Ramp Down

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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.
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They are not as versatile and don't fit all configurations such as providing a flat level area in front of a door before it ramps down.
Sefton council put speed ramps down to stop this sort of behaviour, but they are doing nothing at all to slow the traffic down.
However, when production ramps down, their company experiences a negative financial impact due to excess inventory.
The entrance/foyer area is zoned sectionally between public and participants, the entrance for sports people being just above ground level with short ramps down to changing rooms, while that for spectators is at top seating level via a long external ramp.
It's much better than the 'concurrent user' model that simply ramps up or ramps down the number of concurrent users on a Web site.
We have a six day a week operation and although steam demand stays reasonably flat, it does ramp up slowly over a period of 36 hours and ramps down over a period of 24 hours.