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Lead-time reduction: the search for competitive advantage

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Generic product offerings in a boundaryless competitive environment do not support economic viability. Time-based dimensions of a product are becoming an increasingly important component in assessing strategic advantage. A generalized framework is provided for analyzing product environments based on production/consumption gaps that can lead to an augmented product. Traditional long lead times and high inventory levels are less appropriate and more costly endeavours that may not even achieve product parity.
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Keywords: Competitive Advantage; Inventory Control; Lead Times; Product Management; Time Management

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: February 1, 1995

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