(Oct. 15, 2012)
SEMA MEMBERS TO SAVE ON SHIPPING SERVICES
-- UPS Offers
Special Discounts to SEMA Members -
DIAMOND BAR, CA
(Oct. 15, 2012) -
SEMA has partnered with UPS to introduce a new member benefit that will help
lower shipping and delivery costs. The new member benefit includes up to 34
percent off many package deliveries, more than 70 percent off Less than
Truckload (LTL) freight, and special offers on other UPS business services such
as parcel insurance, cargo finance loans, design and test labs and more.
"SEMA is always looking for
ways to add value to our members' benefits, and our strong partnership with UPS
provided a great solution," said Gary Vigil, SEMA Membership Director. "The
discounts and benefits offered by UPS can make all the difference to a business
trying to grow in these tough economic times."
UPS has a long history of
working with SEMA and the automotive industry. UPS provides SEMA Show exhibitors
with streamlined and discounted services to help with shipments of products and
booths back to their businesses after the Show. UPS experts help ensure that
items are appropriately packaged, boxed and shipped where they need to go. They
also assist with completion of forms and paperwork required for international
Having worked closely with
the industry for several years, UPS has a good understanding of the industry
and the needs of SEMA members. As a result, special discounts and services were
developed for SEMA member companies.
"The enhanced level of
benefits UPS now offers SEMA Members reflects our ongoing commitment to the
automotive industry and the premier trade association for the automotive
specialty market," said Kristin DeBates, automotive segment marketing manager
at UPS. "Logistics is our passion, but our mission is to help customers build
business more efficiently, and these new offers can do just that."
For complete details on the
discounts and services, visit www.sema.org/UPS.
SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association founded in 1963,
represents the $29.99 billion specialty automotive industry of 6,537
member-companies. It is the authoritative source for research, data, trends and
market growth information for the specialty auto parts industry. The industry
provides appearance, performance, comfort, convenience and technology products
for passenger and recreational vehicles. For more information, contact SEMA at
1575 S. Valley Vista Dr., Diamond Bar, CA 91765, tel: 909/396-0289, or visit