Essays Tagged: "Kanban"

Hitachi: Correlation and Causal Analysis Research - MGT 480: Business Research Applications: (note: start of paper is similar to others, but body is different)

oduction process and philosophy is greatly influenced by Japanese techniques such as Kaizen, 5S and Kanban. Sometimes, when changes occur in the production process after a Kaizen blitz, or restructuri ...

(4 pages) 460 3 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Just in Time. 4 page overview of the principles of just-in-time production operations management

ts(Toyota example) 7. Uniform production levels3. Pull production system 8. Quality at the source4. Kanban production control 9. Total productive maintenance5. Small-lot production 10. Supplier networ ... ed. Movement of output from the cells to other operations occurs in small lots and is controlled by kanbans (small cards that correspond to a standard quantity of production). Cellular layouts, becaus ...

(6 pages) 713 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Supply Chain Management of Toyota

exibility and customers flexibility. The main element which support to accomplish JIT production is kanban system. But before applying kanban, detailed schedules need to be produced in advance for eac ... etailed schedules need to be produced in advance for each production process by using MRP system. A kanban is a card and which describes details quantities which the subsequent process should withdraw ...

(13 pages) 1383 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Toyota, Flexible manufacturing

which made way for more efficient production. Toyota was also the first company to come up with the Kanban system. The Kanban system operated by putting component parts into a bin and once the materia ...

(2 pages) 205 2 3.2 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies


tions need to be provided for each part.2. All parts should be classified as shown:- Kanban type=K. reordered on a kanban(Deljit Kanbans) basis with a maximum of 72 hours supply. Wandin ... upply. Wanding these at POU can transmit the pull messages into the EDI environment. Kanban type=B. Bulk items reordered on MRP(material requirement planning) basis with a 20 days ...

(5 pages) 49 1 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Rio Bravo IV - Operations Management: Questions regarding Case of Rio Bravo IV - A Report of the Plant Manager

rong TQM could have in the plant. In fact some concepts spread to Rio Bravo IV's suppliers, such as kanban (JIT?) having just enough products for the order to be shipped that day, thus eliminating wor ...

(3 pages) 148 0 2.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Just-in-Time Inventory Control.

of capital in holding cost calculations to measure the effects of inventory reduction.Just-In-Time KanbanJust-in-time Kanban is a system developed in Japan by Taiichi Ohno, the Toyota executive intro ... a system developed in Japan by Taiichi Ohno, the Toyota executive introduced earlier in this paper. Kanban is a system of tracking supplies throughout the entire manufacturing process (Damiano, 2004). ...

(11 pages) 354 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Just-in-time literature review

p the current confusion about the two systems.The article examined the pull research in detail. The Kanban mechanics, which was the first system to be termed a "pull" system, was studied. Under the Ka ... be a production card, a container of the appropriate incoming parts, and an idle work station. The Kanban system reduces WIP and cycle time, results in smoother production flow, improved quality as w ...

(10 pages) 257 0 4.3 Dec/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

JIT in Honda

ing in-process inventory and its associated costs. The process is driven by a series of signals, or Kanban, that tell production processes to make the next part. Kanban are usually simple visual signa ... deviations of demand in safety stock. Forecasted shifts in demand should be planned for around the Kanban until trends can be established to reset the appropriate Kanban level. In recent years manufa ...

(18 pages) 152 1 4.7 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Case of Rio Bravo and General Electric

d to implement elements of JIT and TQM, such as Kaizen, reduction of lead times, quick die changes, Kanban, and Visual management (Shoenberger, Knod, 1997). Packard Electric Corp. has successfully imp ... Mexican team manager and Rio Bravo IV general manager.No TQM, systems and processes - JIT, Kaizen, Kanban, ect.Lack of process controlNo systems controlThe team was expected to manufacture and supply ...

(21 pages) 131 0 5.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Impact of IT on Automobile Sector

companies in the automotive industry have the ability to track reusable assets. This is done by the Kanban system a formalized feedback system where traditionally paper cards were passed back up throu ... up through the supply chain to streamline the flow for coordinating production. If the status of a Kanban container changes, because an employee enters data manually or with a bar code reader, time m ...

(10 pages) 58 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Importance of JIT in Modern Organisation

IT composes of ten basic elements which are:Flexible resourcesCellular layoutsPull production systemKanban production controlSmall-lot productionQuick setupsUniform production levelsQuality at the sou ... n process immediately. The system avoids overproduction and; only necessary quantities are produced.Kanban Production Control System"Kanban is a 'pull' system which is driven by the demand at the lowe ...

(12 pages) 63 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Riordan, Quality Improvement Implementation

ciencies in production cause non-value added activities. The three basic stages of JIT include: (1) Kanban, (2) Production planning, and (3) Global management.Stage One of JIT allows the inventory to ... planning, and (3) Global management.Stage One of JIT allows the inventory to move with the use of a Kanban, materials movement tracking device. The Kanban can be as simple as an index card, a box, or ...

(9 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

QDCar's Operations Strategy

they are promised (Slack, Chambers & Johnston 2001). QDCar's Just-in-time production system and Kanban control which is a method of Just-in-Time inventory replenishment has allowed them to deliver ...

(8 pages) 42 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

14 principios de toyota TPS

podrá laborar de una forma más eficiente. Este sistema es apoyado por otro de nombre Kanban, este sistema es un sencillo juego de tarjetas que muestra la existencia de los materiales y ... tiempo al máximo y se tenga un mejor control de calidad.Principio 3:Usar el sistema "pull" (kanban) para eliminar la sobreproducción.Es sistema kanban es el principio del Just in time, ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Manufacturing Engineering

Operational Management

from just in time (JIT), total quality management (TQM), total productive management (TPM), kaizen, kanban and so forth.Figure 2: Lean tools implemented by manufacturing firmsFigure 3: Lean tools impl ... en tools by many author, the six sigma is not significantly used in the healthcare industry. As for Kanban and JIT, the usage are found to be very similar in both industries.Thus when both tools are i ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management