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Membership in National TUPSSO Franchise Owner’s Association shall entitle each dues paying Active Member to the following:

  1. Attendance at Association Sponsored meetings. (including a meal)
  2. Attendance at Association Sponsored Social Events.
  3. Member Employee Attendance at Association Sponsored meetings.
  4. Access to all Association information, programs, handouts, forms, templates, and downloads.
  5. Access to the National TUPSSO Franchise Owners Association Website, the Association Printing Plus Program Print Cloud Website, the Tri Bar FZ Supplies Plus Program Website, and the NTUPSSO FOA Mobile App
  6. Access to Cloud Plus, electronic TV Commercials, Marketing Materials, in store Commercials store on the Association’s Cloud storage.
  7. A subscription to “The Voice”, the Association eNews magazine.
  8. Association “live” Communication Network, The Source (supporting the association website), eCloud (supporting the Printing Plus Program Print Cloud Website), FZ Forum (supporting the FotoZoomer Plus Program Website), and Twitter Feed.
  9. A subscription to The Association’s Techno Casts (podcasts).
  10. The Association Learning Academy, participation including Motivational, Training, Educational Seminars/Webinars; Techno Clinics; Techno Series; and Video Tutorials.
  11. Participation in the Member Choice Program (Vendor Discount Program)
  12. Participation in Association Sponsored Employee Benefit Programs.
  13. All Association efforts to help Members Cut Costs, Increase Sales, and Make More Money.

2018 Members Choice Program

Program Description

The Members Choice Program gives members of The Association the ability to choose from a menu of discount options on products and services offered by Vendor Select Program Participants. These options afford the Vendor Select Participants an opportunity to introduce their products and services to the members while affording the members the opportunity to try a product or service from a vendor they would otherwise not have utilized. 

Terms and Conditions

  1. The store owner must be an active member and current in membership dues to participate.
  2. Each active dues paying member is entitled to: One choice from level one, two choices from level two, or one choice from level three during the enrollment period.
  3. It is recommended the same vendor choice is not made two consecutive years.
  4. Certificates may only be used for future purchases.
  5. Choices are subject to vendor availability. (The association is not responsible if an offer is not available by the participating vendor during certain times.)
  6. Some Members Choice Certificates have purchase level requirements, please review each offer.
  7. This plan is subject to change without notice and selection options change from year to year.

How to Select Your Benefit

Enrollment for the Member’s Choice Program is June 15th through July 15, 2018.  To enroll and make your selection:

  1. Each member will receive an email with program information and enrollment form by June 15th.  (The Enrollment information will also be available on the association website after June 15th.)
  2. There will be a survey link for each participation level (Level 1,2, or 3) Please click on the link for the level of your choice. Complete the survey steps to make your selection. There will be multiple notices to the member stores. You only need fill out the selection survey once.

Selected benefit certificates will be emailed to the store owners by August 31, 2018 and must be used before the end of the calendar year or forfeited.

Member Inquiries:
Benefits Director – Tad Mollnhauer (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))

Vendor Discount Plan Benefit Offering Description

This plan entitles the member to receive a discount towards the future purchase of products/services from a participating vendor. This discount is cosponsored by our Vendor Select Participants and The Association. Each active dues paying member is entitled to: One choice from level one worth $150, Two choices from level two worth $75 each, or One choice from level three worth approximately $75 including additional incentives during the enrollment period.

Level One Options - One Choice $150

To fill out your Members Choice Selection Survey for Level One to make your program choice Click Here 

Tri-Bar FZ Supplies

Tri-Bar Corp. is a leader in large format technology with divisions that supply large format processing desktop software as well as self-serve kiosk software, large format printers and scanners, a full array of large format supplies, A dedicated print service division as well as a small business consulting department with the focus on business growth through community support. The main division under Tri-Bar is FotoZoomer which is a Canon USA certified software provider for the Canon brand of professional large format printers, FotoZoomer now offer a desktop version of the FotoZoomer Design Suite that offers your store the ability to offer on-demand design and printing and a large variety of media’s and solutions, including business card design with more than 70 categories and 2000 templates. Tri-Bar is a complete provider including equipment, ink, media, signage material, production, for all approved equipment from Epson, Canon, HP and more. 
Requirements: $500 minimum order, special code. Certificate expires 12/1/18  
http://www.fotozoomer.com    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)    702-485-4421

