Anglian Water wins field service award

BURLINGTON, MA, Dec. 22, 2009 -- Anglian Water, the largest geographical provider of water and wastewater services to England and Wales, scooped a top award for services provided to customers in the field...

• Working with ClickSoftware on a Customer Service Transformation Project, Anglian Water has scooped a top award for services provided to customers in the field

BURLINGTON, MA, Dec. 22, 2009 -- ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd., the leading provider of workforce management and service optimization solutions, today announced that Anglian Water, the largest geographical provider of water and wastewater services to England and Wales, scooped a top award for services provided to customers in the field. The company beat a strong list of contenders to this prestigious award demonstrating excellent progress in customer service with work backlog reduced by an impressive 95 percent since January 2006.

Working in partnership with ClickSoftware, Anglian Water made significant improvements, transforming the way it planned, deployed and analyzed the resources needed to deal with operational customer service enquiries.

Peter Simpson, Chief Operating Officer, Anglian Water said, "This is a fantastic achievement and it is down to a lot of hard work and dedication from many people. It shows that with the right approach, backed up with state of the art technology, we can really make a difference to the service we provide to our customers. ClickSoftware supplied a best practice solution that enabled us to make the business changes we wanted. We will use it as a platform for even more improvements."

Don Hales, Founder and Chairman of Judges at the National Customer Service Awards said, "The judges were impressed with the comprehensive way in which the team dealt with the problems to the extent that not only was the day-to-day service improved to leading-edge standards, but that the team was also able to shine when responding to the emergency situations arising from floods."

Simon Morris, Vice President of Global Marketing at ClickSoftware commented, "Anglian Water has already set the highest standards in utilities, this award shows that they can compete with companies across all sectors to deliver the very best in field based customer services. We are very pleased to be a part of this award winning project."

About Anglian Water
Anglian Water is the largest water and wastewater company in England and Wales, covering 27,500 square kilometers, representing 18 per cent of the area of England and Wales. We provide water and wastewater services to more than five million domestic and commercial customers in the east of England and Hartlepool.

About ClickSoftware
ClickSoftware is the leading provider of workforce management and service optimization solutions that create business value for service operations through higher levels of productivity, customer satisfaction and cost effectiveness. Combining educational, implementation and support services with best practices and its industry-leading solutions, ClickSoftware drives service decision making across all levels of the organization. From proactive customer demand forecasting and capacity planning to real-time decision making, incorporating scheduling, mobility and location-based services, ClickSoftware helps service organizations get the most out of their resources. With over 150 customers across a variety of industries and geographies, and strong partnerships with leading platform and system integration partners - ClickSoftware is uniquely positioned to deliver superb business performance to any organization. The company is headquartered in Burlington, Mass. and Israel, with offices in Europe, and Asia Pacific. For more information about ClickSoftware, please call (781) 272-5903 or (888) 438-3308, or visit www.clicksoftware.com.

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