BETTER BENEFITS FOR YOUR MANUFACTURING WORKFORCE

Gain a competitive edge with benefits.

Transform the way you approach employee benefits for improved recruiting, retention, and lower costs.

About Totem Solutions

Based in Alpharetta, GA, Totem has dedicated over 40 years to serving the manufacturing sector in Georgia, specializing in high-performance, self-funded health plans that optimize costs, improve care quality, and provide richer benefits. Our approach is rooted in evidence-based solutions and personalized services that address the unique challenges faced by manufacturers. These challenges include recruiting skilled labor, retaining top talent, and ensuring employees understand and utilize their benefits effectively.

Manufacturing environments often increase the likelihood of health issues due to demanding schedules and conditions, which makes fostering proactive healthcare behaviors essential. Our strategies are designed not only to mitigate health risks but also to enhance overall employee satisfaction and productivity by simplifying the benefits landscape and making healthcare more accessible.

We pride ourselves on transparency and partnership. As an independent entity, we offer unbiased guidance and provide clear insights into healthcare costs and broker compensation, helping you make informed decisions without any conflicts of interest. By prioritizing a People-First culture, we take excellent care of our team, enabling them to take great care of your employees, which is vital for attracting and retaining the workforce needed to thrive in a competitive market.

With Totem as your partner, you can confidently navigate the complexities of employee benefits, driving substantial cost savings and fostering improved health outcomes, creating a thriving work environment that supports growth and success. Our unwavering commitment to enhancing health plan efficiency and our deep understanding of industry-specific needs underscore our role as more than just a service provider, but a true partner in progress.

Our Approach

We implement high-performance, self-funded health plans that solve for many of the inefficiencies in healthcare. The result is an optimized health plan that increases the quality of care, provides richer benefits, and decreases Plan cost.

Results that speak for themselves

Target outcomes that any GAM member can expect to achieve:

  • 8-29% in annual savings on medical spend
  • 10.5% decrease in employee turnover
  • 12.5% increase in the positive perception of benefits
  • 700% increase in employee engagement

Member Testimonial

“Totem is a true partner, with a focus on collaboration and outstanding service. They are flexible, responsive, and creative to meet our changing and growing projects at Mohawk Industries. Not your typical call center, broker, or account team. Commitment to ensuring excellent customer service to meet the needs of our unique employees and their families. I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with the Totem team and can attest to their quality of work and commitment to excellence. Their professionalism, integrity, and commitment to delivering exceptional results make them a valuable asset to any organization or project.”

– Kitty Hardin, Director of Employee Benefits

Join Our Next Webinar – April 30, 2024!

“Better Benefits with GAM and Totem”

Discover how to transform your benefits package, offering unparalleled value and support to your workforce. In the upcoming webinar, we’ll cover:

  • Unlocking Savings and Enhancing Care: Explore strategies for slashing healthcare costs by 8-29% while boosting employee health outcomes.
  • Transforming HR Management: Learn how our comprehensive support simplifies benefits administration, from onboarding to everyday management.
  • Tailored Solutions for Manufacturing: Gain insights into our manufacturing-focused benefits, designed to meet the unique needs and improve engagement of your workforce.

By participating in our webinars, hosted with dedication and expertise, you open the door to a wealth of educational opportunities tailored to the unique challenges and advancements in the field of Human Resources.

Be there for everyone.

When it comes to employee benefits—you CAN
have your cake and eat it too.

Are you confident in your ability to reduce costs and retain and recruit top-tier talent? Optimizing employee benefits equips you to win the talent war, while simultaneously cutting costs.

 

Ready to transform the way you handle employee benefits?

Download our FREE ebook, “Optimizing Employee Benefits to  Reduce Costs in Manufacturing.”

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Our Solutions

We think outside the box with solutions that make a difference for our Manufacturing clients.

Benefits Consulting
Benefits Administration
Benefits Communication
Benefits & HR Compliance
Concierge Employee Support
HR Outsourcing

Why Employers of Choice Choose Totem

Totem is a true partner

Totem is a true partner, with a focus on collaboration and outstanding service. They are flexible, responsive, and creative to meet our changing and growing projects at Mohawk Industries. Not your typical call center, broker, or account team. Commitment to ensuring excellent customer service to meet the needs of our unique employees and their families. I’ve had the opportunity to work closely with the Totem team and can attest to their quality of work and commitment to excellence. Their professionalism, integrity, and commitment to delivering exceptional results make them a valuable asset to any organization or project.

—Kitty Hardin, Director of Employee Benefits

Addressing employee's concerns

Totem works really well negotiating with vendors to keep our rates low. They are responsive and address employee’s concerns in a timely manner.

—Assistant Superintendent for HR and District Operations
Public School District

Not simply canned insurance

The plan designs Totem recommends are designed to fit our employees’ needs instead of simply canned insurance programs. They are very organized and make it easy for our employees to find information.

—Alex Marcus, President
Dahmes Stainless

Easy to work with

I genuinely don’t know of anything Totem can do better. Totem provides great customer service and they are knowledgeable, friendly, and easy to work with.

—Director of Human Resources,
Elgin Mayfield Houston County Schools