Visual management is a way to visually communicate and manage various standards, metrics, improvements, safety requirements and expectations. All forms of visual management should be clearly displayed and understood with no explanation other than visual analysis by everyone.
Manufacturing lead time is different than lead time. Manufacturing or production lead time is the total amount of time it takes to "manufacture" or "produce" an item.
Engineer to Order, also known as design to order refers to products or services whose customer specifications/requirements contain significant customization, unique designs or innovative and new purchased materials.
Standard work in process is the minimum necessary level of items or materials needed to maintain the proper flow in a production environment.
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