HSB launches new online broker trading platform in Ireland

HSB Fast Track goes live

2020/06/10

Press Release

  • Provides a quick and easy way for insurance brokers to quote and bind HSB’s insurance products
  • Irish launch follows the successful UK launch in 2019
  • Part of HSB UK and Ireland’s online distribution strategy
  • Fully supported by a dedicated e-trade team and direct access to underwriters

Specialist engineering and technology insurer HSB, part of Munich Re, has further expanded its e-trade offering by launching HSB Fast Track, its broker online trading platform, in Ireland.

From today, the HSB Fast Track e-trade platform will offer brokers in Ireland a full suite of HSB products, including Construction Annual, Construction Project, Contractors’ Plant, Computer and Cyber - with more products planned for the future.

The launch in Ireland follows the successful roll-out of the system in the UK in 2019 and is part of HSB’s online distribution strategy. HSB Fast Track is designed to make trading with HSB easier for brokers; providing a quick and easy way to quote and bind construction, technology, and engineering-based insurance products.

Stephen Coughlan, Regional Development Manager - Ireland,  commented: "We are delighted to launch HSB Fast Track in Ireland. Following the successful roll-out in the UK, we wanted to offer our state-of-the-art online services to our brokers in Ireland. Our e-trade platform has been designed to make construction and engineering products easy to trade electronically, and its development follows research and feedback from our brokers to ensure that HSB Fast Track is as comprehensive as possible."

HSB’s online platform and e-trade strategy is supported by a dedicated e-trade team, enabling brokers’ direct access to a specialist team of underwriters. Headed by Martin Parker, Development Manager, the team is focused on servicing all e-trade referrals, access requests, renewals and underwriting support queries.

Martin Parker added: "We want to make trading with HSB a quick, simple, and enjoyable process for our brokers. For us, e-trading isn’t just about providing an online trading platform. Central to our e-trade proposition is ensuring brokers have direct access to a dedicated team of specialist underwriters and a fast response to any e-trade queries they have."

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