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ASI Announces Latest UPS Member Discounts

Savings of up to 50% offered on domestic air, ground and international shipping services  

TREVOSE, PA – June 29, 2015 – The Advertising Specialty Institute® (ASI) today announced members can now save up to 50% when shipping with UPS.

The discounts now available to all ASI members were previously offered only to larger customers. There are no minimum volume requirements or commitments required to take advantage of the discounts, which are determined by how much members ship with the global shipping company UPS.

Additionally, ASI members will save 50% on the following services for up to four weeks after they enroll:

  • UPS Next Day Air®
  • UPS Next Day Saver®
  • UPS Worldwide Express® exports
  • UPS Worldwide Saver® exports
  • UPS Worldwide Expedited® exports

“ASI is happy to continue the relationship we’ve had with UPS for many years, and to offer our members even more discounts on shipping services that are so vital to our industry,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI. “We take care in selecting our benefit programs to make sure we’re offering solid service from reliable companies that can help our customers save money.”

All ASI members can qualify for the new UPS discounts by re-enrolling at www.savewithups.com/asi or by calling 1-800-325-7000.

Members who sign up for the latest discounts can process packages from the “Shipping” tab after logging into www.ups.com. In addition, UPS provides late pickup times and delivery confirmation, along with existing freight discounts that begin at 70%

The UPS discount program is one of 10 ASI member benefits offering savings on a variety of products and services, including credit card processing, payroll services, graphic and artwork services, office supplies and health insurance assistance. ASI estimates that the average distributor saves $4,000 per year using discounted member services.

For more information about additional ASI savings programs, visit www.asicentral.com/member-benefits.

About ASI
The Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) is the largest media, marketing and education organization serving the promotional products industry, with a network of over 25,000 distributors and suppliers throughout North America. ASI leads the industry in technology solutions, providing cloud-based e-commerce, enterprise resource planning software (ERP) and customer relationship management software (CRM). ESP Web® is the industry’s leading tool for sourcing hundreds of thousands of products. A family-owned business since 1962, ASI also provides online research, marketing, advertising opportunities, trade shows, education, award-winning magazines, newsletters, custom websites and catalogs to help members sell, market and promote their brands. Learn more at www.asicentral.com and on Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and the CEO’s blog.

About UPS
UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of solutions including transporting packages and freight; facilitating international trade; and deploying advanced technology to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta, UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can be found on the Web at ups.com® and its corporate blog can be found at longitudes.ups.com. To get UPS news direct, visit pressroom.ups.com/RSS.

 

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