W.R. Berkley establishes commercial transportation insurance division

insurancebusinessmag | June 28, 2019

W.R. Berkley has announced the formation of a new division which focuses on offering primary transportation insurance products for standard and preferred risks.The new Berkley Prime Transportation division will focus on utilizing analytics and technology to develop new methods of providing quality service to agents and customers, a release said.

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5 Insurance Marketing Strategies That Generate High-Quality Leads “It's a universal truth... lead acquisition in the insurance industry is hella pricey.” – Old Proverb. It’s not just expensive. It's frustrating. For every digital marketer like me, who can generate affordable leads, there are 100 rankled Google Ads agencies suffering from three-figure CPCs and finicky leads. Plus, if you're going after specific insurance leads, you might not be able to use certain methods. Of course, this pisses off your boss because you're wasting money and not generating results.

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5 Insurance Marketing Strategies That Generate High-Quality Leads “It's a universal truth... lead acquisition in the insurance industry is hella pricey.” – Old Proverb. It’s not just expensive. It's frustrating. For every digital marketer like me, who can generate affordable leads, there are 100 rankled Google Ads agencies suffering from three-figure CPCs and finicky leads. Plus, if you're going after specific insurance leads, you might not be able to use certain methods. Of course, this pisses off your boss because you're wasting money and not generating results.

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RVOS Insurance Selects Majesco’s CloudInsurer® Platform to Transform its Core Operations

Rvos Insurance, Majesco | January 18, 2021

Majesco, a worldwide head of cloud insurance programming, today announced that RVOS Farm Mutual Insurance Company (RVOS), a long-lasting multi-line customer of Majesco's has selected Majesco P&C Core Suite Version 11 and will implement Majesco Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) on Majesco CloudInsurer® as part of their business change. The new platform will support their personal, farm and commercial lines of business including farm and ranch property, farm obligation, comprehensive personal risk, mortgage holders, abiding policy, commercial property fire, and commercial general risk. This includes ISO and non-ISO based products. This followed a multi-month market appraisal bringing about the selection of Majesco arrangements. Situated in Texas in the course of recent years, RVOS has developed from a solitary company offering a basic fire insurance policy to a group of companies offering inventive and competitively priced insurance products to address the issues of property proprietors across the state. RVOS is committed to providing peace of brain to property holders, farmers and ranchers. As a farm mutual, they have an interesting capacity to adapt quickly to new circumstances and offer an assortment of insurance products to address different issues and spending plans. “To successfully address ever-changing market conditions and evolving customer demands, we needed a next-generation platform that was flexible, agile and would rapidly support product, customer and new market demands,” says Jamie Smith, Corporate Secretary of Information Technology at RVOS. “The combination of Majesco P&C Core Suite and Enterprise Data Warehouse on CloudInsurer® will provide a next-generation platform with robust business and data capabilities that are crucial as a digital insurer. As a long-time Majesco customer, we’re confident that the Majesco platform is the right solution to expedite our digital transformation and meet the demands of a new generation of insurance customers.” The upgrade and implementation will use broad prepared to-utilize content and capabilities of Majesco P&C Core Suite and rollout to CloudInsurer® that will facilitate a successful change and provide an establishment to rapidly scale as their business develops. Majesco EDW provides a hearty data structure that is pre-incorporated with P&C Core Suite helping to unlock bits of knowledge to optimize the business. “We’re honored that RVOS will continue and expand our long-standing partnership as they transform their business to a new era of digital insurance,” says Prateek Kumar, Executive Vice President of Sales at Majesco. “In an increasingly competitive and rapidly changing insurance marketplace, the powerful combination of our P&C Core Suite, EDW and CloudInsurer® solutions provide a powerful platform to modernize and optimize RVOS’ business while positioning them to capture growth opportunities with new products that their customers, agents and brokers demand in a new digital era of insurance, helping them surpass their competition.” About Majesco Majesco, provides technology, expertise, and leadership that helps insurers modernize, innovate and connect to build the future of their business – and the future of insurance – at speed and scale. Our platforms connect people and businesses to insurance in ways that are innovative, hyper-relevant, compelling and personal. Over 200 insurance companies worldwide in P&C, L&A and Group Benefits are transforming their businesses by modernizing, optimizing or creating new business models with Majesco. Our market-leading solutions include CloudInsurer® P&C Core Suite (Policy, Billing, Claims); CloudInsurer® LifePlus Solutions (AdminPlus, AdvicePlus, IllustratePlus, DistributionPlus); CloudInsurer® L&A and Group Core Suite (Policy, Billing, Claims); Digital1st® Insurance with Digital1st® Engagement, Digital1st® EcoExchange and Digital1st® Platform – a cloud-native, microservices and open API platform; Distribution Management, Data and Analytics and an Enterprise Data Warehouse.

