The end of just-in-time?

EFT

The story goes that when Eiji Toyoda, CEO of Toyota, visited American car manufacturers in the 1950s, he was not impressed. This was the start of the famous process of Just-In-Time (JIT) manufacturing, or lean manufacturing as it later became known.

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.

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Will This COVID-19 Pandemic Change Supply Chains Forever?

Talking Logistics

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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

VMI system goes live at Fokker Aerostructures

Supply Chain Movement

VIBA Aerospace Products and Services in the Netherlands and Peerless Aerospace Fastener Corporation, a distributor of aerospace fasteners based in Farmingdale (NY), went live with their Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) of special fasteners at Fokker Aerostructures covering several programs.

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Lean Manufacturing Driven by Rapid Return on eKanban Technology Investment

synchrono

Through the use of supplier quality certifications and blanket (long-term) purchase orders, a manufacturer can accurately and effectively calculate the optimal level of inventory needed to fulfill demand requirements through the duration of replenishment lead time.

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Creating Trust Throughout the Supply Chain Using Demand-Driven Methods

synchrono

Building trust in the supply chain is essential to driving flow; and when there are forecast errors, there is an inherent mistrust throughout the supply chain. The manufacturer contends the supplier did not acknowledge the material purchase orders, or ship on-time as promised.

Who said supply chains are boring?: Supply Chain Transformers

Supply Chains Rock

Little do they realize that every time they discard or recycle a carton of milk they are completing the end of the supply chain cycle. In the past Ive shared how shipping containers can be turned into funky apartments and now Ive found wooden pallets that make great deck furniture. Just in time for the summer BBQ season here are some photos that show the progression of pallets into benches. Supply Times. Who said supply chains are boring?

De Bortoli Improves Grape to Glass Traceability with QAD

QAD

Over the years, De Bortoli Wines gained control of its entire supply chain, but in order to harness true competitive value, they needed a solution that would improve their product quality, compliance and traceability. . Just-in-time Scheduling Optimizes the Winemaking Process.

Quick Tips for Optimizing Loading and Unloading Operations

Cerasis

At the same time, the supply chain is increasingly moving toward just-in-time delivery, meaning logistics companies have less room for error. The demand for package delivery continues to grow as consumers do more of their shopping online.

Supply Chain Saves the Economy

Supply Chain Digest

Wall Street Journal Economist Says Just in Time Inventory Practices Key to Record Length of Current Expansion

Dock appointment scheduling the smart way

Descartes

From ensuring the right resources are in place to effectively prioritising activity based on a range of criteria, Pól Sweeney, Vice President of UK Sales and Business Management at Descartes, outlines the transformation in the speed and responsiveness of DC operations enabled by dock appointment scheduling, as retailers move ever closer to the ‘just in time’ supply chain.

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Dairy Supply Chain Challenges

crisp

The dairy industry has finally stabilized to profitable levels after several years of trial-and-error, just in time for Covid-19. Dairy supply chains have seen a mixed bag of results when it comes to how the coronavirus is impacting the industry.

Let Us Not Go Back To Normal

SCM Research

Should we really turn to cost reduction and just-in-time processes again? Wasn’t that the reason to put all medical supply eggs in the China basket? This transformation of our economic system should also guide our academic work in the months to come.

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Moving Beyond Supply Chain Visibility to Continuous Decision Making

C3 Solutions

In this blog post, Jan-Willem outlines how Supply Chain professionals can move from supply chain visibility to a continuous flow of information allowing for just-in-time, strategic, enlightened, continuous decision-making.

The Value of Optimized Container Management in Complex Automotive Supply Chains

DELMIA Quintiq

For the automotive industry in particular, the transportation of goods – small, large, custom-made – needs to run as smoothly as possible. The final assembly line sets the pace in automotive manufacturing. Consider diverse scenarios in the production chain before making decisions.

Modeling Service in Network Optimization

Llamasoft

However, the rise of eCommerce and our seemingly endless desire for ‘just in time’ consumption has ratcheted the importance of service across retail with ripple effects in other industries, as well.

Will Your Supply Chain Sink or Swim in the Digital Age?

OneSCM

This is especially relevant for high-tech industry manufacturers who must fight to keep their head above water as new competition floods the marketplace and long-time competitors diversify their product lines in an attempt to remain relevant. Technology research firm Gartner, Inc.