Primerica Goes Wireless in the Field

Sisk, Michael
October 2005
Bank Technology News;Oct2005, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p37
Trade Publication
This article reports that Primerica Corp. has introduced new wireless software that the IT staff had written to run on the Palm handheld device, which most agents already used to offer quotes to customers. The new software promised insurance agents they could complete applications with their customers, eliminate paperwork back at the office and pay them their commissions faster. The article further reports that Primerica processes 30,000 to 35,000 life insurance policies a month, with 55 percent to 60 percent of those coming in the last four days of the month. It's a crush of information that requires a lot of manual intervention, such as opening mail, scanning documents and data entry.


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