Shipping KPI monthly news - August 2020


How to apply company roles in Shipping-KPI

BIMCO Shipping KPIs is a valuable system for all shipping companies irrespectively of size. For larger owners and managers with offices in many locations, BIMCO Shipping KPI offers different tools to make data collection more tangible.

Last month’s newsletter explained how to apply business unit, narrowing the number of available ships to data owners for the specific business units. Company roles are features that allow the administrators to limit the data points available – i.e. narrowing in a second dimension.

Company roles are particularly beneficial if more than one department of the company are contributing and applying data – e.g. accounting, technical and HSEQ departments.

To create and amend company roles, log in with the administrator account, jump to the “My Company” section and find the “Company Roles” subsection.

BIMCO Shipping KPIs come with a number of predefined roles. Beside “Default” and “Read-only”, a role for the technical and navigational departments are predefined. 

The permissions associated with each role – such as the permission to add or delete ships from the account – can be adjusted. Company roles are covering aspects related to reporting – i.e. which PI, KPI and SPIs are open to the respective role. 

Reporting permissions can be set to either “No access”, “View” or “Edit” at the administrator’s discretion. This allows all stakeholders in the company to access and take full advantage of the system without obstructing reporting procedures.

To adjust the permissions, simply find the relevant role in the drop-down menu and scroll down until the permissions are on screen.

Please notice that reporting permissions can be adjust at all levels irrespectively of the superior or subordinate level. This feature allows the administrator to tailor company roles to every position with an interest in the BIMCO Shipping KPI.

To apply the new settings, make sure to “save” next to the role drop-down menu. If you are adjusting a pre-defined role, you are able to save as a new copy, leaving the original predefined role intact.

For more information

Please email any comments and questions to Peter Lundahl Rasmussen:

About BIMCO's Shipping KPI System

  • Based on reported Performance indicators (PI) being aggregated into Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Provides an accurate comparison of ships
  • Has anonymised data
  • Has a high level of data security
  • Keeps user’s data safe
  • Boosts performance improvements
  • Ship/fleet/industry benchmarking
Johan Conrad
in Copenhagen, DK


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