Lead times

  • Lead times July2018
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    Lead times: April-June 2018

    2018-07-17T09:34:00Z

    More packages experienced an increase in lead times than in the previous quarter, while a growing number of companies are struggling to find skilled labour as workloads increase

  • Lead times april2018
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    Lead times: January-March 2018

    2018-04-24T06:00:00Z

    In this quarter, three packages report a shortening of lead times – reflecting the beginning of a decline in enquiries

  • Lead times feb2018
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    Lead times: October-December 2017

    2018-02-09T06:30:00Z

    Our previous look at lead times back in September forecast little alteration, but as it turned out there were no changes at all over the subsequent three months

  • Lead times october2017
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    Lead times: July-September 2017

    2017-10-17T14:29:00Z

    Companies report being busier, and the lead times of several packages have changed but most have remained level, while little alteration is expected in the next six months

  • Lead times June 2017
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    Lead times: April-June 2017

    2017-07-18T10:52:00Z

    Lead times have stayed level, with most packages at the highest level since records began, and little further change is expected over the next six months

  • Lead times index April 2017
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    Lead times: January-March 2017

    2017-04-25T14:00:00Z

    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

  • Lead times
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    Lead times: October - December 2016

    2017-02-06T11:41:00Z

    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

  • Lead times
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    Lead times: July - September 2016

    2016-10-20T06:00:00Z

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

  • Lead times
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    Lead times: April - June 2016

    2016-07-21T06:00:00Z

    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: Jan - Mar 2016

    2016-04-25T14:37:00Z

    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