Stocking Cycle Time (Dock-To-Stock)
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What is Stocking Cycle Time (Dock-To-Stock)?
The number of hours required to properly store materials or goods, from the time the materials/goods are received from the supplier until the time they are stored and recorded in inventory management tracking systems.
Why should Stocking Cycle Time (Dock-To-Stock) be measured?
Stocking Cycle Time measures the speed and productivity with which inbound logistics teams stock shipments from suppliers. A high value for this KPI can lead to a number of different warehousing issues, such as the number of orders that are ready to be shipped on-time, warehousing space availability for subsequent incoming shipments and the overall flow of goods coming in and out of the warehouse. High values for this KPI may suggest that the company has inefficient shipment scheduling, poor warehouse space management or a generally ineffective inventory management methods. Minimizing Stocking Cycle Time will help reduce problems that may occur further down the supply chain, which will increase the rate of on-time shipments and, as a result, increase customer satisfaction.
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