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Members’ Insurance Programs  

(available to U.S. members only)


Group Accidental Death and Dismemberment Protection: Designed to help safeguard you and your family against the high cost of a serious accident.


Group Dental Plan: Reduce your out-of-pocket costs while adding valuable, comprehensive dental coverage at affordable rates.


Group Term Life Insurance – 5 Year Age-Banded Rate: Carefully chosen life insurance can help ease financial strain and provide the money your spouse and dependents need for a secure future.


Group Term Life Insurance – 10 Year Level Premium: Provide a safety net in the event of your untimely death.


Cancer Protection: Designed to help protect your family against potential financial losses associated with cancer therapy.


Disability Income Insurance: Designed to help protect your family’s financial security if you are unable to work due to a covered injury or illness.


Hospital Indemnity: Ease the financial difficulties of a hospital stay so you or your loved one can focus on getting well.


Medicare Supplement: Medicare Supplement insurance helps to fill in the gaps in your Medicare coverage.


Long Term Care: Long Term Care insurance allows you to remain independent of government assistance and from relying on loved ones to provide your care.


Member Discount Programs  

(available to U.S. members only)

ACerS Members Save on Shipping

The American Ceramic Society has partnered with UPS®, YRC Freight, FedEx Freight, and Estes to develop a shipping program specifically designed to lower shipping costs. As a member of ACerS, you are eligible to receive valuable discounts of up to 34% off select UPS air, ground, and international shipping services and at least 70% off LTL (less-than-truckload) freight shipments over 150 lbs. with the best carriers in the industry.


Below is an overview of some of the products and services you can take advantage of through ACerS shipping program. It’s free to enroll and there are no minimum shipping requirements to take advantage of your member discounts. The carriers are all US based, which means they can pick up freight in the US and deliver it to the US, Canada or Mexico. YRC is the only carrier that has an option to have shipments picked up in Canada.



UPS High Res Logo         UPS Air

      • Guaranteed, time-sensitive delivery options
      • Overnight delivery by 10:30 a.m. to more ZIP Codes than any other carrier Free UPS packaging available for your convenience

        UPS Ground

      • Economical choice for all of your routine shipments
      • Prompt, dependable, day-definite delivery in one to five days
      • Guaranteed delivery – know in advance when your shipment will arrive

        UPS Freight®

      • Day-definite, on-time guarantee at no additional charge
      • Reliable regional, interregional and long-haul solutions
      • Expedited shipping available for last-minute needs



yrcf_logo_color_whtbkgrnd_TM   YRC Freight®

      • Guaranteed, expedited and time-definite air and ground service with proactive notification, backed by 100% customer satisfaction guarantee
      • Highly reliable, expedited service throughout North America, including cross-border to and from Canada



FedEx Freight Preferred Two Color Positive  FedEx Freight®

      • Reliable, on-time delivery of your LTL palletized or non-palletized freight shipments greater than 150 lbs.
      • Extensive next-day and second-day regional services as well as all-points coverage of virtually every ZIP code—all backed by a no-fee money-back guarantee. Note that this applies to FXF 1000 Rate Base customers only. All services are subject to terms and conditions provided in the FXF 100 Series Rules Tariff.



Estes K copy  Estes:

      • Reliable transportation and supply chain management services for virtually any shipping situation
      • Estes meets deadlines with its standard transit times that might require expedited service from other carriers

If you would like to enroll in the ACerS Shipping Program or you would like additional information, please call 1-800-MEMBERS (1.800.636.2377, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. EST, M-F) or visit www.1800members.com/acers.  


If you would like a quote on a pending LTL freight shipment please email all pertinent information to saveonfreight@1800members.com and a dedicated freight representative will follow up with you the same business day.




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