Good call: The industry has performed well, despite volatile trading conditions

The Call Centre Operation industry has performed well over the past five years, despite volatile trading conditions. Positive business confidence and consumer sentiment have driven demand growth for the industry’s services over the period, with more companies outsourcing their B2B and B2C telecommunications functions to industry operators. The rise in online trading activity has also prompted client businesses to augment their internet-based products and services with access to real-time agents over the phone. Overall, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 2.3% over the five years through 2018-19, to $318.8 million. Revenue is anticipated to rise by 8.8% in 2018-19, fuelled by growing demand for customer service engagement across newer channels such as social media...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$319m
Annual Growth 14-19
2.3%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
1,770
Businesses
94
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Demand for industry services via newer internet-based channels has grown significantly
  • The growing adoption of online distribution channels has boosted industry demand
  • More companies are forecast to engage with their customers via digital channels
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The Call Centre Operation industry is characterised by moderate barriers to entry, and these have remained steady over the past five years. The industry is fragmented, includes many small-scale companies and contains only one major player. These trends highlight the scope smaller companies have to enter the industry and be relatively successful in their area of service or local region. In addition, the initial capital investment needed to start a call centre is relatively low, as many companies lease their office space and telecommunications equipment.Potential firms would face pressure from overseas companies in countries with lower operating costs, such as the Philippines, which take demand away from local companies. In ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Call Centre Operation Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Call Centre Operation are:

  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • Having a large supply contract
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Business confidence index and Consumer sentiment index in the Call Centre Operation industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Call Centre Operation in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry operators primarily answer telephone calls and relay messages to clients.

    Industry Products
  • Customer service
  • Telemarketing
  • Technical assistance
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Telephone call centre operation
  • Telephone answering services
  • Voice mailbox services
  • Telemarketing services
  • Online customer service operations
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Business confidence index
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Demand from online shopping

  • Current Performance
  • Market trends
  • Industry profitability and structure
  • Overseas competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Market trends
  • Industry profitability and structure
  • External competition
  • Table: Call Centre Operation Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Call Centre Operation Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Clothing Retailing in New Zealand
  • Banking in New Zealand
  • Non-Banks and Other Financial Institutions in New Zealand
  • Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in New Zealand
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Retailing in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling in New Zealand
  • Telecommunications Goods Wholesaling in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Customer service
  • Telemarketing
  • Technical assistance
  • Other services
  • Chart: Call Centre Operation Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Finance, banking and insurance industries
  • Government, education and health industries
  • Other industries
  • Telecommunications and utility industries
  • Media industries
  • Hospitality, tourism and entertainment industries
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Call Centre Operation Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Call Centre Operation

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Call Centre Operation Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Salmat Contact Solutions New Zealand Limited,
  • Table: Salmat Contact Solutions New Zealand Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Call Centre Operation Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Call Centre Operation Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Chatbots
  • Computer programs that simulate human conversation via machine-learning software (artificial intelligence).
  • Cold Calling
  • Calling a consumer without a prior appointment, which is usually conducted by telemarketers.
  • Voice Over Internet Protocol (Voip) Systems
  • VoIP systems transmit voice calls and multimedia content over the internet.
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