Vonage Drives RAM Tracking’s Sales and Service Excellence

RAM Vehicle Tracking was established in 2004, built on the principles of customer service excellence and technical innovation. RAM has more than 40,000 GPS vehicle tracking systems on the road for 4,500 customers, using the Vonage cloud contact center and inside sales platform to deliver sales and service excellence.

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Challenge

Challenge

RAM Tracking needed a Salesforce-integrated contact center and inside sales platform designed to scale as rapidly as their business grew. Their telephony system could not cope with the exponential growth of customers. It needed to integrate with Salesforce.
Solution

Solution

Vonage Contact Center for Salesforce
Results

Results

Vonage addressed their issues and supported further requirements, such as better training and offering management information to understand the overall performance of the operation and to build on the objective of creating customer excellence. RAM Tracking today makes nearly 260,000 calls a year, driving significant growth.

RAM Tracking: Keeping up with its own success

RAM Tracking is one of the leaders in the field. In recent years they have experienced rapid growth on the back of a successful Salesforce implementation. Salesforce brought their business processes together and offered RAM Tracking a wider understanding of their customers. However, their telephony system could not cope with the exponential growth of customers. It needed to integrate with the Salesforce way of working. Vonage bridged this gap and supported further requirements, such as better training. Management information was needed to understand the overall performance of the operation and to build on the objective of creating customer excellence.

Outbound sales success

To cope with the growth in customers, Vonage was the obvious choice.  RAM Tracking initially introduced Vonage Contact Center to their sales team as a ‘soft roll-out’ on the outbound sales activity. They wanted to take advantage of Vonage's dialer, call recording, geographical display and call log function as well as the monitoring facility. The results were impressive: RAM Tracking today makes nearly 260,000 calls a year, driving significant business growth. 

Inbound sales excellence

As soon as the sales team was familiar with Vonage, RAM Tracking was ready to use it for inbound calls. The call routing facility and screen pops from Vonage led to a huge leap in operational efficiency as customers were being answered by the right advisors.

For customers making over 50,000 calls to RAM Tracking each year, there’s been a big jump in satisfaction as hold time and call abandonment has almost been abolished. Vonage's intelligent IVR presents flexible options and plays targeted recorded messages to reduce the volume of calls reaching the contact center. Any simple problems customers have can now be answered by pre-recorded messages saving time for advisors.

Training advisors for the future

With Vonage Contact Center, RAM Tracking’s managers can listen to inbound calls and give real-time feedback for training purposes, putting the customer journey at the heart of the business. This real-time data is made readily available for management to evaluate individual performance effortlessly. Importantly, the Vonage system provides highly accurate data ensuring better reporting and a balanced and fair reward system for their top performers.

RAM Tracking’s training management team no longer have to read through long reports or spend time trying to find the right call to listen to before coaching advisors. New advisors can be trained by listening to specific calls which are easy to identify - inoculating bad habits, breeding good habits and improving close ratios. This has reduced training times by weeks, as Scott enthusiastically explained: “because of Vonage, our new recruits are speaking our language on day three.” Sales have increased exponentially via this robust training and nurturing model.

Workforce management is more efficient

Call data provided by Salesforce was not sufficient for planning staffing requirements. With the Vonage Contact Center system, RAM Tracking’s managers are able to predict when peak calling times will be and make sure the requisite staff are available. Overall, RAM Tracking has improved their customer service approach by reducing customer effort. Advisors are proactively contacting customers to check how things are going, and as a result improving overall customer relationships. 

“It came down to the integration with Salesforce and Vonage was the clear front-runner.”

Scott Chesworth, Commercial Manager, RAM Tracking

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