Optimism is the number-one ingredient in success. How much do you have? The best way to develop optimism is to have a few key phrases ready to inject in things that happen on a regular basis during the sales process. Here are a few examples.
It is up to you to provide your customers with the proper sanitization for their water coolers. The bottle that you deliver should not be covered with dust, fallout, germs and "hand grime."
Tamper evident, hygienic "sleeve" shields bottles from contamination
The image in the media--more importantly, the image may have in ourselves--is that we are going to hell in a hand basket. We are seen as an industry full of charlatans, praying on the weak with high pressure tactics. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Government, media focus too much on water treatment industry
It's precisely at times like these that companies must be especially concerned about guarding and strengthening their customer relationships in the areas of product and service reliability to preserve the integrity of their operation. Consider taking a day to gather information on how your organization actually is operating from the standpoint of consumer protection.
In the last two decades, the price of activated carbon (AC) has fallen 75 percent. Many lower cost varieties have sufficient quality to be useful in many applications. The price reduction, along with maintaining reasonable quality, has created changes in the industry. This article describes how those potentially influence the direction of the industry.
By now, handhelds have enjoyed enormous popularity in any industry that deals with deliveries, services or exchanges. The bottled water and water treatment industries are not an exception. PDAs enhance performance, accuracy and cost-efficiency.
Software Technology for the Bottled Water and Water Treatment Industries
For years, many municipal-owned water and wastewater systems have maintained rate differentials between customers within their boundaries and customers outside their boundaries. Commonly, the outside rate is one hundred fifty percent of the inside rate.
Generally, inside/outside differentials are supportable if based on differences in costs of service. The issue becomes who has the burden to establish that higher outside rates are justified or not justified by differences in cost of service.
Outside Customers Must Prove Unfairness of Rate Differential
For water treatment companies, automated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software is a necessity for becoming a successful, well-organized and customer satisfying business. CRM software integrates daily business routines inside the office and on the road and takes care of repetitive and organizational tasks reliably and consistently. So look for the right CRM software product to get beyond the CRM hype into the down-to-earth improvement of your daily operational challenges.
Customer Management Software for Water Treatment Companies
Automatic meter reading has helped water utilities and municipalities solve numerous challengesand significantly reduce expenses.
The media predicts that virtually all work as we know it soon will be Web-based and wireless. With the proliferation of PDAs and cell phones, and with their continually decreasing costs, this statement is hard to refute. An article published in Software Technology magazine stated that to characterize this new technology as a "revolution" is an understatement. Rather it is a "cataclysmic change."
A "window of opportunity" for the water treatment service industry