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Benefits

In addition to supplying our members with a vast industry network, we offer many tangible opportunities.

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Cost Savings Programs

FPSA has leveraged the tremendous purchasing power of our members to negotiate several affinity programs and other benefits to help maximize your budget by saving money. These programs support members’ pursuit of operational and safety excellence, at better rates than they could typically get on their own, which is particularly helpful for small to medium size businesses. Currently FPSA members have access to great services from these partners who understand our industry’s unique needs:

 


Office Depot Discounted Products

FPSA members save 10% off the web price on more than 30,000 office supplies through the Office Depot Partner Program. Helping members save while working better at the office, home, school, or car.

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Lenovo Discounted Products 

FPSA members are eligible to save up to 30% off the everyday public web price of Lenovo’s entire line of PC products and accessories for the home and office!

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YRC Freight Shipping Program

FPSA Members are eligible to receive significant savings with YRC Freight on shipping services. YRC Freight invented LTL (less-than-truckload). Their broad portfolio of North American LTL services helps you increase the flexibility and reliability of your supply chains by offering direct service to almost every point in the United States and nearly all of the Canadian population. YRC Freight specializes in palletized shipments over 150 lbs.

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Discounted Legal Services Program

This members-only benefit program will allow FPSA members to engage the services of Barnes & Thornburg attorneys at a considerably discounted rate. Legal guidance presented as part of the program will include intellectual property counseling, contract review and negotiations, customs, NAFTA and import matters, and labor/employment law matters with other areas to be added in the future. We hope that you will take advantage of the expert legal services from one of the country’s most prestigious law firms – all at a discounted rate. Following are the procedures for engaging these services.

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UPS Discounted Services

FPSA members save up to 34%* on UPS® shipping services.


Service First Processing (SFP)

SFP is a leading payment processing provider helping merchants navigate the constant changes in the bank card industry while keeping costs low, ensuring data security, and enhancing efficiency by making it simple to run transactions. SFP offers FPSA members SFP credit card and ACH/check processing services at a special discount off its regular rates.

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3-A Sanitary Design Program

(FPSA members receive a 50% discount on the Sanitary Standards). FPSA and its members have been involved in developing and using 3-A Sanitary Standards for hygienic equipment design for decades. Today, FPSA proudly continues to support 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. and its dedication to advancing hygienic equipment design for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries to promote food safety and the public health.


ITR Economics Newsletter

Another value-added service your Board of Directors has invested in is the ITR Economics
Newsletter. ITR Economics provides the best economic intelligence to reduce risk and drive practical
and profitable business decisions. Since 1948, ITR Economics has provided business leaders with
economic information, insight, analysis, and strategy. The newsletter will be delivered to FPSA
members on a quarterly basis and will include the following information:

ITR ECONOMICS NEWSLETTER

  • Current events articles
  • U.S. market-specific updates
  • U.S. State Opportunity Index
  • Snapshot of U.S. macroeconomic indicators
  • U.S. Food and Beverages CPI Forecast

Global Trend & Forecast Reports

Become a member of FPSA and you’ll be granted access to specific Council commissioned global trends and forecasting reports. These reports are free for members and available to non-members for a fee. These in-depth studies are just one example of the substantive results that are achieved by our Councils in an effort to provide meaningful and valuable information and services to our members.

Request your copy of these extensive global trends and forecasting reports for equipment sales in the following sectors:

Pet Food Processing Equipment Market

  • Bakery
  • Beverage
  • Dairy
  • Meat
  • Poultry
  • Prepared Foods
  • Seafood
  • Pet Food
  • Food Packaging Technology and Equipment
  • Food Automation
  • Confectionery
  • Food and Beverage
Request a Trend Report

Sales Contract Resource Guide

The Sales Contract Resource Guide provides templates with generic language typical of sales contracts, and contains explanations of and rationale for the various sections and provisions. This member resource can be downloaded from the Members Only section or contact Ann Marie Penaranda at apenaranda@fpsa.org.

 


Webinars

FPSA works to provide its members with quarterly webinars on a variety of topics based on member input. These educational sessions are provided free to members. Below are some examples of past webinars that are still available for download in the members only section. You can view or register for upcoming webinars here.

  • How to Unlock the Potential of the 4-Generation Workplace
  • Does the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Affect Your Company?
  • How to Attract and Retain Millennial Workers
  • FPSA Model Sales Contract Resource Guide General Data Protection Regulations – EU GDPR Compliance
  • Women's Council – Hiring Rock Stars and Avoiding Zombies – How to Improve Your Company's Interview and Hiring Processes
  • Women's Council 101
  • Palletized Product Freezing: How to Save Your Warehouse Money, Time and Energy
  • Value Streams from FOG in Industrial Wastewater (Fats, Oils & Greases)
  • Strategic Customer Relationships
  • Groundbreaking Developments in Liquid Filtration
  • Waste Streams and Treatment in the Plant
  • Global Trends & Forecast – Prepared Foods Market
  • Combustible Dust Housekeeping
  • FSMA’s Seven Horseman – An Update on Final Regulations
  • Making Diversity Work for You
  • FPSA Dairy Council Webinar – Where Hygienic Design and Food Safety Law Collide
  • The Ultimate Guide to Digital Marketing for Food Processing Suppliers
  • Personalization in Today's Beverage Industry and Its Impact on Processing Equipment
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Sanitary Standards in Bakery Equipment
  • Food Plant Automation – Robotics and the Future
  • Considerations For Energy / Efficiency Evaluation