Affinty Partners

AfA's Affinity Partners

AfA has teamed up with key providers to the airforwarding industry to provide you with an array of discounted services and programs!  These benefits are available only to current AfA members.  For more information about becoming a AfA partner, please contact Adair Douglas at AfA Headquarters, (202) 207-1107.

ACI
ACI is the largest network of Air Freight Cartage agents in North America. Their model is the standard in the Freight Forwarding industry. The ACI Air freight Directory is used by over 2800 Freight Forwarders and Airlines in Northern America today and is considered the “bible” of domestic Air Freight. AFA members receive a 5% discount on ACI products. Use promo code AFA.  ACI, “Setting Standards Since 1941"


Coldwell Banker Real Estate Advantage Program (REAP)
Find out how the REAL ESTATE ADVANTAGE Program can simplify your residential next move!  AfA members have access to a special program with the Coldwell Banker Real Estate Advantage Program, which offers assistance and savings on buying or selling your home, moving services, and cash rebates when financing or refinancing.  With the REAP program, you will receive outstanding service and the support you need throughout the buying, selling and moving process of residential real estate.  Enroll online at REAPcoldwellbanker.com, or via email at REAP@nrtsoutheast.com.  Contact your REAP Consultant with questions, at (800) 393-1100 x1621.

Corpedia
Founded in 1998, Corpedia provides education for compliance and ethics at a significant discount for AfA members. Corpedia’s e-learning courses provide a convenient menthod for training your employees on a variety of topics and can be customized to fit your organization’s needs.  For more information, visit welcome.corpedia.com.

DESCARTES
Descartes‘ end-to-end shipment management solution for the air freight industry helps air carriers and freight forwarders conduct their logistics business more efficiently and effectively by: electronically managing rates from initial booking through to final delivery; complying with customs regulations and leading industry standards; establishing global shipment visibility; improving cargo yield management through load consolidation and proactive event management; and increasing documentation accuracy by as much as 30% by eliminating the need for paper and the re-keying of data. For more information on Descartes solutions and services please visit www.descartes.com, email us at info@descartes.com or call 416-741-2838 ext.29.

DGI Training, Inc.
DGI Training Inc. is the largest provider of certified Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Transportation Training in the United States.  DGI conducts more seminars, both public, private and online than any other training company. Be sure to mention that you are an AfA member! AfA members receive a 10% discount on all public DGI seminars. For more information on our offerings, please visit www.dgitraining.com. or call 1-800-338-2291.

FORWARDER SERVICES GROUP
Forwarder Services Group (FSG), a company of former airfreight and logistics executives (including one of our original founders), provides a wide variety of services to the freight and logistics community.   

Claims Handling - Inter-Claims offers price competitive handling of freight claims, real online tracking, full subrogation and legal referral when necessary.  Full outsourcing of your claims department, while improving timely handling, cutting costs, and providing full visibility to your client can boost business......even after a claim.  Inter-Claims works with all our regular carriers and insurance companies and has an exceptional record of claims resolution and subrogation.  FSG will help you analyze your costs and see if outsourcing your claims handling makes business sense to your company.    

Collections Handling - Leib Solutions, a collections agency with over 25 years of expertise and number one in the handling of collections for the freight forwarding and transportation industry offers price competitive handling of collections whether it's for the handling and outsourcing of your Accounts Receivable's Department, or a one off delinquent bill. Leib understands the importance of "cash flow" and what that means to your bottom line. Offering and providing real online and full visibility at all times through their in house collection management systems. Leib can be an extension of your credit and collections department while at the same time keeping your customer relationship with you intact. Partnering with Leib means not only cost savings on your collection activities, but faster collections, improved days of sale outstanding and typically, higher recoveries leading to improved working capital and profits.  FSG will help you analyze your costs whether you have a customer that owes you, one hundred dollars or thousands of dollars let's see if outsourcing your collection handling makes business sense to your company. 

For information on either of the services offered to AfA members through FSG, please visit their website, www.forwarderservicesgrp.com or email suebeattie@forwarderservicesgrp.com.

HERTZ
Hertz, the world’s leading vehicle renting organization, is represented in the United States and more than 150 foreign countries, operating from 8,100 locations.  Reference your AfA membership for savings of up to 15% on various Hertz products and services!

IMAGE BRANDING GROUP
ImageBrandingGroup, LLC., Hanahan, SC, provides the AfA membership with a discounted identity apparel and uniform program. All members of the AfA receive:
1. Discounted apparel pricing to include your custom embroidered company logo.
2. No set-up charges...no required minimum order...no hidden fees on your custom embroidered apparel orders.
3. Access to discounted screen-printing and promotional product services.
4. Access to on-line web-store with AfA discounted pricing @ www.imagebrandingfulfillment.com. Under "Welcome to the Preferred Customer Login" use the Group Password: forward. Once you have entered the AfA apparel web-store, click on Create an Account. Fill in your account information, create your own log-in and password, and begin shopping. The site         allows you to upload your logo and all pricing includes your custom embroidered logo.
5. Access to create your own custom apparel web-store to limit apparel selection, add some security features, and/or           provide additional services not available on the group web-store. Just contact mpentowski@imagebrandinggroup.com with     any opportunities.
6. Access to large order quotes and additional contracted discounts.

LTV DYNAMICS
LTV Dynamics is a professional services firm specializing in business and financial consulting.  Offering aggressive sales and marketing consulting, LTV focus on dramatically increasing your business’ revenues.  For more information on how you can increase your business’ revenues, visit www.ltvdyanmics.com.

SIGNATURE MARKETING GROUP
Signature Marketing Group is the premier transportation marketing company. Our focus is providing the sales and marketing tools needed to grow your freight forwarding or trucking business. Whether you are just starting out and need a logo, web site, collateral or a successful and established company in need of a redesign on your marketing materials or a new marketing plan to introduce a new service offering, Signature Marketing Group can provide you with the expert guidance; creative input and a professional result that will attract your customers’ interest. Our clientele includes many members of the AFA. Please visit our web site at www.gobeyondtheobvious.com. Tell us that you read about us here and we will provide a 5% discount on our services as well as a 5% donation to the AfA general fund.

THE WORLD ACADEMY
The World Academy Leading & Training Import/Export Managers in Global Trade, the World Academy provides training programs and seminars on topics such as import/export logistics and compliance, including HAZMAT, letters of credit, as well as sales and sales management classes.  For more information, visit www.theworldacademy.com.

TYDENBROOKS SECURITY PRODUCTS GROUP
TydenBrooks Security Products Group a leading manufacturer of premium security seals, including C-TPAT compliant high security seals.  With a full line of security seals, self-voiding labels, RFID tags, tamper evident tape and locking devices, they make it simple to select, order and supply the right type of product for all applications.  TydenBrooks offers AfA members a 10% discount on tamper evident tape, labels, compliant high security seals and padlocks.  For more information, visitwww.tydenbrooks.com.

Disclaimer: While the Airforwarders Association supports the efforts of its affinity and training partners, the Association cannot be responsible for accuracy of training program content. Airforwarders Association members are encouraged to consult with appropriate government agencies to assure proper regulatory compliance.