OCT

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AcronymDefinition
OCTOctober
OCTOntario College of Teachers (Canada)
OCTOffice of Cable Television
OCTOptical Coherence Tomography (medical imaging technique)
OCTOctave
OCTOfficer Cadet (Singapore)
OCTOctal
OCTOffice of Counter Terrorism (various locations)
OCTOriginal Certificate of Title (Philippines)
OCTOffice Customization Tool (software)
OCTOkinawa Cellular Telephone (Japan)
OCTOptimal Control Theory
OCTObject Class Table
OCTOverseas Countries and Territories
OCTOmnidirectional Control Technology
OCTObject Code Translator
OCTOutput Control Transistor
OCTOptimized Compensation Transactions
OCTOgaki Cable Television (Japan)
OCTOctamer Binding Transcription Factor
OCTOctamer-Binding Transcription Factor
OCTOffset Catch Tray (photocopiers)
OCTOfficial Conspiracy Theory
OCTOregon Cultural Trust
OCTOcular Coherence Tomography
OCTOptimal Cutting Temperature (compound for fixing specimens prior to cryosectioning)
OCTOffice of Clinical Trials
OCTOita Cable Telecom (Japan)
OCTOxford Classical Texts
OCTOne Cool Tuna (fishing accessories brand)
OCTOxytocin Challenge Test
OCTOptimized Compression Topology (audio)
OCTOral Contraceptive Therapy
OCTOrder Cycle Time
OCTOrganismo de Control Técnico (Spanish)
OCTOutlook Configuration Tool (software)
OCTOak Cliff, Texas
OCTOcala Civic Theatre
OCTOcean Color and Temperature
OCTOptical Current Transducer
OCTOntario Certified Teacher (Ontario College of Teachers; Canada)
OCTOfficina Città Torino (Italian)
OCTOffice, Chief of Transportation
OCTOptical Committee of Turkey
OCTOSHA Compliance Team
OCTOptical Channel Trail
OCTOperational Climatic Testing
OCTOperations Concept Team
OCTOttawa City Transportation (Canada)
OCTOils and Fats Chemistry and Technology
OCTObligation-Certification Tree
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As shown in Figure 2, organizations in the top quartile perform better with regard to customer order cycle time and perfect order performance.
To calculate those, I first estimate the order cycle time for each customer.
While management is demanding reduced costs, customers are requiring shrinking order cycle times, faster response to order changes, and the ability to handle customer specific shipping and packaging requirements.
During the late 1980s when international sales were more important to Lemmon, order cycle time was about three months, speed of response to inquiries was about 30 days, order completeness was 90-95 percent, invoice accuracy was nearly error free, and damage-free receipt was about 98 percent The most challenging international problem for Lemmon was the vast amount of paperwork required by embassies.
Milrod said the software would help companies reduce costs, increase logistics efficiencies, improve customer acquisition and retention and reduce order cycle time.
Merchandisers also evaluated order cycle time now and in the future for three types of items: seasonal items, promotional items, and everyday items.
In most firms, the logistical service offerings tend to select and measure a single set of performance standards (for example, 98 per cent fill rate, two day order cycle time and a maximum of other service failures of 2 per cent) in order to meet customer needs.
How different would your business be, or better yet, how much more profitable would it be if you could streamline the flow of product from the manufacturer to the client; reduce order cycle time and delivery time that can improve customer service and reduce your costs?
Mefford: Improving our order cycle time is probably the most critical factor.
Other trade-offs have to be made among the elements of the customer service mix, such as order cycle time and credit facilities (Levy, 1981; Perreault and Russ, 1974, 1977).
* Manufacturing teams measured unit production costs against targets, performance-to-schedule, order cycle time and first-pass yield (manufacturing quality).
reducing order cycle time, allows firms to become more responsive[5].