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Author Kerber, Bill.
Title Lean supply chain management essentials : a framework for materials managers / Bill Kerber, Brian J. Dreckshage.
Imprint Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2011.

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Author Kerber, Bill.
Subject Materials management.
Production control.
Business logistics.
Lean manufacturing.
Alt Name Dreckshage, Brian J. Author.
Description 1 online resource
Note Title from title screen.
Includes index.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Lean basics -- 2. Executive S & OP, forecasting, and customer relationships -- 3. Leveling and heijunka -- 4. Dependent demand materials -- 5. Capacity management and shop floor control -- 6. Inventory management -- 7. Lot sizing -- 8. Warehousing and logistics -- 9. Quality control -- 10. Purchasing -- 11. Lean system -- Appendix 1. The myth of the bell-shaped curve : inventory level and customer service -- Appendix 2. The bullwhip effect -- Appendix 3. Lean implementation metholology -- Appendix 4. Using your value stream map for green initiatives and risk management.
Summary Presenting an alternate approach to supply chain management, Lean Supply Chain Management Essentials: A Framework for Materials Managers explains why the traditional materials planning environment, typically embodied by an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, is an ineffective support system for a company that wants to adopt Lean practices. It begins by defining supply chain management basics, including roles, objectives, and responsibilities from a traditional framework. Next, it describes Lean basics and explores the conflicts between Lean and the traditional framework. The book focuses on the materials management aspects of Lean, such as leveling work into the value stream, heijunka scheduling, standard work, and the concept of intervals, including Every Part Every Interval (EPEI). By combining traditional materials management tools, such as Sales and Operations Planning (S & OP), with Lean manufacturing approaches and applying them to different manufacturing environments, the authors clarify the logic behind why you are doing what you're doing with Lean components and how they fit together as a system ... -- Book Description.
ISBN 9781439840856 (Ebook-PDF)
1439840857 (Ebook-PDF)
OCLC # 798584648
Additional Format Print version: Kerber, Bill. Lean supply chain management essentials. Boca Raton, [Fla.], London : CRC Press, 2011 9781439840825 (DLC) 2010042058 (OCoLC)666242778

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