Productivity Loss    
The productivity loss calculator will produce the lost income potential to a custom operator because of waiting for moisture to be tested. It will also calculate a cost of labor while waiting for moisture to be tested.
 Machine productivity  
     
Number of tons/hr      
Number of harvesters      
Amount of time to test moisture (minutes)    
If moisture is checked more than once per day, provide the total number of minutes per day the harvesters are stopped while waiting for moisture indication.
   
 Labor Paid while waiting on moisture testing
     
Number of employees    
e.g. SPFH driver, scale operations, packing tractor drivers, bag operator, truck drivers, etc.
     
Hourly wage    
     
Price per ton for harvesting  
Days of harvesting per year      
        
   

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Results*          
Number of harvesting tons lost due to moisture testing time (daily)
Income lost due to moisture testing time (daily)
Annual income potential lost due to moisture testing time Based on the amount of time the harvesters are stopped waiting for moisture testing to be completed.
Annual labor cost of waiting for moisture testing Based on hourly wage paid to employees while waiting for moisture testing to be completed.
*These are estimates only based on numbers provided, not actual results.
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