The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies has deployed SSP's S4i insurance solution to support its entry in to the Australian car insurance market.

SSP said that its S4i solution encompassing a web front-end and the configuration and implementation of its back-office application for Australian market.

According to SSP, the S4i is a policy administration system for all lines of business, with modules including product development, policy administration and claims management.

In addition, the web-enabled solution, S4i provides a new platform for property/casualty carriers to manage the entire business lifecycle from a single system and it also delivers self-sufficiency.

Andy Lovett, SVP of Americas at SSP, said: “Across the world we are seeing strong growth in the number of consumers that expect more than just an online quote, they want to buy and manage their policy 100% online.

“This solution allows Progressive to provide its Australian customers with competitive prices and a fast, hassle-free self-service experience. Customers can manage their policies in a streamlined and secure Internet environment backed by 24/7 online support.”