In Japanese manufacturing systems of the kanban system is a very popular term in the adjustment process and maintain the production of Just-In-Time. Kanban system is an information system that harmoniously controlling the production of products needed in the required amount at the time it takes in every process plant and also between companies. This is known as the timely production (Just-In-Time = JIT). At Toyota kanban system is seen as a sub system of the Toyota production system as a whole. In other words, the kanban system is not the same as the Toyota production system, although many people mistakenly refer to this latter kanban system.
Kanban systems for JIT
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