by Stephen Cimorelli
Kanban for the Supply Chain: Fundamental Practices for Manufacturing Management is a workbook for supply chain management professionals. The workbook shows how to convert from materials requirements planning push techniques to kanban pull techniques. The main focus is on pulling purchased parts into the operation and synchronizing them with the actual consumption of the manufacturing process.
The workbook is outlined as follows:
This workbook is well organized and easy to read. It provides in-depth examples and explanations which illustrate the concepts of implementing kanban replenishment systems. The workbook also includes a CD which contains training materials for instructors such as communication notes, exercises, and figures.