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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.

 

Argent Trust President Has Wealth of Trust Experience

You can almost imagine the conversations around the kitchen table during gatherings of Ken Alderman’s family.  “We are a bunch of accountants,” Alderman chuckled during a recent interview. Alderman is President of Argent Trust Company in Birmingham, a Business Council of Alabama member, as well as President of Argent Timberland …

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Toyota Invests $106 Million in Alabama Engine Plant

Toyota announced nearly $374 million in investments on Tuesday at five manufacturing operations, including $106 million at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama plant in Huntsville. Toyota said the $106 million will drive the next-generation engine production using Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) to completely replace the current four-cylinder engine line …

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Recognizes BCA-Member PROJECTXYZ with Award

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 12 named Business Council of Alabama member PROJECTXYZ in Huntsville as the 2017 Women-Owned Business Achievement Award winner during its annual Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award Celebration. The annual awards ceremony presented by MetLife celebrates the achievements of small businesses …

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Radiance Technologies Shines in the Employee-Owned World

Business Council of Alabama member Radiance Technologies, Inc. President Bill Bailey began his career as a U.S. Air Force B-52 mechanic and spent four years on the flight line servicing the legendary airplane. The Air Force provided Bailey with the opportunity to attend college where he earned a degree in …

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Alabama Couple-Owned Business is Finalist for National Chamber Award

Husband-and-wife PROJECTXYZ owners President Larry Lewis, left, and company majority owner and CEO Kimberly Lewis, are growing their Huntsville business. (Contributed) Business Council of Alabama member PROJECTXYZ in Huntsville is one of 17 national finalists for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Dream Big Small Business of the Year Award sponsored …

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Alabama Engineering Company Takes to the Sky but Remains Down-to-Earth in Its Goals

CDG Engineers & Associates Survey Coordinator Josh O’Ferrell, left, and President Mark Pugh, perform pre-flight checks before beginning aerial mapping with a drone. (Contributed) At the heart of engineering projects is accurate data collection, but gathering data has come a long way since a young George Washington hauled a surveying …

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Newly Merged Huntsville Tech Company is Just Warming Up

Ignite President and CEO Jason Shelton (Contributed) Huntsville is one of those places with businesses that attract brainpower, expertise, and competency. Either that or it’s one of those cities with brainpower, expertise, and competency that attract and create business opportunities. That’s the case with Ignite Fueling Innovation, or Ignite, a …

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One of “World’s Most Admired Companies” Has A Major Alabama Footprint

AECOM’s Alabama leader Cynthia Borders Crutchfield These familiar and maybe unfamiliar landmarks have something in common: One World Trade Center in New York. Los Angeles International Airport. Abu Dhabi International Airport. The Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in New York. Spring Hill Manufacturing (hint, it’s the original Saturn manufacturing plant …

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Austal USA Shipbuilders Scores Major Navy Ship Contract

MOBILE, Ala. – (June 26, 2017) – Business Council of Alabama member Austal USA learned on Friday it has been awarded an additional Littoral Combat Ship contract worth $584 million to build yet-to-be-named LCS 28. “This is great news that affects our 2,400 employees who live in Mobile County, 1,000 …

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Second-Generation Military Grade Tech Company on Path to Total ESOP

Business Council of Alabama member Avion Solutions in Huntsville is well on its way to total employee ownership that is good for both the business and employees who have a stake in its future, the company’s president said. Chad Donald is the president of Avion Solutions, an engineering and logistics …

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