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The AAFD Partners with ADP to Provide a New Discount Payroll Service for Members

Posted by on Feb 22, 2013 in Press Releases, Suppliers Corner | 0 comments

The American Association of Franchisees & Dealers Announces Platinum PayrollSM Powered By ADP. SAN DIEGO, FEB 2013 – The American Association of Franchisees & Dealers (AAFD), a non-profit trade association that represents the interests of franchisees and independent dealers, announced today a partnership with human resource powerhouse ADP® to provide AAFD members with significantly reduced costs for ADP payroll services. The AAFD Platinum PayrollSM service, provided by ADP, will offer all existing AAFD members three different payroll package options at discounted pricing. In addition, active AAFD chapters will be eligible to earn incentive revenues when their members participate in the AAFD Platinum Payroll service. “The AAFD is always looking for ways to bring more value to our members, and to make it easier for franchisees to succeed,” said Robert Purvin, founder and CEO of the AAFD. “We are proud to partner with a well-respected company like ADP to help our members save on payroll, and we believe that this new service will be a much-appreciated addition to our existing Branded Programs.” “ADP strongly supports franchisees, and we are excited to be working with the AAFD and their membership,” said Ron Olewinski, District Manager of ADP. “ADP’s payroll services help AAFD members be able to keep a better handle on cash flow and feel confident in their payroll, tax and human resource compliance.” The three discounted payroll options offered by ADP to AAFD members are the ADP Enhanced Payroll package, ADP Complete Payroll and HR package and the ADP Complete Payroll and HR Plus package. The Platinum Payroll service will join a growing list of branded programs that the AAFD offers its membership, including its Franchisee LegaLineSM network of qualified franchise attorneys, AAFD Meeting CallSM, conference and webinar services, AAFD Payment Processing, AAFD Telecommunications,  and AAFD Health Benefits. In addition, the AAFD has previously cemented relationships with large retailers and service providers to offer its membership discounts on a variety of products and services, including office supplies through Office Depot. To learn more about the AAFD or to participate in its ADP Platinum Payroll service or any of its other branded and discount programs, visit the ADP Members Offer Page *** About ADP ADP, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with more than $10 billion in revenues and approximately 600,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions.  Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source.  ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes.  ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine, recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealers throughout the world. About the AAFD The AAFD is a national non-profit trade association representing the rights and interests of franchisees and independent dealers throughout the United States. The AAFD is focused on market driven reform to achieve its mission to define and promote collaborative franchise cultures that the AAFD describes as Total Quality Franchising. Since its formation, the AAFD has grown to represent more than 50,000 franchised locations throughout the United States. The AAFD has members in all 50 states and represents more than 100 different franchise systems. The AAFD's Fair Franchising Standards, Fair Franchising Seal, Trademark Chapters, and emphasis on Marketplace Solutions led to...

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AAFD Partners with Office Depot for Member Discounts!

Posted by on Oct 9, 2012 in Suppliers Corner | 0 comments

The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers is proud to present our members and supporters with a wonderful benefit program! Through the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers, our members can now receive savings of up to 80% on office and school supplies from Office Depot. You can shop online or go to the nearest Office Depot location to take advantage of these special discounted prices on products and services. All online orders are delivered next day with free shipping on orders over $50. This program is 100% FREE to all American Association of Franchisees and Dealers members and supporters! Just shop and save! Request your Office Depot Discount Card Today, click...

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Duplication by the book. The AAFD Endorses The Franchise Buyers Manual

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in Press Releases, Suppliers Corner | 0 comments

