Shipping Volumes

In this article let's go through the Shipping Volumes dashboard together and have a better understanding of what insights you can get out of it. 

 

To open the dashboard, follow the steps below.

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This dashboard allows you to break down volumes of carriers, shipping options, countries, and sub-accounts over time.

Note

Return shipments, mailbox shipments, and some small carriers are currently not included in this dashboard.

Main Menu

Select the variables you want to include (or exclude) in the charts, tables, and map.

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Update Notification

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Note

The dashboard will be updated daily.

 

All/YTD

Year to date (YTD) represents a period of time between the beginning of the selected year(s) and the current date (month/day).

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Created Date/ Scanned Date

Use the shipment creation date, or the shipment scan date, for breaking down volume over time. 

A shipment created in January may have been scanned by the carrier in February.

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Manual & FAQ page

Go to the manual (information-icon) and FAQ page (question-icon) by clicking on the icons on the right top of the dashboard.

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Tables – Shipment(s) / To Countries / Carrier(s) / Shipping Option(s)

Each table presents the total per year(s) for the variables selected in the main menu.

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Click on the plus/minus buttons to drill down/drill up time levels. 

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Hover over the numbers to see more details per category.

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Map

This map displays the division of the total number of shipments over the different countries, based on the variables selected in the main menu. 

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Chart - Shipments Over Time

This chart offers a breakdown of shipping volume over months, weeks, or days.

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Click on the plus/minus buttons to drill down/drill up time levels.  

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Hover over the bar to see:

  • A comparison to the same month last year (%YOY)
  • A comparison to last month (%MOM)
  • The total number of shipments (total shipments)

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Note

A comparison can only be made if all relevant variables are selected in the main menu.

Chart – Running Total (YTD)

This chart offers an annual breakdown of cumulative volume over months.

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Hover over the line to see the cumulative (total) volume.

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Chart – Total shipments over the last 14 days

This chart offers a breakdown of shipments over the last 14 days. 

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