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Implementing Kanban Alternatives in Lean Manufacturing
Kanban@the Japanese term for physical or visual signs that trigger replenishment, which can be a useful part of lean manufacturing@is not a good fit in some

kanban articals  Kanban Alternatives in Lean Manufacturing Kanban—the Japanese term for physical or visual signs that trigger replenishment, which can be a useful part of lean manufacturing—is not a good fit in some situations. Alternatives to kanban can also eliminate waste in lean production by addressing inventory, materials, and replenishment process needs. Learn more on how you can find alternatives to kanban to make your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system “leaner.” Read More
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SAP RFID Technology in the Automotive Industry
By using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, automotive companies can eliminate material shortfalls of containers, which lead to delivery delays

kanban articals  data such as a kanban number, container identifier, batch identifier, or other identifier. However, the content depends on the transponder: in general, active tags contain more information than passive tags, which contain only one unique number. RFID readers are installed at pick-up and drop-off points where they read the data. Using radio frequency waves, transponders identify each container automatically – without additional handling or human intervention – as it passes through these points, even Read More
Begin at the End: A Good Lean Strategy Starts with Defining Your Ultimate Goal
You know the statistics—lean can shorten your lead times, reduce inventories, cut operating costs, free up resources, and more. But countless surveys have

kanban articals  Kanbans Kanbans. The word kanban means visible record in Japanese. In lean lexicon, it is essentially a signal to produce or move product. A kanban may be an electronic signal, an empty bin, a card, a pallet, or a defined area to hold inventory. Kanbans are used to manage inventory'quantify and flow. In the ideal lean world, product is pulled towards the customer, through the factory, from the supplier in quantities of ONE' hence the term one-piece-flow. However, in many circumstances, it's impractical Read More
The Effective Supply Chain
In The Effective Supply Chain, learn how your manufacturing operation can employ cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier...

kanban articals  can employ cross-organizational traceability, kanban loops, EDI, and supplier portals to: cut costs reduce lead times reduce inventories increase visibility throughout the supply chain In today's challenging business environment, manufacturers must leverage supply chain advances to compete successfully. Learn how in The Effective Supply Chain . Download your PDF copy today. For assistance, please contact customer service. Hours: 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM EST. Phone: +1 514-954-3665, ext.367. Special Offer Files Read More
Kawasaki Plant Switches to Electronic Kanban System Using LANSA's Technology
There was a new LANSA case study released yesterday that really grabbed my attention. LANSA is a Chicago-based developer and IT services provider that is

kanban articals  Plant Switches to Electronic Kanban System Using LANSA's Technology There was a new LANSA case study released yesterday that really grabbed my attention. LANSA is a Chicago-based developer and IT services provider that is primarily known for its solutions for legacy systems users who generally want to upgrade their systems but are not ready to shake the entire company up with an implementation of brand new software. Companies may feel that after many years their existing system is tuned to the company's Read More
Navision Enhances Its e-Vision And Looks To Expand Vertically - Part 3: Challenges & User Recommendations
As the current market trend is towards vendors that can provide well-rounded but vertically focused solutions for medium-sized companies, Navision seems to have

kanban articals  Certified PR), Furniture, and Kanban Solution. Although it will take some doing to institute the global availability of these solutions and to prevent NSCs' duplication of effort and/or product line/market conflicts, the idea of each NSC in the US having its own vertical solution might not be that far fetched some time in the future; therefore, the incumbent vendors should better start thinking about their appropriate responses to the challenge. User Recommendations  As the current market trend is Read More
A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX: Case Studies
To enable organizations to support lean and traditional manufacturing practices in a single system, Microsoft Dynamics AX has incorporated lean manufacturing

