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Utilizing Supermarket-Pull with Kanbans

Workshop 3: Utilizing Supermarket-Pull with Kanbans for Production Scheduling & Inventory Control (5-days)

Lean/Six Sigma Workshop Series C 1 2 3 4 5

This five-day workshop develops knowledge and skills for developing pull-scheduling systems to be used where continuous flow is not yet possible. Participants will learn how to determine appropriate levels of inventory needed to maintain production schedules with minimum waste. Participants will learn how to develop and deploy kanbans for real-time shop floor production scheduling and inventory management. Participants will also learn how to determine the cost savings from supermarket-pull scheduling.

The goals are to:

  • Develop knowledge and skills for deploying supermarkets & kanbans to control inventory levels and to schedule the production and delivery of raw materials, work-in-process and finished goods inventories
  • Develop understanding of supermarkets, pull scheduling and kanbans
  • Provide guided practice in the deployment of supermarket pull systems using kanbans in a live manufacturing or assembly process
  • Identify and quantify the cost savings from the improved inventory control and production scheduling performance resulting from the use of pull scheduling

Lean/Six Sigma Workshop Series C 1 2 3 4 5

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