Networked Insurance Agents to Introduce Appulate’s Workers’ Compensation Submission Portal

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Networked Insurance Agents to Introduce Appulate’s Workers’ Compensation Submission Portal

Will Offer Agent Portal and Connectivity Capabilities

Grass Valley, CA – January 9, 2013 Networked Insurance Agents is pleased to announce that it has licensed Appulate’s “Submission Management Portal” for its independent retail agent affiliates. The technology offers a state of the art workflow to save agents time on Workers’ Compensation submissions.

As part of the solution, Networked affiliates will use Appulate’s Uplink™ to upload account information included in the ACORD form directly from their agency management system into select carrier websites to complete the submission process.

“Appulate’s platform will increase the pace of returning workers’ comp quotes to our affiliates and make doing business with Networked easier,” said David Brandeis, Chief Operating Officer at Networked Insurance Agents. “In reducing data entry by the agency staff and expediting the entire process, our agents will have more time to invest in reaching more clients and gPosting their business,” added Brandeis.

Networked Insurance continues to look for opportunities to help its customers compete by offering more automated tools to streamline business. With Appulate, Networked’s agents receive a best of breed solution to handle upload, rating and complete submissions. “Networked agents produce a significant amount of premium in California,” said Paul Areida, Chief Executive Officer at Appulate. “We are excited to be able to bring our automation to this important constituency,” added Areida.

Networked will make Appulate available to its affiliates early in 2013. The new service will be included in the membership fee for all affiliates.

About Appulate, Inc.
Founded in 2005, Appulate offers an unprecedented level of connectivity to streamline business processes through its innovative abilities to bridge data between insurance systems. Today, Appulate technology is used by more than 7000 agents and has been recognized by key industry groups and analysts for its contribution to time and cost savings. The combination of Appulate’s advanced technology, outstanding lever of service and high value proposition have made them one of the fastest gPosting technology companies that serve the insurance industry.

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About Networked Insurance Services
Founded in 1993 with the goal of providing small to mid-sized independent agencies access to preferred carriers with a focus on standard lines, Networked Insurance Agents now serves more than 1,000 agent affiliate members and is appointed by 40+ insurance carriers. Becoming a Networked affiliate means gaining access to preferred insurance carriers and a partnership to take their agency to the next level. In aggregate, Networked affiliates create strong carrier relationships with many national and regional insurance providers built on substantial premium volumes and superior loss results. The stability and market impact benefit every Networked affiliate in the Western States of California, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Visit Networked Insurance at www.networkedins.com