Best Places to Work in IT 2017 Employer Profile

No. 23, Small

IPC (Independent Purchasing Cooperative)

Miami, Fla. [South Atlantic]
IPC (Independent Purchasing Cooperative)
Credit: Jeremy Fletcher

Why you want to work there

Top 10 Rankings: No. 8 for training
At Miami-based IPC, a purchasing cooperative for owners of Subway sandwich shop franchises, franchisees depend on IT's support for resources such as fraud protection, transactional data and more. Using agile methodology, IT staffers also work to integrate data from various points to provide franchisees with the tools to make better business decisions. Benefits include yearly bonus, 100% employer match of 401(k) up to 10% of annual compensation, competitive health coverage and free Subway meals weekly.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 235

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 83

IT employee turnover in 2016: 6%

IT promotions in 2016: 10%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2016: No set maximum

Training budget per IT employee in 2016: $2,892

PTO and Healthcare

Days of paid time off after one year of service: 20

Days of paid time off after 10 years of service: 35

Percentage of employee health insurance premium paid by employer: 98%