DocuSign Electronic Signature Service Helps 1st Guard Close the Final Mile in Trucker's Insurance

Insurance Firm Offers Flexibility and Convenience to Mobile Customer Base with DocuSign 

Seattle – August 3, 2010 – DocuSign®, the market leader and global standard for electronic signature, today announced that 1st Guard® Corporation integrated the DocuSign electronic signature management service to complete and sign insurance applications online. 1st Guard, a leading truck insurance firm providing physical damage and non-trucking liability insurance to leased owner operators, trusts the DocuSign eSignature platform to quickly, securely and completely transact insurance documents online from anywhere, anytime."Our clients are truckers, essentially on the road 24x7 so we needed a flexible, mobile solution to meet their unique needs," said Dan Ribar, chief information officer at 1st Guard. "With DocuSign, we get it all—ease of use, digital forms, legal compliance and complete mobility. Being able to complete election forms electronically is a huge benefit for our customers."

1st Guard has eliminated the logistical nightmare of faxing, printing and mailing applications to customers constantly on the move. By integrating DocuSign into their online workflows, 1st Guard customers can complete insurance election in minutes. Plus, DocuSign offers the convenience of signing using an Apple iPhone, RIM® BlackBerry® or any other smart phone. DocuSign provides 1st Guard customers with a fast and trusted method to complete insurance forms, thereby significantly reducing the time, environmental impact and cost of traditional paper-based processing.

Insurance companies across the country are adopting the DocuSign electronic signature management. Industry leaders such as Amica, BannerLife, First Premium, iPipeline, QuickQuote and hundreds of other insurance carriers and agencies have migrated to DocuSign to ensure compliance and enhance client satisfaction. For more information on how the DocuSign eSignature management service can positively impact the insurance industry, visit

"We are pleased to be the trusted eSignature provider for 1st Guard and look forward to working with them continue to quickly and conveniently serve their clients," said Steve King, president and CEO of DocuSign. "Customer service is a top priority for insurance carriers and we've seen a steep increase in the adoption of DocuSign across the insurance ecosystem. By automating the signing process and enabling consumers to complete forms online, from anywhere at any time, companies like 1st Guard can strengthen their ties with their customer base while cutting costs and improving efficiencies."


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