The Benefits of Being an ATSG/APRA Subscriber

As an ATSG member you can join APRA for an annual fee of $120.00 providing an abundance of association benefits and discounts. For an additional $325.00 a year you have access to complete wiring diagrams. When you add this to ATSG’s annual membership fee of $675, for a $795 a year you receive a premier technical hotline service with deep benefits on our web site along with all the association benefits APRA provides as well as access to complete on-line wiring diagrams.

Whether you are interested in becoming more involved in your industry or looking to save on a variety of programs to help you run your business more cost effectively, becoming an ATSG/APRA subscriber will help.

ATSG’s joint effort with APRA is to address the needs of the automotive and truck parts remanufacturing industry and to serve companies in four primary ways:

By providing a wide range of quality products, services, workshops and educational information (including APRA’s Global Connection and e-Connection).
   
Through legislative, legal and advocacy at various levels of the Federal and State government.
   
By offering technical services online, wiring diagrams, and service bulletin access.
   
As well as arranging many networking opportunities for companies of the remanufacturing community.
   
We have the resources to help you grow your business.


Running Your Business

 

Affordable Medical Insurance Options: Through Mass Marketing Insurance Consultants, they can arrange the appropriate medical insurance policy to fit your needs and that of your employees and their families.
Business Insurance Program: Available through Zurich Insurance Company, which is a recognized leader insuring automotive businesses. You may look at Property & Liability, Disability, Life, Health and Workers Compensation; Employee Leasing options and others.
   
Healthcare Discount Program:
  •  Save on Eyewear, Eye Care and Replacement Contact Lenses
  •  Save on Prescriptions – 10 to 50% off on most short-term care medication from a network of 51,000 pharmacies.
     Save even more on mail order prescription plan.
  •  Save on Dental Care, Chiropractic Care and Physician visits.
   
Credit Card Acceptance Services: Save on transactional fees and rising processing rates when accepting credit card payments from your customers through TSYS. No monthly minimum processing requirements. Other features include check guarantee and verification services. Fees range from 1.76% for transactions with card present to 2.34% for transactions with card not present.
   
   
   
Freight Discount: 70% discount when you ship with Roadway, Yellow, UPS Freight.
 
   
Express Shipping: Take advantage of volume discounts offered to members from Fed Ex and UPS through Unishippers.
   
Grainger Discounts: Up to 55% off certain items and FREE shipping.
   
Energy Buyers Program: Reduce operating costs by purchasing electricity and natural gas at competitive prices through this easy-to-utilize program from Affiliated Power Purchasers, Inc. (APPI).
   

Plus... All types of services in The Reman Tool Box. Visit www.remantoolbox.com Username: your email address; Password reman (lower case) or call Leah Borrowman to test drive 314-506-0052

or email lborrowman@ccaglobal.com

   
   
   


Communications

Global Connection Newspaper: receive advertising discounts on standard display rates. Circulation: 10,000 plus monthly subscribers with a pass-around readership of 50,000 plus more people. The Global Connection is the leading publication of the remanufacturing industry with current news features, new product updates, technical information and company features.
   
E-Connection: The industry’s electronic newsletter is sent weekly to 7,000 plus people worldwide to keep them up-to-date on the latest fast-breaking developments in the remanufacturing industry.


Technical Help

www.AutoBulletins.com: This online resource of OE technical bulletins featuring vehicles since 1987 currently features almost 110,000 service bulletins with more added on a daily basis. This program is available to subscribers for only $100 a year.

 
www.autoelectricpro.com: This online resource has almost 200,000 wiring diagrams with more added every 3 months. This program is available for subscribers for $325.00.


Outreach Programs – available to ATSG Subscribers

Government Affairs Advocacy Office: To further efforts in legislative and regulatory arenas at the Federal and State levels, APRA maintains an experienced government affairs staff and legal team. They represent the association and the remanufacturing industry before the U.S. Congress, EPA, Commerce and Energy Departments and other agencies as needed.
  •  They provide updates on issues through APRA publications.
  •  They are currently tracking over 20 issues that affect the remanufacturing industry.
   
Public Relations Activities: APRA is always trying to increase consumer awareness and knowledge of the environmental and societal benefits of remanufactured products through the development of press releases, stories, white papers, videos, TV appearances, response to newspaper reporters and development of a special website www.reman.org. APRA is also THE driving force behind the promotion of the $52 Billion remanufacturing industry. APRA was also responsible for the publication of the highly acclaimed book Remanufacturing: The Ultimate Form of Recycling.
Click Here for an ATSG/APRA_Subscriber Application Form

For more information, please contact APRA Headquarters:
Automotive Parts Remanufacturers Association
4460 Brookfield Corporate Drive, Suite H, Chantilly, VA 20151-1671
Phone: (703) 968-2772 x 103 / Fax: (703) 968-2878 / www.apra.org