Our Buying Power = Savings for You

“I am thankful for my 10-year vendor relationship with AmeriPride Uniform & Linen Supplies. The 10% rebate program, pays my AASP-MN membership dues each year!” – Debi McConnell, Medi-CAR Auto Repair, Rosemount.

“My shop has been using the Alliance’s credit card processing program for several years. Not only are the rates extremely competitive, but the one-on-one customer service we get when there is an issue is unbeatable.” – Jerald Stiele, Hopkins Auto Body, Hopkins.

Improve your bottom line by tapping into the purchasing power of nearly 700 member businesses. Benefit from the special discounts and offers available exclusively to members of the Alliance.

The Alliance’s savings programs are designed to reflect the realities of our members, and the reality these days is that it costs a lot of money to run a successful business.

Don’t waste your time and energy.  We’ve done the due diligence for you.  Alliance members enjoy significant savings on a full menu of products and services.

Check Out the Cost-Savings Programs & Services Offered to Members of the Alliance!

Property & casualty and workers’ compensation insurance and employee benefits – CBIZ AiA

CBIZ AiA will present AASP-MN members with quotes from multiple carriers for property & casualty and workers’ compensation insurance and employee benefits. Members can choose the program that best fits their situation. Ask CBIZ AiA or your local agent about AASP-MN’s program with United Fire Group (UFG). The program offers a special premium discount, exclusive coverage and potential safety group dividend.
Contact Brad Schmid for property and casualty or workers’ compensation insurance at 763-549-2247 or
Contact Dennis Begley for employee benefits at 612-308-6577 or

Uniform & linen supplies – AmeriPride Services

Discounted pricing to AASP-MN members on rental of uniforms, entrance mats, shop rags etc. Purchases are also discounted. Exclusive to MN members: an annual rebate equal to 10% of your business with AmeriPride.
AmeriPride Services
Contact John Majchrzak at 612-670-4034 or

Credit card processing – AASP BankCard Services

Competitive rates for AASP-MN members. Terminals and printers are sold at cost. Monthly rental of equipment is also available.
Contact Mac Hardin at 800-999-4399 or

CARS Connection PLUS membership – CARS Cooperative

Your AASP-MN membership includes a CARS Connection PLUS membership in CARS Cooperative. CARS Connection PLUS membership provides access to more than 50 value added programs, products and services that include CASH BACK REWARDS, discounts and CARS pricing. These programs are negotiated specifically to help increase the profitability of your business. Your participation is your decision and your existing vendor relationships are not impacted.
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Contact Stephanie Sheppard at 405-547-4077 or

Safety compliance – Complete, Health, Environmental & Safety Services, Inc. (CHESS)

AASP-MN members receive a 20% discount on Safety Data Sheet Management (SDSLinks), Right to Know(RTK)/Hazard Communication program customized for your facility and monthly safety reminders, and other safety, OSHA or environmental assistance.
Contact Carol Keyes at 651-481-9787 or

Legal consultation – Fryberger Law Firm

Members receive free, over-the-phone legal assessment and consultation (some restrictions apply) with an attorney specializing in the area of law that is the subject of the call.
Fryberger Law Firm
Contact customer service at 800-496-6789

Employee Voluntary Benefits – Colonial Life

AASP-MN members receive dedicated representatives who can help transform your benefit package with competitive rates, value added services at no cost and complimentary legal document preparation service.
Colonial Life
Contact Deb Ferrao at 612-600-4135 or or Tracy Bailey at 612-801-0139 or

Auto employee assessment system – Assessment Associates International

AASP-MN’s Auto Employee Assessment System is designed to help facilitate and enhance your hiring decisions. Member pricing is 50% off retail price and starts as low as $15 per assessment.
Assessment Associates International
Contact Nate Page at 952-854-6551 or

Payroll processing – CBIZ Payroll

AASP-MN members receive a 20% discount on standard payroll products and services (excluding 401K).
CBIZ Payroll
Contact Carrie Hobrough at 612-436-4620 or

Check guarantee – Certegy

AASP-MN members receive a discount rate of .75%, which covers NSF, closed accounts and non-disputed stop payment checks. No transaction or statement fees.
Contact a Certegy representative at 877-520-2987 or email an inquiry with your company name, address and phone to: and reference “AASPMN” in the subject line.

Business forms/calendars

Members receive discounted pricing on printed business forms and calendars.
Contact Jodi Pillsbury at 612-623-1110 or

APH/Auto Value Certified Service Centers program

Companies participating in Automotive Parts Headquarters’ (APH) Auto Value Certified Service Center program receive full access to AASP-MN member benefits and services at a discounted rate.

Custom websites & marketing solutions – Autoshop Solutions

Autoshop Solutions, the leader in internet marketing for the automotive aftermarket, has developed and launched the most cutting-edge marketing platform for auto shops. RPM is an all-in-one program that bundles your website, pay-per-click, search engine optimization, social media, and much more! By using every marketing tool in the toolbox, you’re guaranteed to have a stronger online presence that brings more cars to your bays. With five levels of “Really Powerful Marketing” to match your budget, goals, and competition – RPM is built to drive your shop forward!
Autoshop Solutions
Contact Tony Mercury at 919-267-1731 or

Technical repair information – Identifix

AASP-MN members enjoy discounted prices on the industry’s #1 technical repair information subscription, Direct-Hit.
Contact customer service at 800-288-6210

Mitchell 1 discounts

Mitchell 1 has provided quality repair information and business solutions to the automotive repair industry for over 100 years. The industry-leading family of Mitchell 1 products for automotive repair shops includes a complete line of integrated online solutions that drive efficiency at every step of the repair:

  • REPAIR INFORMATION – ProDemand®optimized with SureTrack®
    Save time and improve accuracy with complete OEM repair information and exclusive real-world knowledge from professional technicians delivered in a single lookup.
    Increase efficiency, enhance customer communication and track shop activity from estimate to invoice with the award-winning business management solution for mechanical shops.
    Grow your bottom line profits with powerful digital marketing tools like targeted email and text campaigns, verified customer reviews, social media marketing services and much more.

AASP members are eligible for special discounts on the Mitchell 1 family of integrated software tools.

For more information about Mitchell 1 products and services, visit the website, call 888-724-6742 or find your local Mitchell 1 representative.


Mitchell International discounts

AASP members receive a 15% discount on any Mitchell RepairCenter TechAdvisor package.
Mitchell International
Contact Pauline Perenack at 858-761-9621 or

Business coaching – 180BIZ

Members receive a 20% discount on one-on-one sales and management coaching programs (covering financial planning, & analysis, strategic marketing, leadership and personnel development) without long-term commitments. Members also receive a 25% discount on monthly sales and management webinars as well as a 20% discount on all 180BIZ advisor training programs.
Contact Rick White at 540-833-2014 or

Online Education Portal

Webinars designed to enhance members’ management skills and help their business thrive! Live webinars from home or office and archived webinars available 24/7.