SGI CANADA and Policy Works launch portfolio download

January, 2011 – SGI CANADA and Policy Works Inc. are pleased to announce the launch of portfolio download. SGI CANADA brokers using the Policy Works Commercial Management System are now able to download all current business, such as new applications and renewals, through a batch process directly into their Policy Works system.

“Providing brokers with the ability to have our policy information pre-populate their Policy Works system is one way we can make it easier for brokers to submit commercial business to us electronically,” says John Dobie, Vice President of Canadian Operations, SGI CANADA.

“SGI CANADA continues to lead the way in Commercial-Lines data exchange and now, with portfolio download brokers can load their SGI CANADA commercial book in Policy Works instantly,” states Kevin Campbell, President, Policy Works Inc. “This is a tremendous time-saver, especially for clients new to Policy Works.”

SGI CANADA is a member of the Policy Works Certified Data-Exchange Partner (CDEP) program. The CDEP program ensures that commercial data is exchanged between insurers and Policy Works in an accurate, reliable, and secure manner. Policy Works Inc. and all CDEP partners are committed to working with the CSIO standards.

About SGI CANADA

SGI CANADA has been in business for more than 60 years, selling property and casualty insurance in seven Canadian provinces. It operates as SGI CANADA in Saskatchewan; SGI CANADA Insurance Services Limited in Alberta and Manitoba; Coachman Insurance Company in Ontario; and the Insurance Company of Prince Edward Island (ICPEI) in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. Visit SGI CANADA at www.sgicanada.ca.

About Policy Works Inc.

Since 1992, Policy Works Inc. has been leading the development of Commercial Management Systems (CMS) for the Canadian insurance industry. Policy Works streamlines the commercial-lines workflow to manage the entire policy lifecycle efficiently and effectively. www.policyworks.com