Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. Launches a Commercial Lines Rater for Independent Auto Dealers

Oak Ridge, TN, September 21, 2011 --( Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. (AUI) launches a new commercial lines online rater for independent auto dealers, Xpress DealerPro is the latest installment of enhancements to be integrated into AUI’s Xpress rating platform.

AUI’s B2B Xpress rating platform provides agents with competitive, bindable insurance quotations in a matter of minutes. These raters allow agents to access AUI proprietary programs quickly and efficiently to maximize revenue potential. The raters have been designed to be used on most mobile devices, giving agents greater flexibility when servicing customers.

“We are very pleased to add Xpress DealerPro to our growing list of offerings that are available through our online raters. Workers’ Compensation was our first line of business to take advantage of this new technology. Since then, we’ve added Agent E&O Insurance and now DealerPro. Agent utilization of our Xpress rating engine has been great, and we look forward to being able to offer more functionality in the future,” said Bob Arowood, President of Appalachian Underwriters, Inc.

More information about the DealerPro rater can be found at, or by emailing AUI will be offering webinars to help agents get trained on the rater and answer any questions they might have. Other Xpress raters will be coming soon including Contractors GL, Commercial Auto, Professional Liability and many more.

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc. is a full-service MGA and wholesale insurance brokerage, providing independent agents a national outlet to multiple specialized markets for Workers’ Compensation, Commercial Specialty, and Personal Lines of insurance. To learn more about Appalachian Underwriters, Inc., please visit

Appalachian Underwriters, Inc.
Jillian Crownover
(865) 481-7060