repair cycle


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repair cycle

[ri′per ‚sī·kəl]
(engineering)
The period that elapses from the time the item is removed in a reparable condition to the time it is returned to stock in a serviceable condition.
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Thanks to their hard work, the FSS and battery shops saved the Army millions of dollars and greatly reduced repair cycle times.
As a result, RBL uses the base's NCT, order and ship time, and the depot repair cycle time (RCT) to calculate the CRF-supported base pipeline need.
They wanted to reduce parts consumption, repair cycle time, manual cycle time, and cost.
Embracing this new holistic view enabled the Marines to centralize their inventory, management, connect previously incompatible information systems with middleware, and reduce repair cycle time by 33 percent.
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For example, the repair cycle time for the MK-48 logistics vehicle went from 162 days to 59 days, and the repair cycle time for the LAV-25 armored vehicle went from 212 days to 121.
Akzo Nobel has launched a new business, Nobilas, that manages the repair cycle of a car from the time it is damaged until it is ready to be returned to the owner.
The two main process improvement teams (PITs)--the Distribution PIT and Repair Cycle PIT--will remain the core elements of the ADM program.
The reverse logistics application minimizes operational costs through real-time control of the return and repair cycle.
In addition, the company has invested rigorously in quality control, and employs a full time quality assurance manager, whose over-riding brief is to ensure that customer care remains an operational priority throughout the repair cycle.