Warrantech’s Online Claims System Wins at the 2014 Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service

By: Global Administrator

February 24, 2014

LAS VEGAS, Nevada (Feb. 24, 2014) – Warrantech was presented with a Stevie® Award for Innovation in Customer Service during the eighth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer ServiceSM. The awards were presented to honorees during a gala banquet on Friday, February 21, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas. More than 400 nominated customer service and sales executives from the U.S.A. and several other countries attended.

The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service are the world’s top sales awards, contact center awards, and customer service awards. The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world’s leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business AwardsSM and International Business AwardsSM.

More than 1,500 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted to this year’s competition, an increase of 36% over 2013. Finalists were determined by the average scores of 129 professionals worldwide, acting as preliminary judges. Entries were considered in 43 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; 43 categories for sales and business development achievements, ranging from Senior Sales Executive of the Year to Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year to Sales Department of the Year; and categories to recognize new products and services and solution providers.

More than 260 executives around the world participated in the judging process for the 2014 awards, to determine the Finalists and then the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements.

Warrantech was recognized for its comprehensive online customer service and claims adjudication/administration system. Allowing for ease of use, it provides customers with access to manage purchased contracts and submit claims online. Customers can also track the status of their repairs and obtain contact information for the service provider when necessary. This helps streamline and improve customer service levels by allowing automation of key processes within claims filing.

“Entries to the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service awards have almost doubled over the past few years,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. “Not only have we seen a dramatic increase in the number of entries; but the judges have also seen a remarkable rise in the quality of the nominations submitted overall. We congratulate all of this year’s Stevie winners for their outstanding work.”

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.

Filed Under: Awards, claims, customer, online, service, Stevie

Warrantech Hits 30

By: Jeff Hatch

February 02, 2014

BEDFORD, TEXAS – CE and majap service plan provider Warrantech recently celebrated its 30th anniversary.
Founded in 1983 as a dedicated service contract administrator, the company was acquired four years ago by Amtrust, a Fortune 100 fastest-growing company.
Warrantech said the acquisition provided it with a financial strength that allowed it to become “a respected industry leader through product innovation and an unparalleled dedication to service.”
Among its latest introductions is a dynamic program that’s designed to capture missed point-of-sales opportunities, increase penetration rates, and provide additional value to customers by enabling retailers to offer extended service contracts outside of the traditional store environment.
In other Warrantech news, Gabriella Roberts has been appointed account management senior VP. With more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and service contract industry, Roberts’ background includes positions in sales, underwriting and client management. Warrantech said she is “passionate about leading the teams responsible for supporting [our] valued clients and is focused on meeting their needs by providing growth strategies and exceptional service.”

This article by Alan Wolf originally appeared in the February 2014 edition of TWICE magazine and can be found online at: http://www.twice.com/news/news/warrantech-hits-30/43193

Filed Under: Fortune, growth, sales, service, TWICE, Warrantech