My Transcom Experience

Author: Philip Sköld

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Transcom’s Robotic Process Automation solutions

Digital transformation is heading the corporate agenda. Hardware and computers are becoming faster and less expensive while software becomes significantly more sophisticated. These factors are creating exciting opportunities to introduce a digital workforce.

Robotic Process Automation, RPA, is a system to automate repetitive tasks by mimicking human behavior with increased quality. RPA is deployed on top of current IT systems and uses the same user interface as humans do, making RPA non-intrusive and thus there is typically no need for integration to other systems. 63% of companies say that RPA is a top priority for their operations strategy to reduce cost and to deliver higher quality services; however, only 11% have real experience of deploying RPA in their organizations.

Transcom has extensive experience of RPA implementation. Our dedicated RPA team has automated more than 150 processes with excellent results. We offer a full range of services to deliver a production-ready solution to our clients, including advisory, project management, and maintenance, operations, and improvement services.

Making use of RPA will be a key lever for efficiency gains for many companies in the years to come, especially in customer service. Human agents can spend more time on value added tasks by automation of manual processes. RPA will also bridge challenges in business system integration, reduce cycle and waiting times and increase accuracy and consistency in process execution without interfering with the IT application landscape.

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Author: Helene Ruda


Frost & Sullivan recognizes Transcom’s leadership in delivering value to clients

Frost & Sullivan awarded Transcom the 2017 European Contact Center Outsourcing Customer Value Leadership Award after an evaluation of best practices across multiple business performance categories against key competitors. Transcom’s ability to navigate a shifting digital landscape is recognized, as well as the ability to support clients on their digital journey and helping them manage the shift towards non-voice solutions for customer care.


“Transcom has gone through considerable changes as of late, and its brand name remains strong in Europe due to the way in which it continues to serve its clients.  The company is offering its clients real value by helping them negotiate these rapidly changing times – the way in which the company has helped steward clients through the chaos of economic and technological change while under such pressure is testament to its leadership”, commented Frost & Sullivan Analyst Stephen Loynd.

Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Awards are presented each year to companies that are predicted to encourage growth in their industries, have identified emerging trends before they became the standard in the marketplace, and have created advanced technologies that will catalyze and transform industries in the near future.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized by Frost & Sullivan for what we consider to be the most important award of all. Delivering customer value is our top priority, and this award is a testament of how we have achieved our key objective of aligning customer experience management and innovation. We pride ourselves of being at the forefront of customer care and of investing in the right technology solutions that would enable us to support our clients in their digitalization journey, while maintaining the highest quality standards in our core service offering”, says Michael Weinreich, President & CEO, Transcom.


Author: Philip Sköld

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Transcom’s Virtual Agent solutions

As a specialist in customer experience, Transcom is constantly looking for new ways to help our clients improve customer satisfaction and increase loyalty. One of the key elements in doing so is to reduce the effort for a customer seeking support. Transcom has now made it even easier for our clients to complement their customer service team with virtual agents by developing tailored solutions. We do this by providing process advice, project management, implementation, operations handling and maintenance, partnering with some of the most distinguished technology providers in the space.

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence (AI) offer an exciting opportunity to take customer service and experience to the next level. Virtual agents are already working side-by-side with human agents, introducing new capabilities, increased flexibility, and more efficient contact handling. And these solutions will improve further with the growing maturity of machine learning and natural language processing.

Deployment of virtual agents in contact centers brings major benefits. Virtual Customer Assistant (VCA), today typically implemented as chat bots, provides autonomous support to your customers in selected channels across selected topics. The VCA’s will most likely migrate into voice channels, as well as reactively or proactively providing customers with relevant information using machine learning and predictive analytics, as the technology matures. Giving fast and easy access to the correct information will facilitate for customers seeking for answers on your website – which is often the customer’s first choice in seeking advice or help.

Virtual Agent Assistant (VAA) can help human agents extract the most relevant information from the knowledge base and proposes answers leading to an optimal outcome, allowing them to focus on quality in high value interactions and eliminate human errors in more transactional requests.

Giving the customer an effortless experience by clever deployment of virtual agents can have a huge effect on loyalty. Positive effects range from more flexible opening hours and lower response times, to more customized responses based on better leveraging of customer data and contextual information. However, companies deploying virtual agents typically experience several challenges. Lack of clarity and direction in the digital transformation agenda, uncertainty as to where and how to deploy, and concerns about the impact on brand reputation can potentially delay implementation and limit the benefits. To help overcome these challenges, Transcom provides solution tailored to the customer service environment and your specific needs. You can read more about our offering here, or contact us directly on

Author: Juan Brun


Transcom Spain certified as Top Employer Spain 2018

Transcom Spain is proud to announce that it has been officially certified by the Top Employers Institute for its exceptional employee offerings.

