Dow Jones-Irwin, 1983 - Business & Economics - 329 pages
Zero Inventories is the definitive work on JIT! It is written for the key people in industry--managers, engineers, staff professionals and foremen, showing how to solve inventory problems and achieve stockless production. Its wide range of topics include: forecasting and inventory control methods; material requirements planning; systems for scheduling operations in manufacturing, procurement, logistics and project planning; systems for master scheduling and corporate planning; organizational problems of installing and managing new systems.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Basic concepts I
Short setup times Marketpaced run rates + Flexi
Identifying problems through the production control system
11 other sections not shown
activity adjustment American assembly line auto automation balance basic become bill of material capability companies complete correct cost cycle daily defects duction eliminate equipment example EXHIBIT fabrication final assembly schedule finished flexibility Hewlett-Packard implementation team improve industry inspection Japan Japanese job shop kanban keep large number layout level schedule machine major material flow material handling Materials Requirements Planning ment methods mix changes month move cards needed OEMs operations options outbound stockpoint overall pattern percent performance physical Pickup pipeline plant floor possible preventive maintenance problems process control production cards production planning production process production schedule pull signals pull system quality control repetitive manufacturing revision robots sequence specific standard containers stockless production stockroom strategy supervisors suppliers tion Tokai Rika tool Toyota Toyota Motor Company transport truck U-line units variance workers