By Brie Ragland
ASA Members: Just a Few of the Many Ways ASA Helps Keep You Going!
Membership benefits information current through January 2010. 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.
Build Your Knowledge, Earn Your AAM
AMI (www.AMIonline.org) - Discover what more than 1,000 industry professionals have realized - the benefits of being an accredited automotive manager (AAM). The Automotive Management Institute (AMI) (www.AMIonline.org) is a great resource for automotive service professionals who want to be better managers and leaders. You can have access to more than 800 accredited courses offered. Topics include financial management, marketing and sales, operations and service, management and administration, and personnel and human resource development. If you want to learn ways to better manage your shop, look to AMI courses - taught by more than 200 faculty members - to give you the proper training and direction. In addition to classes taught by qualified instructors, AMI offers self-study courses to fit your pace and lifestyle.
Save Money on Parts
AutoZone (www.autozone.com) - AutoZone offers ASA members a profitable program on parts purchases. AutoZone is one of the leading providers of quality parts, bringing you the brands, parts coverage, and competitive pricing you need and providing unique services that save you time and money. Members are now eligible for savings or tiered pricing on their commercial parts purchases through AutoZone.
Example: Spend approximately $1,150 a week in parts purchases, coupled with the ALLDATA discount, and receive up to $557 per month.
Affordable Payroll Processing Solution
Paychex (www.paychex.com) - The beauty of ASA's member benefits is that you can really use them! Take, for instance, Paychex, provider of payroll processing, human resource and benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses. Paychex can take the burden and time-intensive work of maintaining a shop's payroll off your shoulders so you can focus on other things. It offers comprehensive payroll services including payroll processing, payroll tax administration, direct deposit and check signing. Human resource and benefits outsourcing services include 401(k) recordkeeping, Section 125 plans and workers' compensation administration. Paychex offers a 15 percent discount off normal payroll processing pricing for ASA members, as well as other discounts.
Benefit Provider of the Month
"Our ASA Member Benefit Provider status has proven beneficial to ASA members, the consumers they serve and to CustomerLink over the years. ASA members utilizing CustomerLink's customer retention and new customer acquisition services stabilize and grow their businesses. CustomerLink and ASA are both focused on helping independent automotive service professionals achieve their business goals."
– Walt Samuelson, CustomerLink's President and CEO
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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