Takt time is a term that refers to the rate of production required to meet customer demand. For example, if a company’s customers require 40 units each week – the takt time required to meet this demand is 1 hour per unit (assuming a standard 40 hour work week). The word “takt” is actually the German word beat or pulse.
Calculating accurate takt time is a bit more complicated than just the simple formula proposed here.[Read more…] about What Is Takt Time?