By Brie Ragland
ASA Members: Just a Few of the Many Ways ASA Helps Keep You Going!
Membership benefits information current through December 2009. Click here to download a full up-to-date list of all ASA membership benefits in .pdf format.
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To learn more about the value of ASA membership and the association's full benefits package, access the electronics benefit portfolio within ASA OnDemand, which can be downloaded at www.ASAOnDemand.com.
An Easy Way to Keep on Top of Industry News
AutoInc.'s AutoLinks (www.AutoInc.org) - ASA has partnered with MultiBriefs to create AutoInc.'s AutoLinks, an opt-in e-mail resource providing comprehensive weekly news briefings of the week's top industry stories. Each edition of AutoInc.'s AutoLinks contains articles gathered from an expansive list of sources, including The Associated Press, The New York Times, USA Today and leading industry publications, including AutoInc. Delivered to the inboxes of ASA members and nonmembers alike, AutoInc.'s AutoLinks will keep subscribers abreast of topics that impact the automotive service industry.
The electronic publication can be easily read in your office, home or via your mobile phone or PDA. Archived issues can be accessed through a link on the AutoInc. home page or the ASA home page. New subscribers will be able to sign up for the free publication from these Web sites as well.
Savings Through Mitchell 1
Mitchell 1 (www.mitchell1.com) - Mitchell 1 provides up-to-date industry information and delivers quality service that ASA members can depend on to do the job right the first time, year after year, and it makes accessing mechanical repair and estimating information easier than ever for ASA members. Mitchell 1 is excited to provide its family of products - including a complete line of integrated management and information software, as well as a new suite of business performance services - at a more significant savings than ever before to ASA members.
Benefit Provider of the Month
"Sunergeo is proud to bring the Rx-Saver program to ASA members. Based on just the last two months, ASA members and their employees using the program have received savings per household that will average $160 annually. That kind of savings is significant, especially in this tough economy. We are happy to be able to partner with ASA on providing this free benefit to members that generates such consistent savings."
– Dennis Evans, President, Sunergeo Inc.
Get Affordable Health Care for Your Shop
Benefit Consultants Northwest (www.asashopmedicalplan.org) - Think you can't afford quality health insurance? Think again. ASA now offers members access to affordable group medical and dental plans through the Benefit Consultants Northwest (BCNW). BCNW is a full-service insurance broker that is, like ASA, dedicated to helping you save money on your insurance and tax-saving needs. Members can choose from several health care plans to meet their specific needs including medical and dental plans, a premium-only plan (POP), flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs).
Get $150 Off Certain Audatex Programs
Audatex (www.audatex.com) - ASA's partnership with Audatex, a Solera company, has created the opportunity for members to receive a $150 discount on initial implementation pricing for Shoplink, Photolink and Stellix software programs.
CCC Information Services Enhances Benefit
for ASA Members
New CCC ONE Product Now Eligible for Discount
ASA is pleased to announce that CCC Information Services has renewed its agreement to offer qualified ASA members in the collision repair industry a 25 percent discount, up to a maximum of $500, off the implementation of the standard CCC ONE Total Repair Platform program.
Developed with feedback from collision repairers, CCC ONE allows collision repairers to manage their business with a single platform, an evolution from traditional shop management that helps to drive the work within the shop.
"The new agreement with CCC Information Services provides ASA collision repair members an enhanced product line and special pricing for implementation and training," said John Scully, ASA executive vice president. "We're extremely pleased that CCC continues to provide specialized collision repair products for ASA members."
Jim Dickens, senior vice president of the Automotive Services Group at CCC, said the company is pleased to be aligned with ASA in this effort. "We understand the importance of ASA and its work to unite and advance the automotive services industry for a positive future," said Dickens. "This ideal is shared by CCC, and is something that was a key driver during the development of CCC ONE - strengthening efforts through alignment."
CCC focuses on integrated claims management and provides collision repair and insurance estimating software solutions, analytical tools and comprehensive data to the automotive industry.
CCC Information Services Inc. provides leading automotive claims and repair solutions that drive efficiencies and enable its clients to make smarter decisions in every step of the process. CCC delivers integrated products and deep industry insight to clients through its network of insurers, repair facilities and information providers.
CCC's network includes 350 insurance carriers, in excess of 22,000 repair facilities and information from more than 30 data providers that has resulted in the industry's most comprehensive data warehouse of claims file information.
For more information about CCC Information Services Inc., visit its Web site at www.cccis.com or contact John Harris of CCC at (312) 229-2693.
To learn more about ASA's dedication to automotive service and repair professionals, how to join the association, or for more information about ASA's membership benefits - including the CCC Information Services discount - visit www.ASAshop.org or call ASA's membership department at (800) 272-7467, ext. 295.
To learn more about the value of ASA membership and the association's full benefits package, access the electronic benefits portfolio within ASA OnDemand, which can be downloaded from www.ASAOnDemand.com.
Three Easy Steps to Access
ASA’s Members Only Section
Step 1: Go to www.ASAshop.org
Step 2: Type your six-digit member number into the “Member Login” field on the right side of the ASA home page, and press “Go.” Your six-digit member number can be found on the mailing label of this issue of AutoInc. magazine. The number is printed directly above your name.
Step 3: You will be directed to the Members Only section. Once inside the section, start exploring all of the great membership benefits available to you as an ASA member!
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