Metrics that Matter: Customer Service

QAD

Very little has more impact on a company’s success than customer satisfaction. True customer satisfaction is a measure of sales, delivery and after sale performance. For example, if you consistently backorder items or deliver them late, customers will eventually become angry.

The Self-Service Customer: Revolutionizing Customer Service

4WL Consulting

Rather than functioning as a point of positive difference, customers in eCommerce spheres now expect reasonably straightforward access to their tracking information on product shipments. Step 2: Facilitate their Best Service Opportunity.

Customer Service: The Source of Supply Chain Innovation

The Logistics of Logistics

Customer Service: The Source of Supply Chain Innovation. In December’s issue of InBound, editor Keith Biondi cited customer service as the source for supply chain innovation. When you focus on your customer, you’re focusing on his/her success. The driver – that which causes the changes – is customer service. Customer Service: The Real Source of SCM Innovation. As tools they help you realize your customer’s needs.

FMCG SKU Proliferation: How this affects your Customer Service

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Do you know how this proliferation is likely to be affecting your customer service? When you have 16+ variants of the same shampoo pack size you can understand why picking errors occur, stocks become inaccurate leading to lower customer service levels.

Parts Town: An O2C Journey from Manual Processing to Digital Transformation

Speaker: Sarah Gibson, Platinum Operations Manager

Increased focus on customer service activities rather than data entry. The order-to-cash (O2C) process is often considered the lifeblood of an organization.

The importance of customer service for end-to-end supply chains

Kinaxis

The success of your business depends on it, because if you can’t adapt and adjust, your customers will find someone who can. Exemplary customer service matters to your bottom line. The result of poor customer service. Minimize your risk of unhappy customers.

Master data management and the hidden costs of customer service

The Network Effect

A MDM strategy enabled with today’s cloud-based network platforms begins with the basic premise that healthy financials are driven and sustained by a healthy relationship with our customers. But what are the hidden costs of providing these higher levels of customer service?

Great Customer Service Example from Bangkok

Logistics Bureau

Here is a great example of outstanding customer service in Bangkok. Think about your own customer service and how you can rejiggle your service to really meet and exceed your customer expectations. Customer Service customer service

Better Customer Service (and More) Through Exception Management

ModusLink Corporation

The post Better Customer Service (and More) Through Exception Management appeared first on ModusLink Global Solutions.

How a “Disruptor” is Using Supply Chain Innovation to Deliver Exceptional Customer Service

The Network Effect

The post How a “Disruptor” is Using Supply Chain Innovation to Deliver Exceptional Customer Service appeared first on The Network Effect. One innovative company is taking on the big four wireless carriers and other players in the consumer wireless market. Automated Future Consumer Goods Digital Supply Chain Retail Supply Chain Management The Network Effect Visibility high-tech Republic Wireless supply chain

Customer Service Tips with Bob the Tailor

Logistics Bureau

Great Customer Service Tips from Bob the Tailor. How do you treat YOUR customers? Customer ServiceWatch the Full Video below! Best Regards, Rob O’Byrne. Email: robyrne@logisticsbureau.com. Phone: +61 417 417 307.

10 Top Tips To Tip-Top Customer Service in FMCG, Drinks & Pharma

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Do FMCG, Drinks & Pharma Companies delude themselves on Customer Service? Whatever service related KPI you measure, the KPI is designed to asses how you are performing both internally and at a retailer or outlet level, against peers.

Ocean Transportation: Don’t Sacrifice Customer Service

Transportfolio

Global Transportation: Get the Customer Service You Deserve. While no one can predict the effect these alliances will have on pricing, a common fear for many shippers revolves around the impact on customer service. Robinson for balance between cost and service.

What is the Best Customer Service Book?

Supply Chain Opz

What is the best customer service book? We will show you the best customer service book that CEOs and leading customer service gurus want you to read. Why customer service is more important now? Need Customer Service Books?

Customer service matters and here’s the billion-dollar reason

Quintiq

A regular customer steps into your store to get a particular brand of organic cereal that she’s been buying for the past year. Guess what – a single moment of customer frustration could cost you billions of dollars. One bad experience is all it takes to break a customer’s loyalty.

What is the Best Customer Service Book?

Supply Chain Opz

We will show you best customer service book by objective evaluation based on sales rank, reviews, citation counts and endorsement by leading business leaders. Background When we talk about customer service, people will usually think about the hotel and tourism business or banking business where products are less physically or tangible. If you don't want to compete in the price war, outstanding customer service is the holy grail. -

Use Kechie to Improve Your Customer Service

My Office Apps

Use Kechie ERP to Improve Your Customer Service. One of the most important determinants of business success is the level of customer service that you can provide. MOA’s Customer Service Portal seamlessly integrates into our Partner’s website.

Supply Chain Agenda of Pierre Mille, VP Group Planning & Customer Service Excellence at Carlsberg Group

Supply Chain Movement

“We are evolving towards a more customer centric supply chain”. Pierre Mille, VP Group Planning & Customer Service Excellence, Carlsberg Group. For Pierre Mille, VP Group Planning & Customer Service Excellence, this was an opportunity to unleash its untapped value.

