Kanban for the Supply Chain

Kanban for the Supply Chain

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This workbook for manufacturing supply chain management (SCM) professionals illustrates how to apply kanban replenishment systems and improve material flow. Those who are now ready to make the conversion from materials requirements planning (MRP) push techniques to kanban pull techniques must read this book! In Kanban for the Supply Chain: Fundamental Practices for Manufacturing Management., Stephen Cimorelli provides SCM teams with a roadmap for installing fundamental kanban concepts - the method is immediately actionable thereby increasing manufacturing productivity and profitability. Through an iterative process of planning, adjusting, and executing, kanban pull techniques keep inventory levels synchronized with demand, and the supply chain synchronized with actual production.Replace with kanban move cards to pull parts into manufacturing as needed. ... aquot; 9aquot;: , a#39; We)aquot; 5a#39; 0 Understanding how JIT uses kanban Partnering with suppliers Kanbana#39;s simple manual-visual controls Applying standard formulas and statisticsanbsp;...

Title:Kanban for the Supply Chain
Author:Stephen Cimorelli
Publisher:Productivity Press - 2006


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