Toronto, ON � November 25, 2011 � Lombard Canada Ltd. is pleased to announce the successful production launch of their personal lines new business upload on Dec. 5th, 2011. This functionality gives Lombard’s brokers the ability to submit new business applications to Lombard Online directly from within their BMS without requiring any re-keying of data.
“We are absolutely delighted to offer our brokers use of the personal lines new business upload,” says Patricia Coughlin, Director of the Business Systems Group at Lombard Canada. “It is important that our brokers find it easy to do business with us, and this upload plays a huge role in making that happen in a very practical way on a daily basis.”
“Working with the Lombard team has been a great experience”, says Charles Samolczyk, Vice President of Product Sales with Brovada. “We’re very happy to include them as one of our NexCenter-enabled companies as it allows them to offer real-time connectivity to more than 700 brokerages.”
We at Lombard Canada, look forward to seeing the results of the new business upload together with our brokers. We believe our broker partners will benefit significantly from the streamlined service facilitated by this technology. The time it takes to submit new business requests will be shorter, and we will be able to respond sooner as a result of receiving the requests earlier. In insurance as in many other businesses, timeliness is a key factor for potential customers when deciding where they want to place their business.
Lombard Canada is one of the oldest property and casualty insurance operations in Canada, the successor to a company which was granted a charter in 1782 and began underwriting policies in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1804. Canadian-owned and operated, Lombard Canada Ltd. is the holding company for Lombard General Insurance Company of Canada, Lombard Insurance Company and Zenith Insurance Company. On January 1, 2012, Lombard will integrate with sister companies, Commonwealth Insurance and Markel Insurance, to form Northbridge Insurance.
Brovada is a software provider specializing in business process integration, system conversions, legacy system integrations, and broker connectivity. Brovada has extensive knowledge of the standards within the insurance sector. Its expertise is often sought by leading insurers to expedite the transition of data between systems. Brovada’s products result in substantial ROI for existing systems by harnessing their existing business logic and by supplementing them with needed functionality in a cost effective manner. Brovada has offices in Toronto, Moncton and Saint John, NB. www.brovada.com