Blue Ocean Specialty Team Named as Finalist in 2019 Stevie® Awards for Customer Service

by Blue Ocean News in Blue Ocean News, News

Blue Ocean, a world leader in customer care solutions, was named a finalist in the “Customer Service Team of the Year – Recovery Situation” category in the 13th Annual Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Achieving finalist status ensures Blue Ocean will be presented with either a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie when results are announced on February 22 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The awards are presented by the Stevie Awards, which organizes several of the world’s leading business awards shows including the prestigious International Business Awards® and the Stevie Awards for Great Employers.

More than 2,700 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were evaluated in this year’s competition. Finalists were determined by the average scores of specialized judging committees which included more than 150 professionals worldwide.

Blue Ocean’s Stevie Award entry featured the extraordinary work of a highly specialized team that was developed for a single mission: help their client achieve on-time delivery targets for their largest enterprise-level financial industry customer. Since the launch of this remarkable team, on-time delivery rates for this critical customer soared from a monthly average of 71% to today’s 96% on-time delivery rate.

“Our Professional Operations Team has already made raving fans out of our client and their customers. We are so pleased to have the work of this particular team, and the high-stakes work they do every day, recognized on the international stage,” said Blue Ocean president, Andrew O’Brien.

This is Blue Ocean’s second time being recognized by the Stevie Awards. The company received a Bronze Stevie in the same category in 2017.

“The 2019 judges were very impressed by the caliber of this year’s nominations, which set another record for this competition.  The quality of the accomplishments outlined in every Finalist nomination was remarkable,” said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards.  “We look forward to announcing the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award placements in Las Vegas next month.”

Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at


About Blue Ocean
Blue Ocean is an award-winning provider of innovative customer care solutions. They are creators of practical solutions to real problems that enhance the relationships clients have with their customers. Headquartered in Atlantic Canada, the company has been supporting brands that are leaders in their categories from education to insurance, from CPG to technology since 1994.


About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at


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