Freight Center

Are you ignoring a revenue stream just because shipping freight is something you haven’t done? FreightCenter is here to walk you through less-than truckload shipping. We work with dozens of national and regional carriers to deliver reliable LTL service at a great price. There is no need for your customer to bring the shipment to your store. FreightCenter can have the shipment picked up from your customers business or residence. We even offer crating service if needed. We help UPS Stores by determining the freight class, creating and sending shipping documents, ordering the pick-up, and tracking every shipment through to delivery. We can send Proof of Delivery to your store and at your request, to your customer. Call your dedicated FreightCenter Platinum Agent for a free quote at (844) 378-2777 or email at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

J & R Logistics

We’re the global shipping and logistics company that’s firmly committed to doing whatever it takes to deliver the services and solutions your business needs. We can handle shipments of any size, to or from every zip code in the U.S. and Canada and in 205 countries around the world. Contact Raymond Pietramale,
http://www.jrlogistics1995.com      .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)              281-496-9587

Lexjet

With one-day ground delivery to most of the U.S., telephone and on-line ordering, free and unlimited product and technical support, and extensive educational resources, LexJet is the industry’s one-stop source for all kinds of professional imaging products, including: wide format inkjet printers, inkjet media for every application, display hardware, laminators, and laminates, ink, software, peripherals, finishing equipment and more. Receive an additional $150 in Lexjet Media with placed order. http://www.lexjet.com  800-453-9538

Lease Coach

Jeff Grandfield and Dale Willerton - The Lease Coach are Commercial Lease Consultants who work exclusively for tenants. Jeff and Dale are professional speakers and co-authors of Negotiating Commercial Leases & Renewals FOR DUMMIES. Got a leasing question? Need help with your new lease or renewal? Call 1-800-738-9202, e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or visit http://www.TheLeaseCoach.com.

Techno System One to One - Consulting

Receive three hours of one on one consulting from the Association’s Learning Academy presenters. Consulting will include three one on one training sessions conducted via on line webinar at an agreed to time between Consultant and association member, excluding December and January.
Choose from:

  1. Quantum View
  2. QuickBooks
  3. FotoZoomer
  4. Print/Fiery – Print Cloud Options

Additional hours available upon request at the cost to the member.

ServRight

Used Equipment, Equipment Service, Equipment Parts, Technical Support. We are a nationwide service company servicing all brands of binders, paper cutters, laminators, booklet makers and everything else related to paper finishing. We also sell used bindery equipment that has been refurbished to work like new.  If you are ready to upgrade your laminator, paper cutter or any other bindery equipment look to ServRight for reliable equipment at affordable prices. $150.00 off your next service call or any bindery machine purchase. Contact John Anderson 703-662-0622 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) http://www.servright.com

Southwest Binding and Laminating

Southwest has been a competitive provider for over 50 years of binding, laminating and other finishing equipment and supplies. You have a dedicated staff with an average of 27 year’s industry experience to help answer questions and determine what would work best for your store needs.  Special Pricing available for members, contact Tricia (ext. 3076) or Lisa (ext. 3027) for Association member pricing, you do not pay the general-public prices you see on our website. $300 Minimum stock supply order, EQUIPMENT EXCLUDED.
http://www.swbindinglaminating.com  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  800-354-4316

Supply Side USA

Supply Side USA is a leading provider of retail packaging products, office supplies, and decorative shipping products.  We are known for offering a wide variety of quality products while maintaining competitive pricing and good margin for your store.  No matter what your store’s characteristics are, we are your partner in creating retail excellence. Our promotional program offering will be for a $450 minimum order of any product offering. This order will ship at one time and delivery without any delivery charge.
http://www.supplysideusa.com              .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)          800-284-7357

Team Worldwide

Team Worldwide is a diversified logistic provider that offers domestic freight forwarding, international air cargo service, domestic surface transportation, warehousing/distribution capabilities and other ancillary services.
$500 minimum order.
http://www.teamww.com .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 404-402-1370

TSI Freight

Since 1989, TSI has provided centers with the ability to book more freight and white glove shipments.  Based on your needs and/or budget, we will use our network of vetted carriers to help you book more highly profitable jobs that are currently being lost to the competition. Plus, we handle all scheduling, paperwork, insurance, and coordination throughout the shipment.  We offer LTL, flatbed, expedited/emergency, air and ocean international (yes even personal effects), tradeshow, and white glove moving services.  If a customer’s shipment is too large or expensive for parcel, call TSI for the best solutions to custom shipping needs.
http://www.shipwithtsi.com                              800-677-1571

APAC Paper & Packaging Corp

APAC Paper and Packaging Corporation is an independent supplier of packaging and janitorial products. With over 7,500 products in stock, APAC should be the number one resource for your packaging and janitorial product needs… every type of packaging product imaginable… From anti static bubble to corrugated cartons to zip lock bags. $500 minimum order required, max $100 in void fill, MDC only.
http://www.apacpaper.com  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  800-922-1986

