What is Average Handle Time? Challenges, Examples, and Best Practices for Improving AHT Copy
JUNE 9, 2020
Average handle time, or AHT, is an important call center metric. In the simplest terms, AHT is the average time it takes to handle a call or transaction from start to finish – from call initiation, to hold time, to talk time, and all the way through to any related tasks an agent must perform post-phone call to resolve that call. That is your average handle time. Calculating Your Average Handle Time.