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Just-in-time: Problematic or Possible?
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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  JIT = Focus on Customer
Eric Schmitz, Consultant, Belgium
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  J.I.T. concept is just shifting a burden in the supply chain
Faustine Panga, Student (MBA), Tanzania
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  Mis-use of Just-in-time
Eric Schmitz, Consultant, Belgium
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  JIT is a Benefit to the Supply Chain
Joe Marshall, Management Consultant, United Kingdom
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  Communication is the Catalyst for JIT
Dyan Constantine, Mexico
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Just-in-time
Summary
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Single Minute Exchange of Dies
🔥List of Barriers to Just-in-Time | Barriers to JIT
Customer Support in Just in Time is Needed
Best Practices
🥇Definition of Just-in-time
🥈Assumptions of Just-in-time (JIT)
🥉Combining JIT and Outsourcing
The Principles of Lean
How to Reduce the Vendor Risks with Just-in-Time ?
Can Just-in-Time Work Without Kanban?
Lean Manufacturing Tools for Beginners
Just-in-time: Problematic or Possible?
Experiences with Including Purchased Parts in Kanban
Importance of Inventory Velocity
Lean and JIT Manufacturing
Classification of Lean Tools
Just-in-time Needs Flexibility
Kanban and Procurement Planning
Sustainable Business Approach after Years of JIT
The Impact of JIT on the Organization of Production Planning
JIT in Variable Marketplaces
Information Velocity
Poka Yoke - Explanation
Disadvantages of JIT
JIT is Playground for Big Companies
Intent of Just in Time


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