IVANS Connects Northern Neck to Largest Digital Distribution Network
April 19, 2017
Insurer consolidates download and rating services via a single exchange
Tampa, FL – April 19, 2017 – IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, today announced that Northern Neck Insurance Company is utilizing IVANS to expand distribution and automate information exchange with the largest digital network of independent agencies. Northern Neck will benefit from a single exchange to increase ease of doing business through IVANS Download with their agency partners and drive new business opportunities through increased product visibility via IVANS Rating.
“As we evaluated strategies to improve and expand our agency relationships, we identified a need for a single platform to increase connectivity with the broader independent agency channel,” said Randy Conner, SVP of Product Development, Northern Neck Insurance Company. “IVANS connectivity and automated data exchange will enable us to improve service to our current agency partners and expand our agency network for new business opportunities.”
IVANS is the insurance industry’s exchange connecting insurers, MGAs and agencies. IVANS Download automates the generation and exchange of Personal and Commercial Lines policy, Claims, eDocs and Messages and other policyholder-related transactions from insurers to agencies and MGAs, driving connectivity between industry stakeholders to ensure that current, accurate information is continually available throughout the policy lifecycle. IVANS Rating enables insurers to expand their distribution footprint by connecting to the largest digital network or more than 30,000 agencies. By leveraging insurers’ existing infrastructure and connecting directly into agents' daily quoting workflows, IVANS Rating increases product visibility while reducing time spent managing one-off agent quote and integration requests.
“Pace of business and customer demand are pushing the insurance industry to be more connected and automated to improve business operations and customer service options,” said Thad Bauer, vice president and general manager, IVANS Insurance Solutions. “IVANS provides Northern Neck a single exchange to manage both its download and rating services, reducing time and expense managing multiple systems, while expanding distribution and customer service opportunities for agency partners and the insured.”
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IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, is the insurance industry’s exchange connecting insurers, MGAs, agencies, and the insured. IVANS cloud-based software automates the distribution and servicing of insurance products. For more than 30 years, IVANS innovation and expertise has connected 30,000 independent insurance agencies and 380 MGA and insurer partners to enable millions of people to safeguard and protect what matters most in people’s lives.