Agero Wins Bronze Stevie® Award In 2020 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

MEDFORD, Mass. – March 12, 2020Agero, a market leader in software-enabled driver assistance services for automotive manufacturers and insurance providers in North America, was presented with a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Front-Line Customer Service Team of the Year category in the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service.

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top honors for customer service, contact center, business development and sales professionals. The Stevie Awards organizes eight of the world’s leading business awards programs, also including the prestigious American Business Awards® and International Business Awards®.

The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Friday, February 28 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, NV. More than 600 executives from the U.S.A. and several other nations attended.

Agero’s selection as a bronze winner is due in large part to the company’s front-line contact center excellence, which is driven by rigorous planning, a highly committed and empathetic team, and responsive tools to provide the right context for each interaction. Also evaluated where the contact center organization’s incredible results across significant key performance indicators in 2019, which enabled teams to work with exceptional efficiency all while maintaining and improving the quality of each service event. This includes:

  • Increased speed in getting help to the consumer by the side of the road
  • More consistent and better service levels
  • Material reduction in consumer concerns (tracked as received complaints)
  • Increases in net promoter score (NPS)

“As a provider of roadside assistance, accident management and consumer affairs services, Agero’s front-line support teams serve tens of thousands of consumers a day – providing help, a calming presence and reassurance during a high stress breakdown or accident situation,” said Chris Richard, Agero’s vice president of contact center operations. “We truly feel our associates are every day heroes and the empathy, professionalism and initiative they bring to work is unmatched. We are incredibly honored that the Stevie Awards program has recognized our team and all the work they do every day to service millions of motorists annually.”

“Stevie Award winners from around the world should be very proud of their achievements. The judges were impressed with the vast range of nominations submitted for 2020 and have agreed that their accomplishments are worthy of public recognition,” said Stevie Awards executive chairman, Michael Gallagher.

More than 2,600 nominations from organizations in 48 nations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year’s competition. Winners were determined by the average scores of more than 180 professionals worldwide on seven specialized judging committees. Entries were considered in more than 90 categories for customer service and contact center achievements, including Contact Center of the Year, Award for Innovation in Customer Service, and Customer Service Department of the Year; more than 60 categories for sales and business development achievements, ranging from Senior Sales Executive of the Year to Sales Training or Business Development Executive of the Year to Sales Department of the Year; and categories to recognize new products and services and solution providers.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/sales.

About Agero
Agero’s mission is to safeguard consumers on the road through a unique combination of platform intelligence and human powered solutions, strengthening our clients’ relationships with their drivers. We are a leading provider of driving solutions, including roadside assistance, accident management, consumer affairs and telematics. The company protects 115 million vehicles in partnership with leading automobile manufacturers, insurance carriers and other diversified clients. Managing one of the largest national networks of service providers, Agero responds to more than 12 million requests annually for assistance. Agero, a member company of The Cross Country Group, is headquartered in Medford, Mass., with operations throughout North America. To learn more, visit www.agero.com and follow on Twitter @AgeroNews.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.

Sponsors of the 14th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include HCL Technologies, Sales Partnerships, Inc., and ValueSelling Associates, Inc.

Media Contact:
Kate Patty PR
Manager, Agero
KPatty@agero.com
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