REVENUE PER MILE FOR ALL MILES EXAMPLE

LOAD 1

Your Cost Per Mile is $1.10 and you are in Atlanta, GA and a shipper in Macon, GA pays you to take a shipment to Miami, FL at a rate of $2.10 per loaded mile which includes fuel.

REVENUE PER LOADED MILE = $2.10

Macon  ———————————-> Miami

587 Loaded Miles * $2.10 = $1,232.70

REVENUE PER MILE FOR ALL MILES = $1.84

83 Empty     +    587 Loaded    =   670 Total Miles

Atlanta ———> Macon ——————————————> Miami

$1,232.70/670 Total Miles = $1.84 Per Mile

COMPARE APPLES TO APPLES
Revenue For ALL Miles                   $1.84 Per Mile
Cost Per Mile                                      $1.10 Per Mile
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Profit Per Mile                                     $0.74 Per Mile
X     670 Total Miles
———————-
$495.80 Profit on Load 1

LOAD 2

Your Cost Per Mile is $1.10 and you are in Miami, FL, and a shipper in Fort Lauderdale, FL pays you to take a shipment to Atlanta, GA for a rate of $0.38 per loaded mile which includes fuel.

REVENUE PER LOADED MILE = $0.38
Fort Lauderdale—————————————–> Atlanta
642 Loaded Miles * .38 = 241.30

REVENUE PER MILE FOR ALL MILES = $0.36
28 Empty  +    642 Loaded  =  670 Total Miles

Miami ——– Ft Lauderdale ———————————> Atlanta
$241.30/670 Total Miles = $0.36Per Mile

COMPARE APPLES TO APPLES
Revenue For ALL Miles             $0.36 Per Mile
Cost Per Mile                                $1.10 Per Mile
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(Loss Per Mile)                           ($0.74) Per Mile
X     670 Miles

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(495.80) Loss on Load 2

LOAD 1    LOAD 2
$495.80 + ($495.80) = $0.00 or Breakeven on Round Trip

WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU CHOOSE TO RETURN TO ATLANTA EMPTY?

COMPARE APPLES TO APPLES
Revenue For ALL Miles              $0.00 Per Mile
Cost Per Mile                                 $1.10 Per Mile
———————-
(Loss Per Mile)                            ($1.10) Per Mile
X      670 Miles
———————–
($737.00) Loss on Empty Return

LOAD 1    NO LOAD
$495.80 + ($737.00) = ($241.20) Net Loss on Round Trip

See our Revenue Per Mile For All Miles and Round Trip Breakeven Calculators on this page.