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Affinity Benefits Program

 

BCFPA has partnered with selected suppliers to offer bulk discounts and/or unique offerings to our members.  We are thrilled to be able to leverage the power of our 500+ member companies to get you the BEST RATES for insurance, health and dental benefits, communications and more!  To get your BCFPA group benefits rates contact Kelly@bcfpa.ca for your referral!  

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Introducing FoodProtect™    The BC Food Processors Association is proud to introduce its members to FoodProtect™—a Risk Management and insurance plan for food processors designed by our member Reliance Insurance Agencies. After a rigorous selection process, involving several brokers and insurance programs, the BCFPA selected Reliance and FoodProtect™ to provide its membership with the best coverage available. Underwritten by Axa, one of the largest insurers in the world, FoodProtect™ helps companies design a strategic plan to protect their assets and reduce risks by offering the most comprehensive and cost effective food insurance program available in Canada.

Reliance is an independent brokerage and has been advising clients on their insurance needs since 1980. Managing the risks of more than 10,000 customers, Reliance is among the Top 10 per cent of Insurance Brokers in Canada.  FoodProtect™— so much more than insurance. From risk assessment and management to insurance coverage, don’t do business without it!

Personal Insurance Program:  Reliance is also offering Special Member Rates on:

  • Home, Condo and Tenants Insurance
  • Bundle Discounts for Automobile, Travel and Boat Insurance
  • Up to 70% in Discounts Available
  • 24/7 Claims Service

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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS & RETIREMENT SAVINGS

Let The ReFrame Group assist you in setting up a group benefits program that caters to you and your employees. In partnership with Pacific Blue Cross, the ReFrame Group offers the best rates for health benefits as a BCFPA member, from as few as three employees!  

  • We pool premiums to keep rates low and protect you from costly claims
  • We make plan administration simple
  • We take care of setup and enrollment
  • We accept monthly payments via pre-authorized debit
  • You can view and update your plan online, anytime
  • We’re right here in BC if you need more help

The ReFrame Group’s retirement consulting team partners with best in class insurers, investment managers and administrators to offer BCFPA member firms best in class retirement programs. We ensure your group retirement savings or pension program is the best fit for your organization. Whether you are building a new program from the ground up or looking to re-evaluate your existing group retirement program, the ReFrame Group offers customized and cost-efficient retirement solutions for small and large, public and private organizations. Here are some of the areas where we specialize:

  • Benchmarking of group retirement programs
  • Retirement and pension plan design & optimization
  • Onboarding & plan member client service & support

Solutions include RRSP, TFSA, DPSP, and Defined contribution pension plans and defined benefit solutions

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Preston Mobility has been recognized as Bell Mobility’s #1 Business Dealer in Western Canada for 5 consecutive years. Preston Mobility is excited to offer member-only access to exclusive wireless pricing and plans not available to the general public or at a Bell store, as part of the BCFPA Affinity program. In addition to mobile phones, and devices, Preston Mobility offers Members a wide-range of wireless solutions ideally suited or the food processing industry to improve business operations, and efficiencies. 

 

Get Preston Mobility’s FREE wireless business evaluation and exclusive member-only pricing!

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SGS Canada - FOOD SAFETY TRAINING and CERTIFICATION

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 95,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 2,400 offices and laboratories around the world.  SGS is committed to meeting your learning objectives and Food safety training goals to satisfy your systems training requirements.    BCFPA Members Discount.

At our world class training facility and lab located in Burnaby we accomplish this by:

  • Matching certified trainers with industry experience to your organization’s activities.
  • Using a hands on approach that fosters active learning. 
  • Providing materials and exercises that reflect real world experiences

SGS FOOD SAFETY Training and Certification services include:

  • GFSI – BRC, FSSC 22000, SQF, HACCP, GMP, GMP Pharma
  • FSPCA preventive controls for HUMAN FOOD
  • Food Defense PAS 96:2014
  • FSPCA foreign supplier verification program (FSVP) Training
  • Food SAFETY RISK Optimization program

Please click here for a list of training programs offered by SGS Canada Inc. 

 

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Verbum Consulting is an Operations Management & Business Consulting firm that specializes in Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement practices for small to medium size organizations. Verbum Consulting brings optimum and integrated solutions to organizations as they strive to achieve the next step in their advancement. Blending its diverse background with years of experience, Verbum offers know how and support on industries such as:​

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing and inventory
  • Automotive
  • Aerospace
  • Packaged consumer goods 
  • Chemicals

Verbum understands the struggles small and medium size manufacturing companies face.  In today’s tough competitive environment, it can be challenging for a small to medium size company to hire a high caliber operations management professional on a permanent basis. It is not only a great expense, but also a big commitment that many companies simply cannot afford to make. ​

Verbum then becomes the bridge!  The bridge that brings the knowledge and experience of a high caliber operations management professional, for the benefit of a company like yours. 

BENEFITS:

  • Verbum Consulting is an Operations Management & Business Consulting firm, offering a free plant assessment to BCFPA members and 10% discount on consulting services.
  • Utilizing Rapid Plant Assessment (RPA) tool, members can find out where they are on the “lean scale” and what the potential areas for improvement are. 

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