Introduction

The Sales vs Labor Cost report allows you to see labor cost as a percentage of your sales at two distinct levels of granularity:

  • Daily - When a date range is selected then costs are summarised for each day
  • Intraday - When a single day is selected then costs are represented in hourly increments for the selected day

Prerequisites

  1. Premium Plan subscription or higher
  2. Administrator or a Manager with 'manage sales and labor costs' sub-permission.

Access Report

Navigate to Location > Reports > 'Sales vs Labor Cost'

Date Selection

You can either select a date range to see trends over a period of time or a single day for the intraday report. 

Filtering Sales by Department

Where you have multiple departments in your account, filtering by department isolates the sales data displayed in the graph to the selected department.

Filtering Sales by Channel

If your account utilises channels to group sales then you will have the option to filter by channel. Filtering by channel isolates the sales data displayed in the graph to the selected channels. Note - Filtering by channel does not filter the data in the report.

Labor Type Selection

You can choose to compare sales to either 'Scheduled Labor' or 'Actual Labor' cost. Scheduled Labor Cost is derived from the cost of the schedule whereas Actual Labor Cost is derived from the cost of timecards.

Sales Type Selection

Choose whether you would like to use Gross or Net sales 

Sort Options
Click on any column label (Date, Labor Hours, Labor Cost, Gross/Net Sales, Labor %) to sort by Ascending or Descending Order

Report Display
When a date range is selected, sales and labor cost data is summarised for each day.

When a single day is selected, sales and labor cost data is displayed in hourly increments.

Export

Report data is exportable to CSV. Click on the 'Export' button located in the top right-hand corner of the screen. The report is downloaded directly to your local machine. For reports that require more time to generate, a notification will appear, advising you that an email will be sent when the export is available for download. Typically this will be available within a few minutes.

The email content is shown below. Click on the 'DOWNLOAD' link within the 48 hour window to download the CSV file to your local machine.

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