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Pie Insurance Announces the Launch of Partner API

Pie Insurance | November 10, 2020

Pie Insurance, an insurtech having expertise in laborers' comp insurance for private ventures, today dispatched its API for accomplices. Utilizing Pie's API, accomplices who serve private companies can undoubtedly get a statement without leaving their foundation or site, further smoothing out the way toward helping their customers set aside to 30% on laborers' comp insurance. Accomplices can without much of a stretch alter their incorporation, interfacing with an assortment of endpoints including getting to Pie's craving checker, getting a value sign, or recovering a bindable statement to impart to customers. "Being able to access Pie's application without leaving their own systems means partners are able to provide their small business clients with simple and affordable coverage more efficiently than ever before," said Dax Craig, co-founder and president of Pie Insurance. "We believe opening up our API is an essential step to ensure Pie delivers an automated and easy-to-use workers' comp insurance experience." The present news follows a few advancements dispatched for accomplices in the previous a half year, including Pie's accomplice entryway, which makes it simpler for accomplice operators to present their customers for inclusion and track their status progressively. In September, Pie uncovered computerized tie demands, permitting accomplice specialists to submit solicitations to tie on qualified entries inside the accomplice entryway. The organization additionally declared it developed its accomplice channel to in excess of 1,000 retail and discount offices, speaking to an almost 200% expansion since the start of 2020. Pie's straightforward documentation and basic joining measure empower accomplices to rapidly interface their foundation or site to the API. About Pie Insurance Pie Insurance is modernizing small business insurance by automating the entire coverage experience. Pie's use of advanced analytics enables savings of up to 30% for small business owners on AM Best A- (Excellent) rated workers' comp insurance directly through its website or through partner agents. Since its founding in 2017, Pie has received $188M in funding, grown its gross written premium to over $100M, and partnered with over 1,000 agencies nationwide. Headquartered in Denver, CO and Washington, DC, Pie has been recognized by Intelligent Insurer as an Insurtech Hot 100 and as a top workplace by The Denver Post, The Denver Business Journal, and Built in Colorado.

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Grange Insurance Uses Digital Tools to Improve the Claims Experience

Grange Insurance, | April 30, 2021

The insurance claims process is commonly regarded as a pivotal point in the customer experience journey. Grange Insurance has enabled next-generation policyholder interactions through the claims journey in response to changing customer expectations in the modern age. Digital updates include: • Two-way texting to enable Grange claims associates to connect with policyholders within multiple modes of communication • Electronic claims payments for faster claims resolution and payment • Proactive customer texts to keep our policyholders informed of their claim status throughout the claims process. • These improvements are part of Grange and its associate partner Integrity Insurance's dedication to engaging in new solutions to provide exceptional customer experiences. Two-way texting Grange has implemented next-generation business technology to provide claims customers with text message services. Policyholders will text pictures of their assigned insurance claims and get real-time answers to their claims questions when they need them the most. This program, which is powered by Hi Marley, an AI-based conversational service interface designed specifically for the insurance sector, needs no IT integration or app to get started. Grange saw an improvement in its already high customer loyalty scores within months of allowing two-way texting capability. Grange policyholders may connect with their adjuster in a variety of ways, including phone and email. Paying claims electronically Grange policyholders can also receive claims payments more quickly due to a secure electronic settlement system built to expedite restitution. Customers who file a home, vehicle, or business claim with Grange will choose to pay their claims electronically. Customers who use this payment method will collect their electronic payment in as little as a few hours by direct deposit to a checking or savings account, direct deposit to a debit card, or instant prepaid virtual cards. Other advantages of this new capability include the ability to easily navigate payment status in a touchless experience and reduce the chance of fraud through mailed checks. Grange allows customers to have a say in how they want to receive claims payment in the manner they find most convenient. Claims status notification Grange also offers automatic text messages, enabling policyholders to access claim status notifications on their mobile devices quicker than ever before. Grange's mission, with further updates already in the works, is to make the claims experience more manageable and less frustrating, allowing policyholders to get back on their feet as soon as possible. Policyholders do have the option of participating or not, and their choices can be changed at any time. Grange is deeply committed to protecting individuals and enterprises with exceptional service and takes tremendous interest in consumer loyalty, as shown by strong ratings from J.D. Power and positive customer feedback. The business is dedicated to keeping ahead of user preferences, attitudes, and desires to have a customized and effortless customer experience. About Grange Insurance Grange Insurance Company, with $3 billion in assets and more than $1.3 billion in annual revenue, is an insurance provider founded in 1935 and based in Columbus, Ohio. Through its network of independent agents, Grange offers auto, home, life, and business insurance protection. Life insurance is offered by Grange Life Insurance and Kansas City Life Insurance. Grange Insurance Company and its affiliates serve policyholders in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin

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