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Operations And Supply Chain Management
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Operations And Supply Chain Management

Operations And Supply Chain Management

Book edition 14th
Author(s) F. Robert Jacobs
Pages 800 pages
ISBN 9780078024023

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Means only producing what is needed when needed and no more.

JIT manufacturing is a production approach in which things are generated to satisfy needs rather than more than ahead of necessity.

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Justin-time-production

Justin-time-production reduces the amount of labor, labor, as well as equipment used in a production operation. It does this by only generating items as they are required. JIT is a type of inventory management that demands tight relations with suppliers to ensure that natural resources arrive when manufacturing is scheduled to start, however no earlier. The idea is to have the least amount of stock to fulfill needs.

Means only producing what is needed when needed and no more is Just in time production

Justin-time-production reduces the amount of time, labor, as well as materials used in a production process. It does this by only generating items as they are required. The expected result is a simplified manufacturing system with minimum on-site raw resources, short wait periods in the manufacturing process, as well as small batch quantities.

The effectiveness of the JIT manufacturing process is dependent on consistent output, high-quality craftsmanship, no equipment malfunctions, as well as dependable providers.

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