Amazines Free Article Archive
www.amazines.com - Thursday, October 17, 2019
Read about the most recent changes and happenings at Amazines.com
Log into your account or register as a new author. Start submitting your articles right now!
Search our database for articles.
Subscribe to receive articles emailed straight to your email account. You may choose multiple categories.
View our newest articles submitted by our authors.
View our most top rated articles rated by our visitors.
* Please note that this is NOT the ARTICLE manager
Add a new EZINE, or manage your EZINE submission.
Add fresh, free web content to your site such as newest articles, web tools, and quotes with a single piece of code!
Home What's New? Submit/Manage Articles Latest Posts Top Rated Article Search
Google
Subscriptions Manage Ezines
CATEGORIES
 Article Archive
 Advertising (133313)
 Advice (160846)
 Affiliate Programs (34734)
 Art and Culture (73685)
 Automotive (145676)
 Blogs (75042)
 Boating (9840)
 Books (17122)
 Buddhism (4124)
 Business (1328458)
 Business News (426309)
 Business Opportunities (366262)
 Camping (10960)
 Career (72723)
 Christianity (15840)
 Collecting (11637)
 Communication (115054)
 Computers (241950)
 Construction (38995)
 Consumer (49679)
 Cooking (17061)
 Copywriting (6567)
 Crafts (18204)
 Cuisine (7538)
 Current Affairs (20384)
 Dating (45774)
 EBooks (19685)
 E-Commerce (48201)
 Education (185227)
 Electronics (83492)
 Email (6392)
 Entertainment (159829)
 Environment (28935)
 Ezine (3039)
 Ezine Publishing (5446)
 Ezine Sites (1550)
 Family & Parenting (110900)
 Fashion & Cosmetics (196387)
 Female Entrepreneurs (11842)
 Feng Shui (130)
 Finance & Investment (310266)
 Fitness (106051)
 Food & Beverages (62863)
 Free Web Resources (7938)
 Gambling (30224)
 Gardening (25103)
 Government (10512)
 Health (629455)
 Hinduism (2205)
 Hobbies (44033)
 Home Business (91553)
 Home Improvement (251337)
 Home Repair (46124)
 Humor (4819)
 Import - Export (5453)
 Insurance (45130)
 Interior Design (29545)
 International Property (3484)
 Internet (190981)
 Internet Marketing (146327)
 Investment (22824)
 Islam (1167)
 Judaism (1356)
 Law (80476)
 Link Popularity (4591)
 Manufacturing (20842)
 Marketing (98766)
 MLM (14136)
 Motivation (18213)
 Music (27001)
 New to the Internet (9479)
 Non-Profit Organizations (4048)
 Online Shopping (129614)
 Organizing (7803)
 Party Ideas (11855)
 Pets (38081)
 Poetry (2234)
 Press Release (12672)
 Public Speaking (5618)
 Publishing (7523)
 Quotes (2407)
 Real Estate (126613)
 Recreation & Leisure (95264)
 Relationships (87454)
 Research (16158)
 Sales (80317)
 Science & Technology (110203)
 Search Engines (23451)
 Self Improvement (153096)
 Seniors (6231)
 Sexuality (35942)
 Small Business (49283)
 Software (82994)
 Spiritual (23464)
 Sports (116077)
 Tax (7658)
 Telecommuting (34066)
 Travel & Tourism (307309)
 UK Property Investment (3118)
 Video Games (13427)
 Web Traffic (11726)
 Website Design (56813)
 Website Promotion (36564)
 World News (1000+)
 Writing (35764)
Author Spotlight
OLEG KOBETS

Oleg has been providing SEO, Copywriting and Content Management services for 10+ years. For the last...more
ANISH SAH

My Name is Anish Sah, I am an Internet Marketing and SEO Expert, Social Media Guru and young Entrepr...more
SHWETA SINGH

This article has been written by a verified author, Shweta Singh. She has been in the business of wr...more
WILLIAM ELSENRATH

I'm retired and help my wife with her home business. I do the work behind the scenes by writing arti...more
CACEY TAYLOR

Im just a man who likes to be happy and see others happy. Im into home business, sports, family, and...more


Magical Metrics! Discover How Efficient Your Company Is by Laura Jeeves





Magical Metrics! Discover How Efficient Your Company Is by
Article Posted: 03/29/2018
Article Views: 434
Articles Written: 3851
Word Count: 599
Article Votes: 0
AddThis Social Bookmark Button

Magical Metrics! Discover How Efficient Your Company Is


 
Automotive
You might think that your business is performing well, but to find out whether it is really operating in an efficient and profitable manner, you’ve got to get to grips with the data. Today I am going to describe the Key Performance Indicators – or KPIs – that you need to be monitoring in order to understand both how your fleets are performing, and how you can improve upon current company practice. Good haulage companies are based on detailed data analysis, so we should get started!

