ABA member benefit partners offer members a wide range of business services at a discounted or low price. The ABA is continually refining our suite of member benefit partners to ensure that we are offering benefits that help members operate profitable businesses. If you are a member and would like us to investigate a partnership not currently on offer please contact us to discuss.
Make significant savings on domestic and international eParcel rates with the ABA member's Australia Post eParcel scheme. Sign up to an Australia Post ABA sub-account to send orders to customers, as well as returns to suppliers and publishers.
The ABA partnership with Tyro offers members very competitive rates on Merchant services, EFTPOS rental and access accounts.
A custom deal will be tailored to you to make sure you receive the lowest possible rates plus take advantage of Tyro's great reporting functionalities.
TransDirect is a courier, freight and shipping services aggregator. To learn more about TransDirect, see here
Special rates apply for ABA members. We’ve done some testing and it appears the service works best for large volume shipments, such as returns.
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The ABA offers members an international freight consolidation scheme for importing books from the US and UK via air and sea. The scheme is operated through Book Systems International (BSI) and members receive substantial benefits from using consolidated volumes to gain the same freight buying power as larger volume importers.
Book Systems International offers regular air freight services from the USA and the UK to Australia providing bookshops with the timely supply of their orders at economical and competitive rates. This is backed by sea freight services for consolidated and full container shipments.Members read more
Booktopia Publishing Services
Booktopia Publishing Services (BPS) was established in 2017 as a division of Booktopia to offer publishers a wholesale distribution solution to the Australian and New Zealand market. Since its launch, BPS has come to represent a range of publishers from both Australia and overseas, including many titles that were previously distributed by Dennis Jones & Associates.
For a full list of titles distributed by BPS, please click here
ABA members who purchase through BPS will receive wholesale discounts on books distributed by BPS plus a further discount on the sale price of any book on Booktopia not distributed by BPS.
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Sign up with Circle Software and they will cover next year's membership to the ABA!
Circle produces a complete point of sale, stock management and online sale solution for booksellers. It is ideal for bricks and mortar stores that want to be online, but don't want the hassle of managing a website and the shop floor independently.
With Circle, all sales (in-store or online), are managed through a single cloud-based system that is accessible from anywhere. It knits with existing business systems for email, accounting and EFTPOS and functions on any device.Members read more
epidote – website solutions
Does your business need a web guy? On a budget? Like our new website and online shop?
Epidote can build and maintain a website tailored to any requirements and budget and will work with you to customise a solution best suited to your specific needs.Members read more
Shop for Shops is Australia’s leading retailer of shop fittings, shelving and display solutions. With a vast range of off the shelf products and tailored custom solutions, Shop for Shops provides customers with quality, practical solutions. Generous discounts are available for ABA Members.Members read more