The **Cycle Time Days** is the number of days that a part is expected to be in inventory from receipt until shipment given an `initial stocking level`

and `annual demand level`

.

It is calculated using Little's Law

# Examples

The `annual demand level`

is `10`

. The `average inventory level`

is `5`

.

The **Cycle Time Days** is `5`

/(`10`

/`365`

) or `182.5`

days.