Navis Pack & Ship

Navis Pack & Ship has earned a reputation for crating, packing and shipping services. Down the street or around the world, we offer innovative solutions for your packing and shipping challenges. Navis has been handling your fragile, large, awkward or valuable items, including furniture, equipment, artwork, machinery, computers, and antiques. $500 Minimum order required, Michigan members only.
http://www.gonavis.com/mi1053 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  (MI) 248-692-0007

Level Two Options - Two Choices $75 Each

To fill out your Members Choice Selection Survey for Level Two to make your program choice Click Here 

Tri-Bar FZ Supplies

Tri-Bar Corp. is a leader in large format technology with divisions that supply large format processing desktop software as well as self-serve kiosk software, large format printers and scanners, a full array of large format supplies, A dedicated print service division as well as a small business consulting department with the focus on business growth through community support. The main division under Tri-Bar is FotoZoomer which is a Canon USA certified software provider for the Canon brand of professional large format printers, FotoZoomer now offer a desktop version of the FotoZoomer Design Suite that offers your store the ability to offer on-demand design and printing and a large variety of media’s and solutions, including business card design with more than 70 categories and 2000 templates. Tri-Bar is a complete provider including equipment, ink, media, signage material, production, for all approved equipment from Epson, Canon, HP and more. 
Requirements: $300 minimum order, special code. Certificate expires 12/1/18  
http://www.fotozoomer.com .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)    702-485-4421

KLAI-Co Identification Products, Inc

KLAI-Co Identification Products, Inc. is a family owned manufacturer of roll and pouch laminators proudly making machines in the US. KLAI-Co, as a result of our continuous desire to meet customers’ wants and needs, has expanded our product offerings to include digital passport systems, pouch laminators, roll laminators, pouch lamination, roll lamination, binding machines, binding supplies, paper trimmers, cover stock materials, and other document finishing related products. In the process, we also developed a strong network of OEM partners around the globe that has helped innovate and develop products that fit our customers’ ever-changing requirements. Email us for a copy of our volume price booklet @ .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
http://www.identification-products.com.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  • 1-877-434-5600

Initial Impression

Initial impression is your supplier for all of your promotional imprinted products to aid the marketing and promotion for you center. This includes products such as pens, key chains, adhesive note pads and many other products. All of these products are imprinted with The UPS Store logo and your local store location. While the logo is important to you it is your own individual store and its location information that is most important. All of these special products can be found at http://www.initialimpression.com/theupsstorezone. We also have the ability to imprint thousands of different products for you to sell to your customers to aid in the marketing of their individual businesses.  Anything that we can imprint for your store can also be imprinted for your customer—this is a profit center for you. $150-dollar minimum order.
http://www.initialimpression.com  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)    800-397-1474

Marketing and Technical Materials, Inc.

Marketing and Technical Materials, Inc. (MtM) was founded in 1993 and is located in Tualatin, Oregon. Our dedicated team is experienced in providing digital papers and supplies, with over 35 years’ experience supporting print shops and digital printer with comprehensive application and product information to enhance their business presentations and graphics. We provide quality printing materials for corporations, schools, retailers, small businesses, as well as ornamental wholesale growers and retail nurseries. Our success depends on your success, thank you for making MtM your first choice for imaging and finishing products!
Contact Richelle Aanenson
http://www.mtmimagingsupplies.com  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)    503.612.0565

Premier Companies

We the people… of Premier Companies vow to work hard… enjoy our responsibilities… and generate profits by providing world-class service to cause a positive difference for us clients. Since 1984 we’ve grown to be a leader in crafting on message on hold music and on message on hold marketing programs for businesses in all 50 states and many other countries. Discount applied toward new phone system purchase only. Contact Mark Bortz
http://www.premiercompanies.com  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  615-591-3400 #2200

Shade Tree Greetings, Inc (cards)

Shade Tree Greeting is located in Rochester, New York. Customers and sales representatives appreciate the personal attention they receive from us as well as the variety and quality they would expect from a much larger company offering over 600 different greeting cards. Contact Rich Cancilla Ex 1
http://www.shadetreegreetings.com  .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 800-836-4206

Southwest Binding and Laminating

Southwest has been a competitive provider for over 50 years of binding, laminating and other finishing equipment and supplies. You have a dedicated staff with an average of 27 year’s industry experience to help answer questions and determine what would work best for your store needs. Special Pricing available for members, contact Tricia (ext. 3076) or Lisa (ext. 3027) for Association member pricing, you do not pay the general-public prices you see on our website. $150 Minimum stock supply order, EQUIPMENT EXCLUDED.
http://www.swbindinglaminating.com .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 800-354-4316

