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Thursday25 May 2017

Lead times

Lead times index April 2017

Lead times: January-March 2017

25 Apr 17

Lead times have changed for five packages and four are increasing again, but many packages still expect no change in the next six months despite increased workload and enquiries

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Lead times: October - December 2016

6 Feb 17

Lead times have changed for only two packages - the lowest level of change recorded in the last decade. But many packages are reporting difficulty in getting qualified or experienced staff, reports Brian Moone of Mace

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Lead times: July - September 2016

20 Oct 16

There are capacity issues with some off-site manufacturing but the consensus among other site-based trades is that lead times are stabilising

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Lead times: April - June 2016

21 Jul 16

Lead times have either remained the same or increased, with burgeoning workloads and enquiries and a shortage of skilled labour making further increases more likely

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Lead times: Oct - Dec 2015

9 Feb 16

Increases to lead times continue, and many are forecast to rise in the next six months, as workload and enquiries grow. But staffing is still an issue

Lead times within the specialist brickwork trades have lengthened due to reduced stock levels

Spotlight: Managing lead times

19 Oct 15

With the ripples of recession still being felt through the lead times of many specialist trades, Brian Moone discusses how clients of the supply chain can minimise disruption

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Lead times: April - June 2015

20 Jul 15

With six packages increasing their lead times and widespread reports of increasing enquiries and workload, growth is holding steady. Brian Moone of Mace reports

Lead times: October - December 2014

Lead times: October - December 2014

10 Feb 15

Seven trades are reporting an increase in lead times this quarter, with several more anticipating increases over the next six months due to demand

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Lead times: April-June 2014

22 Jul 14

While only a handful of trades showed lengthening lead times, the majority of the sector is anticipating increasing demand within the next six months. Brian Moone of Mace Business School reports

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Lead times: October - December 2013

11 Feb 14

While there is little movement in lead times so far, increased enquiries and workload may signal significant increases to come. Brian Moone of Mace Business School reports

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Lead times April - June 2013

25 Jul 13

Enquiries and workload continue to increase but in a bid to remain competitive, most suppliers are expecting lead times to hold steady. Brian Moone of Mace reports

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Lead times Oct-Dec 2012

14 Feb 13

Despite some reports of increasing enquiries and workload, lead times have held steady for the most part as suppliers try to stay competitive. Brian Moone of Mace reports

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Spotlight: M&E products

19 October 2012

Many suppliers of M&E and other factory-made components have reduced capacity, while more overseas players are entering the market. Brian Moone examines what this means for lead times

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Lead times: Jan - Mar 2016

25 Apr 16

After a period of increase due to heavier workloads, lead times seem to be levelling off. But fit-out and finishing trades are still in hot demand

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Lead times: July - Sept 2015

19 Oct 15

Increases to lead times continue, albeit to a smaller number of trades than seen in previous quarters. The major issue forecast going forward is labour shortages

Quality street: Native Land’s Neo Bankside

Spotlight: Residential fit-out

20 Jul 15

As the London residential market continues to boom, the ‘deliverability ceiling’ looms for the supply chain. Brian Moone examines the data

Lead times: January - March 2015

Lead times: January - March 2015

7 May 15

Lead times continue to increase with eight trades on the rise and no reported decreases. Some packages have increased more than once in the last 12 months

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Lead times: July-September 2014

20 Oct 14

Although there are only four trades reporting an increase in lead times this quarter, there are 10 trades that anticipate increases in the next six months

Lead times: January - March 2014

Lead times: January - March 2014

6 May 14

Increased enquiries and workload are now affecting most trades throughout the industry, which is showing in increasing lead times. Brian Moone of Mace Business School reports

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Lead times: July - September 2013

24 Oct 13

Most works packages continue to be unmoved, but increased activity means that some rises are expected in the months ahead. Brian Moone of Mace Business School summarises the data

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Lead times: Jan-Mar 2013

9 May 13

Lead times have been static for most suppliers in the first quarter of the year despite some reporting increased enquiries and workloads

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Lead times July-Sept 2012

19 October 2012

Lead times are frozen across the board, and with enquiry levels beginning to fall, there are unlikely to be many increases over the next six months. Brian Moone of Mace reports

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Lead times April-June 2012

06 July 2012

Lead times remain extremely low and static across all trades, with rotary piling and facade cleaning the only packages showing any movement

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