MGA Brings Additional Small Commercial Programs to Appulate Agent Network
Horsham, PA – June 4, 2018 Hull & Company Horsham is excited to announce the launch of a Business Owners Policy program in Appulate with Westchester, a Chubb Company.
Appulate offers independent insurance agents technology so that they can bridge data directly from their management systems to complete the rate/quote/bind process for a variety of P&C insurance products. By working with Appulate, Hull & Company, Horsham is bringing an automated program to the more than 30,000 independent agencies using Appulate nationwide.
“Hull & Company Horsham is the first MGA to offer a BOP program to agents via Appulate,” said Jeff Harris, President at Appulate, Inc. “The user experience gives agents instant quotes and even allows them to bind online,” stated Harris.
“We are excited to support our MGA, Hull & Company, with their ongoing expansion into digital distribution with Appulate. Our Business Owners Policy (BOP) is designed for over 500 class codes and a wide variety of micro and small businesses including sole proprietors, start-ups, and home-based businesses, said David Charlton, Executive Vice President, Westchester, a Chubb Company.
To access these programs, an agent needs to have an Appulate account, which is offered free of charge and can be set up within 5 minutes. Once the agent has an account, they will be able to bridge ACORD and other data from their management system to complete the Hull & Company Horsham online application rater.
“We have made the quoting process easy for agents,” said Brian DeGraw, Vice President at Hull & Company Horsham. “By making it easy, agents will see bigger margins on small commercial business,” commented DeGraw.
The digital revolution is here! Information has never been so easy to access and as a result of this, the way agents quote business with their carriers is rapidly changing. Long gone is the fax machine — replaced by mobility and algorithms. Today, agents (and the insureds they represent) demand instant results. If business can’t be conducted quickly and efficiently, customers will move on.
Appulate powers the digital transformation of insurance by bringing together the insured, agent, wholesale broker, MGA and carrier on a single “point of sale” platform designed to expedite the rate, quote and even bind process for property and casualty risks.
Carriers and MGAs use Appulate to not only digitize their products and programs, but to expose them to the more than 30,000 agencies using Appulate today.
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About Hull & Company Horsham
Since 1962, Hull & Company Horsham has provided a wide variety of products from stable, prestigious carriers nationally and globally. Thanks to continued successful relationships with many of the finest retail Insurance agents & brokers in America, we have grown into one of the largest companies of our kind.
Visit Hull & Company Horsham at www.hullco.com/horsham
About Westchester, a Chubb Company
Focused on the wholesale distribution channel, Westchester provides innovative specialty products for property, specialty casualty, environmental, professional risk, inland marine, product recall, small business, binding and programs. The business is further distinguished by exceptional financial strength, underwriting excellence and superior claims handling expertise. Westchester is a company of Chubb, the world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurer. With operations in 54 countries, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients. Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London and other locations, and employs approximately 30,000 people worldwide.
Additional information can be found at: new.chubb.com.
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