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Date : 05/06/2008 signs with Eptica Email Management

New management solution to track world wide call centre operations, the world's most visited hotel booking site*, has selected Eptica's Email Management solution to drive operational efficiency within contact centres in five locations worldwide.

The contact centres serve 32 points of sale across nine languages across a number of countries. will utilise Eptica Email Management to evaluate and track in-bound customer email enquiries and increase service levels.

This is the first time that has worked with an email management solution, and the new partnership with Eptica will enable more efficient reporting capabilities, tracking, queue management and visibility to contact centre activity. Reuben Goldsmith, call centre operations director at explained: “The new system has been specifically tailored to the need of and presents a scalable solution to grow with our business. It will ensure that we continue to deliver the high quality customer service to the enquiries we receive.” selected Eptica following a thorough search of the market. Ursula Toulson, director of operations programme management at commented: “Our immediate requirement was the robust distribution and management of communication in a variety of different languages. We examined a number of vendors, but Eptica was most efficient at meeting our requirements.”

Eptica Email Management will provide with a solution to automate and manage electronic requests. Incoming emails are first analysed, and then routed to the most appropriate agent, according to their field of expertise, availability and also the email address and key words contained in the request. The solution automatically provides the agent with a detailed client history, enabling them to deliver fast and tailored responses.

The new solution from Eptica will bring consistent communications to customers. As works with agents that deal with both sales and support calls in outsourced contact centres, this new solution means can now monitor real-time activity globally. Average handling times, resolution rates and agent workload are all available through Eptica reporting allowing to set KPIs accordingly. Goldsmith concludes: “We can now track performance in real-time and create improvement plans to ensure we meet first contact resolution standards.”

Paul Barnes, Managing Director of Eptica UK: “Consumers are now more confident than ever in using the web to book holidays and accommodation. We are delighted to be able to support in their pursuit to provide customers with consistent, accurate and timely responses through online channels.”

* website is the most visited in the ‘Hotels/Accommodation provider' category, according to comScore Media Metrix.


For Eptica press information, contact:
jd marketing
Kate Smyth
T:+ 44(0) 20 8297 5388
Clare McRobbie
+44 (0)118 949 7072 or +44 (0)7769 978351
About is the world's most visited hotels bookings site and the global hotels specialist. Operating in all major markets with dedicated staff, is able to offer the widest range of quality hotels backed by impartial advice. guarantees the best price in over 40,000 hotels and travellers can book online or by contacting one of our multi-lingual call centres on 0871 200 0171.
About Eptica
Eptica is the leading European provider of multi-channel customer interaction software and is ranked on the 2007 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA.
Thanks to its in-house or on-demand SaaS solutions, Eptica allows more than 200 companies to deliver consistent, managed service across all channels (web, email, chat, fax, letter and SMS). These web based applications enable dramatically improved customer experience and business effectiveness. Eptica has many clients, including: Fnac (FR), La Redoute (FR & UK), Crédit Agricole (FR), Maaf (FR), Insee (FR), Transport For London (UK), Edition Atlas (Switzerland), (UK & Spain), Verbaudet (FR & Germany), Skynet (BE), Proxi (BE), etc.
Eptica has offices in the UK and France and operates worldwide through its network of partners. For more information please visit: