Final Review Bus 140

Final Review Bus 140 - Bus 140 Final Review CH15 Low-Medium...

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Bus 140 Final Review CH15 Low-Medium Goals of JIT The ultimate goal of JIT is a balanced system. Achieves a smooth, rapid flow of materials through the system Building Blocks Product design Process design Personnel/organizational elements Manufacturing planning and control Push/Pull Pull system : System for moving work where a workstation pulls output from the preceding station as needed. (e.g. Kanban) Push system : System for moving work where output is pushed to the next station as it is completed Calculating # Kanbans N = DT(1+X) C Obstacles to conversion Management may not be committed Workers/management may not be cooperative Suppliers may resist Benefits of JIT Reduced inventory levels High quality Flexibility Reduced lead times Increased productivity CH 11 Supply Chain Mgmt (Low-Medium) Need for Supply Chain Management 1. Improve operations 2. Increasing levels of outsourcing 3. Increasing transportation costs 4. Competitive pressures 5. Increasing globalization 6. Increasing importance of e-commerce 7. Complexity of supply chains 8. Manage inventories Outsourcing – Giving jobs outside of the company to be processed Bullwhip effect – Inventory oscillation become progressively larger looking backward through the supply chain. Small change in customer demand could become a big problem for the manufactures Logistics - Refers to the movement of materials and
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