At Avant, our procurement approach combines industry-leading expertise and technology to drive accurate, timely, and comprehensive marketing outcomes which, in turn, promotes benefit adequacy, market-driven competition, and fully informed decision making.
Our procurement practice delivers optimal results by merging expertise, transparent competition, and technology.
Our Avant team is comprised of long, tenured ancillary insurance professionals from a wide array of backgrounds including brokerage firms, insurance carriers, and corporate HR departments.
Our team delivers collective expertise relative to ancillary insurance to include, but not limited to:
Avant MarketSource (AMS) is our proprietary procurement platform used to develop, deliver, and conduct electronic RFPs for ancillary insurance programs.
We build RFPs on the platform with two main areas of focus.
Unique to the Avant process is built-in reverse auction technology. This feature allows carriers to transparently bid against each other in real time resulting in enhanced competition and subsequent employer cost savings. Finalized marketing results detailing carrier rankings and activity are customized and delivered to our broker partners for ultimate customer review and carrier selection.
Upon project completion, we deliver the following to employers:
For brokers and consultants, an Avant partnership provides turnkey solutions that deliver: