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Power Transmission Distributors Association is...

the leading association for the power transmission/motion control industrial distribution channel, bringing together distributors and manufacturers.

Cost-Savings Programs

PTDA offers these programs that can help member companies achieve savings in the area of operations management.


PTDA members are eligible to receive significant cost savings on shipping services with YRC—the genuine heavyweight expert with the most comprehensive network available. PTDA partners with YRC Freight to help you lower costs and increase margins on your LTL shipments. YRC offers PTDA members:
  • On-bill discounts of up to 80 percent for all inbound and outbound, long- and short-haul, less-than-truckload (LTL) freight shipments
  • No charge for single shipments, residential delivery, or pre-delivery notification.
  • Full discounts on COD shipments.
  • YRC is the preferred carrier for the majority of all tradeshows-they have an exhibit team dedicated to the success of your freight arriving on time and intact, 30 day free storage, appointment move in times means YRC charges $0 for driver delay time.
  • Unlike most carriers, YRC time-critical service counts Saturday and Sunday as one service day.

YRC now makes your cross-border shipping services to and from Canada more efficient, simple and convenient with:
  • Full coverage network of 20+ service centers in Canada, 12 gateway crossing points and service to 93% of Canadian population.
  • One tracking number from pickup to delivery thanks to their seamless network throughout the U.S. and Canada, with no handoff at the border.
  • Shipment tracking and quoting online 24x7.
  • Broker inclusive service-electronic transmission of customs documentation - single invoice.
  • Bilingual customer service and border offices.
  • YRC Freight border ambassadors available 24/7 to ensure faster border clearance.
For more information, contact YRC at +1.800.647.3061 x5754 or associations@yrcw.com or enroll online at www.enrollhere.net.

Motus Logistics (Formerly Integrated Shipping)

Motus Logistics (formerly Integrated Shipping Solutions – ISS) is a transportation management and consulting group with years of experience helping PTDA members optimize their Small Parcel, LTL and Full Truckload shipments. With its roots in small parcel negotiation, Motus was founded with a passion for helping shippers reduce their costs through in-depth data-analysis and bid management. Motus offers PTDA member companies:

  • World-class management transportation services geared at improving LTL freight processes
  • Rate shopping carrier advantage using proprietary Transportation Management System (TMS) for every shipment, creating documents (such as BOL’s), report generation, viewing consolidated tracking information, and much more
  • Freight pay and audit services, claims support, LTL carrier negotiations, and inbound/vendor management services for no additional cost

PTDA Members are eligible for a no-cost analysis of their LTL and Small Parcel data, offering a world-class benchmark for your current rates. Check out www.motuslogistics.com for more information, or contact Jaron Klopstein 262-888-1864.