University Park, Ill. (PRWEB) March 27, 2012
Insurance software company Applied Systems today announced April 27 as the general release date for Applied Systems Epic® 6, the new release of the most technologically advanced management software for insurance agencies and brokerages.
Applied Systems said Epic 6 provides agents and brokers with further capabilities to increase revenue, enhance productivity and profitability, and improve service levels for greater customer retention. Among its new capabilities, Epic 6 provides for more streamlined agent-carrier communications, particularly for commercial middle-market business. The newest efficiencies are achieved by the software’s enhanced policy marketing workflows, expanded real-time options, and new methods for agencies and carriers to exchange information and attachments.
Applied Systems said Epic 6 also delivers new accounting efficiencies, enabling agencies to manage producer/broker commission payables and revenue sharing among agencies. In addition, Epic 6 allows agencies to allocate expenses across multiple agencies and to generate comparative financial reports.
“Epic is at the heart of our growth strategy,” said James Marek, CEO of Stratton Agency in San Carlos, Calif. “We love what we’re seeing and what our staff is able to do with the software. Our CSRs and producers can offer the highest level of service, and we turn business around faster than before. Our growth plan is built around Epic as the foundation.”
Insurance agencies are adopting Epic faster than any other agency management system in Applied Systems history, according to the company. More than 16,000 individual users in more than 400 agencies and brokerages rely on Epic software to manage day-to-day operations efficiently and effectively.
“With the newest Epic release, our customers have even greater capabilities for continued growth, revenue production and productivity,” said Applied Systems CEO Reid French. “Epic’s advanced technology, flexible platform and streamlined, customizable workflows are allowing ever-increasing numbers of agents and brokers to achieve higher levels of performance and realize greater value in their businesses.”
Applied Systems Inc. develops, sells and supports insurance agency and broker management software and provides services for all agent and broker functions. More than 135,000 users in 11,000 agencies of every size and complexity level use Applied Systems solutions built around TAM®, Epic®, Vision®, and DORIS™ insurance agency and broker 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®, WebEngine2.0® and InsWorld®. http://www.appliedsystems.com, http://www.artizan.com