Question: Lead times have sometimes been called "rubbery." What accounts for this concept of elasticity in lead times?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 4, 2020, 12:56 am ad1c9bdddf
Lead time means how long it takes to get something from the time it has been ordered. Lead times are sometimes "rubbery" because of unanticipated delays. For instance, if a plant is manufacturing a product, but runs out of a critical ...