MORE GREAT BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Your ASA membership entitles you to all of these benefits and more:
Government Advocacy: Construction generates billions of dollars in revenues every year … and government generates countless regulations and legislation that complicate the business of construction. ASA is YOUR voice in Washington, your state houses, and your counties & cities. Legislators and decision makers hear ASA on issues that affect business conditions for all subcontractors and suppliers.
Strength in Numbers on Industry Issues: ASA’s powerful voice in the construction industry for 50 years has improved business conditions for subcontractors and suppliers. ASA fights the big battles FOR YOU on issues such as insurance, retainage, standard contract language, prompt payment, bid shopping and more.
Education and Knowledge: The Contractors’ Knowledge Depot on the national ASA site is your source for educational products on contract management, human resources, finances and more. On-demand videos, manuals, audio podcasts and other resources are produced to address issues from the subcontractor/supplier perspective. The Contractors’ Knowledge Bank provides a powerful tool with FREE access to hundreds of documents that cover virtually ALL construction-related topics.
News You Can Use: ASA members receive the monthly educational journal, The Contractor’s Compass, to keep up to date on the latest developments, trends and economic news in the industry. ASA’s weekly e-news bulletin, ASAtoday, gives ASA members the hottest business tips and news from Washington and the construction industry. You get an advantage over your competitors who don’t have ASA on their side.
Office Depot Discount Program: Your ASA Membership includes membership in the Texas Construction Association (TCA), TCA has partnered with Office Depot’s National Commerce Group to provide our members with discounts on almost all products. TCA members receive 15-30% off the top 100 items businesses purchase most and up to 80% on additional business products. In addition to product discounts, our members pay only 2.5 cents for black and white copies, 29 cents for color copies, and receive 40% off finishing services.
Texas Mutual Insurance Company: The program provides for lower workers’ compensation insurance premiums to its subcontractor members through its group purchasing power and premium discounts. The program was developed by subcontractors to benefit subcontractors. In addition to participants being eligible for Texas Mutual Insurance Company’s regular dividend, they are also eligible for the Special TCA group dividend. Coverage can be purchased through the members’ insurance agent. Click here for more info
TCA Retirement Collective 401(k): The TCA Retirement Collective is a multiple employer 401(k) Plan exclusively designed for TCA Member Companies to provide 401(k) Plans to their employees. Our multiple employer plan functions as a company’s 401(k) support team so a company's staff doesn't need to act as 401(k) experts. The TCA Retirement Collective eases plan administration, is customizable, reduces employer fiduciary liability by 95%, is fully compliant, has low fees due to volume pricing and is serviced by our experienced national providers: The Retirement Advantage, Raymond James Financial Services, & Ameritas Retirement Plans. Contact Patrick Finnegan at email@example.com, or by phone at 512-473-3773. Click here for more information
TCA-WEX Fuel Card Program & Rapid Paycard: Take advantage of TCA's WEX Fuel Card Program for discounted pricing on fuel management. Get all of the tools you need to reduce costly waste and save up to 15% on fuel management costs. WEX's fuel card program gives you security by helping to protect against unauthorized spending and gives your drivers the convenience of being able to fill up just about anytime and anywhere they want. The program can also help manage fill-ups from on-site bulk fuel tanks. Contact Patrick Finnegan, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Membership Directory: All members receive complimentary listings in the chapter and national online resource that is made available FREE on the Internet. It is a networking and advertising tool that will give your company extra exposure and visibility to the construction industry.
ASA San Antonio Career Center: Post your company's job openings on our website and in an email blast reaching over 1500 professionals in the construction industry.
DeWitt Churchwell Memorial Excellence in Construction Scholarship: Student must be the child of a current employee of a member company of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. South Texas Chapter (ABC), the San Antonio Chapter of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) and/or the American Subcontractors' Association San Antonio Chapter (ASA); must have graduated from any high school in Texas or have received a GED; plan to pursue a career in any field related to Construction; and be unable to attend college without financial assistance.
The Rapid! PayCard: Provides your company with one of the most comprehensive Paycard benefits and ePayroll program designed for employers choosing to convert to electronic delivery of payroll at zero cost. The PayCard is FREE to TCA members. It will help your business save time, costs, and minimize risk! Stop the expensive paper check routine! Contact Patrick Finnegan, email@example.com for more information.
Safety Management Programs: As a member of ASA your company belongs to the Texas Construction Association (TCA). TCA wants all their members to work in the safest, most efficient possible manner. That is why TCA has partnered with TW Safety (TWS). TWS provides a 3rd party solution to manage your business and your client's health, safety and environmental requirements without the burden and overhead costs of hiring additional full-time employees. This includes client and project-specific safety program requirements from pre-qualification bidding to ongoing quarterly reviews. Through an exclusive partnership only offered by TCA, all members of TCA are eligible to receive a 40% discount on the service provided by TWS.
Additional ASAdvantage Program Partners:
ADP: Save on payroll, tax & HR solutions for small to mid-sized businesses from ADP
American Express: Business cards for companies of all sizes. Get built in tools, perks, and rewards for businesses like yours – backed by the award-winning customer service and support of American Express. Choose the right solutions for your business.
Cintas: Cintas helps get your business and your employees Ready for the Workday®. They help you save on facility services, uniform rental services, first aid and safety kits, as well as disinfectant and sanitizer services. New rental service customers will receive a free UltraClean Restroom Cleaning upon request. Ask about a free consultation and keep your business clean, stocked, safe and Ready™!
ConsensusDocs: The ASA-endorsed ConsensusDocs family of documents includes contract documents for different project delivery methods, as well as supplemental documents/forms to help subcontractors define and manage the risks and responsibilities of electronic communications, financial disclosure, surety bonding and more. ConsensusDocs users have 24/7 access to contracts from anywhere via a secure, cloudbased system. The system allows users to electronically review and propose changes to ConsensusDocs documents and makes it easy for users to electronically collaborate on document changes with other people in their company and electronically negotiate contract changes with clients.
Verizon Wireless: Eligible businesses can receive 22% OFF monthly access fees* and up to 35% OFF select smartphones, tablets and accessories. Enroll your business with NPP to start saving with the nation’s largest, most reliable 4G LTE network.
UPS: ASA members now have access to new and improved flat pricing - no matter how much you ship, when you ship, or where it’s going. Members-Only Savings Include: 10%* on UPS Next Day Air® Early, 50% on Domestic Next Day / Deferred, 30% on Ground Commercial / Residential, International: 50% on Export / 40% on Import / 25% Canada Standard, Savings begin at 75%* on UPS Freight® shipments over 150 lbs. In addition, members can take advantage of UPS Smart Pickup® service for free.