Boston, Mass. - September 26, 2011 – Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation (LMAC), a strategic business unit of Liberty Mutual Group, has received the 2011 Interface Partnership and Innovation Leadership Award from insurance technology company Applied Systems, Inc.
The recognition for interface advancements in download and real-time rating marks the fourth consecutive year that LMAC has been honored for its companies’ commitment to real-time automation with its appointed independent agencies.
“We are once again honored to receive this recognition for our continuous efforts to enhance our agents’ real-time capabilities,” said Mele Fuller, manager, LMAC Agency Automation and Marketing Information Management. “By saving agents time, we help them better serve their customers and give them a competitive edge to further their profitable growth.”
Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation received the Interface Partnership and Innovation Leadership Award during a ceremony in Orlando at the recent 2011 TENCon, the Technology, Education and Networking Conference hosted by the Applied Systems Client Network (ASCnet). Ms. Fuller was recognized for individual achievement in advancing agency technology and interfaces with the Industry Standards and Initiatives Award from ASCnet.
“Efficient and cost-saving interface between independent agencies and carriers is a fundamental requirement in today’s insurance marketplace,” said Doug Johnston, vice president, Partner Relations and Product Innovation at Applied Systems. “We are proud of the commitment that organizations such as Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation have made to automate business and improve workflows for their agency customers.”
The companies of Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation offer agents with Applied Systems’ agency management systems the following real-time and batch transactions: personal and commercial lines policy, direct bill commission and claims download; first notice of loss upload; real-time policy, personal and commercial lines billing and claims inquiries; real-time alerts and email PUSH messages for billing, claims transactions and bulletins; real-time bridge for personal lines endorsements; real-time bridge for personal and commercial rating; and company website sign-on.
About Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation
Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation, a business unit of Liberty Mutual Group, offers personal and commercial insurance through independent agents throughout the United States. Commercial lines products are offered through eight regional companies and Liberty Agency Underwriters, which provides specialty commercial products, including excess casualty and program business. Personal lines products are offered nationally under the Safeco Insurance brand. Liberty Mutual Surety provides nationwide contract and commercial surety and fidelity bonds.
Liberty Mutual Agency Corporation operates under a unique regional/national model that leverages the responsiveness of regional operations with the power of national resources to deliver quality products and services to agents and brokers and the customers they serve.
• America First Insurance® (Central Region)
• Colorado Casualty® (Mountain Region)
• Golden Eagle Insurance® (California)
• Indiana Insurance® (Midwest Region)
• Liberty Northwest® (Pacific Northwest Region)
• Montgomery Insurance™ (Southeast Region)
• Ohio Casualty® (Mid-Atlantic Region)
• Peerless Insurance® (Northeast Region)
• Liberty Agency Underwriters™ (National)
• Safeco Insurance™ (National)
Surety Product Lines:
• Liberty Mutual Surety™, including Liberty SuretyFirst®
Liberty Mutual Group ranks 82nd on the Fortune 100 list of the largest U.S. corporations based on 2010 revenue. The company has financial strength ratings of A (Excellent) from the A.M. Best Company, A2 (Good) from Moody’s Investors Service, and A- (Strong) from Standard & Poor’s.
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 agencies of every size and complexity level use Applied Systems solutions built around TAM®, Epic™ and Vision® and DORIS™ insurance agency software. In addition, Applied Systems is recognized as a pioneer in advancing carrier communication with agents and brokers. The company continues its longstanding work to promote download and real-time technology. Applied Systems is the parent company of Artizan Internet Services, creator of CSR24®, CertTrax®, WebEngine 2.0®, and InsWorld®. www.appliedsystems.com, www.artizan.com .
Christopher Goetcheus, 774-279-5923