kanban articals  replenishment. The definition of kanban policies governs the creation and behavior of kanban tickets, as described in part one of this series (please see A Primer on Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics ). Case studies provide one approach for understanding how kanbans support variations in lean practices, including the case where a work cell has demands stemming from kanbans and production orders. For more background, please see excerpts from the book Managing Your Supply Chain Using Microsoft Read More
LOGIX
Logix ERP is an integrated business software system that was created based on the ERP/MRP II concept, and that covers all the functional areas in a company

kanban articals  It supports ISO 9000, kanban, and just-in-time (JIT), and is a multi-company, multicurrency, and multilingual solution. Read More
Managing Lean Manufacturing Using Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009
A supply chain management system (SCM) is a critical success factor for implementing lean manufacturing. The SCM system helps define product structure, costing

kanban articals  board. However, the manual kanban systems have their own difficulties such as lost cards and lack of information integration and visibility. Most of the published literature provides few prescriptions about actual software functionality to support SCM for lean manufacturing. In addition, the lean enthusiasts emphasize new conceptual models and a new vocabulary which contributes a sense of mystique for those only familiar with the traditional SCM approaches. This book covers the SCM software functionality Read More
New Approaches to Software Pricing
Hearing the complaints of dissatisfied customers, some vendors are developing customer-centric contracts. HarrisData has even gone so far as to draft a Bill of

kanban articals  check forecasted consumption or kanban usage, and better plan supply orders. The supplier can validate contract pricing and terms, and can even place suggested purchase orders on the customer's behalf, enabling the customer to focus on getting quality supplies at the right time and the right price, skipping time-consuming paperwork. HarrisData SRM solution is also designed to be self-branded. When a supplier visits the user enterprise's site, they are greeted with the user company's branding (e.g., the Read More
Apriso Going (Intelligently) Leaner
Continuous improvement is one of the hallmarks in the pursuit of manufacturing excellence. To better support this strategy, Apriso, which was recently acquired

kanban articals  in “smarter” pull and Kanban signals that can enhance operational performance. The new Smart-Pull Manufacturing solution not only has built-in integration capabilities with sensing devices, but also has the capability to store, filter, analyze, and contextualize these events in almost real time. This results in dynamic triggering and execution of business processes across the product supply network and value chain. Recent advances in mobility, social media, and sensing technologies have changed the s Read More
The Sweet Spot of One Merging ERP Vendor
CMS Software (now known as Solarsoft Business Systems) may not be a huge global player, but its enterprise resource planning solutions address a wide spectrum

kanban articals  (to include JIT and kanban numbers by customer, location, and part). Somewhat resembling food and drug producers in terms of their needs, these clients want total traceability, so that if there is a problem at any time in the future, they can identify the source of the problem, and know what other products could have been affected by the problem. Container serialization and labeling enable simplified inventory reporting and control in terms of traceability too. Pervasive Traceability and Label Read More
Sorting Through the ERP, Lean MFG, APS, and MES Clutter - Part 3
Part 1 of this blog series started with a discussion of the fact that the ability to sense demand and become a demand-driven (responsive) business is more than

kanban articals  stock levels in each kanban bin for each part and for each type of car to be assembled. This dynamic batch sizing capability is also known as the Heijunka Scheduling Rule . Thus, APS can help lean by reducing non-value-add activities via smart sequencing of dependent changeover times to reduce waiting (queue) time. APS also provides a tool to manage smaller batches in an efficient way, for example sequencing them to minimize setup time. This means that it is possible to configure an ERP system to generate Read More
Supporting the Lean Value Stream with Technology Solutions
In today’s manufacturing environment, suppliers and manufacturers alike need to be highly selective when choosing an enterprise resource planning vendor to

kanban articals  For example, an electronic Kanban solution extends Kanban to the entire supply base and had significant advantages over a manual system that utilizes traditional Kanban cards, which include visibility of the entire Kanban loop to all partners that shows the status of each Kanban. There are no cards to lose with the electronic system and a history is maintained from which data can be extracted. Lean Benefits to the Customer Beyond the Four Walls What’s good for the customer is also good for the supplier Read More

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