Process Failures are the Main Reason for Repeat Calls


According to our poll, 68% of industry professionals think that process failure is the main reason for repeat customer calls coming into their contact centre.

With multiple options allowed, our participants also revealed that repeat calls are likely to stem from “an agent” (55%) and involving other departments (55%).

Poll – In your organisation a repeat call is more likely to be caused by… – answers

Website and contact centre not joined up – 18%
The customer – 29%
An agent – 55%
Other departments need to be involved – 55%
A process failure – 68%

(Multiple answers were allowed during this poll, so the total does not add up to 100%.)

Source: Call Centre Helper Webinar Poll – Webinar: How to Improve First Contact Resolution     Sample size – 136     Date: March 2015

Author: Megan Jones

Published On: 26th Jun 2015 - Last modified: 25th Oct 2021
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1 Comment
  • Whilst I generally agree. Poor scheduling can also create repeat contact with larger than desired queuing causing drop of and redialling later.

    Aaron 3 Jul at 07:36