Alterra Pest Control Sets National Record of 53,000 New Accounts; Now in Nashville, Tennessee

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Alterra Pest Control aims high and then soars even higher. Alterra Pest Control sets new National record of 53,000 new customers signed in a single summer—phenomenal growth never before seen by a start up in the pest control industry.

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As part of their nationwide expansion, Alterra Pest Control set a specific goal of acquiring 50,000 new customer accounts in 2012. In May alone they grew over 10,000 new customers and seemed well on their way to achieving their goal. As the summer steamed up in Nashville, TN, the pests were out in droves with increased populations of tics and fleas—and Alterra was there to answer the call. They ushered in a staggering number of new accounts: 53,000 new customers signed in a single summer, something the industry had never seen before by a start up. The Nashville area contributed about 3,200 new customers to Alterra’s new client base.

It was important to Alterra to be able to support this new client base as well as to sustain future growth. In order to achieve this, the company focused on team building, training, and education, with a strong emphasis on their own 10 Core Values.

“This year we significantly fine-tuned our training programs for both the sales and operations teams. We have completely revamped our process manuals, training videos, and weekly technical trainings. We are also grateful to our Chief Customer Officer, Derrick Royce, for developing Alterra University, a wide variety of customized trainings to help improve overall customer service.” –Vess Pearson, President

As exciting as the summer growth has been, Alterra remains committed to their CEO’s definition of growth: better, not just bigger.

“Alterra’s goal for 2012 was to build a better company, not just a bigger one,” says CEO, David Royce, about his company’s rapid growth. “Alterra’s family environment and core values help to strengthen our team’s willingness to WOW customers, promote referrals and feel part of something special on a daily basis. We give all the credit to this summer’s service team and the many long hard hours put in to make this extraordinary achievement possible. In any business, you have to get the right people onboard to ensure long-term success.”

Alterra Pest Control is committed to providing only the best progressive pest control solutions to its customers, as well as positively affecting each of their clients with every Alterra interaction. With quality business practices and environmentally responsible techniques, this company is poised to remain a powerful presence in the pest control industry for many years to come.

Alterra provides residential and commercial pest control services to over 400 cities nationwide (in 13 major markets). Alterra is accredited with the Better Business Bureau (BBB), and specializes in environmentally responsible residential and commercial pest control solutions. Alterra is also a proud partner of the United Nation’s Foundation “Nothing But Nets” which helps stop the spread of Malaria transmitted by mosquito bites. Alterra dedicates a portion of company profits annually to “Nothing But Nets” providing insecticide-treated bed nets to help save the lives of millions in underdeveloped countries.

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