“As an association, our goal is to continuously provide opportunities that our members can really use to save money in their businesses. We feel these four new additions to our benefits offerings create added value in IFAI membership,”
Lease Finance Group Inc. provides standard and customized financing plans and leases to companies making a large purchase such as vehicle, machinery, equipment and business system upgrades. Lease financing gives businesses an affordable alternative to save their ready cash and bank lines of credit for other expenses. Approximately 80 percent of U.S. firms have used lease financing. As a benefit of membership, IFAI members will have their document fee waived.
ADP handles payroll processing and employee payroll tax filing for companies tiny to enormous, U.S.-based or international. ADP will offer their flexible corporate payroll services at a discount to new and existing clients who are members of IFAI. IFAI uses ADP to handles its payroll.
American Express Partners Plus provides corporate credit card and expense management systems that allow the member company to easily track expenses while earning rewards of their choosing, including business travel and corporate purchasing solutions. IFAI uses this service to monitor its own expenses and earn rewards that help conserve funds.
Distribution Solutions Inc. (DSi) offers logistics consulting and transportation management services to large manufacturers and supplier companies to most efficiently ship and transport products. DSi offers logistics assessments, shipment planning processes, carrier procurement, freight bill audit and pay, freight brokerage, global trade services and their software suite Transportation Management System. Over the past 20 years, DSi clients have reduced their total inbound and outbound freight expenditures by an average of 19.65%. IFAI members will receive a no-cost assessment of their current logistical operations.
These benefits join IFAI’s total membership value package which includes credit card processing, shipping services, discounts on IFAI products and complimentary buyer’s guide listings. To find out more about these programs and to participate, contact the IFAI Membership Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. IFAI also supports members with world-class trade shows and conferences such as IFAI Expo and Outlook Conference, professional development and education, and the Information Central Hotline, a highly-used answer and sourcing service.
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The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is the premier business trade association for the specialty fabrics industry, and offers a high-touch connection to thousands of qualified business resources worldwide, including its membership base of 2,000 in over 50 countries. IFAI proactively represents and promotes the products and innovations of the specialty fabrics industry worldwide.