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Enterprise Saves Over $1 Million on Sophisticated Call Routing to Nine Locations
In less than six months, RxAmerica was able to respond to unprecedented call volume—primarily from seniors seeking information on the US Medicare prescription

call routing  $1 Million on Sophisticated Call Routing to Nine Locations In less than six months, RxAmerica was able to respond to unprecedented call volume—primarily from seniors seeking information on the US Medicare prescription drug program—by increasing their service representative population by more than 500 percent, and by opening 6 new call centers. The cornerstone of their solution: a hosted call routing platform.

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CRM for Financial and Insurance Markets RFI/RFP Template

Insurance and Investment, Marketing Automation, Sales Force Automation (SFA), CRM Analytics, Call Center and Customer Service, Professional Services Automation (PSA), e-CRM, E-Mail Response Management, Industry Vertical Module Availability, Product Technology  

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call routing  software such as Outlook, call routing features, and IVR (interactive voice response) features, all of which used to be extremely hard to set up and prohibitively expensive for small businesses. Premise-based PBX systems may be more complex to install and maintain than hosted VoIP services, but they are still far simpler and simultaneously more powerful than previous incarnations of PBX systems. In fact, the new breed of premise-based PBXes hold their own very well in the market against the hosted service Read More

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call routing  no longer optional for call centers, as customers are used to having many options for interacting, ranging from phone and text to e-mail and social media. However, maintaining the quality of interactions across channels and reducing queuing and routing times have always been on the list of challenges for most call centers. Employee turnover can also be burdensome on call center operations. Most call centers attempt to match candidates’ skills to available customer-facing positions such that they can Read More

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call routing  Practices: A Wake Up Call Part Two: Modeling Success with Senior Management and CRM Culture CRM, Success, and Best Practices: A Wake Up Call Part Two: Modeling Success with Senior Management and CRM Culture Featured Author - Glen S. Petersen - October 22, 2004 Review In the previous article of this series (see Searching And Establishing The Business Parameters Of CRM ) it was established that customer relationship management (CRM) is an industry where the technology has outpaced the sophistication of the Read More

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Rethinking Customer Service: The Call Center as Corporate Information Hub


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call routing  to Save $20,500 on Call Center Software Even if you only have a few agents fielding customer service calls, call center software can give your business a more professional interface with customers. This white paper discusses the benefits of call center software, features of call center software, and the costs you can expect when you start using call center software. There is also a cost breakdown that shows you how to save money on your call center software. Read More