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flow production planning  JIT sequencing. Customer forecasts flow directly into production planning. Inventory alerts can be sent via shipping schedule, broadcast, kanban , or an inventory minimum or maximum signal. Shipping instructions can be received via traditional EDI. Supplier and kanban visualization modules allow suppliers to view shipping authorizations through a Web browser. All the above tools aim to enable lean enterprises to minimize inventory carrying costs and speed the flow of information across their extended Read More

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flow production planning  goods product mixes. Demand Flow Technology (DFT) calls for the complete transformation of production facilities into flow lines and cells, and proposes that the best schedule is no schedule at all. Visual and user-friendly software (e.g., with drag-and-drop facility to design production lines or routings) has the potential of simplifying these complex calculations, going beyond what people can do manually or via spreadsheets. This concludes Part One of a two-part tutorial. Part Two will discuss Read More

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