Call center services provide a streamlined operation that represents the company through providing a centralized point of contact for all incoming telephone calls. Often times, call centers will work in extremely large work spaces, like warehouses. Utilizing a large workspace to maintain a significant quantity of call center employees allows for a reduction in the need of supervisory positions and adds to the simplicity of administration and the focus on call management.
In order to handle the significant number of calls that they receive, a call center utilizes both technology and management techniques that minimize the customer’s online wait time. Examples of such approaches include caller prioritization, which helps place the most urgent calls at the front of a queue, and automatic number identification, which allows phone agents to know the name of a caller before they speak with them on the phone.