Transport Time

The transport time is the time span in which a work item, for example a workpiece or document, is transferred to another location ( including electronically). For example, this can be the time between dispatch and arrival of an article at the customer. During the transport time, no further processing can usually take place. The cycle time of the process cycle is made up of the transport time, the processing time, the idle time and the waiting time.

 

Related terms: Waiting Time, Idle Time, Process Cycle, Processing Time, Business Process, Cycle Time