The Life insurance industry has been hit by regulatory and compliance changes that have impacted how insurers do business. In addition, Life insurers face the same set of customer demands as every other industry. Millennials’ preferences for how they conduct business are impacting the behavior of all generations.
Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 15-21) has flown by. It’s a good time—especially for coastal residents—to think about how to prepare for a land-falling tropical storm or hurricane. For insurance carriers, the week is also a good time to prepare for and evaluate their exposure, since the majority of reinsurance catastrophe covers are up for renewal July 1. Now is the time to plan.
In an organization every functional area is expected to reduce operational costs and create programs that contribute to the bottom line. StoneRiver’s Joe Floss has created an article discussing how to Boost Your Bottom Line and Gain Insight into Your Payables. In the article he says that from a traditional operations perspective, much of the incremental efficiency gains have been captured in payment processing through automation efforts and increased use of ACH (Automated Clearing House) payments.