How they do it: User can locate and pick-up the company’s cars via a smartphone app. There is no need to register with a rental car person before every use. After usage, the user can drop and return the car in public parking zones in a pre-defined urban area., which is then ready to be picked up by the next user.
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How they do it: Initially, Ryanair did not offer customers the possibility of contacting them by email or webform, only through a premium rate phone line, by fax or by post. Also, customers are directed to self-check-in terminals or online check-in – if they opt to check in at the airport, they are liable to a $45 surcharge. On the flight, no food and beverages are distributed, they must be purchased on demand, further reducing customer service and customer interaction expenses.
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How they do it: McFit’s fitness centers are designed to be fully self-service. The equipment in the gym has written down instructions. In addition, members can check and create a training plan online. Coache in the gym are usually only present to help with general questions but are not offering personal training.
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How they do it: As part of a 2018 effort to redesign its stores, Subway introduced self-service ordering kiosks in select locations. These enable customers to order their sandwich via a touchscreen on a kiosk located in the store.
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How they do it: Most of Google’s products can be set-up fully independently of any Google employees, allowing the company to scale their products regardless of their personnel. The company also provides a lot of content and a peer-to-peer community to support each other in the use of Google products.
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