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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.

 

Pinnacle Solutions Soars in Business

Business Council of Alabama member Pinnacle Solutions Inc. President and CEO Mike Durant leads a successful company with the six rules he learned in his former life that included a heroic event that occurred 24 years ago in early October. But as Paul Harvey used to say, that’s the rest …

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Navy Awards Austal USA Ship Contract in Mobile

The second contract this year to build an Independence Class Littoral Combat Ship in Mobile has been awarded to Business Council of Alabama member Austal USA, the company announced yesterday. The 127-meter, frigate-size LCS 30 will be the 15th LCS built at Austal’s U.S. shipyard in Mobile, and represents a continuing …

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COCA-COLA UNITED Acquires 10 New Territories and Production Facility in Four States

Business Council of Alabama member Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED in Birmingham today announced it has acquired 10 new sales and production territories in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi. Today’s announcement of new territories culminates a four-year expansion that more than tripled the company’s size and added thousands of employees, Coca-Cola Bottling …

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Torch Technologies Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary

Business Council of Alabama member Torch Technologies Inc. in Huntsville observes its 15th anniversary today but the company already celebrated the milestone with an early observance on Sept. 22 at the newly renovated headquarters and with a ribbon cutting to commemorate the official grand opening of the Freedom Center, a …

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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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