Ertrag

English translation: earnings

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German term or phrase:Ertrag
English translation:earnings
Entered by: Ilka Nahmmacher

13:18 Jun 16, 2006
German to English translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Management
German term or phrase: Ertrag
I am completely unclear as to how to translate "Ertrag" and "Umsatz", especially in how they differ. Here is an example.

Die Prozesskette des Vertriebs ist eine logische Abfolge von Elementen und Aktivitäten. Sie beschreibt Probleme und Herausforderungen für das Key Accounting unter Gesichtspunkten des Vertriebs und des Ertrags.
Am Ende der Prozesskette stehen entweder Umsatzeinbußen oder Profitabilität. ...

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▪ Durch ein Angebot von Mobile-Office-Lösungen kann er dem Kunden zu höheren Erträgen ohne zusätzliche Mitarbeiter verhelfen.

▪ Durch Einführung verschiedener Mobile-Office-Lösungen kann der Kunde die Produktivität des Mitarbeiterstabs erhöhen, die Zahl der Mitarbeiter reduzieren, in den bisherigen Räumen bleiben und das Ertragsniveau halten.
Ilka Nahmmacher
Germany
Local time: 16:20
Earnings
Explanation:
Ertrag = earnings
Umsatz = sales (U.S) usually U.K uses turnover
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Denise Boehning (X)
United States
Local time: 10:20
Grading comment
Thanks especially to Ted Wozniak for your comments.
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Earnings


Explanation:
Ertrag = earnings
Umsatz = sales (U.S) usually U.K uses turnover


Denise Boehning (X)
United States
Local time: 10:20
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in category: 2
Grading comment
Thanks especially to Ted Wozniak for your comments.
Notes to answerer
Asker: What of revenue? I've seen it used for Umsatz, but here Lilli has also suggested using it for Ertrag.


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lilli Translate: earnings, income, revenue
14 mins

agree  lux: auch 'gains/income/yield/return' und 'sales volume/turnover'
30 mins

agree  DC Josephs
1 hr

agree  Julia Lipeles: 'earnings/revenue' and 'sales/sales voume'
4 hrs

agree  Ted Wozniak: yes, earnings.revenue and income MAY all be used as synonyms in English. There may ALSO be a difference between earnings/income and revenue. Only context makes it clear if there is or not. Disagree with sales volume (Absatz), yield and return
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