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Member Benefits

Take advantage of these BCA member’s only benefits designed to save you time and money! To enroll and start saving today, visit 1800members.com/bcal or call 1-800-MEMBERS (1-800-636-2377), M-F, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Save up to 36% on shipping services
Make the most of your membership and save up to 36% on UPS®shipping services. Save on a broad portfolio of services, including air, international, ground and freight. Put the power of logistics to work for you.

Save at least 75% with UPS Freight®
Members have exclusive access to UPS Freight shipping at a discounted rate. With solutions for regional, interregional and long-haul freight services, it’s easy to see why you should choose UPS Freight for all your LTL shipments greater than 150 lbs.

Save at least 70% on qualifying LTL shipments
Members can save at least 70% on qualifying LTL (less-than-truckload) shipments. YRC Freight offers flexible, efficient solutions, including comprehensive regional and national coverage with a full suite of guaranteed, expedited and specialized service.

Save on offices supplies and more!
Members benefit from savings on a wide variety of high-quality office supplies, including paper, organizational products, calendars and planners, ink and toner, computer accessories, cleaning and breakroom supplies, furniture and more.


BCA Member Awarded Major State Park Restoration Contract

Membership Spotlight The State of Alabama has selected Business Council of Alabama member Volkert, Inc. for construction, management, and environmental compliance services for the Gulf State Park restoration, Volkert announced. The $85.5 million project will provide ecologically sensitive enhancements to Gulf State Park, a 6,150-acre park in Baldwin County, and …

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Wiregrass Community Leader Selected to Attend National Security Forum

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama Second Vice Chairman and Coleman Worldwide Moving CEO Jeff Coleman has been selected to attend the 62nd annual national Security Forum at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery next month. The Secretary of the Air Force invited Coleman to attend the forum and meet …

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BCA Member to Increase Huntsville Employment by 50 Percent

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama member Torch Technologies of Huntsville plans to increase employment by 50 percent as part of a $10 million expansion in the Rocket City. orch Technologies said Friday it will hire 150 new people over the next several years and add to the 300 currently employed …

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Governor Honors BCA Members With Trade Excellence Awards

Membership Spotlight Governor Robert Bentley has honored five Business Council of Alabama members with Trade Excellence Awards for their Alabama-made product exports and services to customers worldwide. The homegrown BCA members are Applied Chemical Technology Inc., Florence; Drummond Co., Vestavia Hills; Knox Kershaw Inc., Montgomery; Schwarze Industries Inc., Huntsville; and …

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BCA’s 2014 Small Manufacturer of the Year Earns a National Honor

The Business Council of Alabama and the Alabama Technology Network’s Small Manufacturer of the Year for 2014 has been named one of the top 100 small businesses by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Blue Ribbon Small Business Awards. The Gadsden Times reported that Back Forty Beer Co. of Gadsden was …

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Caddell Construction Co. Gets $196 million Contract for U.S. Embassy in Turkmenistan

Membership Spotlight   MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Jan. 9, 2015) – Business Council of Alabama member Caddell Construction Co. of Montgomery has been awarded a nearly $200 million contract to design and build a U.S. Embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, the company announced Friday. The project includes a new office building, a U.S. …

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American Apparel Named Gold Star Superior Supplier by Defense Logistics Agency

Membership Spotlight FORT BELVOIR, Va. – The Defense Logistics Agency has named American Apparel Inc. as a top performing supply contractor for Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014. American Apparel Inc. is based in Alabama and is a Business Council of Alabama (BCA) member with manufacturing locations in Centre, Opp, and …

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Being prepared makes a huge difference

Does the end of the year flurry of pre-Christmas shopping sometimes make your head spin? Of course it all depends on how prepared you are when you begin your shopping and, more importantly, if you are certain you are receiving the best price on the products you plan to purchase. …

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Spread the Word about BCA!

I’m sure you’ve heard that a personal referral is one of the best compliments a business can receive, right? At the Business Council of Alabama (BCA), we know business referrals are some of the most valuable opportunities we have to encourage other businesses, industries and educational institutions to invest in …

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You don’t know what you don’t know

People often may make quick judgment on a person, business, or organization before actually having the correct, pertinent information. Many times this is unfortunate because the importance, benefit, and value they may offer could potentially make a tremendous difference in their lives or outcome of the situation. The Business Council …

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