What is the Importance of Customer Service in the Transportation Industry?

Cerasis

Customer service, more often than not, is the backbone of any industry. Whether you’re in retail, entertainment or, yes, logistics, your customer service can play a huge part in how people view your company and how your company functions. Customer Satisfaction.

Global Retail Expansion: The Convergence of Marketing, Customer Service, and Supply Chain Strategies

Inbound Logistics

Brands who never anticipated going global are finding that they all of a sudden are, thanks to the progression of e-commerce and increasing customer expectations

3PL Customer Service Specialization

Inbound Logistics

Industry expertise is the most impactful way to positively affect customer service requirements

Freight Forwarding And Digital Customer Service Five Years From Now

Freightos

Freight Forwarding And Digital Customer Service Five Years From Now. As consumers, it’s become our baseline service expectation. Selling online doesn’t just work out better for the customer, it works out better for Amazon too. Option 3: Low Logistics Service Automation.

Why Call Center Outsourcing is the Key to Competitive Customer Service

ModusLink Corporation

The 2018 commercial landscape is defined by delivering exceptional customer service experiences to consumers. The post Why Call Center Outsourcing is the Key to Competitive Customer Service appeared first on Steel Connect.

Maurice Sporting Goods Selects Herlitz Inventory Management’s HIMPACT for Daily Forecasting and Analytics, Resulting in Improved Customer Service Level Performance

Herlitz Inventory Management

Since implementing HIMPACT, Maurice Sporting Goods is fully equipped to improve customer service levels, lower inventory, and increase profits. HIMPACT was selected because it helps improve customer service level performance.

[PODCAST] Why Shippers & 3PLs Who Focus on Customer Service Reduce Freight Costs

Cerasis

On today’s “The Freight Project” Podcast episode Cerasis welcomes Eric Workman, the Cerasis Customer Service Manager. Both services help streamline shippers’ internal processes by saving them time and money by not having to dedicate resources to do either of these functions. Listen to “Why Shippers & 3PLs who Focus on Customer Service Reduce Freight Costs” on Spreaker.

Executing Customer-Centric Supply Chain Strategies

Supply Chain Shaman

Definition: “Customer - centric is an approach to doing business that focuses on providing a positive customer experience both at the point of sale and after the sale in order to drive profit and gain competitive advantage.” What is a Customer-Centric Organization?

Navigating The End-to-End Journey

Supply Chain Shaman

Companies need shorter product cycles with easy customization. The processes are outside-in focused on creating value for the customer. It is Not About Customer First. Customer expectations need to be grounded in what is feasible as a reliable, profitable response.

7 Customer Service Books Service Leaders and CEOs Read

Supply Chain Opz

What is the best customer service book out there? We will show you best customer service book that CEOs from service & non service businesses want you to read. Why customer service is more important now?

Understanding Your Safety Stock Calculations

Demand Solutions

As you know, (and as we've discussed in previous posts) demand forecast accuracy is, arguably, the single biggest factor that impacts the ability to meet customer service targets. safety stock customer service levels

Why Safety Stock Is So Important to Your Supply Chain

Demand Solutions

It increases the chances that you'll meet your customer service levels consistently. How can you make sure your most important customers always get the key items they need? Of course, the "correct amount" is not the same for all items and all customers.

Ironies

Supply Chain Shaman

Customer Service Is Everywhere, but NOWHERE. During this holiday season, as I sit on the phone waiting for a “customer service agent,” I think that supply chain leaders everywhere should rethink customer service.

FMCG Co-packing and Re-packing Management

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Customer service FMCG Logistics Service Provider Dave Jordan Manufacturing Footprint Logistics ManagementWhether you call it co-packing or re-packing this involves the further manipulation of a previously finished and complete SKU.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Improves Distribution System in Sustainability and Customer Service

Supply Chain Network

to service the Company’s home center retail customers in northeastern U.S. By installing a warehouse in this region, the Company expects to improve its environmental footprint by reducing the number of miles traveled within its distribution network while also reducing costs and improving its customer service levels. The warehouse is part of ScottsMiracle-Gro’s high-service distribution model that the Company began implementing across the U.S. A new 100,000-sq.

Airline Customer Service reputation ruined in seconds

Enchange Supply Chain Consultancy

Seven Thoughts to Build a Customer-Centric Supply Chain Organization

Supply Chain Shaman

Customer segmentation, and building a customer-centric supply chain, is a popular topic at conferences. When I sit through sessions on building a customer-centric supply chain, I am looking for case studies on how companies have applied the concepts to drive greater value.

Warehouse Management Systems and Gold Standard Customer Service

SphereWMS

Sit back for a minute and reflect on the last time you interacted with Customer Service. Maybe it was a call to your work’s IT help desk or heaven forbid it was the ever dreaded phone call to your cable or internet service provider.

Good People Can Make A Difference In Outcomes

Supply Chain Shaman

On my taxi rid into the inner-city of San Francisco, I relished the thought of a comfortable bed and room service in a four-star hotel. This four-star Marriott no longer offers room service. There Is No Substitute for Knowing the Customer.