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Positioned for growth and innovation with cloud

By moving its contact center to the cloud, eco24 can maintain a consistent view of client requests, buffer sudden demand spikes and optimize its decision-making. The Genesys Cloud CX™ platform and Salesforce dynamically swap information, routing calls to the best-placed experts and automatically initiating emails and scheduling callbacks.

Bundling all communication

into a single solution

Three-month

implementation phase

Easy integration

with Salesforce

Lower costs

for telephony

Improved

scalability with cloud

Ability to integrate

new capabilities quickly

With Genesys Cloud CX, we will be able to use all new functionalities from one central system from one provider, which is important to us.

Hans-Jörg Fadda

Managing Director

eco24

Clients of German debt consulting company, eco24, have multiple needs and many related questions. But because of limitations with its previously existing communication systems, the company wanted to upgrade to a reliable, cloud-based and centralized communication solution. It needed to maintain a persistent overview of client requests, buffer sudden increases in communication volume and enable well-founded decision-making. The Genesys Cloud CX platform gave eco24 exactly what it required.

Reaching its limits

Because eco24 supports individuals in emergency situations — some desperate — and always involving serious obstacles, it must be a reliable, efficient and time-driven partner. “No waiting” is one of its business tenets.

The same principle also applies to client communications, both inbound and outbound. “In all business areas, we had clearly reached our limits,” said Hans-Jörg Fadda, Managing Director, eco24.

And these limits appeared in several areas at once. For example, eco24 had already been using Salesforce as a key CRM application for some time. However, it couldn’t integrate Salesforce into its previous contact center solution. Furthermore, the previous software was out of date. And, because eco24 is growing rapidly, it needed a system that could scale quickly.

“Ultimately, the future viability of the new application was important to us,” said Fadda. “We didn’t want to change the provider again after 18 months because new functions could not be incorporated.”

One central system for all uses

“We chose Genesys Cloud CX because its fully cloud-based model appeared to be very promising for the future,” added Fadda. The company is now using the Genesys Cloud CX platform in all departments, from service to sales. More than 50 users are equipped with it, 15 of whom are service employees.

“Since we are on a growth path, I expect these numbers to increase,” said Fadda. Currently, eco24 fields about 20,000 calls monthly.

Right from the start, eco24 was able to easily connect Genesys Cloud CX to its critical Salesforce system via the existing interfaces — an extremely important criterion. Company clients sometimes have up to 100 separate creditors; related documents are equally extensive and vital. As a result, it’s crucial for the consultants to have all data conveniently available.

The advantages of the cloud-based solution also bring two further benefits for eco24. In Göppingen, for example, the company relies on an Apple infrastructure. But, in its Halle location, it uses Microsoft-based computers, both of which can be managed simply via the Genesys platform. In fact, this flexibility was very helpful during the COVID-19 pandemic — 80% of the service employees began working from their home office. Everyone just opens the browser, puts on the headset and gets started.

Flexibility, reliability and optimal resource planning

Now, eco24 has a central communication system to provide high-performance service and conduct professional inbound campaigns. Scalability, future-proofing and flexibility mirror the company’s requirements.

If potential clients contact eco24 through an internet form, for example, Genesys Cloud CX prioritizes the request and ensures these leads are contacted as quickly as possible. Because data and documents stemming from up to five departments are entered into a single system, users have more clarity in their contact with debtors — immediately. “Now employees always have everything on their monitor, even if a client account changes departments,” added Fadda.

For example, if a client lands in a waiting queue, the IVR sets up an inbound call flow. The eco24 client then can decide whether she wants to be called back. When the employee is available, Genesys Cloud CX automatically initiates a callback.

Assigning clients works in a similar way. If a person calls the sales department, Genesys Cloud CX exchanges information with the Salesforce system. Based on the phone number, Salesforce recognizes whether this person is an existing client or a lead — and plays this information back to the Genesys platform. The system then routes the call to the consultant instead of to sales.

If a potential client contacts the company via web form, a campaign is initiated in Salesforce automatically, and the sales department distributes informational material. Two weeks after the mailing, the Genesys platform calls the potential client automatically — if he or she hasn’t already re-contacted eco24.

With the Genesys Cloud solution as the central communications provider, eco24 reduced its telephone costs, saving resources. Because the previous two solutions used two separate telephone providers, less-expensive telephony wasn’t possible. And, thanks to the Salesforce and Genesys integration, the company’s reporting is now compact and consistent.

Future messenger integration plans

Shortly after the introduction of telephony, eco24 began to map its email routing via the Genesys Cloud solution. In the current follow-up project, new technologies such as live chat, SMS and messenger integration are already being implemented.

“With Genesys Cloud, we will be able to use all new functionalities from one central system from one provider, which is important to us,” concluded Fadda.

At a glance

Customer: eco24

Industry: Debt consulting

Location: Germany

Company size: 50 and growing

Challenges

  • Lack of Salesforce compatibility
  • No resilient reporting and lack of flexibility
  • Expensive telephony