Cycle Time

The Cycle Time is the completion rate of a product. It is the actual time from part-to-part measured after a process steps or production line in scope: Just try to picture yourself standing at the end of your process and count how many pieces of products are passing...

Takt Time

Takt Time is a Lean Metric which is calculated (not measured!) based on customer demand. It indicates the amount of time, production has to provide one output on average. It is important to remeber, that Takt Time does not consider the time it takes to produce a...

Throughput Time [TPT]

Throughput Time (TPT) is a Lean Metric used to describe the elapsed time from process start to process end (“Ride the material”). The overall Throughput Time is defined by many separate Throughput Times for various process steps. Each step holds...

Changeover Time

Changeover time is a Lean Metrics describing the elapsed downtime between the last units of the batch before the changeover and the first good units of the following product at defined speed (retraction). Work with Changeover Time to Increase your capacityImprove your...