Zero Inventories

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Dow Jones-Irwin, 1983 - Business & Economics - 329 pages
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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.

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Results of stockless production in practice
Identifying problems through the production control system

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About the author (1983)

ANTHONY C. LARAIA is a Director of the Association for Manufacturing Excellence.
PATRICIA E. MOODY is a manufacturing management consultant and was formerly editor of AME's Target magazine. She has published seven books and dozens of articles on manufacturing management.
ROBERT W. HALL is one of the founders of the AME, and is currently Editor-in-Chief of AME's Target magazine. He has authored or coauthored five previous books related to lean manufacturing, and is the Professor of Operations Management, Kelly School of Business, Indiana University.

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