Ramp Down

(redirected from Ramping Down)
Also found in: Dictionary.

Ramp Down

Informal; to reduce operations in anticipation of declining demand. For example, a toy store may ramp down its operations by buying fewer toys from its wholesaler immediately after the Christmas season, when people are less likely to buy toys in large quantities. See also: Seasonality.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The VNL-HIF is a joint effort of LBNL, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL), but the ramping down is affecting many university-based efforts as well.
Nokia will also start consultations with employee representatives regarding personnel reduction plans impacting approximately 60 employees in global support functions and 30 employees in the planned ramping down and focusing of certain development activities in the New Businesses entity in Services.
Obama and Clinton, both Democrats, say they'll use structural savings from their respective health care proposals, in addition to newly available funds from the 2011 expiration of the Bush tax cuts and ramping down of the Iraq war, to reform America's health system.
The risk of staffing up and later ramping down or relocating staff is shifted to the consultant (although a portion of the costs are still borne by the owner in the form of direct or overhead costs passed on by the consultant).
The fixturing strategy will be the same, saving time and cost for the end-user, and permitting a cost-effective ramping down of production when required.
NI has also reduced its other non-regulated activities with the elimination of the majority of its trading operations through the recently announced Aquila alliance, as well as the ramping down of its merchant operations at Primary Energy.
The releases will start ramping down on June 4 until the summer base flow of 450 cfs is reached on August 11.
In addition , Nokia will start consultations with employee representatives regarding personnel reduction plans impacting approximately 60 employees in global support functions and 30 employees in the planned ramping down and focusing of certain development activities in the New Businesses entity in Services.
Meanwhile, HELI2000 for high precision and super finish milling boasts high 90-deg shoulder accuracy and 32-deg ramping down ability.
According to this mail, Google has revealed its plan to start ramping down the Google Compare service, which is now live in both the US and the UK, from February 23, 2016.