1 – Introduction to Just In Time

Just-In-Time is an organizing concept that aims to produce the right thing at the right time and at the right quality. Definition APICS gives the following definition of Just-In-Time : ” … production philosophy based on the systematic elimination of wastes...

2 – The Takt Time

The Takt Time is the pulse of the company: it represents the customer demand and allows to define the pace of production. Introduction Takt Time (derived from the term « Taktzeit », littéralement “cycle time” in German) is the customer’s...

3 – Implement the Just In Time

For an efficient implementation, the application of Just In Time is done in a methodical way. Introduction Just In Time requires a rigorous and methodical implementation. Below is an implementation template detailing the  steps for a robust application. 1 –...

4 – Pull flow strategies

Depending on the business sector and our positioning, different pull strategies are possible. Make To Stock (MTS) Manufacturing to store is to produce based on a sales forecast. The products are not yet sold or ordered, but will only be used to make stock for...

5 – The Value Stream Mapping

Value Stream Mapping is an tool for mapping information flows and physical flows throughout the process. Introduction Value Stream Mapping (also called MIFA – Material and Information Flow Analysis ) is a tool for mapping the flow of data. information and...

6 – Theory Of Constraints

1 – What is the ToC ? Le concept de la TOC a été introduit sous l’analogie de la chaine : “Une chaîne est une suite d’éléments interdépendant forts et faibles. L’amélioration de la performance de la chaîne ne peut ce faire qu’en améliorant l’élément...