The Power of benchmarking: how Luppa can help your company stay ahead of the curve

Staying ahead of the curve is critical for success in today's competitive business market.  

As a business, you must be aware of how you compare to your peers and competitors in various parts of your operations. This is where benchmarking comes in.

In terms of benchmarking, Luppa has you covered.


Benchmarking is the process of comparing your company's practices and performance to those of your competitors, industry leaders, and other organizations of similar size, industry and market.

It helps in identifying performance gaps, improving business processes, enhancing competitiveness,  and identifying best practices.  Benchmarking not only identifies areas of weakness but also recognizes areas where the company is performing well. By comparing their performance with their peers, companies can develop a roadmap for future success and examine best practices to achieve these goals. 

Luppa stands out with its exceptional benchmarking system, allowing you to compare every aspect of your analysis with your peers. But what exactly are the benefits of incorporating benchmarking into your organization's practices?

  • Gain Valuable Insights: While understanding your own performance is important, it's often more valuable to see how you stack up against your peers. For example, when it comes to salary satisfaction, your own rating might appear lower. However, through peer comparison, you may discover that your satisfaction is actually higher than your industry counterparts. This insight can help you understand where you stand and make informed decisions.
  • Understand the Market and Competition: Benchmarking enables you to gain a deeper understanding of your market and competition. By comparing your performance to industry benchmarks, you can identify market weaknesses and areas of improvement. This knowledge is invaluable for developing effective strategies and action plans to stay ahead of the competition.
  • Contextualize Your Performance: Benchmarking provides context to your performance by highlighting areas where you outperform your peers as well as areas where you lag behind. This information helps you prioritize your efforts and focus on the areas that require attention. With a clearer picture of your position, you can develop targeted strategies to enhance your competitive advantage.
  • Know Your Standing: Benchmarking allows you to determine where you stand in comparison to your peer groups. It provides insights into whether your employee satisfaction, productivity, or other metrics are significantly better or worse than others in your industry. This knowledge helps you set realistic goals and benchmarks for improvement.

How does Luppa calculate benchmark data?

To ensure top relevancy, Luppa utilizes hundreds of thousands of data points from its users, including data from Personal Luppa users. By aggregating this data, Luppa creates accurate and reliable benchmarking metrics while strictly keeping data anonymous and no individual company or personal data can be revealed.

It's important to emphasize that benchmark data naturally fluctuates over time. Various factors such as changes in peer companies,such as restructuring, macroeconomic shifts (covid, war, inflation), political events, and other external influences can impact the benchmarks. However, Luppa regularly updates its benchmarks to maintain the freshness and accuracy of the data.

Market benchmarks are critical instruments for assessing business performance within a particular market segment or geographic area. These benchmarks give businesses information about their market share, consumer base, and competitive landscape.

In our continuous pursuit of the most accurate and up to date insights, we consistently refine our benchmarks while collecting new data to ensure the most comprehensive analysis of market performance.

  • Worldwide micro, small, mid and large
  • Europe micro, small, mid and large
  • West Europe micro, small, mid and large
  • East Europe micro, small, mid and large
  • SE Europe micro, small, mid and large
  • Croatia micro, small, mid and large
  • Slovenia micro, small, mid and large
  • Serbia micro, small, mid and large
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina micro, small, mid and large
  • Montenegro micro, small, mid and large

* Micro: 0-50 employees, Small: 51-250, Medium: 250-1000, Large: 1000+

Industry benchmarks play a critical role in assessing performance and competitiveness within specific sectors. These benchmarks enable companies to compare their performance against industry standards and identify opportunities for growth and optimization.

  • Agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • Food industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Non-food industry
  • Car industry
  • Supply of electricity, gas, water, waste management and similar activities
  • Construction and real estate business
  • Trade
  • Transportation and storage
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality
  • IT programming
  • IT product
  • IT consulting
  • Telecommunications
  • Financial institutions
  • Insurance companies
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Other service activities
  • Public sector
  • Education
  • Health care

In conclusion, benchmarking with Luppa empowers your organization with valuable insights, a deeper understanding of the market and competition, contextualized performance data, and a clear picture of your standing in comparison to your peers.  By identifying areas for improvement, creating action plans, and continuously monitoring and evaluating your progress, you'll be able to stay ahead of the competition, retain top talent, and increase overall business efficiency. 

Embrace the power of benchmarking and unlock your full potential with Luppa.

Continue reading our blogs to learn more about employee engagement and concrete tools that will help you with employee retention.