Value Added Services

  • Members Only Section of web site: This is by far the #1 service/benefit that ILDA has to offer to our members. This was introduced at our Annual Meeting in October 1999 and the feedback has been tremendous. We have put all the members’ needs into one easy to use section of our web site.  
  • Member’s Only Clearinghouse: Looking for a great deal? Check out the ILDA Members Product Clearinghouse for great prices on inventory other ILDA Members are looking to move. This service is available to ILDA Members only.
  • Meetings - two general member meetings per year that provide a unique networking opportunity not found anywhere in the industry. The meetings feature our Mill Around, which allows you to visit with our manufacturer and resource members to discuss business opportunities. The Spring Meeting focuses on visiting one of our associate members manufacturing facility. Plus the yearly PITTCON reception. This allows networking opportunities with members and prospective members.
  • Networking - a unique opportunity for interaction and interfacing with your industry peers. In addition to the various ILDA meetings, you can develop business relationships and learn from other industry leaders how they are facing the issues of today's market through committee involvement or becoming one of our board members.
  • Maximize supplier discounts and gain distributor access to more, or unique, product lines from some of the best-known suppliers and manufacturers.
  • Contract leverage for group-rate member programs and discounted services to reduce individual cost of operation.
  • Free profile page on ILDA web site with a link to your own URL.
  • Tape Rental Library – we offer free tape rental from over hundreds of topics on either video or audiotapes.
  • Freight cost savings of up to 16%! Includes such carriers as FedEx and Yellow Freight.
  • Shippers Insurance Program - an insurance program for companies who ship outbound and receive inbound shipments with UPS, FedEX, Airborne and most other package carriers. The rates offered by Shippers Insurances are typically 40% - 60% lower than the carrier insurance rates. Coverage is also available for Common Carrier Truck/LTL and International shipments. Rates vary depending on commodity and shipping equipment. Ninety-percent of Shippers Insurance customers have saved at least 50% when insuring their shipments. The savings add up quickly. Currently most of you pay anywhere from $0.35 to $0.50 for shipping insurance, Shippers Insurance Program offers a rate as low as $0.14 to $0.20 for insurance. You can see the difference.
  • Credit Card Processing Savings — Available to ILDA members only. ILDA has partnered with a Credit Card Processing company. This venture has saved our members up to $1,000 per month in credit card fees!!!!
  • New Horizons Computer Learning Center — ILDA members receive discount on computer classes. For more info, contact Kathi at 1-888-878-4532 or vial email kbretcko@ilda.org