Sword Insurance, the leading provider of web-based product distribution solutions to the property and casualty insurance industry, today announced it has been selected by Safety Insurance to assist them in developing their mobile portal strategy. Safety Insurance is a leading provider of property and casualty insurance in Massachusetts.
Safety Insurance has measured the rapid adoption of smartphones and tablets among its policyholders and sought to be on the leading edge of insurance carriers offering consumer self-service on such mobile devices. Sword Insurance was selected to help develop a strategy and implement software solutions for Safety for mobile apps and mobile web implementations of First Notice of Loss reporting and agent finder features on both the iPhone and Android platforms. Safety has already used Sword Insurance for agency interface and comparative rating system integrations.
"A mobile strategy is part of our overall long-term business plan," said Steve Varga, Senior Director of Management Information Systems at Safety Insurance. "Choosing the right partner to launch our effort was extremely important to us and Sword combines strategic thinking, good product teams and a proven delivery record for us. Lots of companies know apps, but few know how to deliver insurance apps."
"Whether carriers are on our AgencyPortal™ distribution framework or not, our mobile development team can help them build superb mobile capabilities for their producers, staff, and policy holders alike," said Michael Albert, VP of Research and Development at Sword Insurance. "We are thrilled to continue to help Safety stay on the cutting edge of mobile technology in insurance."
The iPhone application was rolled out in mid-April. The Android application will be available at the end of Q2 of 2011.
About Sword Insurance
Sword Insurance (www.sword-insurance.com), a Sword Group division, delivers software solutions that help companies around the world sell their products and service their clients throughout the customer lifecycle.We offer the world's leading web-based distribution technologies, global policy administration solutions and robust business intelligence tools—a powerful mix that makes the complex business of insurance easier and smarter, and helps our customers seize opportunities and gain a competitive edge quickly.
About Safety Insurance
Safety Insurance was founded in 1979 with a belief that it would succeed as a company if customers were given the best possible service. A leading provider of property and casualty insurance in Massachusetts, Safety Insurance is the second largest writer of private passenger automobile, and the third largest writer of commercial automobile insurance in Massachusetts. Safety Insurance offers a portfolio of other personal line insurance products, including, homeowners, dwelling fire, and personal umbrella. In addition, Safety Insurance also offers commercial lines insurance products including, business owner policies, commercial package policies, and commercial umbrellas. Sold exclusively through a network of professional independent agents, Safety Insurance provides agents with state-of-the-art tools that make it easy to service and protect their customers. Safety Insurance has consistently received an "A" rating from A.M. Best. Please visit our website at: http://www.SafetyInsurance.com.
Abby Mitchell, 857-239-5694
Director of Marketing