Applied Systems Expands Its Ageas Product Range for Applied TAM Commercial Lines
Addition underlines significant year-over-year expansion of Commercial Lines panel, providing expanded product offerings for brokers
Brighton, UK – 4 Feb. 2016 – Applied Systems today announced that Ageas will distribute its Shop & Office product through Applied TAM, the most widely used broker management system in the world. All Applied TAM UK users now have access to this specialist Ageas product offering via the iMarket system. The addition of Ageas to Applied TAM Commercial Lines Panel further demonstrates Applied’s significant investment in expanding the number of insurers and products available for UK brokers to drive business growth and profitability through eTrading.
“Ageas is highly focused on brokers’ digital journey in order to provide an enhanced user experience and simplified sales process,” said Allison Hughes, Commercial Digital Trading Manager at Ageas. “By partnering with Applied, we can further expand our SME Digital Trading initiative to streamline broker inquiries, saving time and cost to drive collective profitable growth and provide the right solutions to customers.”
Applied TAM allows businesses to automate daily operational processes, client policy information, and insurer connectivity, enabling users to be more productive and focus on the core business of providing insurance solutions and servicing their insured. Through an automated and easy-to-navigate interface, Applied TAM provides deep visibility into day-to-day broker operations to reduce time spent on administrative tasks, decrease errors and omission risk, provide a seamless employee onboarding and training experience, and better respond to client needs. Applied TAM automates the business operations for more independent insurance businesses than any other broker management system.
“Today’s insurance marketplace requires brokers to increase connectivity with their insurer partners to meet consumer demand for quick service and differentiated product offerings,” said Jeff Purdy, senior vice president of International Operations, Applied Systems. “The introduction of additional Ageas products to our Commercial Lines panel increases our brokers’ ability to quickly and digitally differentiate and grow their business, as well as furthers underlining our commitment to increasing broker-insurer connectivity.”
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About Applied Systems
Applied Systems is the leading global provider of cloud-based software that powers the business of insurance. Recognised as a pioneer in insurance automation and data exchange between brokerages, insurers and their clients, Applied is the world’s largest provider of agency and brokerage management systems, serving customers throughout the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. By automating the insurance lifecycle, Applied enables millions of people around the world to safeguard and protect what matters most.
About Ageas UK
Ageas UK is a leading provider of award-winning insurance solutions in the United Kingdom. It distributes Personal and Commercial products underwritten by Ageas Insurance Limited through brokers, intermediaries, affinity partners, the internet and through its own wholly or part-owned companies trading as Ageas Retail, which also distributes products of other providers. Ageas Retail’s brands include Castle Cover, Kwik Fit Insurance Services and RIAS. Ageas UK also holds a 50.1% share in Tesco Underwriting, providing home and motor insurance to Tesco Bank customers.
Insuring around eight million customers and working with a range of partners, Ageas UK is recognised for delivering consistent and high-quality customer experiences. It employs around 5,500 people with offices based across the UK.
Ageas UK, Hampshire Corporate Park, Templars Way, Ageas House, Eastleigh, Hampshire, SO53 3YA www.ageas.co.uk