Understanding What is a Hold Order in Lean Manufacturing.

What is Hold Order or Delayed Order in lean manufacturing

 

In this article, you will learn what is a hold order or delayed order according to process excellence, lean six sigma, and lean manufacturing.

Manufacturing Hold Orders (Delayed Orders) Definition

Hold orders are defined as customer product purchase order confirmed between the manufacturer and the client, but which cannot be delivered or manufactured on-time or as scheduled due to one or more unexpected reason(s) or unplanned situation(s) which prevent to continue and complete the started and planned order as expected, coordinated and agreed.

Hold orders includes short orders and any other order which is stopped after been planned and started the scheduling process.   Hold orders are the result and maybe observed when escalation orders are placed and advanced in the schedule. Also, known as delayed orders.

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REFERENCES: What is a Hold Order.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lean_Six_Sigma

https://www.greycampus.com/blog/quality-management/a-brief-introduction-to-lean-and-six-sigma-and-lean-six-sigma

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