City Spotlight: Commercial Plus – Trusted Business AdvisorsWorking with great people who run great businesses is one of the benefits of being part of the City Communications team. A great example is Commercial Plus Business Advisors in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Established in 1983, Commercial Plus has over 30 years of experience representing entrepreneurs and growing companies, providing them with real estate and business advisory services. The firm has grown to become one of the leading middle market advisors to businesses in this arena.
Expertise in virtually every mid-size business category is available to owners, including manufacturing, transportation and logistics, construction, distribution and consumer goods.
The company currently has special focus on the Car Wash / Gas Station / Convenience Store segment. Operating in this highly competitive, dynamic and profitable business category requires the best retail expertise possible; retailers, owners and investors get the support they need from Commercial Plus.
Communications is a critical component of the Commercial Plus service model. They are out in the marketplace, speaking with entrepreneurs and hard-working business owners, helping them find a buyer for a business, lining up commercial financing, or bringing merger and acquisition solutions. So, when their CityHosted phone service was affected by an issue with their internet service provider, they looked to City Communications for immediate help. The team at City was able to quickly deploy a solution utilizing SD Wan to remedy the issue and allow Commercial Plus to get back to business.
The Commercial Plus Team – people working on client objectives through a culture of excellence, integrity and hard work – consists of highly dedicated and informed professionals with a proven system that successfully completes transactions. Commercial Plus, its affiliates and subsidiaries currently have locations in Arizona, California and Illinois.
You can learn more about Commercial Plus at http://commercialplus.com or call to get connected to a Commercial Plus professional at (480) 391-8800.
The City Communications team eliminated dropped phone calls and Internet outages for the Commercial Plus organization with dependable SD Wan service and support. Get more information about SD Wan services at: https://www.citycommunications.com/our-services/sdwan/
Windstream and City Communications moves an enterprise-class contact center to a CCaaS solution in the cloud for major energy services provider.
As one of the largest retail providers of electric, natural gas and home services in North America—with its parent company based in Europe—a major energy services provider processed approximately 1.3 million calls per month for sales and customer service. The Company views every call as an opportunity, either to win a new client, or provide great customer service, and has set a goal of rst call resolution as a top priority.
To deliver on its goal, it came to Windstream for an advanced contact center solution. A long-standing relationship and multiple successes deploying Windstream network services with City Communications secured the motivation to move forward.
Preferred Homecare selects City Communications to help with transition
Preferred Homecare has been using CityCom, CityHosted, and CityCare for years, and they couldn’t be happier. Prior to turning to City Communications as their all-in-one telecom service, Preferred Homecare struggled to streamline their communications processes, keep information up to date and consolidate their phone lines, which were major problems considering it operates out of 65 locations. Chris Hall, a telecom engineer for Preferred Homecare, recently spoke about how City Communications solved all of their issues.
“They’re pretty much a complete package,” said Hall. “They do pretty much what we ask them to do – when we’ve got too many things going on, or when I just can’t handle the load, they pretty much take the load for me.”
City Communications helped Preferred Homecare consolidate communications and streamline their business.
Even though Preferred Homecare didn’t have any previous records, City Communications still worked tirelessly over the course of six months to help them gather all of the needed information from each of their sites. After Preferred Homecare placed all of their service requests through CityCare, they began to keep track of and store these records.
“The problem we always had was that we have multiple carriers and we were having a big problem trying to keep everything updated and keep it one central spot,” said Hall.
Hall also described how CityHosted has been a “savior” in helping Preferred Homecare consolidate its 40 branches into eight call centers – a project Hall expects to be completed by the end of 2016. For many years, each Preferred Homecare site used a different phone system, and some didn’t use any at all. Although Preferred Healthcare’s IT team had only two or three months to complete the consolidation project, Hall noted
“City just bent over backwards for us. We ported a bunch of numbers to them. We got temporary City phone lines [which were used at Preferred Homecare sites that had problems with their phone systems]. [CityHosted] sped up the process with some of the carriers. It was pretty awesome.”
Preferred Homecare’s employees have welcomed the consolidation process and working with City Communications saying it made everyone’s lives easier. Hall provided an example to support his point when he discussed some of the issues their Cottonwood location was having with their older phone systems. He noted the office was using an archaic system that lacked the features and functionality the office needed. Hall talked to CityHosted and, soon after, the company visited their office, plugged in the phone systems, and it was up and running in no time. The process was simple. If you’re looking to switch providers and upgrade your phone system, talk to CityHosted. CityHosted is a business-class hosted phone service that provides companies with a range of features that only they need. In fact, that was one of qualities that impressed Hall the most about working with them.
“City Communications always gives all of the options and they recommend the one that benefits the company the best. If you want to work with a reliable telecom partner, City Communications is the right choice.”
About Preferred HomecarePreferred Homecare | LifeCare Solutions offers a full range of infusion, nutrition, respiratory, and home medical equipment therapies and services across the West and Southwest. We are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). Meeting and exceeding each and every one of ACHC’s quality standards ensures our patients receive the highest level of quality products and services.
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