March 21, 2011- Markham, ON – Pembridge�s Broker Connectivity solution will soon deliver billing and policy inquiry functionality to brokers using Applied Systems TAM� (The Agency Manager�) and WARP, Applied Systems� real-time technology. Brokers� workflow will begin and end in the Broker Management System (BMS), ensuring an efficient workflow without the use of a portal. Pembridge and Applied Systems also plan to deliver Broker Connectivity Auto New Business Upload soon after.
�We are pleased to be working with Applied Systems to expand delivery of our award winning Broker Connectivity solution to Pembridge brokers using TAM via WARP,� said Bob Tisdale, President and COO, Pembridge Insurance. �WARP will allow brokers real-time access to client data without leaving their BMS, providing a more efficient workflow.�
“The Agency Manager� is used by over 18,000 people in Canada every day for managing marketing and customer service,� said Doug Johnston, Applied Systems Vice President of Partner Relations and Product Innovation. �This functionality extends those services with a one-click, seamless option for accessing client information from or sending broker data directly to the Pembridge systems. This allows the broker to start and end within the BMS, but adds the richness of Pembridge�s data whenever it is needed.�
About Applied Systems
Applied Systems Inc. develops, sells and supports insurance agency and broker management systems and provides services for accounting, customer, policy, claims management, and all related agent and broker functions. More than 130,000 users in 11,000 businesses of every size and complexity level use Applied Systems solutions built around insurance broker software. In addition, the company leads the industry in broker-carrier real-time and batch communication solutions. Visit www.appliedsystems.com.
About Pembridge Insurance Company
Pembridge Insurance Company offers a comprehensive range of insurance products and exceptional customer service with the support of our dedicated, independent broker network. Pembridge’s broad suite of products are designed to meet the specific needs of Canadians at competitive prices including; auto, home, condo, tenant and coverage for specialty products including ATV’s, motorcycles, snowmobiles and boats. Visit www.pembridge.com to find a Pembridge broker near you.