Is Just In Time Past Its Time?

Supply Chain Game Changer

The prospect of having a Just In Time (JIT) Supply Chain system has been the goal of innumerable businesses and industries for decades. And for those who have implemented Just In Time processes it has been the backbone of their entire operating structure.

When just-in-time isn’t enough

IT Supply Chain

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Is the Just-in-Time (JIT) Manufacturing Model Dead?

USC Consulting Group

Did the unprecedented supply chain disruptions caused by the pandemic kill the just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing model? Here’s a bit of backstory on that, and why we feel Just-In-Time manufacturing will be more important than ever going forward.

Just-in-time in the Real World of Inventory Management

Unleashed

Just-in-time inventory (JIT) is the antithesis of just-in-case inventory and can be a valuable method of reducing waste and streamlining the supply chain. In this article, we will consider some real-world case studies which may help to demonstrate JIT in action in the real world of inventory management and lend insight to the pros and cons of implementing JIT in your workplace.

Just in Time vs. Just in Case: What’s the Way Forward for Supply Chains?

Just-in-time supply chains worked just fine — until they didn’t. Is more inventory the answer? It’s not a binary solution. Read this latest GEP paper to learn how enterprises can ensure adequate supplies without running excess inventory.

Just-in-Time Economy Becoming a Problem for Europe, Lagarde Says

Supply Chain Brain

European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde warned that the globalized nature of the euro area’s economy makes it highly vulnerable to systemic shocks from supply chain disruptions

Podcast | Should We Scrap Just-in-Time Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Brain

With the pandemic disrupting global supply chains, should decades of just-in-time and lean manufacturing practice be thrown out the window

Labeling that can Meet Just-in-Time Deadlines in Auto Manufacturing

Loftware

Just-in-time supply chains are demanding and have little room for error. They have become prominent in the auto industry, raising new demands. Automotive Supply Chain Manufacturing

The time has come to abandon the just-in-time model

The Supply Chain Journal

There are two things we recommend doing in preparation for that discussion. Teshler: More flexibility required in the automotive supply chain. There are two big and related ideas in Teshler’s post.

Arriving Just in Time – Advanced Transportation Logistics Scheduling

Supply Chain Collaborator

The Value in Orchestrating a Scheduled Transportation Plan”. These three headlines from Transport Topics and Food Shippers of America magazine tell the story of one of the most important challenges facing shippers in North America leading into 2018. Spiking demand puts drivers in, well, the driver’s seat in pay negotiations, adding upward pricing pressure on truckload movements. The module also records time stamped pickup and delivery confirmations.

Just-in-time Manufacturing – A Manufacturer’s Guide to Effective Inventory Management

ThroughPut

What is Just-in-time Manufacturing? Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing is described as a production model in which products and services are produced to meet specific demand and not necessarily created in surplus, in deficit, or in advance of actual need.

Just-in-time Manufacturing ? A Manufacturer?s Guide to Effective Inventory Management

ThroughPut

What is Just-in-time Manufacturing? Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing is described as a production model in which products and services are produced to meet specific demand and not necessarily created in surplus, in deficit, or in advance of actual need.

Should We Scrap Just-in-Time Supply Chains?

Supply Chain Brain Podcast

With the pandemic disrupting global supply chains, should decades of just-in-time and Lean manufacturing practice be thrown out the window

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Are Lean Manufacturing and Just-in-Time Manufacturing the Same?

RFgen

Key Takeaways: Just in Time Manufacturing was designed to improve the manufacturing and the supply chain processes. Just-in-Time (JIT) Manufacturing and Lean Manufacturing are two of the most popular business processes. Lean manufacturing emphasizes customer desires. Each type is only productive if businesses have transparency into asset performance. A strong tracking solution for materials and assets is the cornerstone to JIT and lean manufacturing.

Can the Internet of Things Help with Just In Time Ordering?

ModusLink Corporation

The Internet of Things (IoT) is everywhere these days and rapidly becoming a reality in our day-to-day lives, whether through connected homes, wearable technology or any of the thousands of applications that have started to pop up. The supply chain is just one area where we are starting to see an impact, as ready access […]. The post Can the Internet of Things Help with Just In Time Ordering?

Will This COVID-19 Pandemic Change Supply Chains Forever?

Talking Logistics

Guest Commentary Guest Commentary - Transplace Transportation Management business continuity C-suite COVID-19 inventory management just-in-time logistics partnerships TMS Transplace

Just in Time

Tailwind

Just in Time You pick up the load. ’ A supply chain that ensures that businesses get products to the customers when they want them, where they want them, in good conditions…and on timejust in time. The concept of “Justin- Time” logistics is tied to the Total Quality movement that looks at removing any excess waste – materials, time – from a supply chain.

Just in Time: Predictive Lead Time to the Rescue

Demand Solutions

Remember when you didn’t care how long your lead time was, as long as it was consistent? It wouldn’t have been such a bad system, except that lead times are never consistent. So companies like yours began maintaining a safety stock, “just in case.” ” Of course, “just in case” costs you money in the form of larger inventory. Better to go with “just in time.”

Visibility, Analytics & Intelligence: Get full transparency on your supply chain, not just in times of crisis!

SupplyOn

SupplyOn Analytics links internal and external information – thus ensuring visibility and a robust, crisis-proof supply chain Planning, purchasing, logistics and transport management are traditionally separate processes, typically located in different departments. The suppliers operate in their own systems, as does the transport service provider. What, when, in what quantity and at what time is to be delivered usually remains unclear until goods receipt.

