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Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Inbound Process Outsourcing – Customers Benefit The Most
Generally, nobody talks about customers when discussing the merits of inbound process outsourcing. That's because the majority still believes that the primary beneficiaries are the businesses that hire outsourcing services and the service providers that manage inbound process outsourcing projects. This however is a myth because in reality it's the customers that benefit the most.
Inbound process outsourcing benefits customers by making it easier for them to use customer support services. Outsourcing firms managing inbound processes rely on advanced IT and telecommunications tools and hire highly qualified professionals to man customer service hubs, all of which help in improving the efficiency and quality of customer support services.
Yet another benefit of inbound process outsourcing is that customers do not have to pay anything for using customers support services. Operational costs are reduced significantly when inbound processes are outsourced, something that allows businesses to provide free customer support services and that too across multiple channels such as phone support, email, online ticket systems, chat, etc.
It is not that businesses do not benefit from cost savings and inbound process outsourcing firms from increased revenues. The point is – "who gets the most benefits" and if that is the aim, we better start including customers in the list, preferably at the top.
Thursday, August 07, 2008
How To Ensure Uninterrupted Inbound Customer Service
The benefits of inbound customer service are now common knowledge, but businesses should not become complacent because benefits will be available only when it is ensured that customers get uninterrupted access to offered customer services. So how does a business ensure uninterrupted inbound customer service? Well, the right thing to do is contact an appropriate service provider and outsource the inbound customer service function. Here it is necessary to check the track record of the selected service provider because not all providers actually deliver the desired results.
Selecting the right outsourcing service provider will pave the way for uninterrupted inbound customer service because successful providers are equipped with all of the desirables such as infrastructure, advanced IT and telecommunication tools, and highly qualified customer service agents. Another thing is that successful outsourcing service providers are experts in their respective domains and they know quite well how to ensure uninterrupted inbound customer service. They are aware of all of the possible disruptions and know quite well how to tackle each one of those.
Once uninterrupted inbound customer service has been ensured, desired benefits such as increased customer satisfaction will start pouring in automatically. And this makes it easier for businesses to achieve and sustain business competencies and emerge winners in today's highly competitive business environment.