Lean Standard System

with reference software
  • Published: April 2008
  • Format: Perfect Bound Softcover(B/W)
  • Pages: 218
  • Size: 7x10
  • ISBN: 9781425153175

The Lean Standard System covers lean manufacturing concepts and closely related topics like performance measurements and integration with planning systems. It explains the core functionality that must be present in lean software to truly support basic concepts of pull (kanban) and flow.

The functions described in the Lean Standard System include those required to support value stream mapping, takt time and EPE Interval calculations, leveling and mixed model scheduling, kanban (pull) systems, visual control boards, supplier scheduling and performance measurements. It describes the activities that are part of a working lean production environment, as well as an explanation of the some of the assumptions and the experience that led to these functions.

The book is organized into the following chapters.

  • Lean Overview
  • Fundamental Calculations of Lean
  • Modeling the Value Stream
  • Leveling
  • Kanban (Demand Pull) Systems and Material Route Design
  • Visual Control Boards and Kanban Tracking
  • Material Planning and Supplier Scheduling
  • Measures of Performance
  • Functional Checklists
  • Reference Software Overview and Quick Start

Reference software that illustrates the concepts described in the book is available as a download from the author's website.

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