Concentration By Hour Report (Reference)

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Michaela M
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Introduction

With our Concentration by Hour Report, you can monitor trends in pet check-ins and check-outs, allowing you to track trends within fifteen-minute intervals across all reservation types

 

Key Features

This tool helps optimize operations by pinpointing peak times and identifying long-term patterns, allowing you to allocate resources efficiently and anticipate periods of increased activity.

This report includes:

  • Export Options. You may export the report by selecting the Export to Excel checkbox upon report generation.  

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  • Alternatively, utilize the Green Print PDF button to create a PDF version of the report.

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  • Visual Insights. This report generates a chart that can be printed or downloaded.

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Getting Started

To run this report:

  1. Navigate to Left-hand Navigation: Reports & More » Concentration By Hour 
  2. Fill out the fields according to the parameters below.
  3. Click Generate!

Report Parameters

Parameter Description 
To  Choose the beginning date for pulling data for the report.
From  Choose the end date for pulling data for the report.
Check in/Check out  Select whether you want the report to display check-ins or check-outs.
Export To Excel?  Check this box to export the results to Excel. 


Helpful Hints

  • Utilize the date selector in this report to run either a single date or a date range.
  • If you run this report without specifying check-ins or check-outs, it will default to display check-in data for the selected date(s). 
  • This report is designed to show an accurate total of animals who checked in and out at specified times, therefore it cannot be run accurately for future dates 

 

Report Output

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Report Output Description 
Hour  Indicates the time of pets' check-in/check-out, displayed in 15-minute increments.
# of Reservations

Represented by the light blue line on the graph, indicating the number of reservations checked in or out during each time slot depending on the parameter selected.

Cumulative  Represented by the dark blue line on the graph, indicating the total number of reservations up to that time of day at each corresponding time.

As an example, if you have 6 reservations check in at 09:00 AM, both the Reservations and Cumulative lines will register at 6. Then, if another 8 reservations check in at 09:15 AM, the Reservations line will display as 8, representing the number of reservations within that timeframe, while the Cumulative line will rise to 14, indicating the total number of reservations checked in for the day.

Tips and Tricks

  • This report highlights actual check-in/check-out times rather than scheduled ones, making it more suited for trend monitoring rather than future analysis. If you are looking for future forecasts of reservations, you can use our Future Revenue Estimater. Please see our article on Using the Future Revenue Estimator.

  • If the report skips a time frame, such as jumping from 9:30 am to 10:45 am, it indicates that no check-in or check-out activity took place during that period.

  • To utilize this report effectively in identifying peak check-ins or check-outs, it's advisable to pay attention to the light blue Reservations line. This line offers valuable insights into the volume of reservations processed within each 15-minute interval.

 

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