5 Benefits of a call centre solution

5 Benefits of a CALL CENTRE SOLUTION
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5 Benefits of a call centre solution

Powered by technology, the influence of purchases made on the web is increasing prominently. With an increase in online purchases, the support offered by companies and brands to the consumers is also increasing rapidly. All companies prefer to be on the good side of the consumer and are willing to do everything it takes for maximum customer satisfaction. This puts the customers in power and thus the competition to achieve more support from customers is becoming highly important for organisations.

Customer care can however change dramatically with time. Therefore, implementing a call centre software or a contact centre solution for an improved customer service is becoming the need of the hour. Given below are a few ways in which having a call centre solution can benefit your company.

5 Benefits of a call centre solution

1. Improved efficiency and productivity

With a call centre software, your agents will easily be able to track the incoming calls, handle, as well as escalate them as and when required. The calls can also be routed to the right agent if necessary and the updates and data can be accessed in real time. Thus it improves the agent’s performance and improves their ability to solve or respond to customer issues quickly and efficiently. Apart from this, the IVRs will serve as gatekeepers, thus taking a lot of workload off the agent’s heads, letting them focus more on the important calls.

2. Cost saving

The contact centre solutions are especially implemented to improve the productivity and efficiency of the agents. As a result, less time and resources are used thus resulting in cost reductions to a great extent. The dialling feature that comes along with the software automates most of the activities that keeps track of the data, single-handedly thus a lot of money can be saved.

3. Enhanced reporting features

Good call centre software will come with advanced features that report the important and necessary details to the manager. This can assist them in taking better decisions and set attainable goals for the team to work on. Some of these important features can be revenue per call, upsell rates, evaluation and quality of call volumes, etc.

4. Enables routing VIP calls to the best agents

The best and most loyal customers must always receive the best treatment from your customer care. You can set the bandwidth for the customers who have been interacting with your brand over a certain period, and put them under the category of VIP callers. This will help you prioritise your customers and the special agents can handle them whenever they have an issue. This way, the best clients do not have to wait to get your assistance and this improves the chances of them recommending your brand to others and also for an increased customer satisfaction and retention.

5. Impenetrable security

Call centres store a lot of valuable and important data which needs to be protected and secured at all times. Security is therefore a very primary concern for a lot of call centres. With a call centre software, your company certainly wouldn’t have to think twice about the important data being accessed by anyone else except the agents. It also helps you save on the costs of hiring a team to take care of the system and the data.

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Johanna Anniston works as a senior consultant with Aspect Software and has more than 15 years of experience in call centre industry. She is an expert at optimising call centre productivity and is an active speaker at various industry conferences and seminars.