St. Paul Travelers’ Quick Quote

July 4, 2006

St. Paul Travelers launched “Quick Quote,” an online rating tool that provides quoting and binding capabilities for standalone equipment breakdown insurance.

It provides new business equipment breakdown coverage quotes for small-to-medium-sized enterprises having fewer than 10 locations and individual location values of up to $25 million.

While equipment breakdown insurance is typically sold as part of a comprehensive property coverage package, there are times when a business requires a standalone EB policy. Quick Quote allows fast, convenient and simple access to St. Paul Travelers’ comprehensive standalone EB policy, EnergyMax21.

InsWeb launched a new agent lead generation program called AgentInsider. It provides leads generated by consumers who have visited the InsWeb Web site in search of an insurance quote and assistance from local agents. Comprehensive consumer data is delivered to agents in real-time. InsWeb plans to expand their local agent lead program to include life, health and other lines of insurance in future generations of AgentInsider.

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Travelers and Xcipio’s XcelerRator

Travelers personal lines, a member of St. Paul Travelers, collaborated with Xcipio Inc. to provide agents with real-time rates for auto insurance directly through Xcipio’s single-data-entry comparative rating platform, XcelerRator.

Travelers’ Internet-based automation system for real-time policy quoting and issuing, XcelerRator is designed to improve agency workflow by providing a single-entry, multi-carrier platform that underwrites, tiers, quotes in real-time, pre-fills ACORD and carrier supplemental forms, and seamlessly uploads applications to carriers.

Web site: is a Web-based insurance aggregator that allows consumers to peruse and compare information regarding auto, health, home, life, disability, pet, small business and mortgage insurance, linking the consumer directly to a local independent insurance agent who can answer any lingering questions. By filling out a request, a consumer is put in touch with a local Group 500 insurance agent, based on their zip code through alliances with Mutual of Omaha, Security Life and AIG.

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CCC Autoverse Version 4.0

CCC Information Services Group Inc. announced several product enhancements to its claim management solutions, including: CCC Autoverse claim management version 4.0 and a vehicle repair statusing functionality.

Users can now select from 12 status options and electronically notify insurance carriers of a particular vehicle’s status in the repair process. It also integrated with CCC’s Recycled Parts Service. By integrating CCC Autoverse with RPS, users can now review the availability, selection and use of recycled parts for individual estimates. Another new enhancement is a claim history page that combines existing event log and notes functionality, giving users the ability to better track claim activity and history.

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