Covéa partners with Audatex

Trusted global technology partner and data provider to the insurance industry, Audatex, has announced motor insurance provider, Covéa Insurance, as its partner in the development and use of its new First Notice of Loss (FNOL), Repair Allocation Manager (RAM) technology.

RAM utilises Google Maps to locate manufacturer-approved repairers in a customer’s immediate vicinity, seamlessly facilitating the use of Audatex’s UK-wide repair networks, all within an easy-to-use platform.

Already highly commended in two leading awards in 2017, Audatex’s RAM technology updates available and suitable repairers for customers in real-time, while also providing the distance and travel time to the selected bodyshop. This enables Covéa Insurance to extend its own repair options to its customers when arranging vehicle repairs, which is particularly useful when facilitating the repair of vehicles with specialist technology, bodywork or paint finishes.

Covéa Insurance has integrated RAM into its back-office systems, enabling it to automatically track the progress of every claim from start to finish. As a result, the overall customer experience is vastly improved, allowing streamlining of repair work allocation between Covéa Insurance, and its network of bodyshops.

Alastair Sherwin, manager, claims otmor engineers at Covéa Insurance, comments, ‘At Covéa Insurance we put our customers first and are committed to continually evolving our processes to ensure that we are meeting the customer’s needs, every step of the way. RAM is the latest in a series of these strategic developments with Audatex.’

Sherwin continued, ‘With RAM, we have significantly enhanced the flexibility and transparency in our claims process, improving the service we offer for our customers, whilst also facilitating greater control of costs.’

David Shepherd, regional managing director at Audatex UKSA, added, ‘We’re delighted to announce our partnership with Covéa Insurance and the roll-out of our innovative Repair Allocation Manager technology. A first in the insurance industry, RAM provides another level of product personalisation for Covéa Insurance to offer its customers, while future-proofing its own systems to ensure it continues to lead the way in providing an exceptional level of service, both now and in the future.’