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November 17-19, 2015
April 30 - May 4, 2016
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Build a Better Bottom Line with these Discounted Business Services offered by NAHAD's Preferred Providers
Credit Card Processing Services
Service First Processing (SFP) is a leading provider of credit card and ACH / check processing services. We make accepting credit cards simple, efficient and more profitable for your company. SFP and NAHAD have put together a special “members only” program that is guaranteed to reduce the cost of your monthly processing expenses while improving your level of service and support. Our primary objectives are to reduce your business operating expenses, streamline your company’s sales process and increase your profit margins through more efficient processing.
Finding, training and keeping the right people in the right jobs is critical to your business success. And now, when attracting a qualified and well-matched workforce is so critical, you need the right tools to make the right hiring and development decisions.
To address this important issue, NAHAD has formed an alliance with a leading global assessment provider, Profiles International. Profiles International offers assessment solutions that enable organizations to select the right people and develop them to their full potential. Their solutions help client’s screen-out unsuitable candidates, match jobs that fit with inherent capabilities, understand strengths and limitations of successful on boarding, enhance performance, and maximize their contribution to the organization.
On Hold Marketing Program
NAHAD has added BusinessVoice as a new Value Partner. BusinessVoice has created a unique On Hold Marketing program specifically for NAHAD members. It guarantees you special pricing, proactive content updates, and brand reinforcement for your company. Now there’s a better way to market to your callers while they are on hold! You can benefit from proactive content updates and no-touch operation, leaving you free to take care of what matters most: your customers. Founded in 1989, BusinessVoice is a pioneer in the On Hold Marketing industry. They’ve won more than 100 awards for creative and marketing excellence.
Lower costs and increase margins when you ship with YRC Freight, the original LTL (less-than-truckload) experts. NAHAD has negotiated special rates for members on qualifying LTL shipments. YRC Freight delivers flexibility and reliability to your supply chain through a comprehensive North American network and a broad portfolio of standard, guaranteed, expedited, specialized, and Canada and Mexico cross-border LTL services. YRC Freight invented LTL, bringing you more than 85 years of innovation – that’s Confidence Delivered.
Integrated Shipping Solutions (ISS) is a logistics and transportation consulting group with offices in Milwaukee and Chicago. Calling on years of experience sitting at multiple sides of the table, ISS helps companies strategically carve out costs from their transportation expenses by helping them renegotiate their parcel, LTL or truckload agreements.
Contact ISS to help you navigate your most pressing logistics and transportation challenges. Whether it be parcel, LTL or Truckload, Integrated Shipping has the experience and passion to carve out costs and make you look like a rock star.
The NAHAD endorsed provider offers a wide range of services to help your business anticipate and prevent losses. These services include safety training programs, advice on setting up formal safety programs, professional analysis of risks in your workplace and educational materials to increase safety awareness.
Delinquent accounts are a part of doing business. When your customer refuses payment, turn to NAHAD endorsed provider CST Co! CST Co. is a full-service commercial collection agency with over 88 years of experience in the personal handling of accounts worldwide. NAHAD members receive a 20%-25% discount on preliminary collection services.
- 10 day Free Demand Service. A placement method that helps to separate the slow-pay account from the collection item prior to personal collection. For accounts placed through the CST website, NAHAD members can customize their Free Demand placement forms to include not only their own corporate logo, but the NAHAD logo as well.
- Inside adjustors average over 15 years experience in commercial collections. CST also has field representatives in or near every major US city. They are available to meet with you personally to discuss your credit and collection issues. They can also call on your past-due customers, when appropriate, to provide personal service on your accounts.
NAHAD is an endorser of PPIF (the Product & Price Information Format). The PPIF was created in 1998 by the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) and the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) to develop a standardized, electronic format for transmission of manufacturer product and price updates to distributors. PPIF is a single-format, single program system that can be easily be installed and used by manufacturers, distributors, and OEMs. The ASCII format eliminates the need for significant software expenditures by users and can be transmitted via mail, e-mail, or the Internet.
As a member association of these two leading Washington, DC industry organizations, NAHAD members are connected to the critical legislative and regulatory issues facing their businesses. Together, NAW and NAM provide the ‘industry voice’ in Washington for the issues most important to distributors and manufacturers, keeping elected officials and lawmakers abreast of the important role that they play in the U.S. marketplace. NAHAD members also have access to a variety of valuable NAW and NAM resource materials, business services, industry reports and business studies.
NAHAD makes no representations, warranties or guarantees as to, and assumes no responsibility for, the use of any of the listed Value Partners or participation in any of their programs or services. NAHAD expressly disclaims all liability for damages of any kind arising out of the use or performance of, reference to, or reliance on the listed Value Partners. Should you have any questions regarding the use of the Value Partners services, please contact the Partner directly.