"We remain committed to pro- viding Sailors with as much information and lead time
as possible," said Ferguson.
With a short, Lean Flow lead time
, there's no need to begin making the product until all material is available, and no place in a flow process for half-finished product to sit and wait for material.
If the average lead time
is seven weeks--that's 35 working days.
* Use of Lead Times
and Freight Rates in Shipment Planning Processes
At that time, the infamous dotcom boom--a trend fueled by the burgeoning internet in the late 1990s--created a similar situation with many components going on allocation with lead times
extending out to months and even years.
Go to just about any furniture website and you will find that sofas have anywhere from a two-week to three-month lead time
, which is a long period to wait when you want that sofa now.
The general increase of forecast uncertainty with lead time
necessitates that weather predictions be presented in varying formats.
The automaker has taken this step as production bottlenecks have built up a considerable lead time
for new orders.
Comparative view of optimal control values and values of relative errors of performance indicators of (s, Q) model for Item 1 and lead times
lengths of 2, 5 and 7 days.
2015  have been used in the present study to estimate the lead times
. The stations used to estimate the lead time
for various cities are shown in Figure 1.
In addition to the high cost of testing, manufacturers also experience long lead times
for test results.