The Kanban

Wilcoxon Test The Wilcoxon test is not to be confused with the Wilcoxon-Mann Whitney test. Even if they are similar, this one is suitable for matched data. 3 – The CONWIP The constant Work in process (CONWIP) method has emerged as an improvement of the Kanban...

Design a Just In Time Process

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Wilson’s formula

The formula of the “Economic batch” of Wilson or “formula of Wilson”, created in 1934, allows to calculate the quantity of optimal order and the time between two orders of a product for a given entity (factory, Logistic Center…)....

The Bullwhip Effect

The Bullwhip effect highlights the amplification of variability during a process : Low variability In process input produces high variability at the end of the process. Introduction This effect was put forward by Jay Forrester in his paper ” Industrial...

SMED

The SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Die) is a method to optimize the time of serial change. Introduction According to the terms of the standard AFNOR NF X50-310, the “SMED is an organisational method which seeks to systematically reduce the time of change of...

Balancing tasks

The concept of balancing is based on designing a sequence of operations with the same duration. Introduction in a system  just in time, we are looking to set up smoothed and continuous streams to avoid out-of-beat, in-progress stocks… Task balancing is one...