Affinion International, part of the Affinion Group, helps its clients to build revenue and loyalty from their customer base. Affinion provides marketing solutions for some of the world’s largest financial institutions, insurance companies, utility suppliers and others, from direct mail and telephone marketing, to the internet and every channel in between.
Asia Risk Technologies (ART) is a specialist outsource services provider for the financial services sector with operations in Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan. As one component of a comprehensive Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) offering ART provides a number of call-centre-based services using Rostrvm Solutions’ pay-for-use, SIP-based call centre software.
Aston Villa has thousands of fans who are the lifeblood of the club, and its Consumer Sales Department is extremely busy all year round. To enable its call centre to look after customers effectively the Club has implemented the rostrvm suite of applications.
The Grass Roots Group is a UK organisation with global reach, and specialises in developing the performance and skills of its clients’ staff, specifically through the provision of commercial, education, measurement and reward programmes which Grass Roots manages through its contact centre.
When is a call centre not a call centre? Contact management is important to the service, but the Access team is not a call centre in the traditional sense. The objective isn’t to plough through high volumes of calls as quickly as possible – the aim is to conduct interactions sensitively and to measure the outcome of all contacts ensuring that the supporting services are delivered effectively.
When the Council implemented its plan to refresh its call centre infrastructure, the Council was not looking to implement one central call centre, but required call centre technology with the ability to set up virtual call centres. This enables the Council’s different business areas to administrate and set up their own call handling specific to their business needs whilst retaining the flexibility of a common technology platform.
Nottinghamshire County Council has has been successfully using rostrvm in its customer service centre (CSC) since 2009. The number of services delivered to its customers has increased dramatically and the Council needed to extend call handling capabilities into other departments to maintain productivity and efficiency.