JUST IN TIME (JIT)Hello friends,
Now, below topics that are covering today.
- ADVANTAGES OF JUST IN TIME (JIT)
- 7 TYPES OF WASTES
- HOW TO APPLY JIT (Just InTime)?
Just In Time manufacturing strategy is that, when companies get customer's demand, they buy the raw material according to the need, otherwise not.
Just In Time (JIT) is also known by different name in different companies:
- Lean Manufacturing
- Just In Time
- Toyota Production System
- Lean Production
- Synchronous Manufacturing.
- In 1960s, Taichi Ohno and his colleagues developed the Toyota Production System.
- In 1970s, the U.S. and European auto manufacturers began implementing the JIT strategy to improve quality and productivity.
- In 1990s and beyond: JIT strategy was adopted by manufacturers to streamline all types of operations.
ADVANTAGES OF JUST IN TIME (JIT):
- Less space needed
- Reduce inventory
- Reduce wastage
- Smaller investment
- Healthy cash flow
- Involve both supplier and customer to eliminate non value added activity.
- Improve quality and productivity.
- Risk of running out of stock
- Lack of control over time frame
- More planning required
- Little room for mistake
7 TYPES OF WASTES:
- Non-utilized talent (New)
- Extra processing
HOW TO APPLY JIT (Just In Time)?
- Develop people: increase skills, productivity, morale
- Eliminate waste in all areas
- Optimize material handling and production flow
- Control tooling
- Increase quality
- Continously improvement.