This new partnership gives our members access to state-of-the art security equipment at a reduced rate from a company, Mace, that's literally a household name in the world of security," said Robert Purvin, chairman of AAFD.
Our association with AAFD is a classic win-win, relationship," said O'Leary.
The AAFD is a national non-profit trade association representing the rights and interests of franchisees and independent dealers throughout the United States.
Said Mike Leven, president and CEO of USFS, "What makes this particularly meaningful is that our own franchisees were the ones to vote for us to once again receive the AAFD Seal, a recognition that reflects on fairness and what I believe to be the backbone of our entire organization.
Commented Robert Purvin, chairman of the AAFD, "The importance of the AAFD Fair Franchising Seal is that it rewards exemplary practices in the franchising marketplace.
Stressing market solutions and franchisee empowerment through independent franchisee associations, the AAFD has grown to represent more than 12,000 franchised businesses nationwide.
By selecting PayMaxx as its branded payroll provider the AAFD opens the door for its members to leverage PayMaxx's experience and expertise.
Through its branded program, AAFD will offer AAFD PowerPayroll powered by PayMaxx to its members.
Tutor Time, its CEO Bill Davis and the Tutor Time Franchisee Association epitomize the quest for Total Quality Franchising," said Robert Purvin, AAFD
To bring fairness to franchising, the AAFD
drew up a Bill of Rights that sets forth a list of "minimum requirements of a fair and equitable franchise system.
The AAFD annually singles out one franchisor for outstanding citizenship within the franchising community.
added, "This AAFD honor is very meaningful because it recognizes our productive, communicative partnerships with our franchisees.