PPAI's affinity partner program saves members money. Whether it's the Power of Two partnership with SAGE, offering the leading research and sourcing tool in the industry; shipping discounts through the highly rated Fed Ex partnership or savings through one of the many other opportunities, members find that the discounts more than pay for membership.
Since 2010, PANTONE® has added a total of 532 market relevant colors essential to graphic and packaging design. Find and update to your newest guide at member’s only pricing! Visit shop.ppai.org or call your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) to have your color questions answered.
The more you ship, the more you save with the FedEx Advantage® program. PPAI Members enjoy no-threshold shipping discounts on:
- Up to 35% off select FedEx Express® shipments
- Up to 45% off select FedEx Express® international shipments
- Up to 20% off select FedEx Ground® shipments
- Up to 78% off select FedEx Freight® shipments
The average PPAI Member saves $672 annually with their discounts. There is no cost to enroll, get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) for more details.
FedEx Office offers the expertise you need to produce high quality professional-looking documents. PPAI Members save 20% of B&W, color prints and copy services and 10% off most all other services. Limitations and exclusions apply.
PPAI Ink & Toner
PPAI has partnered with Eco Ink to provide you with PPAI Ink & Toner to save you up to 70% on all of your ink, toner and printer supplies.
- Products are backed by an exclusive “Quality Performance Guarantee”
- Products shipped with a “Greenwise Policy” of reusing any appropriate shipping material. They work to save you money and minimize waste
- Easily track your orders, access your purchase history, and re-order in seconds
- Free shipping on online orders more than $59.99
Ready to start shopping for your needed printing supplies? Get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) for more details.
UL is an accredited, third-party lab and global quality assurance provider with more than 25 years of experience in the toy and premiums industry. As the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) continues to implement new regulations, UL will be an essential resource, offering industry knowledge and product-testing services.
For additional information, contact David Simonson at David.Simonson@ul.com.
Ascent Global Logistics (Formerly GTS)
Formerly known to PPAI Members as Group Transportation Services (GTS), Ascent Global Logistics is your partner for peak logistics performance. With comprehensive logistics services including domestic freight management, international freight forwarding and retail consolidation, our team can help you reach your new heights of supply chain excellence.
Booking shipments still is simple and convenient with your team of experienced logistics resources and online portal. Additionally, PPAI Members receive preferred discounts, allowing members to save up to 15% or more on freight shipments over 150 lbs. As an added bonus, the Ascent Global Logistics team can deliver a custom savings analysis at no cost on your initial inquiry to help determine the best solution for you.
Ready to start saving money on your logistics needs? Get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) for more details.
PPAI Working Capital
PPAI is pleased to offer a financing solutions that we hope provides all the working capital you need to process your orders as well as operate and grow your business.
PPAI Working Capital is managed by Promotional Capital LLC. They can provide financing for any size transaction from $500 to $1MM, or more, and everything in between. They will advance the money to your suppliers if any up-front payments are required for your domestic and international purchase orders. Additionally, they will provide you advances for the amounts due on your invoices usually within 24 hours after sending the bill to your clients. This way you are not waiting 30-60-90 days or more for your clients to pay. Don’t worry about your personal or business credit. Financing is based primarily on the creditworthiness of your clients.
As a member of PPAI, you are automatically pre-approved with PPAI Working Capital, your financing solution. Promotional Capital provides many features & benefits:
- PPAI Member special services, discounts and volume rebates
- No monthly fees, or hidden costs
- Virtually “unlimited” capital. The more sales you have, the more funding available
- All PPAI Members qualify. From start-ups to long established multi-million dollar distributors & suppliers
- Any size order or invoice qualifies for financing
- Quick account set-up process (averages a few days)
- No minimums. You can pick and choose which transactions to finance (spot financing) or take advantage of the PPAI full service credit line financing
Ready to start financing your invoices? Get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) for more details.
PPAI Members receive discounts on the nation’s leading accounting software, QuickBooks. Track payments, create invoices, manage expenses – do it all, for way less! For personal and home-based business accounting, save up to 30% on QuickBooks financial software.
Streamline your accounting by integrating SAGE Online with QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online. Integrate your technology seamlessly to spend less time worrying about the books and more time connecting with your clients.
Need to purchase a copy of QuickBooks today? Get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) for shopping details.
PPAI Credit Services
PPAI Credit Services powered by Forius offers the most objective and comprehensive credit reports in the industry. As a PPAI Distributor Member, you can access and pull your company’s industry credit report for free! Working with a new supplier and you need terms? Provide them with your industry credit report!
As a PPAI Supplier Member, you can access and pull PPAI Distributor Member credit reports for free. You have access to over 11,000 FREE reports. In addition to PPAI
credit reports, get Experian, Equifax, D&B, NACM National Trade Credit and Skyminder reports at member pricing.
Ready to pull your industry credit reports? Get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) for details on how to pull a credit report.
eMember Insurance serves as your one-stop insurance shopping marketplace. They work with an affiliated network of the industry’s top insurers, they provide the best possible combination of value and services. Safely navigate the complicated and constantly evolving insurance landscape with a trusted advisor. eMember Insurance specializes in providing comprehensive personal, professional and health insurance solutions that mitigate risk and protect your personal and professional interests.
eMember Insurance is able to offer a broad array of personal, professional and health products from top-rated carriers.