Keep Calm

Delving into your KPIs may seem a daunting task, as there are literally hundreds of different performance indicators that could be part of your company evaluation. However, it is key that you take a little time away from the hustle and bustle of the depo and the measured chaos of the office to consider which factors are the most important to your business. Experience has shown me that attempting to analyse lots of KPIs simply leads to pointless number crunching and will probably give you a headache! The best method is to pick just four KPIs that are significant to haulage companies and focus on those aspects of company performance.

The Details – Number Crunching for Haulage Companies

Though examining your income growth or your market share may seem useful, these are not the aspects of the business that you should be monitoring with an eagle eye. Below is my short list of the most useful metrics for haulage companies. Having an understanding of these figures will help you make key decisions, such as whether to implement a set of driver training courses, or whether to invest in the latest telematics. They are also really useful figures to have on hand.

• Calculate how long the average journey takes from start to finish. • Keep a record of the number of client claims for damaged freight and how this affects your freight costs. • Record how late, early or prompt your drivers are on average. • Note the number of handling points a single package passes through prior to delivery. • Divide the total cost of freight by the total number of loads delivered over a chosen period of time. • Similarly, divide the total cost of freight by your net sales and purchases. • Keep on top of the accuracy of your freight bills by dividing the number of correct bill by the total number.

The Golden KPI

The most important KPI for haulage companies is undoubtedly the percentage of a potential truckload that’s used on an average journey. This statistic is vital, as empty space cannot make you money. If you find that a low percentage of potential load is being fulfilled on an average journey, you can take steps to increase the efficiency of operations – such as signing up to Haulage Exchange’s online exchange platform! The more stops a vehicle makes on its route and the fuller the truck, the higher the profit.

When confronting metrics, take a deep breath and remember that you only have to select three or four key areas to monitor. Hopefully this article will help you take your first steps into the magical world of metrics!

Author Plate

Norman Dulwich is a Correspondent for Haulage Exchange, the leading online trade network for the road transport industry. Connecting professionals across the UK and Europe through their website, Haulage Exchange provides services for matching haulage companies or self-employed drivers with jobs in road transport and haulage work. Over 5,000 member companies are networked together through the Exchange to fill empty capacity, get new clients and form long-lasting business relationships.

Related Articles - haulage, companies,

Email this Article to a Friend!

Receive Articles like this one direct to your email box!
Subscribe for free today!

 Rate This Article  
Completely useless, should be removed from directory.
Minimal useful information.
Decent and informative.
Great article, very informative and helpful.
A 'Must Read'.



 Author Login 
LOGIN
Register for Author Account

 

Advertiser Login

 

ADVERTISE HERE NOW!
   Limited Time $60 Offer!
   90  Days-1.5 Million Views  

 

Great Paranormal Romance


SUSAN FRIESEN

Susan Friesen, founder of the award-winning web development and digital marketing firm eVision Media...more
STEVERT MCKENZIE

Stevert Mckenzie, Travel Enthusiast. ...more
STEPHEN BYE

Steve Bye is currently a fiction writer, who published his first novel, ‘Looking Forward Through The...more
GENE MYERS

Author of four books and two screenplays; frequent magazine contributor. I have four other books "in...more
LAURA JEEVES

At LeadGenerators, we specialise in content-led Online Marketing Strategies for our clients in the t...more
TIM FAY

I am not a writer nor am I trying to become a writer. I am an average person with average intelligen...more
JOANNA MORGAN

Joanna Morgan has a huge passion for making money online from home and enjoys traveling around the w...more
JAMES OLEANDER

James Oleander is a professional writer on business and financial topics. He has published many arti...more
JASON NG

Jason Ng has a huge passion for the health and fitness industry as he strongly believes that having ...more
LANCE CHAPMAN

An experienced, resourceful and highly motivated IT professional, with a proven record of success in...more

HomeLinksAbout UsContact UsTerms of UsePrivacy PolicyFAQResources
Copyright © 2019, All rights reserved.
Some pages may contain portions of text relating to certain topics obtained from wikipedia.org under the GNU FDL license