Custom Software Solutions Announces EDocs Functionality with Portage Mutual

March 2012 � Virden, MB � Custom Software Solutions (CSSI) is pleased to announce the addition of Electronic Document Transfer (EDocs) functionality with The Portage la Prairie Mutual Insurance Company (Portage Mutual). EDocs is the ability to transmit documents seamlessly and electronically using Centre for Study of Insurance Operations (CSIO) standards.

CSSI’s The Broker’s Workstation (TBW) and Intelliquote (IQ) will be electronically receiving a PDF of the Policy Declaration Page with the CSIO download from Portage Mutual for renewals, new business, policy change and cancellations. Personal Lines property and auto are currently in pilot testing with Farm lines and Commercial to be added in the future along with other document types.

“We are please to be adding Portage Mutual to our growing list of Insurance Companies offering this functionality. Receiving the Dec page with the download is a real time and cost saver as it eliminates both creating and handling the paper,” said Scott Andrew, President and CEO of CSSI. “We encourage other insurance companies to contact us to discuss this functionality.”

“The broker community’s use of technology to address workflow is accelerating and we’re excited to contribute to improving their efficiencies.” John Mitchell, President and CEO, Portage Mutual Insurance.

About Custom Software Solutions

Custom Software Solutions Inc. (CSSI) was founded in 1991 and is a leader in the development and delivery of information technology and business process automation systems for Insurance Brokers and Companies in Canada. Our proven Broker products, The Broker’s Workstation, Intelliquote, and I-Biz, and Insurance Company Products, I-Company, I-Broker, and I-Biz, are today providing significant efficiency gains leading to increased productivity and decreased operating expenses for both Broker and Company users. CSSI boasts a team of highly experienced programmers, insurance industry professionals, and certified computer technologists. CSSI services its growing clientele of Brokers and Insurance Companies from its offices in Virden, MB. For more information, visit our website at

About Portage Mutual

The Portage la Prairie Mutual Insurance Company was organized October 2, 1884, based on the underlying principles of security, integrity, hard work and personalized service. Over the years, we’ve made a lot of changes in the way we do business. We’ve expanded our products and services and built a reputation as one of the most responsive property and casualty insurers in Canada. But the underlying principles that guide our company -and the friendly, small town style of doing business- remain the same.