Tag: Understanding Supply Chain Management Basics

A Lean Logistic Control System : Kanban


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…

Cycle View of a Supply Chain


Designed in Canva Abstract Not only manufacturers and suppliers, but additionally conveyors, retailers, warehouses and customers themselves are included in the supply chain.A typical Supply Chain includes a variety of stages including customers, retailers, distributors, manufacturers, component suppliers.Cycle View of…

Supply Chain Management and its Drivers:


Abstract: The logistical drivers are facilities, inventory, and transportation. Inventory denotes all raw materials, WIP, and finished goods in a supply chain. On the other hand, transportation involves moving inventory from point to point. Information is data about facilities, inventory, transportation, costs, prices…