Forums  

Go Back   Forums > ISM Discussion Area > General Supply Management Discussions

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 03-10-2010, 03:26 PM
ljperuffo
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Default Lead time Management

I am looking for insights on best practices for maintaining lead times. We experience very dramatic changes in business level that affects the lead time for many of our parts (primarily build-to-print items) as supplier capacity and utilization change. We are currently using a look back at actual deliveries and calculating the lead time at which 90% of orders were delivered. This works for parts with frequent deliveries, but may not be the best choice for items with few deliveries. Many of the suppliers do not have a good handle on their lead time, and are impacted by high order change rates, so asking them does not yield accurate data.
Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 04:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.