Money-Saving Programs

As a member of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, you have access to many great products and services offered by PA Chamber Money-Saving Programs. Bringing together the strength of numbers for Pennsylvania business, PA Chamber Money-Saving Programs offer exclusive discounts and additional services so that you can save on day-to-day operations.

To learn more, click on the links below or contact: Mary Oliveira, 717.720.5568 | moliveira@pachamber.org

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Crisis Management Solutions

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry has partnered with Close Quarters Defense® (CQD®) to underscore the importance of being prepared for critical active threats that impact your business and employees.

CQD provides companies with the necessary knowledge and skills to respond appropriately to active threat situations. From assessments and crisis planning to hands-on response training, our programs provide comprehensive solutions to enhance the overall safety and security of your organization.

For over 30 years, CQD has been relied upon by our nation's elite military and corporate security teams, and is recognized as the gold standard for active threat planning, realistic training and employee protection.

Our services include:

  • Threat Management programs that identify and mitigate risk
  • Comprehensive training and preparedness solutions
  • Facility audits, asset protection
  • High-performance team building

To take advantage of this membership benefit program, contact Margo Madden at Close Quarters Defense, 410.749.9017.

PA Chamber members receive a 20% discount

Employee Benefits and Insurance Solutions

A LOT more than a Broker. We’re a partner that cares about the health and prosperity of your business.

When you work with PA Chamber Insurance, you not only get the best in benefits solutions — you get the power of the PA Chamber of Business and Industry's pro-business advocacy efforts and our commitment to your company's economic growth and stability.

Medical Plan Options
We offer medical plans from every major carrier, varying deductible coinsurance levels and cost controls to give you a benefit program that is best for you and your employees.

Supplemental Benefits
Create the employee benefit plan you want for your business. Choose from our many coverage options to round-out your employee benefit portfolio: dental, vision, life, disability, accident and critical illness.

Benefits Consortium
Businesses with 26+ employees can now take control of healthcare costs with our self-insurance benefit solution. Keep your current carrier, network and plan design and gain greater control of costs with minimal risk exposure.

Value-Added Services
Valuable benefit options offer choice, flexibility in coverage and time-saving administrative services for companies of all sizes, including COBRA compliance; HRA, HSA and FSA plans; ThinkHR Comply; Employee Assistance Program and drug-free workplace policies.

Credentialed In-house Human Resources Consultant
Compliance. Healthcare reform. Benefit changes. Mandates. Your challenges are our strength! Dee Yingst, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, GBA, CMS, our credentialed in-house consultant, can assist you with a variety of services to help you with your most pressing HR needs.

Energy Solutions

Data-driven procurement and consulting

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry has endorsed APPI Energy to provide data-driven procurement solutions that reduce and manage electricity and natural gas supply costs for members on an ongoing basis. Every day, APPI Energy identifies the wide range of energy supplier prices across the U.S., and utilizes that data to provide the lowest prices available among many vetted, competing suppliers. APPI Energy now offers a full array of efficiency measures to reduce and track your consumption.

To take advantage of this membership benefit program, contact Carrie Shepard at APPI Energy, 800.520.6685.

Human Resources Solutions

Use our team of professionals in helping your business acquire the Resources for Success.

CBY Systems provides nationwide employment background checks including various criminal searches, driving records, education/employment references, credit checks, drug testing, Act 153 for working with minors, PA Medicheck for healthcare and more.

Most searches are from primary sources but database searches are also available. PA Chamber members receive CBY Systems most discounted rates so there are no minimums to receive the best pricing.

Contact Steve Gohn at CBY Systems, 800.717.4229 x231 | info@cby.com

IT Data Security

Reclamere provides managed information lifecycle and security compliance, risk, and audit solutions to organizations of all sizes that help them achieve, maintain, and demonstrate security compliance while significantly improving their security posture. By acting as a strategic partner, we provide a critical human component that sets us apart. PA Chamber members receive a members-only (10%) price reduction.

Services include:

  • Risk Assessments
  • Data Security Consulting
  • Managed Security Services Plans

Reclamere firmly believe that helping our customers to be proactive in protecting their data is our mission. To that end, we work with clients in all stages of the information lifecycle. The 2017 Ponemon Cost of a Data Breach Study sponsored by IBM reports "The average size of the data breaches in this research increased 1.8 percent to more than 24,000 records." Reclamere's seventeen year service time estimates that a reactive spend compared to a proactive investment in your data security posture may cost as much as 10X a proactive spend.

Reclamere is also pleased to offer qualified PA Chamber members a No-Cost Network evaluation. For more information contact Joe Harford, 814.684.5505 ext. 101 | joseph@reclamere.com.

Members Only Special: No Cost Network Assessment and Risk Review

Leadership

Build Better, More-Valuable Organizations

Shape and prepare your organization to compete in a modern marketplace and preserve your business legacy.

