Member Services / ROI

Member Services / ROI Benefit from Group Rates Through Your TAB Membership

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Membership in the Texas Association of Business has many advantages!  Among the services TAB offers to member  companies/member chambers and their employees are several insurance and benefit programs that may be of interest to you.  By using their collective strength in negotiating terms, TAB members benefit from  reduced group rates.

Our Affinity programs are designed to generate funds for TAB while offering special discounted offers to our members and/or employees. The power of partnership benefits everyone. By partnering with our programs you not only get great deals but also give back to TAB in the process.

Hundreds of companies representing a wide range of business and industry segments participate in TAB’s insurance and benefits programs, listed  below.  Many members find that the savings they generate through participation in these sponsored programs more than offset the cost of their annual membership investment.

Energy Savings

Direct Energy Business

 

Direct Energy Business is joining with TAB to offer exclusively created electricity plans to meet the needs of small businesses like yours. You have a choice of energy supplier and that’s why we’re dedicated to ensuring that your experience with us exceeds your expectations, because we want to be the trusted supplier to your business for years to come.  For more information please click here.


Insurance Programs

Monitor Liability Managers & Frost

Management Liability Protection Including Directors and Officer’s Coverage

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The Texas Association of Business endorses to offer Management Liability Insurance to all Members. Endorsed programs provide all Texas Association of Business non-profit members coverage for directors and officers liability including coverage for our chambers of commerce membership. Coverage is specifically tailored for non-profit organizations. Frost Insurance can also provide Texas Association of Business for-profit members coverage and consultation for management liability including directors and officers liability. For more information about these plans click here.

Arther J. Gallagher & Co.

The Arther J. Gallagher & Co. TAB Marketplace

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TAB has created a unique opportunity for its member companies and their employees to acquire high quality health insurance.  TAB has partnered with an industry leader Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. to offer The TAB Marketplace, a private healthcare exchange for business exclusively presented to TAB members.

You have heard about the Affordable Care Act.  You have struggled with how to comply!

Using the TAB Marketplace, you can decrease administrative time, cost and stress while delegating healthcare decisions to those who know their situation best—your employees. This is a great opportunity to access fully ACA approved plans that provide excellent benefits to employees.

The TAB Marketplace offers the easiest and most cost effective way for your company to meet the new requirements of the Affordable Care Act, provide excellent coverage for employees and it is exclusively for TAB members.

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Cigna

TAB AD&D PLUS High-Limit Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

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This is voluntary coverage that requires no employer contribution and no minimum participation.  It provides 24-hour protection for employees and their families, available in amounts from $10,000 to $500,000.  Also, employees are eligible for $1,000 of no-cost coverage (which TAB purchases for members) and many other no-cost features, now with free Identity theft coverage included.

For more information on any of these product offerings, please contact:

Melissa Collins
Vice President, Employee Relations & Finance

Texas Association of Business
1209 Nueces St.
Austin, TX 78701-1719

Phone:  (512) 477-6721
Fax:  (512) 477-0836

mcollins@txbiz.org

Click here to find out more


Education and Information Security

WGU Texas

Partnership Benefits for TAB Members and Employees

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  • 5% tuition discount for up to four terms
  • Eligibility to apply for the Institutional Partners Fund Scholarship valued at up to $2,000

Texas Association of Business members and their employees who enroll in a degree program at WGU Texas are encouraged to apply for scholarships through the WGU Institutional Partners Scholarship program. Once enrolled, verified and approved TAB members/employees will receive the scholarship via tuition credit. The scholarship is renewable for up to four terms based on satisfactory academic progress.

TAB has been a supporter of WGU Texas since its creation in 2011,” said Hammond. “WGU Texas provides an affordable, flexible education option for busy working adults who can earn their degree while balancing work and family responsibilities at the same time.

To learn more about the partnership between WGU Texas and TAB, please click here for more information and the application

LifeLock

Partnership Benefits for TAB Members and Employees

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LifeLock is a publicly traded company with over 500 employees (LOCK on the NY Stock Exchange) and has enjoyed 40 consecutive quarters of growth in members and revenue.

LifeLock offers the most comprehensive id protection available and has established our service as a very successful employee benefit.

Implementation is incredibly simple, actually just consists of some key introductions to larger employers and we take it from there.

LifeLock Standard™ – LifeLock Standard™ identity theft protection helps keep your personal information safe with the patented LifeLock Identity Alert® system and a whole lot more.†

LifeLock Advantage™ -LifeLock Advantage™ membership adds bank account activity alerts, credit scores and even more protection.†

LifeLock Ultimate Plus™ -LifeLock Ultimate Plus™ membership is the most comprehensive identity theft protection ever created.

Click here for more information

Jobing.com

Partnership Benefits for TAB Members and Employees

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Texas Association of Business is proud to partner with Jobing.com to provide you with the most comprehensive listing of employment opportunities throughout Texas.

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Office and Shipping Options

OfficeMax

Partner Advantage Save on a wide variety of high-quality office supplies and more

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Texas Association of Business members will enjoy substantial savings of 31% to 88% off the manufacturers’ list price on frequently purchased items, and get reduced pricing on more than 12,000 in-stock products and 3,700 environmentally preferable products and services. Members will also receive discounts on certain ImPress® print and document services. Whether you order online or at an OfficeMax store, your exclusive TAB member discounts apply.

This member program offers:

  • Exclusive TAB member pricing
  • Award-winning customer service
  • No-hassle returns
  • Free delivery on in-stock orders over $50

Please call 1-800-636-2377 to request more information.

