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Lean Manufacturing Tools Explained: Kanban

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1/28/22 10:30 AM

 

 Kanban is an inventory control system tool, often used in conjunction with the larger concept of just-in-time (JIT). It originated in Japan in 1940 as part of the Toyota Production System to reduce costs. Translated literally, the word is a...

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Lean and Agile in Manufacturing: What's the Difference?

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10/25/21 11:46 AM

In a supply chain, the amount of waste produced can make a vast difference in regards to profitability. By locating the areas where waste is prevalent, and by implementing methods of waste reduction, this can benefit the overall production...

Advanced Planning and Scheduling, Lean Manufacturing, capacity planning, PlanetTogether, production planning, capacity, scheduling, JIT, Kanban, MRP, theory of constraints, sequencing, minimize waste, Material Requirement Planning, agile, challenges in supply chain

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The Four Principles of Kanban

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4/27/21 10:30 AM

In the last few decades, manufacturers have worked relentlessly to maintain a competitive advantage in an ever-changing market. Because of this, we have seen the emergence of new ways of operating within manufacturing. One of these methods is...

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