Intent of Just in Time

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Intent of Just in Time
In my view, ultimately the intent of just in time is to minimise cost. Which must be understood very well and planning should be done accordingly. For example if a process takes changeover time of 4 hours and has significant material loss in setup we must plan batch quantity accordingly. The JIT should be considered journey towards perfection in our processes, we should identify the hindering factors of all processes and work on that to achieve the best results.

Underlying Reasons for JIT
Addae Michael
In my candid opinion JIT saves unnecessary cost incurred on stocking manufacturing materials in warehouses which include labor cost, cost on wear and ...Sign up

JIT implementation
Correct, but nothing is perfect, not JIT.
If manufacturer uses JIT to avoid stockage, who will keep the inventories: of course, the supplier! Sign up

William P. Gibbs
I agree, JIT is most effective when applied to the entire supply chain. If upstream suppliers are not producing to a clear "pull" signal then they qui...Sign up

Challenges Rather Than Disadvantages
Dela Agbo
If one sees JIT as a system of 'zero inventory' then one can have series of disadvantages in operating such a system. In fact such as system c...Sign up


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