan, a ballet instructor and choreographer. At that time a smoke-free, prearranged airport taxi service did not exist in the Wilmington area and one could barely get a driver to stop smoking in the vehicle, let alone the passengers. Richard (or Rich, or Richie, depending on how long, or how well, you know him) had previously worked in Los Angeles for such notables as Cher, Prince, Madonna, The Jacksons, Barbra Streisand, David Geffen, Johnny Mathis, Elizabeth Taylor and Sidney Poitier.

Yes, he still produces a film from time to time. Recently, he was engaged to write a screenplay adaptation and has even written and recorded a full-cast children's audiobook, Percy the Cat and the Big White House, all while running The Transporter. The company is called The Transporter because Susan liked the movie and actor Jason Statham. Mike Oakes started working with Rich in 2004.

2) Are all of your reservations done by prearrangement?

Providing service for 3500-4000 annual reservations using 4 vehicles requires that we keep a schedule. That way, the drivers can figure how to schedule their sleep.

3) Do you do early morning pickups and if so, who will my driver be at 4:00AM?

The Transporter was actually created because few services wanted to show up for an early morning airport pickup. We create the driver's schedules between 8:00-9:00PM. At that time we will send a text with your driver's name and direct cell phone number for pickups scheduled earlier than 8:00AM, the time that our office opens. We find that this is the best method for contact should you need to reach someone overnight for any reason.

4) How much advance notice is required to schedule a pickup?

The usual answer is as much notice as one can provide, especially during the hectic period from March through October. We have many regular business travelers who will provide an entire monthly travel itinerary. If we cannot accommodate you on short notice then we will refer you to one of our backup drivers at another company.

5) Do you travel to Bald Head Island?

The Transporter provided just under 3000 transports for Bald Head Island residents and guests between 2014-2017. Many recent Bald Head Island customers have asked if we pickup at other airports in addition to Wilmington, or, can we pickup at other locations besides an airport. Although the majority of our 700+ annual BHI trips involve the Wilmington Airport (ILM), we also have passengers flying in and out of Myrtle Beach (MYR), Jacksonville (OAJ) and Raleigh-Durham (RDU). Passengers frequently arrive on the late, last flight and ask that we retrieve them the following morning from a local hotel and sometimes even a residence.

6) Do you do other type of work besides airport transportation?

We have been known for primarily providing prearranged, smoke-free airport transportation for the Greater Wilmington region since our inception but The Transporter also provides medical transportation services. We are all getting older (sorry to remind everyone) and many of you have needed transport to and from doctor appointments, surgical appointments in Wilmington as well as at Duke, Chapel Hill and Rex Hospital in the Raleigh/Durham area, physical therapy sessions, MRIs and the always fun, colonoscopy.

For years we have been providing wedding shuttle services, and more recently, we stumbled onto a new revenue stream; transportation for the legal industry. Law firm have asked us to transport a witness to a federal courthouse somewhere in the state, or someone comes to town to testify or give a deposition. Frequently, a law firm will represent a claimant injured in an accident of some kind who will be in need of transportation to various appointments.

7) How far will you travel?

The short, simple response---How high is your credit limit? A slightly longer answer---The Transporter has longtime customers who travel to Savannah, Charleston, Asheville, Washington D.C., Richmond and Pennsylvania.

8) Are the vehicles commercially insured and do the drivers have the proper permitting?

Our vehicles adhere to the state-mandated, commercial liability coverage limits and the drivers have the proper permitting from the City of Wilmington, the Wilmington Airport, or both. Please know that a number of local services are attempting to operate with personal tags and insurance in order to circumvent our ever-increasing, commercial liability premiums. The Transporter does not expect to get every trip, but if you have friends and family using other services, please ask if the service is properly licensed and commercially insured.

9) Do you have any female drivers?

We have had 3 female drivers in the past and at this time we do not have any.

10) How many passengers can you accommodate in your vehicles?

Each of our 4 Toyota Sienna minivans accommodate up to 7 passengers and luggage. Multiple golf bags sometimes alter the luggage configuration and it would be customary for a larger group with luggage and items such as a stroller or playpen to reserve two vehicles.

11) Do you have child seats?

