Sunday, 21 April 2019

13 agent portals carriers should know

Agent portals are a key component of an insurer’s system toolbox. Novarica, the research and consulting company, just released a list of companies supplying agent portal systems and suites for U.S. property and casualty carriers. What follows are the vendors and their products with comments from Novarica’s VP of research and consulting Chuck Ruzicka.


Appulate is a privately held company headquartered in Westlake Village, CA, that employs 120 people. Its stand-alone agent portal offerings include CarrierConnect, MGAConnect and Program Connect. Appulate’s portals support property/casualty lines of business including personal and commercial insurance. Specific lines include workers’ compensation, surety, specialty, personal auto, homeowners, commercial auto, inland marine and commercial package, among others. Key portal functions include ACORD and other data uploads from retail agency management systems, ISO and non-ISO rating, agent portal and submission management, and a data bridge to policy admin systems.


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