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A Pull planning system halves lead time

Auxiliary company of the automotive sector defines a new value stream model by deploying production levelling mechanisms and using Kanban cards to streamline the information flow.

Reduction of lead time from 21 to 11 days
€2,5M reduction of stock
5% increase in productivity
65% reduction in storage area
Daily planning work delegated to middle management
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NEEDS

  • To reduce stock levels.
  • To reduce logistic costs.
  • Greater flexibility (in terms of response to changes in demand).

IMPROVEMENT PROCESS

  • Analysing and designing a Lean value stream.
  • Designing a demand forecast model.
  • Production levelling.
  • Radical improvement of external logistics and integration with internal logistics.
  • Kanban for process interface connection.
  • Visualisation of the overall process.
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