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Dunham Insurance Ltd Selects Applied to Become a Digital Brokerage

May 02, 2017

Startup brokerage to build growth model on digital technology

Mississauga, ON – May 2, 2017 – Applied Systems today announced Dunham Insurance Ltd has selected Applied Epic, Applied Rating Services and Applied WebRater to drive growth across all lines of business. The scalable architecture of Applied Epic enables the startup brokerage to quickly and securely add new users, while Applied WebRater provides a competitive advantage with online quoting. Advanced cloud-based software from Applied will enable Dunham Insurance to drive digital transformation across its business, increasing connectivity between brokerage staff, insurers and its insureds.

“When we started Dunham Insurance Ltd, we knew we would need a modern, scalable management system to support our plans for rapid expansion and business growth well into the future,” said Ben Rigby, president, Dunham Insurance Ltd. “Applied’s cloud-based software enables us to maintain a single view of our customers and prospects to quickly capitalize on business opportunities. We feel well-positioned to succeed in the digital transformation of insurance and look forward to our partnership with Applied.”

Applied Epic, the fastest-growing cloud-based brokerage management system in the world, is the most technologically advanced software application for independent insurance brokerages to automate business operations and drive connectivity to insurers and insureds in the changing insurance marketplace. Purpose-built for insurance brokerages, Applied Epic is a single, integrated and open application that provides essential capabilities for each stakeholder within the brokerage to better manage customer relationships, sales opportunities, financial accounting and policy and benefits administration across all lines of business. Applied Epic’s unique software architecture provides scalability for brokerages with multiple global locations to manage expansion and business growth with ease.

Applied Rating Services is Canada’s comparative rating service for insurance brokerages and insurers that provides the industry’s most accurate rates for the most insurers nationwide. As part of Applied Rating Services brokerage suite, Applied WebRater increases brokerage productivity through automated collection of prospects’ underwriting, rating and consumer information, which can be easily imported into Applied AutoRater and Applied PropertyRater. Applied WebRater also provides a lead generation tool branded for the broker to increase new business opportunities and drive growth. With more than 30 years of experience in rating technology, Applied Systems offers the most comprehensive portfolio of rating services to deliver fast and accurate quoting for automobile and property insurance, enabling brokerages to more efficiently drive business growth, while providing a better client experience.

“New brokerages are recognizing the importance of adopting digital technologies from the day operations begin,” said Jeff Purdy, SVP of International Operations, Applied Systems. “We are proud to partner with Dunham Insurance Ltd and support their growth strategy with the digital technology needed to gain a competitive advantage in today’s market. Applied is committed to providing brokerages across Canada the digital brokerage software necessary to automate operations and increase connectivity with insurers and insureds.”

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About Applied Systems
Applied Systems is the leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Recognized as a pioneer in insurance automation and the innovation leader, Applied is the world’s largest provider of agency and brokerage management systems, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada, the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied’s people and products enable millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.

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