EMPLOYERS® Launches Real-Time Quoting Via Appulate
Agents Can Now Upload ACORD Data and Receive Instant Quote for Workers’ Compensation Risks
Westlake Village, Calif. – September 9, 2019 — Appulate today announced that EMPLOYERS® (NYSE:EIG), America’s small business insurance specialist®, has launched real-time quoting for retail agents and brokers using Appulate.
With this innovation, agents and brokers can obtain an instant quote for workers’ compensation risks by using their free online Appulate account. The agent or broker uses Appulate to upload ACORD data directly from their management system and the instant quote will be produced.
To accomplish this achievement, EMPLOYERS created a detailed web-service that they shared with Appulate. The web-service allows EMPLOYERS to maintain control over their risk appetite and rates, then utilize these calculations within the Appulate user experience.
“Delivering a real-time experience via web-services is the future,” comments Dimitri Nikouline, Chief Technology Officer at Appulate. “Cutting edge carriers like EMPLOYERS are at the forefront of this new frontier.” adds Nikouline.”
“We are very pleased with our deepening relationship with Appulate and share a common vision of helping our retail agents and wholesale brokers grow profitably in a changing environment,” said Ray Wise, Chief Sales Officer at EMPLOYERS. “This investment in delivering real-time quoting for our many producers who use Appulate is part of our broader vision and plan to invest in new technology, data & analytics and process improvement capabilities focused on improving our Agent and Broker experience.”
Appulate’s technology bridges data from the agent’s management systems into a highly automated workflow to minimize data entry and save time and resources. This automates the entire submission process for CSRs, Retail Agents, Carriers, and MGA’s, in a Rate, Quote, Request to Bind transaction, eliminating duplicate efforts & creating an audit trail.
With the largest network of independent agents in the United States, representing roughly 80% of all independent agencies, Appulate creates the ultimate platform that powers the digital aggregation of property and casualty business between independent insurance agents and insurance markets.
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About Employers Holdings, Inc.
Employers Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EIG) is a holding company with subsidiaries that are specialty providers of workers’ compensation insurance and services focused on select small businesses engaged in low-to-medium hazard industries. The company, through its subsidiaries, operates in 44 states and the District of Columbia. Insurance is offered by Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Employers Compensation Insurance Company, Employers Preferred Insurance Company, and Employers Assurance Company, all rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Additional information can be found at: www.employers.com.
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EMPLOYERS® and America’s small business insurance specialist® are registered trademarks of Employers Insurance Company of Nevada. Insurance is offered through Employers Compensation Insurance Company, Employers Insurance Company of Nevada, Employers Preferred Insurance Company, Employers Assurance Company. Not all insurers do business in all jurisdictions.
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