Takt time is a German phrase for the baton the conductor uses to set the tempo of an orchestra. In Lean and Six Sigma applications Takt time refers to the rate that products and/or services need to be completed in to keep up with customer demand.
How to Calculate:
Takt time is calculated by dividing the available time per day by the customer demand.
Calculate the takt time:
If the available time per day is 7.5 hours and the customer would like to receive 350 parts per day, what would the calculated takt time be?
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