Profitability is an issue for the insurance industry as a whole. The specific challenge for the new management team at ERS was to align back-office processes to their strategy, create efficiencies and savings and strengthen customer focus - faster responses, detailed reporting and increased transparency. To address these challenges ERS planned to reduce paper, increase automation and improve access to information enabling their staff to focus on front line activity and client relationships.
Swiss Post Solutions focused on the claims and underwriting scanning process, as much of the documentation still entered the business on paper. The solution focused on converting to digital at the earliest opportunity, a strategy that would deliver significant benefits at every stage of the document lifecycle:
"The work SPS does for us ensures that our front line teams have immediate access to the information they need to help customers, and that directly impacts our reputation and success. "
Benefits of the project included: