Kanban for the Supply Chain: Fundamental Practices for Manufacturing Management

by Stephen Cimorelli

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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:

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Overview of Kanban in a Lean Environment
  • Chapter 2: Supply Chain Management Fundamentals
  • Chapter 3: Applying the ABC Classification
  • Chapter 4: The Saw Tooth Diagram – Analyzing Inventory Behavior
  • Chapter 5: Lean Time and Lot Size Guidelines
  • Chapter 6: Statistics 101 and Demand Variability
  • Chapter 7: Saw Tooth Exercises
  • Chapter 8: Physical Techniques of Kanban Replenishment Systems
  • Chapter 9: Kanban Maintenance
  • Chapter 10: Kanban Implementation Approach
  • Chapter 11: Stabilizing Production
  • Conclusion

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.




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