The annual international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world: those that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organisation, and which strive to continuously optimize employment practices. Transcom has been awarded the exclusive Top Employers España 2018 certification.


Crucial to the Top Employers process is that participating companies must complete a stringent research process and meet the required high standard in order to achieve the certification. To further reinforce the validity of the process, all answers were independently audited, meaning this research has verified Transcom’s outstanding employee conditions and earned them a coveted spot among a choice group of certified Top Employers.

The Top Employers Institute assessed Transcom’s employee offerings on the following criteria:

  • Talent Strategy
  • Workforce Planning
  • On-boarding
  • Learning & Development
  • Performance Management
  • Leadership Development
  • Career & Succession Management
  • Compensation & Benefits
  • Culture

“The optimal conditions for employees ensure that they can be developed both personally and professionally. Our exhaustive analysis concludes that Transcom Spain offers an excellent work environment, and a wide variety of creative initiatives, from secondary benefits and working conditions to well-implemented performance management programs perfectly aligned with the company’s culture”, says Salvador Ibáñez, Country Manager of Top Employers Institute in Spain.

“We are proud to have received this certification that shows our capabilities to make our company an excellent place to work, promoting the development of our most valuable resources: our employees”, says Juan Brun, General Manager Transcom Spain & Portugal Cluster.

Author: Gianluca Gemma

The challenges of Customer Care in the Travel & Leisure industry

Providing customer assistance is always a delicate task, one that requires tact, empathy and skill in order to offer the right solution and strike up a rapport where necessary. The travel sector in particular throws up a range of potentially thorny customer care challenges: for example, a flight cancellation can ruin a long-planned, eagerly anticipated holiday, with the affected users understandably angry when they speak to an operator to get an explanation. The changing, unstable international panorama is another factor that can generate problems requiring quick solutions: events such as Brexit can alter the dynamics of a travel company, while terrorism is – sadly – another factor to take into account.


All of these potential pitfalls require professionals to be as competent as they are empathetic. When customers are in difficulty, especially if they are abroad, it is vital that we are able to reassure them and explain what they need to do. It is this mix of interpersonal skills and technical expertise that constitutes the very foundation of Transcom’s customer care team, enabling us to provide practical answers in even the most unexpected situations.

With experience in the travel sector stretching back to 2009, Transcom has developed specific industry expertise over the years and became a partner of the group in 2015. The organisation, which brings together a range of booking companies, interacts with over 43 million users per month, considering both searches and actual bookings.

However, added value is not just generated in moments of crisis like the ones we have mentioned here. It is the product of a constant, multi-level commitment to improving the service for its customers and giving them a reason to keep turning to that particular booking company rather than others.

The first element is the quality of service offered by Transcom. We provide our services in a wide range of languages (13 in the case of, covering 35 nations. The service is available 24 hours a day across a variety of channels, with telephone, email and chat support available to ensure users can get in contact in a way that suits them. Operators are highly trained and familiar with websites and Customer Reservation Systems (CRS) that use specific processing languages and thus require specialist knowledge. Finally, as a company Transcom has extensive experience in customer care, having been operating in the travel sector for the past eight years. It is this experience that enables the company to anticipate and respond to the needs of users and provide pre- and post-sales services such as suggesting car hire options in their destination.

The other side of Transcom’s role in its partnership with is to propose solutions designed to optimise processes. With 14,000 daily transactions to process, it is vital that workflow is organised efficiently. In the field of process improvement, Transcom has proposed a web platform designed to automate back-office activities which were once done manually, thus enabling to us speed up operations and reduce errors.

The work undertaken by Transcom for has resulted in an increase in the Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) and saw the company awarded top prize for Customer Service Management in 2017 on the recommendation of a panel of Customer Management Multimedia Call Center (CMMC) experts.

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Author: Michael Weinreich


Happy holidays!

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We look back at an eventful year for Transcom – and an even more exciting year to come. We hope that you will get to spend time with your family and loved ones during the holidays, come back well rested and ready to kick off 2018!

Help us help

In the spirit of the season and our internal initiative Transcom Cares, instead of Christmas gifts, we’ve decided to support the Red Cross. Help us spread the holiday spirit to those who really need it by participating in our campaign!


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Refugee crisis

In the Syrian war, for refugees in Lebanon and at the beaches of Greece and Italy for those who flee across the Mediterranean. Thousands of volunteers provide first aid and hand out food, water, soap, diapers, nappy bottles and sleeping bags. The Red Cross is present along the entire escape route to supply medical care and support.

 €15 = family reunification

€50 = 3 life jackets

€100 = 5 baby packet

€1 000 = 370 food package

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From all of us, to all of you – Happy Holidays and Happy New Year!


Kind regards,
Michael Weinreich, CEO