Top Manufacturing Companies View Benefit Plan Performance as Growth Driver

Top Manufacturing Companies View Benefit Plan Performance as Growth Driver

August 13, 2018

Employee benefits are a top-three line item for most companies, but many employers have given up on this category of expense. Accepting defeat,...

Does Free Cash Flow Come To Mind When Thinking of Your Insurance Adviser?

Does Free Cash Flow Come To Mind When Thinking of Your Insurance Adviser?

August 7, 2018

Most business owners do not look at insurance professionals as being able to help their business grow and produce free cash flow in the process....

Learn How Manufacturers Reduce Healthcare Costs by Offering a ‘Free’ Option

Learn How Manufacturers Reduce Healthcare Costs by Offering a ‘Free’ Option

July 31, 2018

If you had a group of employees traveling on a business trip and you told them they’d only need to pay a $100 contribution toward the hotel room,...

A Health Insurance Strategy of Charging Your Employees More is Not a Strategy

A Health Insurance Strategy of Charging Your Employees More is Not a Strategy

July 23, 2018

Here’s a familiar conversation. A manufacturer says, "We need to keep our costs down." Their broker responds, "No problem, we can do that. Let's...

You Can't Reduce Insurance Costs When Carriers’ Incentives Are Misaligned

You Can't Reduce Insurance Costs When Carriers’ Incentives Are Misaligned

July 19, 2018

Manufacturing firms want to know, "why are our health insurance rates continuing to increase year after year?"

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Health Insurance "Trend" Is Not Why Your Manufacturing Firm’s Annual Benefit Premiums Increase

July 16, 2018

When informing manufacturing clients of yet another annual premium increase, brokers will commonly reference industry “trend,” or the average...

Manufacturers Can Now Switch to Insurance Advisers Who Offer More Services WITHOUT Paying More!

Manufacturers Can Now Switch to Insurance Advisers Who Offer More Services WITHOUT Paying More!

July 13, 2018

There's an easy way for you to switch to insurance advisers who offer more services without paying more. Contact your current insurance company...

Competing For Qualified Workers: Does Your Manufacturing Firm’s Benefit Plan Help or Hurt

Competing For Qualified Workers: Does Your Manufacturing Firm’s Benefit Plan Help or Hurt

July 11, 2018

We get asked this question all the time: “What’s everyone else doing?” Manufacturers want to know, how do we stack up in a difficult labor market ...

Benefits Cost-Savings are Within Reach for Manufacturers Who Understand These Four Healthcare Supply Chain Verticals

Benefits Cost-Savings are Within Reach for Manufacturers Who Understand These Four Healthcare Supply Chain Verticals

July 9, 2018

When we ask manufacturers what they’re doing to control the 80% of their health insurance costs that are coming from four key areas in the...

Manufacturers: Is your insurance broker's compensation aligned with your success?

Manufacturers: Is your insurance broker's compensation aligned with your success?

July 6, 2018

A common question employers should ask when considering the medical benefits package offered to your employees is, “how much is your insurance...

80% Of Manufacturers' Health Insurance Expenses Are Variable

80% Of Manufacturers' Health Insurance Expenses Are Variable

July 4, 2018

Far too often, brokers working on annual health insurance renewals for manufacturers focus on negotiating a premium discount or lower admin fees,...

Why The Lowest Priced Insurance Plan May Not Be Your Best Option

Why The Lowest Priced Insurance Plan May Not Be Your Best Option

July 2, 2018

Do you recommend price be the sole consideration for the products you manufacture? Probably not. So why do you shop for your company's health...

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