OPP Standing Order Release Team

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Team ID: 
College / Administrative Unit: 
Finance and Business
Date Started: 
January 1998
To redefine the processing requirements of standing order releases to reduce cycle time and cost.

Missing release requests decreased from 72 to 0

It was also found that 730 hours/year were saved

The cycle time from the pre-team to the post-team stage was reduced by 4 days turn around time; Using inventory price averaging, 3-5 days are saved in finding the actual vendor price

Contact Person: 
Laura Appleyard
  • Kathy Lathbury, Sponsor
  • Laura Appleyard, Leader
  • Larry Bair, Facilitator