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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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Meet Sage Inventory Advisor in the Cloud
Sage recently announced the general availability of Sage Inventory Advisor, a new cloud forecasting and planning solution that integrates with Sage enterprise

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Active RFID Solutions for Asset Tracking and Inventory Management
Radio frequency identification (RFID) technology is fast replacing ScanCode technology in asset tracking and inventory management. Traditionally, asset tracking

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SAP to Acquire Inventory Optimization Vendor SmartOps
SAP announced on Friday evening its intention to (finally) acquire SmartOps, a move much anticipated for some time. The most enduring mystery about this is not

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19 Steps to Maintain an Accurate Inventory What You Must Know About Your Inventory
It takes $2,500 in new sales to make up $100 in lost inventory, assuming a 4 percent return. Keeping an orderly warehouse with up-to-date processes and informed

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Managing Mountains of Inventory Data, Hexion Ensures Sustainable Growth and Profits
For thermosetting resins producer Hexion Specialty Chemicals, a portfolio of over 50,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) created unique supply chain efficiency

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They Know When You Have Gas
A deal with the American Petroleum Exchange will allow members to have “up-to-the-minute” inventory data on their petroleum storage tanks.

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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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Blue Link Associates Limited
Blue Link Associates develops and delivers a fully integrated ERP software suite including inventory management, accounting, contact management, eCommerce

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Fixed Asset Inventory: A Guide to Getting Started
Implementing a fixed asset inventory solution and performing proper accounting of assets can save time and money, reduce theft, improve planning and budgeting

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