Every day, 10,000 Baby Boomers reach retirement age, creating a “Silver Tsunami” that is expected to strip organizations of invaluable institutional knowledge and experience. We are also experiencing a never-before-seen 4-5 generations in the workforce at the same time.

To handle today’s challenges, good leadership just isn’t good enough anymore. Leadership today needs to be elite to solve the challenges that lie ahead. And, the only way to become and stay elite is to continually work toward and invest in the discipline of an elite leadership culture. 

That’s why the Pennsylvania Chamber has partnered with Solutions 21 to bring you their Next Leader Now Program, a research-based development approach that ensures next-generation leaders are prepared to tackle real-world business challenges when they transition into roles as new, key decision makers in their organizations.

Solutions 21 - with its 25 years of experience helping hundreds of clients—can build personalized strategic plans and leadership programs for your organization to meet your specific objectives.

The practitioner-led team at Solutions 21 includes professionals who have spent decades leading others and helping clients to build better leaders, bosses, and vibrant and successful organizations. Here is a snapsot of just some of the accomplishments of the Solutions 21 team:

  • Built and led successful businesses
  • Published several books about business and leadership
  • Instructed leadership classes at the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle, Pa.
  • Served as U.S. Army combat veterans, including two retired Colonels—one who led Airborne Rangers across the globe, and another who was Director of Future Operations.
  • Led teams as a Division I and NFL quarterback
  • Led teams as a Division I basketball player 

The benefits of working with Solutions 21 to build elite leadership in your organization include improved culture, operations and profitability. It also includes enhancing the future value and worth of your organization by building the skills and readiness of the management team of the future.  

As a PA Chamber member, your organization can save 20%. Contact Albert Ciuksza at Solutions 21 to discuss your leadership needs:  412.596.0848 | aciuksza@solutions21.com
 

Profitability Solutions

Bottom Line Savings

Most vendor bills that organizations receive have errors in them, are difficult to decipher or are not transparent. Whether finding the mistakes, or showing where hidden vendor profit margins are, Bottom Line Savings gets to the bottom of where money can be uncovered and to make sure that customers are receiving the highest quality product or service for the least amount of cost.

Bottom Line Savings is a no risk, contingency-based cost savings company. They will negotiate on behalf of PA Chamber members to get the best prices possible from their existing vendors. They will also audit old invoices for errors, getting clients refunds and credits. Bottom Line Savings also works to increase the profitability and overall valuation of their client’s organizations.

Contact Josh Fox at Bottom Line Savings 212.668.1111 | info@bottomlinesavings or fill in the online form to get started.

Shipping Solutions

Eliminate your paper-based processing of Certificates of Origin and start saving time and money today.

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry provides processing of International Certificates of Origin for Pennsylvania businesses shipping goods to countries that require this documentation. PA Chamber members receive a significantly reduced rate.

For more information, please visit Certificates of Origin or contact Sharon Eslinger, 717.720.5427 | seslinger@pachamber.org

UPS took the guesswork out, and put the easy in.

Get the flexibility you need to capture the full benefit of growth opportunities: UPS' logistics expertise and tools can help optimize your supply chain and let you react quickly to shifting market needs.

Pennsylvania Chamber members now have access to new and improved flat rate pricing - no matter how much you ship, when you ship, or where it’s going.

Members-Only Savings Include:

  • 50%* on Domestic Next Day / Deferred
  • 30% on Ground Commercial / Residential
  • 10% on Domestic Next Air® Early
  • Up to 50% on additional services
  • You can also take advantage of UPS Smart Pickup®, a FREE service that uses innovative technology to automatically arrange a pickup only when you have a package to ship.

Open a new account, or if you are already taking advantage of our UPS savings program, re-enroll and apply the new discounts to your existing account by visiting: www.savewithups.com/pcbi | 1.800.MEMBERS (1.800.636.2377), M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., ET.

*Visit www.savewithups.com/pcbi for specific services and discounts.

Receive enhanced protection.

Minimize financial setbacks with insurance through UPS Capital Insurance Agency, Inc., by protecting your shipments. Members can save up to 17% over their current declared value and get broader coverage in the event of a loss or damage. There is no fee to sign up and charges are incorporated automatically into your UPS® invoice. Simply enter the value of your goods in the declared value field of the shipping system.

Call: 1.800.MEMBERS (1.800.636.2377) M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET to confirm your participation. Click here for additional information.

Print and produce a wide variety of marketing materials online.

The UPS Store® provides members with quick, affordable and effortless digital printing solutions with easy online ordering and expert customer service.

First time users, visit: meridianone.upsstoreprint.com/offer/pcbi
Returning users, visit: meridianone.upsstoreprint.com