Stony Brook, NY March 21, 2012 – FranchiseKnowHow has announced that The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers (AAFD) has endorsed The Franchise Buyers Manual. Written by Ed Teixeira, the book is for people considering purchasing a franchise. Individuals can use the manual to learn the pros and cons of franchising and how to find and evaluate the best franchise that matches their franchisee profile. Available on franchiseknowhow.com and Kindle it includes a disk with a sample Franchise Disclosure Document, guest articles and several financial worksheets. Robert Purvin, founder and president of the AAFD said: “The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers is pleased to endorse the Franchise Buyers Manual as a comprehensive, practical and honest workbook to determine if franchising is right for you, to select a suitable franchise, and for step by step guidance to establish your franchised business.  Author Ed Teixeira helps you ask the hard questions, and reveal honest answers, that can help you avoid business mistakes and increase your odds for a successful franchising experience.” Ed Teixeira, President of FranchiseKnowHow, LLC stated: “I’m pleased to receive the endorsement of Robert Purvin, Chairman and CEO of the American Association of Franchisees and Dealers a national non-profit trade association that is dedicated to supporting and protecting the rights of franchise owners. My objective is to provide a non-promotional resource for individuals who are considering a franchise and how to determine if buying a franchise is the right decision and if it is how to proceed to find the best franchise for them.”   About The AAFD The American Association of Franchisees and Dealers acts to educate the public regarding fair franchise practices, quality franchise opportunities and to expose unethical practices that exist in the franchising community. The AAFD believes balance can be achieved through a process of education combined with the encouragement and support for trademark specific franchisee associations seeking to achieve Total Quality Franchise Relationships. About FranchiseKnowHow.com Franchiseknowhow.com publishes articles, news, information and advice to franchisees and franchisors. The company also provides consulting services to businesses seeking to franchise their business and to existing franchisors and franchisees. Contact Information: Ed Teixeira PO Box 714 StonyBrook, NY 11790 631-246-5782...

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AAFD names VoxOx In Business “Branded Partner”— association’s highest level of endorsement

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Press Releases, Suppliers Corner | 0 comments

SAN DIEGO – January 31, 2012 – American Association of Franchisees & Dealers (AAFD) and Telcentris® Inc., a leader in cloud communications and the creator of VoxOx® and VoxOx In Business™, today announced that the AAFD has named VoxOx In Business a “Branded Partner” – the association’s highest level of endorsement. VoxOx In Business, the company’s business VoIP division, is also offering AAFD members an exclusive discount on its small office phone services package, Startup Bundle. The company has been a loyal sponsor of AAFD during the past three years, supporting the organization’s mission to educate the public regarding fair franchise practices and quality franchise opportunities. “Every business needs reliable and affordable phone service, and VoxOx In Business is offering our members the convenience and exclusive savings they have come to expect from an AAFD Branded Partner,” said Robert L. Purvin, Jr., CEO of AAFD. “We are proud to endorse the service quality and top-notch customer support offered by VoxOx In Business, and we are looking forward to extending the benefits of this partnership to our members.” Currently, the AAFD membership discount applies to the Startup Bundle package. The Startup Bundle is a hosted Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) solution designed to provide comprehensive business phone services for one or multiple offices with four to 10 employees at each location. The bundle comes with four to 10 PBX lines, phone numbers, Polycom® 335 IP phones, voicemail boxes, fax-to-email accounts, as well as a managed VoIP router, data switch, conference bridge and other features. Typically, the bundle starts at $199 per month plus a one-time provisioning charge. As part of the partnership agreement, VoxOx In Business will waive provisioning fees for AAFD members – a $299 value. Details about the special deal are available at www.aafd.org/telcentris. “The Startup Bundle is perfect for franchisees because it was created specifically for entrepreneurial ventures with just a few on-site employees, such as retail outlets, restaurants, hotels, law firms and medical offices,” said Tad Nikolich, VP of business sales at Telcentris. “We are excited to offer this special deal to AAFD members, and, down the road, we may also add discounts on services such as our SIP trunking, bandwidth and hosted contact center solutions.” The AAFD is the preeminent gateway for information, products, services and support for anyone interested in franchising and dealership businesses. AAFD members get access to a broad range of member services designed to improve business, provide legal and financial support, and boost the bottom line. The AAFD offers several membership types to address specific franchising needs. More information is available at www.aafd.org. Learn more about Telcentris and the VoxOx In Business solution suite -- Hosted PBX, SIP Trunks, Hosted Contact Center and related services -- at www.telcentris.com, or call +1 (866) 612-VOIP. For questions pertaining to the Channel Partner Program, please email channel@telcentris.com. About American Association of Franchisees & Dealers The AAFD is a national non-profit trade association representing the rights and interests of franchisees and independent dealers throughout the United States. Formed in 1992, the AAFD is focused on market driven reform to achieve its mission to define and promote collaborative franchise cultures that the AAFD describes as “Total Quality Franchising.” Since its formation the AAFD has grown to represent more than 50,000 franchised locations throughout the United States....

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