NSK is committed to continuing to implement new measures to further shorten lead times
STM is a methodology that can provide guidance to supply network trading partners to move lead times
toward a minimum that approaches zero.
13] considered a multiperiod serial production system when lead times
for all components are uncertainties.
There are many explanations for why lead times
are so long.
The lead time
until product delivery is also important, as any time not needed for manufacturing or distribution can be used to revisit the sourcing decision to ensure the overall best location is selected.
The single biggest thing that tooling buyers can do to drive down lead times
is to involve the tool builder early in the design cycle," stresses Peters, who is the Ohio-based ProMold's sales/engineering manager and also the chair of SPE's Mold Making & Mold Design Division.
B regardless of the variations of end item demand and usage quantity, even though the associated lead times
can be statistically different, as Table V shows.
Supplier lead times
for providing materials and component parts
Since hedging is not compatible with JIT principles, only physical safety stock and safety lead times
will be considered in the following.
With standard lead times
of only 4-6 weeks for new orders, and plenty of available inventories for short delivery requirements, PKB prides itself on exceeding customer expectations.
We are able to cast, machine, and subassemble with short lead times
--currently producing to release on a three week lead time
basis-with total reject of less than 0.
The best moldmakers overseas are not ridiculously cheap, but you can save money on almost any job, and sometimes get faster lead times
," reports Wayne Tomko, sales manager of S&L Plastics Inc.