demand during lead time


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demand during lead time

the demand made on a product required during the delivery or manufacturing lead-time period for that product. An unexpected increase during this period can lead to an out-of-stock situation.
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In a cycle where the order is received in a relatively short time and the demand during lead time is low, internal storage space capacity is exceeded.
[sigma]X = standard deviation of demand during lead time in days