Case Studies

More and more companies are recognizing they can automate more calls cost effectively and improve caller experience with no hassle, risk free hosted IVR systems from SmartAction. Our Intelligent Voice Automation (IVA™) uses natural language and artificial intelligence to enhance customer experience. These case studies show some typical applications and the problems they successfully solved for our customers.

ORDER PROCESSING

Office Supply Retailer Successfully Automates 62% of Product Return Calls With IVA

Office supply product order taking calls were long and repetitive with old automated phone systems. SmartAction uses "open grammar" that can recognize a wide variety of possible responses, which in turn shortens call length and reduces frustration for your customers. By switching to SmartAction, the Company saw 62% of calls were successfully handled, versus 15% with its prior system and IVA received customer satisfaction ratings of 92%. > More

Purity Products Handles 83% of Order Status Calls Successfully With SmartAction

Purity Products, a national health products retailer of had relied on a simple touch-tone IVR solution to supplement its live agents in handling customer calls. Faced with growing call volume, Purity Products realized that it could handle more calls, more effectively with an intelligent call automation system from SmartAction. IVA handles about 3,000 calls a day. With continuous system tuning, operator transfers have been cut in half to 18%. > More

National Marketing Resources Doubles Call Center Revenue With SmartAction

National Marketing Resources (NMR), a national direct marketer, needed to revamp its customer service operations to provide better customer service, handle more call volume effectively, and generate more revenue from the call center. The addition of IVA and a new telephone system helped NMR double its call center revenues in just 6 months. At the same time, it improved customer service to meet service level targets, while reducing live agent costs. > More

DELIVERY/SCHEDULING

Terminix Saves Over $2 Million Annually From Appointment Scheduling Calls Handled by IVA

Appointment scheduling was always a problem with conventional speech IVR systems, with the vast majority handled by a live agent. Now SmartAction with natural language and artificial intelligence can actually have a conversation with your customers, saving time and leaving customers more satisfied. Terminix had been hoping for a 30% call completion rate, which IVA exceeded in delivering a 68% rate of successfully handled calls. > More

Big E Transportation Saves 75% Over Original Call Cost By Automating Delivery Confirmation Calls

Big Transportation first came to SmartAction looking for an effective, customer-friendly outbound telephone survey solution. With over 94% of  surveys completed by customers, the company saw that IVA had the intelligence and natural language capability to also handle the more sophisticated delivery confirmation calls. The result was 85% of delivery confirmation calls made by IVA were successfully handled without operator assistance and a number of "Not at Home" deliveries were avoided resulting in significant cost savings. > More

CAA Saskatchewan Reduces Roadside Assistance Call Costs By Up To 80%

Providing customer service every minute of every day poses a number of difficult challenges. For instance, one of the biggest is avoiding long call queues for members in need of service during busy peak hours. IVA is fast and efficient, completing service calls in less than half the time it takes outsourced call agents. SmartAction's Intelligent Voice Automation system costs a fraction of the price for the formerly used outsourced agents, saving the auto club 60-80% per call while performing more effective call resolution. > More

High Power Technical Services Reduces “Not at Home” Costs By $30,000 Monthly & Improves Customer Satisfaction

On-site visits (often called “truck rolls”) have operational cost drivers that multiply whenever a home service company has to send out a truck more than once. IVA is able to reduce these costs by providing an end-to-end hosted automated experience of outbound appointment confirmations, day-of estimated time of arrival (ETA) updates, and post-visit customer satisfaction surveys. High Power Technical Services, which is the #1 installer of DISH Network in Kentucky and Indiana, has seen more than $30,000 of monthly savings and a huge increase in customer satisfaction. > More

Artificial Intelligence Reduces Costs Of Service Dispatch Calls By 56% for Alberta Motor Association

When Alberta Motor Association (AMA) organization recognized it needed a different approach to better serve its customers, it was drawn to SmartAction’s conversational natural language capabilities, powered by its continuously learning “brain”. IVA is fast and efficient, completing service calls in less than half the time it takes outsourced call agents. In addition, the SmartAction system costs a small fraction of the price, saving AMA 56% per call, while performing more effective call resolution. > More

CUSTOMER SERVICE

IVA Helps Field Technicians Close Over 96% Of Valid Work Orders

The thousands of technicians at the company were expected to know and execute numerous client-specific procedures for each work order, procedures that were complex and frequently changing. Now they call one phone number for all work orders and IVA walks them through the specific work order close out procedures for each client. IVA successfully closes out over 96% of valid work orders and reduce call time by 67%, reducing cost and user frustration. > More

Employment Services Company Supports Growth with 60% of Customer Calls Resolved by IVA

Because of its rapid growth rate, this national employment services firm needed a way to handle increased call traffic without adding significant cost or lowering caller satisfaction. "We sought out a solution that could assist our growth without adding significant cost. IVA proved to be just the solution we needed,” said Carolyn Domiano, Manager of Implementation Services. > More

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