Membership Benefits

Here are some of the benefits of being a member of the Association:

As an AMPC member, you will receive the following benefits:
  • Super low cost Credit Card Processing - 1.98% Credit Card Processing - Exclusive to AMPC - the Merchant Warehouse Program with a rate of 1.98% on Visa, MasterCard, and Discover credit cards, with no per transaction swipe fee.

  • MPC Today Monthly Magazine – MPC Today delivers the latest and greatest news, ideas, products, and services and provides you with critical vendor information to properly outfit and supply your business. Topic-specific articles by experts help answer the tough questions and guide you through the often daunting maze of information you receive every day.

  • Members Only Online Resources - The Members section of our website, is a comprehensive, resource-packed cache of information including rules and regulations for the carriers (FedEx, UPS, DHL, USPS), packaging guidelines, current news, operations manuals, store and vendor directories, workshop information, FAQ and Member Help section…the list goes on.

  • AMPC Hot Talk Discussion Forum - Part of our web offering is the Hot Talk online discussion group, which gives you immediate access to hundreds of your peers for information and answers—not to mention a place to simply share stories with others who understand.
  • AMPC Educational Events and National Convention - The AMPC National Convention and Exposition and Regional Meetings bring together the best of the best to help you operate your store at its peak potential. Clinics, breakout sessions, Certification Programs, vendor fairs and carriers all meet to exchange info and network.
  • Toll-free Help Line – Our Help Line’s friendly staff offer quick answers to those “What-do-I-do now?” questions.

  • Exclusive AMPC Member Discounts – AMPC’s network of supplier members offer you special discounts on products and services you can use in your business. The money you save with these discounts alone can cover the cost of your membership.

  • Retail Shipping Institute (RSi) Certification Programs– Our RSi certification programs provide the advanced education track you need to become a true expert in your field. Basic and Advanced Packaging, Commercial Mail Receiving Agency, AMPC Freight Specialist, Domestic Shipping Specialist and International Shipping Specialist offer you certifications that demonstrate your professionalism to your customers.(USE RSI LOGO)

  • AMPC Free Check Recovery Service – AMPC’s free check recovery service provides AMPC members with free recovery of bad checks.

  • AMPC Recycling Program – AMPC has partnered with Titan Recycling to provide AMPC members with the option of accepting used ink cartridges, laser cartridges and cell phones and recycling them for cash.

  • AMPC Freight – AMPC Freight offers AMPC members low prices on freight shipping and support with freight shipments.

  • AMPC Insurance Services - Discounted insurance for all your business needs: health, property, auto, umbrella, worker's compensation, and more.

  • HIPDR Awareness Tools - Help prevent hazardous, illegal, prohibited, dangerous or restricted goods from entering the shipping stream with this consumer awareness program.

  • AMPC Classified Listings -  Sell your used equipment or even sell your store. Online and printed listings are free to AMPC members.

  • Charmaine M. Fennie Scholarship – AMPC members, their employees and dependents can apply for scholarship funds to be applied towards the recipient’s pursuit of a higher education.

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As an Neighborhood Postal Center® (NPC) Licensee, you will receive the following benefits:

  • Web Locator Listing: Your store will be listed on the web (
  • Online Package Tracking: Send your customer to the NPC website to track their packages.
  • Online Press Release Templates:  A variety of templates that you can use to promote your store and the NPC network.
  • Online Advertising Templates:  A variety of advertising slicks and templates that you can use to promote your store and the NPC network.
  • Coinstar: Pay As You Go product suite includes universal and single brand gift cards, national and regional wireless programs, long distance cards, and more with no upfront costs and discount pricing.
  • Plastic Loosefill Council (Peanut Hotline): Free enrollment in the Plastic Loosefill Council, a $30 value.  Consumers call the Hotline or visit the website for the nearest location that accepts packing peanuts for reuse.  Major mail-order retailers, like Macys, enclose the Peanut Hotline number in shipments.   
  • More: Benefits are continuously being added.

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