100 'Essential' Class Codes to Keep You Busy

COVID-19 may have wreaked havoc on main street retail, and even halted the movie studios, but the insurance show goes on. With over 30 states closing 'non-essential' businesses we thought you could use some good news. So there's not much to this post other than a link to download a list of 100 'essential' classes of business. And yes, it's an excel file.

Published 03-30-2020 to Agent Resources

Carrier Report is Now Available

Is the incumbent increasing or decreasing rate? Becoming more or less aggressive? What industries are they focused on? Who are they winning business from or losing business to? Just a couple questions easily answered in this comprehensive, interactive report.

Published 01-27-2020 to Agent Resources

New & Improved Class Report Now Available

Who is winning, who is losing. Where are rates going for this class of business? How does the Prospect compare? All kinds of answers (and talking points) can be found here.

Published 01-27-2020 to Agent Resources

Related Tab

Not so new, but greatly improved. The new 'Related' tab has been cleaned up to eliminate false-positives due to PEOs, provides better visibility in regards to things like job site operations for contractors and multiple location operation for 4-walled exposures, and is now bridged with the Company Name search. Check out this example!

Published 01-27-2020 to Agent Resources

DOT Data Now Available

It's not just for truckers! Plenty of businesses have to file with the DOT, and if they do you'll find it right here. Check out this example.

Published 01-27-2020 to Agent Resources

OSHA Data Now Available

OSHA inspection & Violation details are loaded up and ready for your exploitation. In this post we'll cover what's available, how to use it is up to you.

Published 01-26-2020 to Agent Resources

Eliminate Loss Run Deliberation in Underwriting

Just like Acord apps, thumbing (mousing) through loss runs sucks (just getting them sucks, especially from Erie). Page 1 is the expiring Pkg/Auto with Penn National, page 2 is three years of Zenith WC, page 3-5 is two years of Auto valued from last year, and so on. Unless all lines were with the same carrier, it is next to impossible to organize loss runs in an easily digestible manner. This post covers what to do about it and why you should do it.

Published 08-18-2019 to Agent Resources

Class Code Lookup & SIC Code Cross Reference

Looking for a Workers' Comp Class Code? Know the description but not the code? We have your back, just check out our new WC Class Code reference guide and get what you need - class code, description and SIC code cross reference. You'll also find Loss Cost/Base Rate (LC) history and a market summary - all the Carriers writing the class of business and their overall change in volume from the previous year. All for free.

Published 05-23-2017 to Agent Resources

Get Your Underwriting Submission to the Top of the Pile

"I love filling out apps!" Said no producer ever. As much as it sucks filling them out, it sucks equally for the underwriter that has to review them. Are your underwriters taking 2, maybe 3 weeks to get back to you on your submissions? Insurance deals are a lit fuse and time is of the essence. Here are a couple quick tips for getting your submissions to the top of the pile. Whether they're going to offer you a quote or not, it's always better to know sooner rather than later.

Published 11-17-2016 to Agent Resources