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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.

 

Brasfield & Gorrie wins NASA Test Stand Contract

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama member Brasfield & Gorrie of Birmingham has won a $45.3 million contract to build two large test stands at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville for NASA’s new manned rocket, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The stands, to be completed …

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Governor, Verizon Wireless announce 400 new jobs

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama member Verizon Wireless plans to hire 400 full-time employees at the state call center headquarters in Huntsville and other north Alabama areas. Verizon Wireless and Governor Robert Bentley on Tuesday announced company plans to hire more than 300 full time customer service-related positions at …

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House Majority Whip Visits Austal

The third-ranking member of the U.S. House toured the Austal USA shipbuilding facility in Mobile on Wednesday along with his host, U.S. Rep. Bradley Byrne, R-Fairhope, and Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson. Byrne said he invited House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., to tour Austal facilities for a “show-and-tell” session at …

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Is it finally spring yet?

The winter of 2014 was long, cold and rainy for many of us, but the end is in sight. The first day of spring was three weeks ago, which means we can all emerge from hibernation and take in some fresh air. Yes, spring is a time for renewal, the …

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Honda Alabama Celebrates Company’s 20 Million Hondas Made In The U.S.A.

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama member Honda Manufacturing of Alabama recently celebrated the assembly of the 20 millionth vehicle by Honda associates across the country. “There isn’t one particular vehicle that is being identified as the 20 millionth,” HMA Corporate Affairs and Communication Department Manager Ted Pratt told the …

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Ice Cream: It’s Not Just For Summer Anymore

Membership Spotlight Business Council of Alabama member Blue Bell Creameries is featured in an al.com story about the creameries in Sylacauga where the secrets are told, like what is the favorite flavor of Blue Bell? Alabama finds Black Walnut and Butter Pecan as popular, but those are not the favorite. …

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Doster Construction Co. awarded $35 million UAB contract

Membership Spotlight Construction was to begin this month on a $35 million student center to be built by Business Council of Alabama member Doster Construction Co. for the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the Birmingham Business Journal reported. The BBJ reported that the center will be open in the 2015 …

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Raytheon in Huntsville develops weapons for U.S., Allied Defense

Membership Spotlight   Business Council of Alabama member Raytheon and its Missile Integration Facility at the U.S. Army’s Redstone Arsenal were featured in a recent al.com and Huntsville Times article. The membership meeting and banquet highlights chamber activities and awards outstanding businesses and individuals for community involvement, the Chamber said. …

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BCA member PowerSouth receives Business of the Year Service Award

Membership Spotlight The Andalusia Chamber of Commerce at its annual banquet on Jan. 23 recognized Business Council of Alabama member PowerSouth Energy Cooperative with its Business of the Year Service Award. The membership meeting and banquet highlights chamber activities and awards outstanding businesses and individuals for community involvement, the Chamber …

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3M Foundation grants $100K to Decatur pre-kindergarten program, will create class for 18 preschoolers

Membership Spotlight The 3M Foundation on Tuesday approved a generous grant of $100,000 to the Decatur City School System to add another voluntary pre-kindergarten classroom. The 3M Foundation grant will allow 18 more Decatur 4-year-olds to get an early start next year in adjusting to school. “Pre-K is so critical …

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