ServRight

Used Equipment, Equipment Service, Equipment Parts, Technical Support. We are a nationwide service company servicing all brands of binders, paper cutters, laminators, booklet makers, shredders and everything else related to paper finishing. We also sell used bindery equipment that has been refurbished to work like new. If you are ready to upgrade your laminator, paper cutter or any other bindery equipment look to ServRight for reliable equipment at affordable prices. If you want to service your existing equipment we can help with that too. $75.00 off your next service call or any bindery machine purchase. Contact John Anderson 703-662-0622 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
http://www.servright.com

Team Worldwide

Team Worldwide is a diversified logistic provider that offers domestic freight forwarding, international air cargo service, domestic surface transportation, warehousing/distribution capabilities and other ancillary services. Minimum order $300
http://www.teamww.com .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)      404-402-1370

Teamwork

Customer appreciation certificate books are used by The UPS Store Owners to personally connect with their customers. It is a valuable high touch tool. Local store marketing solutions that look and feel like a checkbook. Store must provide artwork for cover of coupon booklet.
(1000 Minimum Quantity Order Required)
http://www.teamworkkc.com .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 800-368-6846

TSI Freight

We give you pricing from national carriers, and we handle all scheduling, paperwork and details. We broker your shipments to major national carriers such as Bekins, North American Van Lines, YRC (formerly Yellow and Roadway) and R&L. We offer motor freight, Van Line Blanket Wrap, Van Line Wrap-it Shipping, Air Freight, International, Long Distance Moving, http://www.shipwithtsi.com .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) 800-844-7615

Level Three Options - One Choice $75 Each

To fill out your Members Choice Selection Survey for Level Three to make your program choice Click Here

Logos Etc

We specialize in the development, promotion and extension of corporate and brand trademarks through logo merchandise and uniform fulfillment programs. So, if your company does not have a quality and effective logo, let us help you get recognized. Products; Uniforms, misc. gift items. You will receive a 10% discount, free shipping, no minimum order, $75 off the total invoice.
http://www.logosetc.com    .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  800-638-1797

IDTP4 Website - Google Landing Page

As one of the optional program offerings for the ID Protection Program a website can be created to provide for increased marketing exposure to your customers as part of the ID Protection Plus Program. This additional website and landing page will be created if chosen as the stores Members Choice selection. This site will also provide the members choice selection with an added Google page providing customer search options to increase the stores marketing to the customer. Once the site is setup there are no additional ongoing costs.
Contact IDTP4   .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)  904-693-3835

Toys for Tots Literacy Program

You can donate your Member Choice selection to the Toys for Tots Literacy Program. A $75 donation will be added to the donation made by The Association on behalf of its Members.

Print Sales Made Easy” Webinar Series by Peter Ebner

You will receive a recorded version of the Techno Series sponsored by The National TUPSSO Franchise Owners Association and Peter Ebner Inc. presented by Peter Ebner. As author of the industry’s best seller Breaking the Print Sales Barrier Peter Ebner not only reflects his personal experience, selling printing for over 10 years, but also as a professional sales trainer and marketing consultant with over 25 years of industry experience. The series provides information on How to Grow Your Print Sales without Selling Printing. The Print Sales Made Easy webinar series will show you how to quickly grow your print sales without selling printing. The six session video recording covers: 1. How to Grow Your Print Sales Without Selling Printing, 2. How to Eliminate Price Competition Webinar, 3. How to Grow Your Outside Sales, 4. How to Turn Objections into Sales, 5. How to Make a Power Presentation, and 6. Closing the Sale Made Easy. Upon making your Members Choice selection of the “Print Sales Made Easy” webinar series you will receive your copy, including download materials, after the Members Choice registration period closes.

Peter Ebner’s Book “Print Sales Made Easy”

You will receive Peter Ebners book “Print Sales Made Easy”. As author of the industry’s best seller ”Print Sales Made Easy” Peter Ebner not only reflects his personal experience, selling printing for over 10 years, but also as a professional sales trainer and marketing consultant with over 25 years of industry experience. Upon making your Members Choice selection of the “Print Sales Made Easy” book you will receive your copy after the Members Choice registration period closes.

$75 Corrugate Rebate


With this Members Choice selection you will receive a $75 rebate on an order that you place with YOUR corrugate vendor.  After the Members Choice registration ends you will be required to email a copy of an invoice place with YOUR corrugate vendor and you will receive a $75 rebate. Rebates will be mailed in August 2018.

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