Agoura Hills, CA – March 2009 BenchmarkPortal today announced that Farmers Insurance Group has been certified a Center of Excellence by BenchmarkPortal in collaboration with the Center for Customer-Driven Quality at Purdue University. The Center of Excellence recognition is one of the most prestigious awards in the Service and Support industry.
Call Centers achieve the Center of Excellence distinction based on a best-practice metrics drawn from the world’s largest database of objective and quantitative data that is audited and validated by researchers from the BenchmarkPortal in conjunction with the Center for Customer-Driven Quality at Purdue University.
Since companies spend vast amounts of money implementing and operating call centers to ensure a competitive edge in customer service, it is vital that the call handling process be conducted at best practice standards. This need to function at best practice levels has, in turn, created the need for third-party certification that shows when call centers are operating at this high level of call handling performance. Please follow the link do discover what the 4 steps to certification are and how they will improve your centers performance. www.benchmarkportal.com/certification
BenchmarkPortal is the custodian of the Purdue University Center for Customer-Driven Quality database of contact center metrics, the largest in the world. Founded in 1995 by Dr. Jon Anton, it provides reports, products and services for contact centers in the areas of operational metrics, customer satisfaction measurement and agent satisfaction measurement. BenchmarkPortal’s Web site can be found at: http://www.benchmarkportal.com
About Farmers Insurance Group
Today, Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the country's third-largest insurer of both private Personal Lines passenger automobile and homeowners insurance, and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products. Farmers operates primarily in 41 states across the country through the efforts of approximately 20,000 employees. Farmers exclusive and independent agents, along with Farmers employees, are responsible for servicing more than 15 million customers.
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