Average Handle Time (AHT)
What is an Average handle time?
Average handle time is the average time that customer representatives spend on all activities. It includes call time, hold time, chats and solving customer issues. It has to be as low as possible. Time is money, so it is necessary to track this time. It shows how many time is needed to solve issues and which questions are costing agents the most time. You can track average speed to answer, service level and more. It helps to improve a customer service.