Cision PR Newswire | October 17, 2020
Equisoft proudly announced today the successful implementation of their SaaS policy administration offering, Equisoft/manage, including their electronic application software, Equisoft/apply, for GCU. The new solution, which is built on the Oracle Insurance Policy Administration (OIPA) platform, was rolled-out for GCU's Final Expense products, creating an enhanced experience for e-applications, new business, automated underwriting, agency compensation, policy changes, billing & payments, claims, workflow, correspondence and operational reports. Located in Beaver, Pennsylvania, GCU is a 128-year-old fraternal benefit society offering innovative Life & Annuity products to their clients in United States. GCU embarked upon this strategic initiative in late 2018 and subsequently entered into a multi-year agreement with Equisoft to upgrade their technology, implement new products, and sunset their legacy PAS by migrating their policies to the Equisoft/manage solution.
Marsh | June 08, 2020
Marsh announced the launch of Marsh deliveryPRO that enables businesses to meet the increased demand for same-day delivery of their products more efficiently.
Marsh has collaborated with AXA XL and mobility data and analytics company Arity to create Marsh deliveryPRO.
With deliveryPRO, Marsh clients can purchase a minimum of $500,000 in exclusive third-party bodily injury and property damage auto liability capacity from AXA XL.
Marsh, the world’s leading insurance broker and risk advisor, today announced the launch of Marsh deliveryPRO, a customizable insurance solution that enables US businesses to meet the increased demand for same-day delivery of their products more efficiently.
Many grocers, delivery network companies, retailers, restaurants, and other businesses are using individual drivers as employees or in a “gig” independent contractor capacity to meet the surge in demand for delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic. In these cases, the drivers’ own vehicle is used. Current commercial auto liability insurance for such delivery can be difficult to secure and is often based on outdated models like prior year revenues, resulting in inefficient pricing.
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To address these issues, Marsh has collaborated with AXA XL and mobility data and analytics company Arity to create Marsh deliveryPRO, an innovative usage-based, price-by-mile insurance solution that allows businesses to pay only for the coverage they need.
With deliveryPRO, Marsh clients can purchase a minimum of $500,000 in exclusive third party bodily injury and property damage auto liability capacity from AXA XL in excess of a minimum $500,000 self-insured retention for their hired and non-owned delivery exposures.
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The policy acts as primary auto coverage when the driver is on an active delivery, as tracked by the deliveryPRO platform powered by Arity or other existing technology. Premiums are based on the number of miles driven for the delivery, allowing insurance costs to scale with a business’ growth. Pay-per-claim third-party claims administration services and claims consulting also are available.
Many businesses have had to ramp up their existing delivery services or convert from in-person sales to on-demand deliveries overnight as a result of the global pandemic. Even when the crisis is over, last-mile delivery will likely continue to grow, With Marsh deliveryPRO, businesses can access usage-based insurance, pay only for what they need, and meet the surge in demand for delivery.
- Robert Bauer, Head of Marsh’s US Sharing Economy and Mobility Practice.
Chris Kopser, AXA XL President of Global Risk Management, said: “AXA XL is committed to providing tailored solutions that address emerging risks, particularly in the sharing economy and mobility space. Our relationship with technology innovators and strong distribution firms like Arity and Marsh respectively, empower us to help address the evolving needs of our clients.”
Our expertise in mobility data analytics enables us to understand how someone behaves while behind the wheel, whether it’s for a delivery or personal use. This gives businesses greater control and the ability to work with and employ delivery drivers directly. Arity is proud to play a part in providing groundbreaking solutions that allow businesses to quickly adapt and effectively manage their insurance costs while giving individual drivers protection when making deliveries with their vehicles.
- Gary Hallgren, President of Arity.
Marsh is the world’s leading insurance broker and risk adviser. With over 35,000 colleagues operating in more than 130 countries, Marsh serves commercial and individual clients with data driven risk solutions and advisory services. Marsh is a business of Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE: MMC), the leading global professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and people. With annual revenue approaching US$17 billion and 76,000 colleagues worldwide, MMC helps clients navigate an increasingly dynamic and complex environment through four market-leading businesses: Marsh, Guy Carpenter, Mercer, and Oliver Wyman.
APOLLO Insurance | July 15, 2021
APOLLO Insurance, Canada’s largest online insurance provider, has collaborated with CAARY, a financial platform for small and medium-sized businesses (SME), to provide visitors to caary.com with customized digital insurance products.
APOLLO Insurance, which debuted in 2019, currently has the biggest selection of online insurance in Canada, thanks to brokers and integrated partnerships. Consumers can obtain a quote and buy insurance via APOLLO in five minutes, from any device, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. As a result, CAARY is changing how Canadian small businesses get credit and manage their spending and expenses. CAARY will use its partnership with APOLLO to provide its clients with digital access to value-added insurance products.
CAARY, which will launch its complete platform offering this autumn after a private beta this summer, is a first-of-its-kind corporate credit card solution for Canada’s more than 850,000 SMEs that still depend on personal credit. CAARY, which uses the renowned Mastercard network, offers same-day credit card acceptance, no personal guarantee requirements, and near-instant virtual card issuance, with physical cards issued on demand. In addition, the CAARY senior leadership team, made up of former senior banking executives and entrepreneurs, has developed a model for assessing and offering credit to SMEs based on cash flow and assets rather than credit history, a novel approach that is expected to benefit this underserved market in Canada significantly.
The APOLLO Exchange, APOLLO’s proprietary technology platform, transacts insurance business in real-time, using vast data and powerful algorithms to quote, collect a payment, generate and distribute policies. As a result, APOLLO enables thousands of small businesses and individuals to purchase online without the need for human intervention.
About APOLLO Insurance
Apollo Insurance Solutions Ltd. (“APOLLO Insurance”) is the largest online insurance company in Canada. The APOLLO Exchange, our unique platform, enables insurance brokers and their clients to buy their coverage instantly, from anywhere, on any device, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Unlike traditional paper-based procedures, APOLLO uses vast data and sophisticated algorithms to quote, collect money, and issue policies for thousands of different kinds of small businesses and individuals without the need for human intervention.
APOLLO is reinventing insurance distribution through traditional agents and embedded finance partnerships.
CAARY is a financial technology company with a mission to reimagine products, processes, and the client experience to transform and streamline credit and banking for businesses. CAARY is a fully digital corporate card that is more than just a credit card. CAARY’s expenditure management and spend control features are intended to give you back control and time so you can focus on growing your business.
CAARY has developed the next generation of financial tools to improve the efficiency of your company credit and banking experience, just like the rest of your digital life.