The Benefits of Belonging . . . .

Here are but of few of the exclusive benefits available to members of the Michigan Automotive Parts Association;

  • Legislative Representation in Lansing, Michigan and Washington, D.C..  MAPA’s members are represented at the national level through our affiliation with the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) and the Alliance of State Automotive Aftermarket Associations (ASAAA).  In Lansing, MAPA utilizes the Michigan Information & Research Service Inc. (MIRS) to monitor legislative and regulatory proposals that affect your business and the industry.

  • Business Assistance.  Call MAPA if you need information about complying with government regulations on questions concerning human resource issues, MIOSHA regulations, wage and hour rules, sales tax issues, small claims court procedures, collecting bad checks, Bureau of Automotive Regulation standards, EPA and DEQ dealings, employment posting requirements, or just about any other subject you need to know more about.  We can assist you in finding the information you need!

  • Health Insurance.  MAPA’s sponsoring agent, Acrisure / The Campbell Group assists MAPA's members with plans to best fit their employee benefits.  MAPA's sponsored health insurance plan is through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan, offering plans to members who are looking for more affordable health plans.  Dental, Life, and Disability insurance plans. Many options available.

  • Workers’ Compensation and Business Insurance.  MAPA endorses Frankenmuth Insurance, a Michigan company, for member’s property and casualty, workers’ compensation and business auto needs.  The MAPA program offers a 10% association discount to qualified members on most coverages in addition to excellent service and claims processing.

  • Forms and Supplies.  MAPA has been supplying its members with top quality forms and business supplies for over forty years.  The MAPA program consistently offers quality and service at competitive prices.  Your order history is kept on record, making ordering forms as easy as one toll-free phone call.  MAPA can supply computer invoices, statements, custom and blank forms, printed envelopes, slip printer paper, cash receipt paper, laser toner cartridges, printer ribbons, calendars, employment applications, credit applications, repair tags, price labels, and more.  If you need it, chances are MAPA can supply it.  Call us!

  • Discounted Office Products. MAPA has partnered with DBI Office Products, a locally owned Michigan business, to help members save money on office products used everyday.

  • Information and News.  MAPA’s NewsSheet is your source for information on the Association and your industry.  Every effort is made to produce a newsletter that provides useful, up-to-date information.

  • Training - Retail Sales & Management. MAPA and The Eddy Kay Group are excited to offer an exclusive MAPA member beneift - Retail Sales and Management Training.  MAPA has purchased the 'TOOLBOX' Training Program for its members ... there is no cost to members for this program.  Membership, indeed, has its privileges.
  • Human Resource Management System & Services. MAPA's Human Resource Management System helps members manage their staff the right way. Authored by MAPA's endorsed HR partner, Human Resource Management Services, LLC, a Michigan company, this system includes a customizable employee handbook, the most used HR and new hire forms and all information is available in a digital format for easy use and storage. Members save 5% on all services through Human Resource Management Services, LLC.
  • Collections Services. Member preferred rates for A/R collection services through Universal Credit Services, a local independently owned Michigan company. Contingent fees, if you don't get paid, they don't get paid!

  • Credit Card Processing. The MAPA-endorsed program provides member rates, state-of-the art services, electronic gift cards and equipment with the lowest "effective rates" in the industry.

  • Fleet Fueling.  An endorsed no-cost fleet fueling program through Speedway and Marathon featuring a monthly member only discount.  The SuperFleet® Fueling card can be set up to meet all your security control needs plus it’s accepted at more than 1,600 Speedway, Marathon, Rich Oil & Pilot Travel Centers in Michigan. Save 15% at Valvoline Instant Oil Change locations with card.
  • Web Design & Internet Marketing. MAPA has partnered with Green Growth Media, a independently owned Michigan company, to provide it's members with professional sites and highly effective marketing services at special MAPA member rates.

  • Scholarships.  The MAPA Educational Development Scholarship Fund offers financial aid for qualified students pursuing undergraduate education. Allied with the Capital Region Community Foundation to enable MAPA’s charitable pursuits. In addition, MAPA collaborates with the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) on industry scholarships and offers an annual MAPA Northwood University scholarship.

  • Networking.  Being a MAPA member means you are a part of the automotive aftermarket community in our state.  The relationships formed through membership are often referred to as “ the best part of being a MAPA member.”  Your attendance at meetings, MAPA’s annual Industry Day and outings will give you an opportunity to meet others in our industry and exchange ideas, problems or solutions.


 

All this and more – exclusively for the members of the

Michigan Automotive Parts Association


        
   
MAPA, PO Box 81010, 6105 W. St Joseph Hwy, Suite 108, Lansing, MI 48908-1010
800-678-6272 or 517-886-0905 fax 517-886-0929 email mapambr@mapaonline.org
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