North Carolina state law requires that children under the age of 7 or under 70 pounds be transported in a child seat of some type. We have front-facing/rear-facing combo seats, infant seats, boosters and high-back boosters. We will provide the seats without any additional charge. Please let us know not only the age of the child but more importantly, the weigh.

12) What if my flight is late?

The drivers track the flights. If your flight is late this usually will not be an issue. Should the delayed flight result in a schedule conflict then we will bring in a backup driver from another company to transport you to your destination. We ask that you let us know as soon as possible if you have missed a connection.

13) Are rates per trip or per person and does it include the tip?

Rates are always per trip and not per person. The fare includes everything but driver gratuity. The Transporter is both a City of Wilmington and Wilmington Airport-permitted service. As such, we use the regulated taximeter rate of $3.00 plus $2.10/mile for local trips. We also use this rate as a starting point for calculating out-of-town rates.

14) Do you charge for extra stops?

We allow for a quick, 10 minute stop en route to the destination without charge. Sometimes, for example, passengers heading to their week-long Bald Head Island vacation may wish to make multiple stops. For shopping sprees longer than 10 minutes we charge anywhere from $10.00-$12.50 per half-hour wait time.

15) Do I need to provide a credit card in order to hold a reservation?

No. We try not to extract the money from you right away and a credit card is not required. You may pay the driver directly by cash, credit card or check upon arriving at your destination. Having said that, many customers actually prefer to prepay by credit card for themselves or others. We will accept credit card information by phone. Corporate and frequent travelers often ask that we keep their card on file with an emailed receipt after each trip.

16) Do you have a secure portal for online payments?

We have not yet come to trust the transmission of sensitive information via the Internet. Possibly someday we will learn to embrace online payments but with all the fraud and theft in the world we simply prefer to accept credit card information by phone.

17) Do you allow pets?

We do have customers who travel with their pets. Most are of a smaller breed (the pet, not the customer) and sit in the lap of its owner. If you have larger pets that shed we will likely ask that a carrier be used since drivers may not have time to vacuum the vehicle prior to their next pickup.

18) May I smoke in your vehicle?

No. Our vehicles are smoke-free and so are our drivers. While we're on the subject, this also goes for alcohol consumption.

19) Do you have any sedans, limos or SUVs?

We presently operate 4 Toyota Sienna minivans. We are not a limo service with partitioned vehicles. The sedans were removed from our fleet a few years back when families traveling to resort destinations such as Bald Head Island, Holden Beach, Ocean Isle Beach and Topsail Island were growing fast and bringing plenty of luggage. We found that most SUVs could not accommodate these families and the Toyota Sienna minivan was the optimal choice for long-haul situations.

20) What made you join the Better Business Bureau?

First of all, The Transporter has always had an unaccredited A+ rating with the bureau. The BBB called in 2017 asking that we join when they became aware of what we already knew; the Greater Wilmington area lacks an abundance of quality transportation services, and legitimate ones at that. Many listings on Google are for services either long gone, or do not possess a proper business license to operate in the City of Wilmington. Many customers tell us they reserved with The Transporter because of the abundance of positives reviews (we could always use more, if you have a minute) and our BBB status.

21) Does Uber operate at the Wilmington Airport?

Uber pays the Wilmington Airport an annual fee for privilege of allowing a maximum of ten vehicles to simultaneously occupy a section of the cell phone lot. Please know that Wilmington Airport-permitted services such as The Transporter pay the airport $200.00 per permitted vehicle each quarter. Permitted vehicles must pass quarterly vehicle safety inspections and drivers must submit to annual background checks and drug testing, even random testing. Uber entered the Wilmington market on the state level, over-riding city and county regulations, and their vehicles and drivers are not subject to the above-mentioned safety requirements.

22) Where's Shane, and whatever happened to Bill and old Roger?

Contrary to popular belief, Richard did not work anyone to death. Bill Tiernan, who assisted us in building our Bald Head Island business, passed away very suddenly about 7 years ago as did Roger Bouldin, who was, well, old. Very old. Shane left us in 2017 after 5 years of service to try his hand at other ventures. We hear, though, that he may have an interest in returning, at least part-time, and we will know more as the year progresses.

We look forward to seeing you in 2018!

NC Transporter

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The Transporter provides top-notch transportation to and from airports, beach resorts, vacation homes, and more. See our vehicles below.

Toyota Sienna Minivans

Toyota Sienna Minivans

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