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5 Types of Sales Volume

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Sales volume is a sales metric that counts or measures the products or services sold in a period. The following are common types of measures used for sales volume.

Units

Counting product units such as the number of cars sold in a month.

Subscriptions

The number of service subscriptions signed.

Weight

Weight measures such as kilograms and tons are a common way to measure sales of a commodity such as bananas.

Hours

Hours billed may be used to measure consulting and legal services.

Metered Usage

The metered usage of a service such as megawatts of energy sold by a solar energy operation.
Overview: Sales Volume
Type
Definition
A sales metric that counts or measures the products or services sold in a period.
Value
Measuring sales in an way that industry insiders intuitively understand.
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