Tag: Understanding Supply Chain Management Basics

A Company’s overall success: Achieving strategic fit

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Abstract:   If any mismatch exists need to restructure, so that supply chain may support the competitive strategy or change the competitive strategy accordingly. Some important obstacles of achieving strategic fit are gradually increased variety of products, decreased product life…

Cycle View of a Supply Chain

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                                          Designed in Canva     Abstract Not only manufacturers and suppliers, but additionally conveyors, retailers, warehouses and customers themselves…

A Lean Logistic Control System : Kanban

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Abstract To run a production system as a whole and to promote improvement kanban is used as tool.The Kanban system was implemented in 1953 in Toyota Company manufacturing process. Those signals are tracked by replenishment cycle, so that suppliers and buyers notice it. They observed  that they can view a process as being a customer and proceeding process as a store. Signboards were used to give expression of shipping at the store. Kanban is part of a system where “Pull” comes from the demand. According to Taiichi Ohno ,    must follow strict rules to be effective, also need close monitoring of products ,so that products with defect should not be sent to subsequent process, produce exact quantity; the process should be tuned finely  and rationally. Keywords: Lean manufacturing, Kanban tool, JIT etc.     Introduction It’s literally “signboard” or “billboard”. In “Lean” or “JIT”production , it is considered as a scheduling system. From the production point of view , it is a way to…