Begin saving today with the OfficeMax Partner AdvantageSM Program!

TSYS

Save on credit card processing transactions and merchant services

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Members Save on Credit Card Acceptance

With this exclusive, members-only program, take full advantage of your membership benefits.

Serving merchants for over 55 years TSYS Merchant Solutions offers a payment processing program tailored to your business needs. With this program you will receive:

  • Negotiated member-only rates
  • Qualified service representatives available 24 hours a day
  • An account management team
  • Free online reporting

TSYS Merchant Solutions is a top 10 acquirer with more than 55 years experience delivering unparalleled customer service and end-to-end payment solutions to businesses. Learn More >> Call 888-749-7860 or visit the site today to see how much you can save. member to receive your special member rates.

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UPS

Shipping Save on a variety of shipping services including air, ground and international

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The Texas Association of Business is proud to bring its members valuable discounts on the products and services they need the most. Take advantage of some of the most competitive rates available on UPS® shipping services. With more service options, superior ground-delivery coverage and overnight delivery by 10:30 a.m. to more ZIP Codes than any other carrier, it’s time to put the power of logistics to work for you.

Save up to 36% on a broad portfolio of shipping services including:

  • Up to 36% on UPS Air letters including UPS Next Day Air
  • Up to 32% on UPS Air packages (1 lb.+)*
  • Up to 34% on UPS International imports and exports
  • Up to 24% on UPS Ground shipments
  • Savings begin at 70% on UPS Freight® shipments over 150 lbs.

TAB members can receive these discounts even if you already have a UPS account. Whether you need your documents or packages to arrive the next day or are looking for the most affordable shipping option, UPS understands the importance of reliability, speed, and cost. Plus, the more you ship, the more you can save with UPS.

Let TAB and UPS help your business grow, improve your bottom line and make shipping easier. To enroll and start saving today, visit savewithups.com/tab. For more information, call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

*Discounts exclude UPS Express Critical® and UPS Next Day Air® Early A.M.®

UPS Freight – Members receive special pricing with UPS Freight on qualifying LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) shipments. With UPS Freight you will get regional, interregional, and long-haul capabilities – all under one carrier. And with UPS technologies, such as WorldShip, and Quantum View manage, you can process and track LTL shipments, create electronic bills of lading, reconcile billing, and much more!

UPS Air Freight – With UPS Air Freight, its easier than ever to send freight around the world. Our comprehensive portfolio of global air freight services provides options which fit your time-in-transit needs. Use our technology solutions to calculate rates and create shipments on ups.com. Then track your freight movements in real time or access a full view of shipment detail for your inbound, outbound, or third-party shipments right from your desktop. UPS Air Freight services allow you to control your supply chain, ensure goods get to their destinations and maximize shipping efficiency.

If you would like to enroll in the TAB Shipping Program or would just like some more information please call 1-800-MEMBERS (636-2377) or visit www.1800members.com/tab.

If you would like a quote on a pending shipment please email all pertinent information to saveonfreight@1800members.com and a dedicated freight representative will follow up with you within the day.

YRC

Freight Save at least 75% on less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments over 150 lbs.

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Texas Association of Business members can save at least 70% on qualifying less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments. YRCW offers flexible, efficient solutions, including comprehensive regional and national coverage with a full suite of guaranteed, expedited and specialized services:

  • Expedited Precision offers you expedited, time-definite, air and ground service backed by our industry-leading customer satisfaction guarantee.
  • Offers you expedited, time-definite, air and ground service backed by our industry-leading customer satisfaction guarantee.
  • Guaranteed Precision will get your goods to their destination with a guarantee, ensuring delivery, on or before the standard service date by noon, 5 p.m., or within a customer-defined window, or you don’t pay.
  • Will get your goods to their destination with a guarantee, ensuring delivery, on or before the standard service date by noon, 5 p.m., or within a customer-defined window, or you don’t pay.
  • Exhibit is a single source to satisfy your shipping needs to, from and between trade shows including air and ground, expedited and guaranteed.
  • Is a single source to satisfy your shipping needs to, from and between trade shows including air and ground, expedited and guaranteed.
  • Cross-border dedicated service to Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.
  • YRC.com allows users to easily access shipping information 24/7.
  • Allows users to easily access shipping information 24/7.

If you would like to enroll in the TAB Shipping Program or would just like some more information please call 1-800-MEMBERS (636-2377) or visit www.1800members.com/tab.

If you would like a quote on a pending shipment please email all pertinent information to saveonfreight@1800members.com and a dedicated freight representative will follow up with you within the day.

FedEx Freight

Save at least 75% on less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments over 150 lbs.

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Texas Association of Business members can save at least 70% on qualifying less-than-truckload (LTL) shipments. FedEx Freight has changed the LTL industry by offering two delivery choices within one streamlined network. They include:

FedEx Freight Priority

  • For reliable delivery of time-sensitive LTL (less-than-truckload) freight.
  • Additional value-added services, including a no-fee money-back guarantee* and FedEx Freight Advance Notice.
  • All-points coverage nationwide, within one streamlined network.

FedEx Freight Economy

  • The smart choice when you need reliable, economical freight delivery.
  • Trade time for savings when you’re not shipping fast-transit freight.

All-points coverage nationwide, within one FedEx Freight network.

If you would like to enroll in the TAB Shipping Program or would just like some more information please call 1-800-MEMBERS (636-2377) or visit www.1800members.com/tab.

If you would like a quote on a pending shipment please email all pertinent information to saveonfreight@1800members.com and a dedicated freight representative will follow up with you within the day.