BUFFALO, March 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Merchants Insurance Group has selected
the RC Inspection software from Risk Control Technologies, the
industry-leading provider of loss control software solutions for
insurance companies, to streamline its loss control operations.
RC Inspection will be used by Merchants' team of in-house and vendor
field loss control consultants to conduct on-site surveys. The software
is being delivered to Merchants on a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
basis, using cloud technologies.
"When we identified the objective of enhancing our loss control
operations, we scoured the market for a technology solution that would
meet our needs," said William Orsborn, Loss Control Manager for
Merchants. "When we found Risk Control Technologies, we realized that
their system wasn't just a basic inspection system, but an all
encompassing loss control management system specifically designed for
"We are very excited to work with Merchants on this initiative," said
David Hanley of Risk Control Technologies. "They are a very
technology-focused company dedicated to providing great service, and RC
Inspection will help them take their loss control operation to the next
With the adoption of this software, Merchants' field loss control staff
will be given tablet devices loaded with the software for field data
collection. This will allow Merchants' colleagues to collect risk data,
photos, recommendations and diagrams in the field, even in locations
without mobile broadband connections.
Once data is collected, it is then uploaded into a central database for
underwriters to use in their underwriting decisions. This central data
repository also offers data mining and reporting capabilities, which
have traditionally been unavailable.
About Risk Control Technologies Inc.
Risk Control Technologies Inc. uses leading-edge technology to simplify
paper-based processes in the insurance industry. Today, the loss
control solution developed by Risk Control Technologies is used by
leading insurers throughout North America. For more information, visit www.riskcontroltech.com.
About Merchants Insurance Group
Merchants Insurance Group offers personal and commercial insurance
through a network of more than 600 independent insurance agents
throughout the Northeast and North Central United States. With
corporate headquarters and regional operations located in Buffalo, NY,
Merchants also operates offices in Hauppauge, NY; Mount Laurel, NJ; and
Bedford, NH. For more information, visit www.merchantsgroup.com.
SOURCE: Risk Control Technologies Inc.
For further information:
David Da Costa
416-900-6658 Ext. 316