NRCA offers members money-saving benefits through its affinity
program partnerships. Following is a list of NRCA's partner
companies and programs:
- Access One offers NRCA members local and long-distance
telephone service rates that are as much as 45 percent less than
exchange carriers. Long-distance rates are as low as $0.015 per
minute and T1 lines are as low as $260 per month. Access One offers
single, easy-to-read invoices and customer service 24 hours per
day, seven days per week. The program also offers a 90-day,
risk-free trial and best-rate guarantees. Call Jason Buttner at
(312) 441-9973, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
- DHL offers NRCA members a full range of domestic and
international shipping services covering more than 220 countries
and territories. NRCA members are eligible for preferred DHL
association member pricing, which offers up to a 25 percent
savings. In addition, there are no enrollment fees. To find out
more, contact the association hotline at (800) MEMBERS (636-2377)
from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. EST or log on to www.1800members.com/nrca.
- Electronic Data Payment Systems (EDPS) offers NRCA
members a low-cost bankcard-processing program and payment options
for your customers. There is no enrollment fee or monthly minimum
on debit-processing fees. In addition, if you offer credit card
payment options to your customers or are considering offering these
options, this program can offer you savings opportunities. You have
access to toll-free, personal, bilingual customer support 24 hours
per day, seven days per week for any account or equipment
inquiries. Optional processing services are available, as well,
including check guarantee service, American Express and
Discover/NOVUS. For a no-obligation cost comparison, contact EDPS's
merchant services department at (866) 578-9740.
- Hertz Rental Cars offers NRCA worldwide service,
unsurpassed convenience, proven experience and time-saving
efficiency. Through this partnership, NRCA members receive
year-round discounts of up to 15 percent; value-added offers; and a
toll-free, 24-hour members-only reservation number: (800) 654-2210.
When calling, just mention CDP Card #0431800 to start saving
- IBM Members Plus Program offers you affordable
technology and a wide selection of IBM products with discounted
prices not available to the public. You can either call IBM's
dedicated telephone number, (800) 426-7235, Ext. 3653, where
skilled IBM representatives can help you find what you need, or
visit IBM's Web site at www-132.ibm.com/content/home/affinity/association.html
for ordering and information.
- Yellow Transportation offers NRCA members up to a 54
percent discount on all qualifying shipments through a full range
of national, regional and international services for the movement
of industrial, commercial and retail goods. For more information,
contact Dale Pelland at (800) 458-3323, Ext. 5789, or e-mail
email@example.com. To download Yellow
Transportation's enrollment form and credit application, go to
- Office Depot offers access to more than 14,000
competitively priced products and an additional 100 items further
discounted exclusively for NRCA members. In addition, NRCA members
will enjoy free next-business-day delivery on orders of $50 or more
in local trading areas (orders must be placed by 5 p.m.). To take
advantage of these Web-exclusive benefits and discounted pricing,
go to www.nrca.net,
click on the "Quick Links" drop-down box and scroll down to
- Provantage offers contractors the option to provide
homeowners and home-improvement dealers attractive, easy financing
options that make paying for home-improvement projects a breeze.
Customers will enjoy quick credit decisions while you will enjoy
increased sales, direct deposits and improved cash flow. Other
dealer benefits include simplified credit approval, increased cash
flow and faster funding, minimal paperwork, special rates, lower
fees on promotions and extended service hours. For more information
about Provantage or to enroll, contact the enrollment center at
Be sure to visit NRCA online at www.nrca.net for more information about NRCA's
affinity programs. If you have questions, contact Chris Casey,
NRCA's manager of membership development, at (800) 323-9545, Ext.
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