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Your first event of the season is underway.

The house is packed.

You can feel the energy moving through the halls.

The sales team did a great job filling the seats – and your suites.

Every suite is full of excited customers.

But, you’re still nervous about service, even with all of today’s potential for revenue generation.

Why?

You know what’s going to happen an hour into the event once your VIPs and suite customers go through their food and beverages.

They’ll need more stuff.

But, your staff won’t be able to handle the influx of special customer requests coming through the phones.

How do you know this?

You don’t have a scalable way to handle requests.

If your staff is running around doing other important tasks, your customers will have to wait until they come back to their location to make any requests.

That’s right; your team can handle an average volume with their phones, radio, and a checklist.

But when the volume kicks up – things get overwhelming, and efficiency declines.

They forget things and lose track of what was completed.

Your VIPs call in, each time with more frustration.

You need to get your customer requests under control.

But, how can you do this?

You need request tracking software.

It lets you handle special customer requests with maximum efficiency.

Keep reading; we’ll break it down for you.

Have you ever wondered if there was an easier and less expensive way to enhance customer experience and build loyalty?

We sure have.

Because let’s be real, losing an item at a property is such a bummer for your customers.

Forget about the trek to find the Lost and Found department to report the lost item, which just feels like salt on a wound; or the problem for you to manage everyone’s lost and found property.

Losing a personal possession can affect your customers’ overall experience and how your staff manages this experience can impact it as well.

The important thing to know is solution providers understand your pain.

That’s why lost and found software for all types of properties exist.

Lost and found items are affecting your bottom line, whether you oversee security operations, multiple housing units, sports events, convention centers, hotels, music festivals, airports, or ski resorts.

How many people are on your team?

Is there a big difference in your staff to customer ratio?

If it’s around 15:1, you’re probably struggling to keep up with everything occurring on your property.

Agree?

You’ve got incident calls coming into your operations center – one after another.

Now, that’s only your incidents.

Eight to 10 customer requests are coming in between each incident call.

Multiple food and beverage requests are causing a bottleneck in your operations right now.

Wheelchair requests are coming in too.

Being this busy is good, except when you can’t handle the demand.

Your team is challenged with mitigating the high frequency of incidents occurring.

But you already know this.

Your team is also struggling to handle customer requests.

The calls are so backed up people are complaining.

And that’s where things get ugly.

Some of your customers are even leaving – angry and frustrated.

There’s no differentiation between communication for incidents or customer requests.

Your operation can’t go on like this anymore.

Agree?

Incident calls are taking priority, and so wheelchairs aren’t making it to your customers.

Routing all calls through one individual is creating is leading to more problems.

It’s becoming a snowball effect, and your operation is spiraling.

Your operation is breaking down when it should be moving proactively.

This shortfall leaves you feeling helpless.

How do you handle this, now?

What do you do to ensure you keep your poise and your team optimistic, even though you’re running behind the eight ball?

Thankfully, this scenario is not real – in this article.

But could you come back from this?

Keep reading; we’re going to show you how to stay ahead of it using request tracking software.

One thing is for sure.

We all know you don’t have to visit Disney every day, weekend, or even every year to remember the impact it made on your life.

Experiencing the Disney ethos for the first time changes you, whether you’re a child or an adult.

Disney Cast Members are trained from day one to deliver an experience worth writing about today – and every day.

That’s why we’re writing about them.

With decades of life-changing experiences under their belt, it’s simple to understand that Disney is the guiding light for customer service.

Walt Disney said, “You reach a point where you don’t work for money.”

Simply put, the money exchange is not relevant to the memories that you want to create for your customers.

Provide a great experience, exceed customer expectations, and plenty of positive memories are created.

Oh, and by the way, if you’re doing this, the money will follow.

Your customers are #1.

Every part of your strategy, every action, everything you work hard for is so your customers can have a memorable experience.

And we’re talking about the good memories only.

That’s why you need to step up your game to ensure your service to them is the best in the business.

Agree?

You’ve got to master customer requests.

But, with all the incident management and maintenance you’re overseeing, you’re probably wondering how to fit that into your operation.

It’s tough to get ahold of, so we understand.

Many property operations mix customer requests in with high priority incidents.

That’s dangerous.

Customer requests tend to get overlooked at that point.

You don’t want that.

It’s time to master customer requests by separating this initiative from your other important procedures like incident management.

You’ll do it with request tracking software.

It’s time to master customer requests – ready to see how?

What are you doing to exceed your customers’ expectations?

You need request tracking software if you can’t answer this or your answer is too complex.

Either way, if you don’t already have it – you need request tracker software.

You’re probably wondering:

Why do I need this software solution?

Here’s the thing, you’ll always want to be improving the experience of your customer.

Agree?

And Whether you’ve already got a great solution in place for ensuring customer satisfaction or not, there’s always room for proactive improvement.

We understand that you may already be meeting your customers’ expectations.

But, in this article, we’re going to show you how request tracking software can help you exceed them.

To supplement that, we’re going to outline the best features of a system you’ll want to implement immediately.

So, are you ready?