Most companies ask for loyalty from their employees. We think that's a bullshit move. It's bullshit because those companies imply that the loyalty will be given in return. But if you've lived through a financial downturn, you know that this loyalty only lasts as long as it's good for the business.
The foundation of a healthy employee and employer relationship should be anchored in self-interest. There should never be any implied obligation that our employees are expected to stay working here for a second longer than it serves them.
We encourage our employees to put their health, happiness, and wellbeing first. We find when this happens, it results in gratitude and appreciation for the company and people work harder in their jobs because it serves them in all aspects of their lives.
In 1972, US patent No. 3,653,474 was issued for rolling luggage. That is three years after we sent a man to the moon. That's crazy! While having luggage on wheels seems like a no-brainer, "new" luggage at the time was being modeled after existing luggage without consideration for the most convenient way to actually transport and store a traveler's things.
We strive to always find the "why" behind our actions and approach solutions with a clean slate. Here's a few more of our principles: