Missouri Employers Mutual (MEM) has partnered with IVANS, an industry leader in technology, to automate appetite communications using IVANS Markets.
With a few keystrokes, Missouri’s number one workers compensation insurance provider will now be available for agents using their own management systems to search for clients across 1,000 markets and 2,000 classes of business. Using IVANS Markets, independent agencies can forego traditional manual processes to quickly find markets for their commercial insurance risks using the search-engine like platform.
“We want to save agents time and make it easier to do business with us,” says Kevin Miller, Chief Information Officer at MEM. “Implementing the right technology for agents seeking the best options for their clients is a priority for us. We are confident IVANS proven platform will only strengthen the relationships we have with our business partners.”
IVANS is the insurance industry’s exchange connecting insurers, MGAs, and agencies. IVANS Markets provides insurers and MGAs an industry-first application to instantly communicate appetite and identify new business opportunities with agencies. Leveraging this digital channel also reduces dependency on time-consuming, manual steps traditionally used to communicate appetite. IVANS Markets directs more in-appetite submissions into your pipeline to drive growth and profitability.
“More independent agents are choosing insurers and MGAs that make their jobs easier by reducing administrative tasks to create more productivity in daily workflows,” said Brian Wood, vice president of Data Products Group. “IVANS Markets will enable MEM to increase ease of doing business with its agency partners, creating value for each stakeholder in the value chain.”
IVANS, a division of Applied Systems, is the insurance industry’s exchange connecting insurers, MGAs, agencies, and the insured. IVANS cloud-based software automates the distribution and servicing of insurance products. For more than 35 years, IVANS innovation and expertise has connected 32,000 independent insurance agencies and 400 insurer and MGA partners to enable millions of people to safeguard and protect what matters most in people’s lives.