The Transportation Underwriter oversees the elevation, selection, acceptance, rejection, pricing and servicing of commercial trucking policies within accepted company procedures and guidelines. Maintains productive agency relationships and manages agency profitability within assigned areas.
Will use knowledge and independent judgment to determine eligibility of risks when compared to guidelines of programs available. Responds to questions from agents and insureds received via telephone, email, mail and fax.
·Responsible for the management, profitability and growth (written premium) of assigned trucking accounts
·Review and analyze insurance applications and documentation to determine risk acceptability in accordance with company guidelines and standards
·Recommends appropriate premiums and coverages following risk analysis and supported by applicant’s documentation, business factors and competitive situations
·Prepares written communication on adverse underwriting decisions, proposals, referrals, rate appeals, underwriting requirements, submission status and declinations
·Build productive and positive relationships with appointed agents.
·Manage multiple-line business account underwriting up to approved underwriting authority level.