âSmall and mid-sized agencies have told us that they need an affordable online solution that allows them to efficiently run their business without having to build and manage an IT department,â said Bill Bunker, senior vice president of products and marketing for Bothell, Wash.-based AMS Services. âAMS Prime Online provides start-up agencies and captive agencies looking to move to an independent model access to the modern technology needed to focus on their core business of selling insurance policies and servicing policyholders. Since AMS Prime Online is a completely hosted application, it allows agencies minimal upfront capital investments.â
AMS Prime Online accomplishes AMS Servicesâ goals of offering management systems for the entire spectrum of P/C insurance agents and providing tools and solutions necessary for insurance agencies to succeed in todayâs competitive and rapidly changing marketplace. AMS Prime Online is a powerful offering which allows agencies to service customers better and faster while delivering tangible value in operational efficiencies, including:
- The elimination of up-front investment and maintenance costs typically associated with IT hardware and software;
- Tight data security for insurance business information, such as customer data maintained in an agencyâs management system;
- The provision of extensive business continuity capabilities achieved through regular back-ups and offsite protection of data in the event of a disaster; and
- Access to agency systems anywhere there is an Internet connection, thereby allowing agency executives and employees to run and grow the business even when travelling or in a remote location.
Agencies will see immediate benefits from AMS Prime Online through increased efficiencies in client support resulting in cost savings which are crucial in the current soft insurance market.