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Outdoor Industry Association Announces New UPS® Savings Program for all Members

July 27, 2022

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OIA Membership Benefits Grow to Include Lower Shipping Costs via UPS

BOULDER, CO ( July 27, 2022), Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is proud to announce its partnership with UPS to provide enhanced benefits for all OIA members. Through the OIA UPS® Savings Program, OIA members now have access to significant savings on shipping, free UPS Smart Pickup®, dependable services and tools to make shipping and receiving packages easier and more cost-effective than ever. Through this partnership with UPS, an OIA membership provides more value to the outdoor community than ever before.

The new UPS benefits will significantly reduce shipping costs for any OIA member. Whether shipping single packages, pallets, or frequently importing and exporting goods, the cost reduction will be highly impactful for any size business. Some highlights of the OIA UPS® Savings Program include:

  • 50% on Domestic Next Day / Deferred
  • 30% on Ground Commercial / Residential
  • Up to 50% off international Imports/ Exports
  • Free UPS Smart Pickup® service
  • Direct UPS customer service access
  • Flexible Parcel Insurance
  • On-Demand Webinars to gain insight on shipping and operating efficiency

OIA members can access the UPS discount and benefits through an existing UPS account or by enrolling through the OIA membership page. OIA members with active accounts  can simply re-enroll and apply for the member-only savings to their UPS profile. For more information on the Savings Program, visit the OIA UPS® Savings Program website.

“OIA continues to increase opportunities for our members to realize business savings that positively impact their bottom line with partners like UPS,” says Dr. Arlene Charles, Chief Operating Officer of Outdoor Industry Association. “In addition to our annual research, being a voice for policy and advocacy, OIA also focuses on providing amazing membership benefits that save money, time, and stress. The OIA UPS® Savings Program is no outlier, no matter what shipping scale you work with.”

OIA members have access to industry research and data, education events, a voice in policy and advocacy efforts, and business savings among the extensive array of membership benefits. The addition of the OIA UPS® Savings Program brings OIA membership value to an entirely new level as members see direct savings applied to their daily operations. To learn more about your OIA membership or how to enroll, visit the


About the Outdoor Industry Association

Based in Boulder, Colo., with offices in Washington, D.C., Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is the leading trade association for the outdoor industry. For more than 30 years, OIA has served as the trusted convenor, resource, and voice of the outdoor industry. OIA unites and serves manufacturers, suppliers, sales representatives, and retailer members through its focus on trade and recreation policy, sustainable business innovation, and outdoor participation. The association provides its members with insights, advocacy, and opportunities for action that support the long-term success of outdoor businesses and ensure the outdoor experience for all.  For more information, visit