The Lean Enterprise. An Introduction to Kanban concepts. Lean Foundations Continuous Improvement Training. Objectives. Learn what Kanbans are and the different way the terminology is used in industry Understand how to setup a kanban Understand how to implement a kanban system.
What is Kanban?
Kan = "card"
ban = "signal"
Ultimate Goal of Kanban is to not have a KANBAN !
One-Piece Flow is the Answer !
Visual (Tape On Floor)
Two-Bin or Bin Systems
Painted floors, i.e. squares, circles
Electronic Kanbans - Fax or Emails
Warehouse Or Parts Racks
Kanban Boards – Magnetic or Cards
Flow Thru Racks
Triangle Kanban (for lot production)
Categories of Kanban
Production or (In-Process)-Kanban
Go and see where you could implement Kanban!