Omaha, NE (PRWEB) July 11, 2012
On March 1, 2012 the USstoragesearch.com Self Storage Call Center expanded its hours of operations, becoming the first independent storage directory with a call center operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The results after the first four months of around-the-clock operations have already exceeded the expectations of US Storage Search and, more importantly, its clients.
USstoragesearch.com, the largest online self storage website, is the only independent storage directory that has its own internal call center. Over the last several years the growth of online reservations and the use of shop-and-compare self storage websites, such as USstoragesearch.com, has been steadily growing.
“The USstoragesearch.com team saw the potential for providing 24/7 call center services to help both storage facilities and mini-storage consumers” said Mike Jones, Vice President of Operations at USstoragesearch.com. “We were able to come up with a way to add the new 24/7 services using the same pay-for-performance model the company has used since it opened its call center nearly 5 years ago.”
Since launching the 24/7 call center services in March, 2012 more than 3,000 self storage facilities throughout the US have signed on to ensure their customers’ needs are met day and night. Self storage operators utilizing the services range from single facility operators to the largest self storage REIT’s in the US.
Below are quotes from customers using the USstoragesearch.com 24/7 call center services regarding the services and the impact on day-to-day self storage operations:
“As news of the US Storage Search Call Center results has spread throughout the storage industry the growth of the program has accelerated each month” said Brian Bremer, Director of Operations for the USstoragesearch.com Call Center. “Nearly 1,000 new facilities have signed up for new call center services, including our 24/7 services, in the last 30 days and we anticipate having more than 5,000 self storage facilities using some or all of the USstoragesearch.com call center services by the end of 2012.”
USstoragesearch.com anticipated the increase in both overall call center clients and increased use of the new call center services by current clients. The company has doubled the call center capacity since the beginning of the year and by the end of July 2012 the US Storage Search Call Center will have triple the capacity it did at the start of 2012. USstoragesearch.com is nearing completion of a new 5,000 square foot expansion of its call center. This expansion will provide enhanced capabilities and capacity for its growing customer base as well as provided additional space for future growth and new projects.
USstoragesearch.com is a trusted storage partner; serving the storage industry with aggressive and cost-effective online self storage marketing. Established in 2004, USstoragesearch.com is the self storage industry leader with the largest and longest standing storage directory with the largest member base, featuring over 18,000 member facilities. Storage customers using the USstoragesearch.com online reservation network, which includes high-quality partner sites like http://www.storageunit.com, & http://www.storage.com, search real-time available storage units by facility location, unit size, property features and specials. Customers have an easy way to find, compare and securely reserve storage by credit card in minutes. These real-time reservations are proven to convert to rentals for member facilities more than 90% of the time.
The USstoragesearch.com Call Center was opened in 2007 and differentiates itself within the storage industry by operating purely on a pay-for-performance basis. Storage facilities using the call center do not pay a base fee for the services provided, they only pay a small reservation fee each time the Call Center produces a credit-card secured storage unit reservation for their facility. USstoragesearch.com currently takes phone calls for more than 3,400 self storage facilities throughout the United States. The phone calls are generated not only by the members’ storage facility listings on USstoragesearch.com but also from Roll-Over Phone Calls, After-Hours Phone Calls, Phone Calls From Other Self Storage Marketing Sources, USstoragesearch.com Featured Listings & The USstoragesearch.com Self Storage Network.
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