These words lay the groundwork for everything we do. With over 100 years of combined experience in the surety industry, our commitment to establishing and cultivating strong relationships fuels our clients’ success.
As a bond-only agency specializing in providing surety bonds for the construction and manufacturing industry, we understand the demands, challenges and rewards of today’s marketplace. We represent over 15 respected surety companies. Each company is A-rated or better by AM Best and T-Listed by the US Department of the Treasury.
Our business philosophy means that we look at more than our clients’ short term needs. We assess and evaluate our clients’ overall business strategy, leveraging fundamental relationships within the surety markets as well as in the fields of accounting, banking, legal and claim situations. Our proven track record reflects both our sound decision making and our respected reputation in the surety field.
IN-HOUSE UNDERWRITING AUTHORITY
Our respected standing in the US Surety Market is built on maintaining strong and steadfast relationships. We have a history of delivering results. These relationships are grounded in meaningful partnerships; both with you, our client, and with the elite surety organizations we represent. We take our role in these partnerships seriously. It is the foundation of our character; driving every business decision we make, allowing us to act responsibly and soundly with your best interest first and foremost.
Our reputation has earned us the unique and prestigious status of in-house underwriting authority. Throughout the United States, very few agencies have earned this highly regarded distinction. In-house underwriting affords our clients many distinct benefits, otherwise difficult to attain in the surety industry. With our established track record on your side, we are partners you can depend on.
The bonding process moves quickly, with frequent, last minute changes in bidding requirements. Your ability to rapidly acquire a bond and submit your bid may make the difference in obtaining a contract. While other firms are awaiting third party bond approval, we provide a streamlined process. We are able to make on-the-spot decisions for our clients. No third party is involved, providing you with significant underwriting power and instant decisions to secure your project.
Since our earliest days, we have recognized that our ability to quickly and efficiently service your needs is tied to the degree of automation within our agency – as a result, our staff leverage a suite of very specialized and highly integrated and automated agency management and bond production tools to quickly and efficiently service your requests.
At Shorewest Surety Services, Inc., we have recognized that technological advances are a true Value Added component to servicing your needs. Our bond execution software, which includes Surety 2000 and Erlon Surety, revolutionizes the bond process. It allows us to provide meaningful data summaries regarding our clients’ financial and bid performance.