WINCHESTER, ENGLAND, August 14, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ryan Direct Group, one of the UK's leading insurance services providers, announces the launch of a new web solution powered by Transactor Global Solutions Limited (TGSL).
The new solution consists of five full cycle B2C websites for brands owned by Direct Group's affinity partner and the UK's leading multi-brand digital retailer Shop Direct, including Very.co.uk, Littlewoods.com, isme.com, KandCo.com and Woolworths.co.uk. Built using Transactor Screenbuilder 5, the new responsive websites offer various self management options, allowing customers to view, cancel, and amend policies via a simple login. Thanks to integrations provided by TGSL, customers can choose from a variety of payment methods including their accounts with Very.co.uk or Littlewoods.com.
The new Transactor system will play a key role in the evolution of Direct Group's operations following the firm's recent move to a simpler business structure.
Ray Vincent, Executive Chairman, TGSL, said, "We are delighted to be the chosen technology partner of Direct Group and are confident that we can continue to provide class leading software solutions to match Direct Group's ambition and proven track record for growth through innovation, acquisition and consolidation. We look forward to working with the company as it enters its next phase of growth."
Colin Jones, Commercial Director, Direct Group, said, "The affinity sector is a significant opportunity for Direct Group, where technology enables us to reach customer segments that aren't normally served by traditional insurers, or where customers prefer to buy their insurance from trusted brands like Shop Direct with whom they already have a strong relationship."
Direct Group is the UK market-facing business for Ryan Direct Group, part of Ryan Specialty Group in the United States.
Direct Group is a long-established, successful Insurance Solutions Provider that's highly regarded by the insurers, brokers, finance companies and affinity partners who we work with. We are involved in all aspects of insurance activities and in every insurance sector from property and casualty to life and motor.
The group has over 500 staff across sites in Doncaster, London, Manchester, Preston and Elland.
Transactor Global Solutions Ltd. (TGSL) is one of the top insurance software houses in the UK providing configurable insurance software to a range of insurance brokers, underwriting agencies, insurers and MGAs.
Transactor includes a range of front and back office software for any class of business and is unique in the level of flexibility it provides. Front end applications interact with back office databases reducing business costs and increasing productivity. Transactor software uses Microsoft .Net architecture making it familiar and easy to use plus systems are readily scalable, supporting multiple branches, channels, brands, affinities, languages, and currencies.
Since inception in 2003, TGSL has supported an organic growth model delivering compound annual growth of approximately 25%. It currently has over 180 staff across offices in Winchester, Milton Keynes and Krakow (Poland), and an office in the City of London supporting its Transactor London Market operation launched in May 2011.
TGSL clients include Adrian Flux, the UK's largest specialist motor insurance provider; Caravan Guard, specialist scheme broker; Cornish Mutual Assurance, personal, business, home and farm insurance specialists, Insure 4 Retirement, a high volume household insurance call centre and Internet business, Freeway Insurance Services, a high volume scheme based UK insurance broker; AJ Gallagher Heath Insurance Services, a leading UK independent insurance broker and employee benefits consultant; Jardine Lloyd Thompson, a leading insurance and reinsurance broker; and PetPlan USA, specialist pet insurer.
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