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Kawasaki Plant Switches to Electronic Kanban System Using LANSA''s Technology
There was a new LANSA case study released yesterday that really grabbed my attention. LANSA is a Chicago-based developer and IT services provider that is

jit kanban inventory  operates using a just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing environment in their assembly plant in Lincoln, Nebraska, where a paper card-based Kanban inventory method has been successfully used for a long time. However, according to the manufacturer, this system has its own issues related to the cards themselves and employee discipline issues. So a decision was made to develop a new electronic Kanban system in-house using the existing IBM i LANSA ERP and its brand new development tool. As a result, a team of Read More...
Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part 1: Tutorial
Flow manufacturing leverages techniques to help manufacturers create any product on any given day, in any given quantity including the

jit kanban inventory  synonymously for the specific JIT scheduling system developed and used by the Toyota Corporation in Japan. It is a pull system where workstations signal with a card or something similar when parts are to be withdrawn from feeding operations or suppliers.) For more detail on JIT and lean manufacturing and on their impact on ERP, see Trends Affecting Manufacturers and ERP . However, flow manufacturing leverages some additional techniques helping manufacturers create any product on any given day and Read More...
Pull vs Push: a Discussion of Lean, JIT, Flow, and Traditional MRP Part Two: Challenges and User Recommendations
While lean/flow leverages practices to stay ahead of actual demand, traditional approaches better coordinate secondary, back-office systems like accounting and

jit kanban inventory  example lean manufacturing and JIT management modules), many ERP and SCM vendors have been fleshing out the components of the extended enterprise (distributed order management, flexible schedules, customer self-service, consignment inventory, vendor managed inventory [VMI] and supplier managed inventory [SMI], replenishment management, and business-to-business [B2B] e-commerce). They have also been exploring the manufacturing community (i.e., consolidated visibility via a portal of inventory, production, Read More...
Enterprise Resource Planning Vendors Address Lean Manufacturing
Intentia, Fujitsu Glovia, QAD, and SSA Global''s solutions supporting lean manufacturing are examined. Which areas the extended enterprise resource planning (ERP

jit kanban inventory  (VMI), kanban , and JIT sequencing. Customer forecasts flow directly into production planning. Inventory alerts can be sent via shipping schedule, broadcast, kanban , or an inventory minimum or maximum signal. Shipping instructions can be received via traditional EDI. Supplier and kanban visualization modules allow suppliers to view shipping authorizations through a Web browser. All the above tools aim to enable lean enterprises to minimize inventory carrying costs and speed the flow of information Read More...
The Theory of Constraints Enters the Lean Manufacturing Arena
Lean principles are difficult to employ in complex environments, but materials requirement planning has well-known limitations. The theory of constraints, which

jit kanban inventory  environment, however, the kanban JIT approach no longer makes sense, since the product mix by product type, routings, and process times becomes widely divergent, causing the prediction of kanban sizes to be impractical and temporary, or wandering bottlenecks to appear all over the shop floor. Indeed, where the order mix changes or not all resources are dedicated to lean flow manufacturing, then kanban sizes must continuously be reevaluated. In these situations, a theory of constraints (TOC) approach is Read More...
Leading Airline Improves Inventory Management
Delta is the world’s second largest airline in terms of passengers carried and the leading US carrier across the Atlantic, offering daily flights to 502

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The First Steps to Achieving Effective Inventory Control
Despite varying locations and industries, distributors worldwide often face similar inventory-related problems. Too much of one product, not enough of another

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An Opportunity for Change: 10 Recommendations for Advancing Your HR Technology Strategy
This report outlines 10 recommendations for companies to advance its human resources (HR) technology strategy. From conducting a global systems inventory and

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Capitalizing on Advanced Inventory Management
Today’s distributors have an opportunity to drive performance to new levels by investing in advanced inventory management. These companies can expect to

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Best Practices in Demand and Inventory Planning for Chemical Companies
Supply chain planning involves functions such as demand forecasting and planning, distribution inventory planning, and plant capacity planning and scheduling

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Zooming into an Inventory Free Flow
FreeFlow, a provider of business services with a patented technology, aims to help companies improve product life cycle profitability by providing a unique

jit kanban inventory  Motorola , 3Com , Fujitsu , Logitech , Creative Labs , Trimble , SanDisk , and logistics provider partners ModusLink and ArvatoUSA . As an approximate breakdown, the company generates 70 percent of its revenue from the US and the remainder from Europe and Asia. The company remains intent on continuing its operations without any venture capital (VC) funding. In October 2006, FreeFlow announced that its founder and CEO, Alan Scroope, was named the Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young in Read More...
Adexa Collaborative Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planner
Business plans need to be built on a foundation of solid intelligence: knowing what’s coming means you can plan responses proactively. Thus, in order to build a

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Customer Success Story: Batchmaster Provides Superior Inventory Control
Superior Quality Foods was growing, but poor inventory control was impacting its profitability. To ensure there was enough stock to meet production needs, it

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Inventory Planning & Optimization: Extending Your ERP System
SCM vendors are adding best of breed solutions to ERP product suites and are aggressively marketing this new functionality. The SCM market has been growing so

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