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Member Only Benefits

FPSA offers programs, services, and resources that support members’ success, visibility, and growth by:

  • Increasing company visibility 
  • Providing marketing assistance for products and services 
  • Expanding relationships at high-level networking events 
  • Sharing market intelligence, research, and key business practices 
  • Offering educational opportunities to grow industry knowledge
  • Developing future industry leaders


Who you know is as important as what you know. FPSA creates opportunities for like-minded professionals to share experiences, ideas, and best practices through Councils and Networks. 

 Develop critical relationships with customers and industry partners FPSA Events. Learn about consumer trends, supply chain disruptions, and market developments affecting your business sector during informational presentations, chat with colleagues during coffee breaks and receptions, and show off your products and services at the EATS. FPSA members receive a $8/sq foot discount on EATS booth space and exclusive advertising and sponsorship opportunities.  

Professional Development and Education

FPSA knows engaged, educated workers are at the forefront of safety, innovation, and quality work. FPSA Membership includes professional development opportunities for staff at all levels of your organization through:  

  • Economic Advisor Newsletter 
  • The Mentor Circle Program  
  • Webinars developed by FPSA Councils and Networks  
  • Annual Global Forecast and Trend Study  
  • One free license to the Valor/180 Skills Training Program  
    • Only $349/year per additional license  
  • FPSA members-only discount on 3-A Sanitary Standards 

Connect with Future Employees

Hiring motivated employees is no easy task, but FPSA is committed to cultivating qualified candidates for all your business needs. The FIT training program has been an unmitigated success. With the demand for candidates outstripping their availability, FPSA plans to expand the program to train more qualified technicians yearly. In addition to the FIT program, FPSA hosts a job board to meet your hiring needs now, attends career fairs to recruit promising students to the food and beverage industry, and funds scholarships for FPSA members, their families, and future meat, dairy, and food scientists.  

Increase your Company Profile

Exhibiting at EATS is only one way to get your company in front of potential customers with FPSA. We offer our members exclusive sponsorships and advertising opportunities at EATS and the FSPA Spring Conference. FPSA members are featured in short social media videos called “Meet the Member” and spotlighted on our website. We also love to talk about our members' great work—submit your news to our website to go in our news briefs!  

Cost Savings Programs

FPSA has leveraged the tremendous purchasing power of our members to negotiate several affinity programs and other benefits to help maximize your budget by saving money. These programs support members’ pursuit of operational and safety excellence at better rates than they could typically get, which is particularly helpful for small to medium-sized businesses. FPSA members have access to excellent services from these partners who understand our industry’s unique needs:

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3-A Sanitary Design Program

(FPSA members receive a 50% discount on Sanitary Standards). FPSA and its members have been involved in developing and using 3-A Sanitary Standards for hygienic equipment design for decades. Today, FPSA proudly continues to support 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. and its dedication to advancing hygienic equipment design for the food, beverage, and pharmaceutical industries to promote food safety and public health.


Here to help FPSA Members like you take control of your supply chain.

As the proud preferred logistics partner of the FPSA, we offer expert guidance in navigating your supply chain challenges, serving as your trusted resource for achieving success.

Discover The eShipping Advantage

We believe that in order to be a great partner in the food production & equipment industry we need to be where you are, understand the industry inside and out, and know what questions to ask. By doing this we immediately set ourselves apart in that we understanding the common experiences of our food process & equipment customers and we know how to get to a solution quickly for the challenges you face.

About eShipping:

eShipping is a leading tech-enabled, non-asset based provider of managed transportation services to mid-sized shippers. Through its proprietary eShipManager platform, the Company offers a full suite of outsourced logistics solutions, including freight optimization and management, less-than-truckload, and truckload brokerage, international air and ocean services, customers brokerage, parcel, final mile, drayage, and warehousing. eShipping is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri with regional office locations and distribution centers across the United States.


A Comprehensive Supply Chain Guide for FPSA Member Companies

Leveraging Technology for End-to-End Visibility in Food Distribution

Sustainability in Food Supply Chain: A Complete Approach

Supply Chain Resilience: Lessons from Food Suppliers

The Impact of Complete Supply Chain Management on Food Safety

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Discounted Legal Services Program

This members-only benefit program will allow FPSA members to engage the services of Barnes & Thornburg attorneys at a considerably discounted rate. Legal guidance presented as part of the program will include intellectual property counseling, contract review and negotiations, customs, NAFTA and import matters, and labor/employment law matters with other areas to be added in the future. We hope that you will take advantage of the expert legal services from one of the country’s most prestigious law firms – all at a discounted rate. To access this FPSA Member Benefit, please log in to our members' only website, then go to “Cost Savings Programs for FPSA Members” to find the contact information for this program.


  • Members receive proactive price protection (even retroactive) with guaranteed lower prices compared to Amazon Prime, Office Depot, and WB Mason
  • 3% additional discount on all orders greater than $250
  • Professional printing services (forms, signs, posters, stationery, etc)
  • Free next-day shipping

To access this FPSA Member Benefit, please log in to our members' only website, then go to “Cost Savings Programs for FPSA Members” to find the contact information for this program.