The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), a membership-based association, encompasses every element of the coffee value chain. Acting as a unifying force within the specialty coffee industry, SCA serves members around the globe ranging from coffee farmers to baristas and roasters. SCA works to make coffee better by raising standards worldwide through a collaborative and progressive approach, dedicated to building an industry that is fair, sustainable and nurturing for all. SCA has engaged Dynamic Benchmarking to revamp its annual salary survey to include reporting using different currencies while also increasing participation and member engagement.
The Technical Association of the Pulp & Paper Industry (TAPPI) is a not for profit, volunteer-led association that is built around a community comprised of thousands of member engineers, managers, scientists, academics, suppliers and others from around the world. TAPPI fosters the vitality of the global forest products, pulp, paper, tissue, packaging, and associated industries by delivering unsurpassed technical knowledge, valuable networks, and professional growth for their members. Their focus has always been on emerging technologies and driving innovation for the paper and packaging industry. TAPPI came to Dynamic Benchmarking looking to re-ignite interest in their Salary Survey as a member benefit. Their last survey, conducted in 2009 was cut from subsequent budgets, which reduced one of the important benefits for members. Dynamic Benchmarking's customizable solution offered the organization an affordable answer for providing their members with this key information. In addition, the online nature of the study platform provided the opportunity for a more interactive experience for members to access salary information.
The Alliance of Community Association Managers (ACAM) is a specialized alliance of the proprietors and senior executives (CEOs, CFOs, COOs, Presidents) of community association management companies dedicated to providing the tools, services and education needed to operate profitably and at the leading edge of the community management field. Recognizing the need for benchmarking in the property management space, ACAM, along with several of its business partners, agreed to sponsor the CAMMetrix platform. The CAMMetrix platform collects and reports financial and operational information for property management companies including data on payroll, maintenance, project costs, and overhead costs.
The Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) is the voice of Pennsylvania's physicians, advancing quality patient care, the ethical practice of medicine, and advocating for the patients they serve. As the advocating body for over 20,000 physicians and medical students in the state of Pennsylvania, PAMED promotes physician leadership, education, professional satisfaction, practice sustainability, and the public's health. PAMED selected Dynamic Benchmarking to move their long running salary and benefits survey to an online, automated platform. The newly launched survey will be easily accessible through the PAMED website, with simplified data entry for members and completely automated data aggregation and analysis.
The Tobacconists' Association of America, Ltd. is a trade organization established in 1968 by visionary retail tobacconists. By providing education, communication, research, advocacy, and member discount programs, The TAA works with their members and the industry they support to offer the tools and relationship building opportunities needed to maximize professionalism and success. TAA conducts a Retail Financial Survey annually for its membership, but has previously administered it manually which has limited the participation and execution of study data examination. The selection of Dynamic Benchmarking for this year's annual study creates a highly secure and scalable platform for data collection that improved accuracy and provided anonymity for survey respondents. The new study also offers quick turnaround for both development and reporting, as well as offering the association a tool for growth and source for non-dues revenue. By having an online survey that is easy to administer and anonymous, TAA anticipates much higher success with their new Dynamic Benchmarking study than with other past studies conducted.
The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) provides leadership and direction for the third party logistics (3PL) industry and professionals to advance professional standards and business practices, including the overall image and credibility of the profession and its ultimate contribution to society. TIA serves more than 1,700 3PL members and helps them better manage their companies for growth and profitability. TIA has asked Dynamic Benchmarking to create a new benchmarking platform to facilitate easier and more secure submission of financial and operational data from its members. This data is used to create the financial and operational reports that the organization publishes each month as well as its more comprehensive quarterly roll-up report.
With over 2,300 members worldwide, the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA) is a trade association dedicated to the advancement of tree care businesses. Established in 1938 as the National Arborist Association, TCIA provides continuing education, training, conferences and publications to promote the safe and appropriate practice of tree care. The association engaged Dynamic Benchmarking to create an online platform for its annual salary survey. This new platform will make administration of the study more streamlined and the user experience more engaging and easier to complete.
Trusted Choice is a wholly-owned, nonprofit subsidiary of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and the consumer brand for Independent Insurance Agents. Its mission is to provide independent insurance agents with a sustainable competitive advantage by promoting and advancing the Trusted Choice brand and the superior value proposition it represents. As an organized federation composed of 51 chapters, Trusted Choice contracted with Dynamic Benchmarking to create a new study designed to help agents evaluate their marketing tools and tactics. The new survey will ultimately provide members with an overall marketing ‘score’ and provide them with actionable insights into their strengths and weaknesses.
Founded in 2004, the fast growing Urgent Care Association of America (UCAOA) is maturing quickly to keep up with the equally fast growing urgent care center industry. With nearly 6,400 members, from more than 2,615 clinics in the US, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Mexico and New Zealand, UCAOA offers both individual and practice memberships. Given the importance and the quantity of data collected in the past as well as planned for the future, Dynamic Benchmarking was a natural fit for UCAOA. Launched in 2014, the 2014 Urgent Care Benchmarking Survey collects, assembles and reports on a vast array of urgent care benchmarks, including staffing, benefits, compensation, services offered, compliance, visits, integration, technology, marketing, coding and finance. Members were impressed with the easy-to-use metrics formatted for a unique, user-friendly experience, tailored specifically for urgent care centers. The tool has become the go-to resource for making informed urgent care business decisions as well as educating the public and payers about the urgent care industry.