Success Stories of Just-in-Time Inventory

Unleashed

Just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing has been revolutionary for manufacturing and inventory management companies around the globe. The JIT approach differs from other inventory systems, where warehouses build up piles of inventory weeks or months in advance, waiting to be used until there is a demand for that product. This nearly-instant inventory delivery means that manufacturers place orders in small batches, very regularly.

3 Successful Companies Practising Just-In-Time Systems

Unleashed

One of the most popular methods for inventory management is just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing. Many business owners use this inventory method to increase efficiency and decrease waste by only receiving goods as they need them for the production process (hence just-in-time), which reduces inventory stock costs. Toyota was the first to implement JIT effectively in 1970 and is still one of the most successful companies practising JIT systems.

[Podcast] The Impact of COVID-19 on Transportation Networks

Talking Logistics

Earlier this month, I was a guest on Manhattan Associates’ Nucleus of Innovation, a retail and supply chain podcast series “where we tackle some of the most important topics in the industry and learn how leaders are managing their supply chain challenges every day.”

ThroughPut Inc. Appoints World-Renowned Just-in-Time, Lean & Kaizen Expert Mr. Takao Sakai to Executive Advisory Board

ThroughPut

the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Supply Chain pioneer that enables companies to detect, prioritize and alleviate dynamic operational bottlenecks just-in-time today announced the appointment of global lean & Just-In-Time expert, Mr. Takao Sakai, to the Executive Advisory Board. His family is responsible for inventing the renowned “Just-In-Time” philosophy that is commonplace across all leading supply chain operations today.

Will Trucking Challenges Transform JITS in North America?

QAD

As the trucking industry experiences rising industry change, just-in-time-sequence (JITS) supply chains are starting to feel the effects. In this article, we will take a closer look at these industry challenges and discuss the current and potential impacts on JITS. What is JITS (Just-In-Time-Sequence)? The end result means: Reduced materials handling, which is one of the biggest factors in optimal plant layout and design.

Extending JIT Value Beyond Enterprise Boundaries

The Network Effect

Just-In-Time (JIT) manufacturing strategies bring tremendous value to companies employing them, but are they missing out on the huge opportunity. Manufacturing Supply Chain Management Technology The Network Effect JIT Just-In-Time manufacturing supply chainThe post Extending JIT Value Beyond Enterprise Boundaries appeared first on The Network Effect.

6 Essentials of a Pharma Cold Chain Early Warning System

Roambee

Pharma cold chain monitoring technologies have progressed in leaps and bounds and evolved from manual data collection to data loggers with automated logging but manual extraction, and from data loggers to Bluetooth devices when sync was wireless using a mobile phone.

Companies rush to replace ‘just in time’ supply chains with ‘just in case’ contingencies as Covid-19 upe nds global manufacturing | South China Morning Post

Operations and Supply Chain Management

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Why JIT Isn’t to Blame for Broken Supply Chains

Unleashed

Many are quick to blame just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing for their lack of components and raw materials. The just-in-time system and its underlying principles. A pull inventory system is a Lean approach to reducing waste in any production process.

Consumer Products Supply Chain Disruptor: 3D Printing

DynaSys

This technology will help companies reduce costs in almost all areas of business, improve customer service and help gain a competitive advantage by being adaptable to market changes. In fact, I believe we don’t even know what the full impact of the technology can and will be in the future. There are six areas where 3D printing is starting to disrupt the market and will continue for some time. Real”- Just In Time (JIT).

6 Essentials of a Pharma Cold Chain Early Warning System

Roambee

Pharma cold chain monitoring technologies have progressed in leaps and bounds and evolved from manual data collection to data loggers with automated logging but manual extraction, and from data loggers to Bluetooth devices when sync was wireless using a mobile phone.

Is Your Supply Chain Customer-Centric?

DynaSys

Successful salespeople tend to sign contracts without worrying about the logistical aspects affected by the conditions of the contract, which is a thorn in the foot for logistics who must comply with the terms of the contract. You have probably had a similar experience to this in your company. Customer service is not just the business of sales and marketing, meaning the supply chain has an important role to play.

A Fulfillment Startup Embraces WMS in the Cloud — Just in Time for COVID-19

Supply Chain Brain

Resurge, a new provider of warehousing and order-fulfillment services, needed a WMS that would allow it to grow quickly — but it couldn’t have anticipated how fast growth would come with the arrival of the pandemic

5 Reasons Why You Need to Stick with Lean Manufacturing Principles

USC Consulting Group

One of the most successful and widely utilized in the manufacturing sector is just-in-time inventory. During the height of the pandemic amid “panic buying,” shortages dragged on for weeks at a time all across the country.

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Auto Makers Hit Brakes on Just-in-Time Manufacturing – The Wall Street Journal.

Operations and Supply Chain Management

I thought you would be interested in the following story from The Wall Street Journal. Auto Makers Hit Brakes on Just-in-Time Manufacturing. Download the Wall Street Journal app here: WSJ. – Bob

How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track

Roambee

The balance of power is shifting in the shipping industry — customers are no longer at the mercy of the shipper. Multiple modes of transportation, several freight forwarders, and a complete loss of visibility and control after the first mile — these are some of the multimodal shipment tracking challenges that customers can now tackle head-on thanks to revolutionary solutions in the IoT-enabled supply chain tracking space.