Featured Business Products:
- Product Recall Insurance
- Product Liability Insurance
- Business Package Policy
- Worker’s Comp
Featured Health & Wellness Products:
- Individual Health Insurance
- Life Insurance / Wellness Plans
- Group Voluntary Benefits (Dental, Vision, LTD/STD)
- Retirement – 401k Plans
Ready to reduce short-term insurance costs and future out-of-pocket costs? Get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) to start developing a comprehensive plan to effectively manage your unique needs.
Affinity HR Group
Affinity HR Group is a unique, full-service consulting team that specializes in all facets of human resources, management and strategic workforce planning. Some of their services include:
- Recruiting and retention
- Performance and rewards
- Employee engagement and communications
- Employee benefits
- Staff development
Affinity HR’s team offers PPAI Members exclusive member-only discounts, free consultations, and offers valuable support services.
Interested in getting up-to-date HR updates? Subscribe to Monday HR Minute for valuable information on HR issues.
Need HR help? Get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) for more details.
SAGE Payment Processing™
SAGE Payment Processing™ powered by Merchant Focus, provides PPAI member companies with a complete, turn-key payment processing solution at ultra-competitive rates.
SAGE Payment Processing provides you with a complete, turn-key payment processing solution at ultra-competitive rates. Quickly process credit and debit cards using their
advanced, web-based virtual terminal application from the convenience of any computer with web access. You can also process payments on the go with SAGE mobile. Plus, if you have WebExpress Pro, SAGE Payment Processing automatically integrates with your website to process payments in real time.
Best of all, payment processing doesn’t have to cost you a fortune! With their low rates and minimal fees, any company can accept credit and debit cards. Ready to start accepting cards? Get started by visiting www.sageworld.com, or contact your SAGE representative at 800-925-7243 to get started.
Need help with your artwork? Let the designers of SAGE ArtworkZone help you!
SAGE ArtworkZone is the industry’s first comprehensive artwork services solutions and offers professional quality design and storage services at ultra-competitive rates! Whether you need a new logo or an image vectorized, ArtworkZone has got you covered!
Ready to order your artwork services? It’s as easy as 1-2-3! Get started by visiting www.sageworld.com, or contact SAGE ArtworkZone at 800-925-7243 to get started.
Any caller could be your next big client – and Ruby Receptionist can be there to build trust, ensuring you never miss an opportunity.
Win Business with Memorable Impressions – Ruby answers 100% of your business hour calls live, ensuring your callers always reach a friendly, professional receptionist excited to deliver
an exceptional experience that helps attract and retain customers.
Delight Your Callers in English and Spanish – With Ruby, every call is answered live by a cheerful, knowledgeable receptionist dedicated to making the difference in each caller’s day,
and Spanish bilingual service comes standard with every plan.
Call-Handling Tailored to Your Needs – Ruby’s proprietary software enables a high degree of customization.
Grow Your Business – Ruby’s extensive, live coverage ensure your company is available to capture new clients when they call, gathering key information so you can easily follow up.
Work the Way You Want – Ruby's feature-rich mobile app empowers you to manage your account and your caller experience from anywhere, any time – perfect for the busy professional on the go.
Ruby is so confident that you’ll love their service, they provide a 21-day money back guarantee! If you aren’t satisfied, they’ll fully refund your money in the first three weeks. See how much more efficient it can make your business today – and SAVE 8% as a member of PPAI.
Ready to sign up for Ruby risk free? Get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) for more details.
Credit Decisions International (CDI)
Specializing in business-to-business collections for almost 40 years, CDI is the first agency to receive accreditation by both of the nation’s most prominent debt recovery industry organizations, The Commercial Law League of America (CLLA) and The International Association of Commercial Collectors (IACC). In addition to years of service to domestic and international companies (ranging from large corporations to small business owners), CDI offers one of the highest net returns in the debt recovery industry.
When working with CDI expect:
- Prompt and effective results
- Retention of debtor collection history
- Full domestic and international debt resolution services
- Remittance within 7-21 days of verified deposits
- Competitive, member-only rates
Ready to change “Past Due” to “Paid in Full”? Get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) for contact information.
You want to hire and keep the best talent? You want an energized, cohesive workforce that blows the competition out of the water? You want to stay on top where you belong? The Omnia Group can help. They have been doing this for the last thirty years. Rely on them when you need that edge when hiring.
Ready to get ahead in your hiring practices? Get started by visiting your enrollment information page, or contact your membership representative at 888-I-AM-PPAI (426-7724) for contact information.
How To Become An Affinity Partner
Interested in becoming a PPAI Affinity Partner? As a partner you will be visible to over 14,000 company members. Learn more about our program and the process by downloading the Affinity Partner Brochure at the link below. Once you are ready to start the process, download the Prospective Partner Application linked below, complete, and email it to Kari Banner.