American Cartage and Contractors Association Inc. is a nationwide trade association of artisan contractors and independent trucking contractors. This group of professionals collectively represents the voice of the construction and transportation industry in America.

Membership in the ACCA is open to contractors, subcontractors, associate members, and independent owner operators. The ACCA was formed in 2005 to assist the building and transportation industries in reducing administrative and overhead costs while improving owner's production.


ACCA's mission is to help its members and associate members operate successfully by providing up-to-date industry information, technical research data, industry contacts, consumer help and affordable payroll services.

Key Benefits

Savings from member benefits could pay for your membership. Available to association members are:

  • Educational seminars
  • Individual benefits
  • Discounted payroll services
  • Discounted general liability coverage
  • Free Risk Consultation

Activities and services

Educational programs assist in improving contractor management skills that are necessary to conduct business more effectively and efficiently.

Annual meeting and convention is held in conjunction with a widely acknowledged trade show. Two days of concentrated productive seminars to enhance knowledge of today's complex industry problems.

Membership Classifications

ACCA offers two classifications of membership:

Contractor Member: any established Contractor or Independent Operator whose principal business has been in business for a minimum of one year shall be eligible for membership.

Associate Member: Any individual proprietor, partnership, or corporation composed of manufacturers and/or suppliers of materials, products or services used by the Contractor member; architects and consultants shall be eligible for Associate Membership. Associate members are not eligible for election to office in ACCA.

Requirements for Membership:

Applications for a Contractor or Owner Operator must be sponsored by an ACCA Contractor Member or an ACCA Associate member in good standing.

Application for an Associate can be sponsored by either an ACCA Contractor Member or an ACCA Associate Member in good standing.

Credit references must be submitted from three suppliers. Application for membership must be accompanied by payment of the annual dues.