Just-in-time: Problematic or Possible?

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Dyan Constantine, Mexico
Just-in-time (JIT) has always been a troublesome part of the management of any supply chain. However, it is feasible if the parties have a better understanding of their respective roles and the value each must bring to the chain. Managing a supply chain is never an easy feat, it requires dedication and great communication among all parties. It also requires skill in balancing the inventory needs from both a financial and sales perspective. The sales people requires inventory to meet the targets, however, if there is too many item in stock it mops up all the liquidity which could be used to achieve greater competitive advantage, this will be a headache for the finance department. So how do we go about satisfying both? Improve communication which will result in improved planning geared towards having just what is needed, when it is needed. For this to be achieved, the supplier(s) has a pivotal role to play. (...) Read more? Sign up for free

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  Eric Schmitz, Consultant, Belgium

JIT = Focus on Customer

Just-in-time is focussing very deeply, very conseq (...)

  Faustine Panga, Student (MBA), Tanzania

J.I.T. concept is just shifting a burden in the supply chain

The J.I.T. concept in the supply chain is just shi (...)

  Eric Schmitz, Consultant, Belgium

Mis-use of Just-in-time

There is a lot of powergame being played in the su (...)

  Joe Marshall, Management Consultant, United Kingdom

JIT is a Benefit to the Supply Chain

As somebody who implemented Lean in his own compa (...)

  Dyan Constantine, Mexico

Communication is the Catalyst for JIT

@: whilst communication may not be sufficient, I c (...)

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