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Sequencing automotive parts consistof real-time communication with the customer and suppliers, building products in a set order, and shipping quality products on time. Because of the nature of JIT manufacturing, it is critical for manufacturers to have real-time reports of their sequencing processes.
As the need for visibility is so important, we thought we’d share some reports our clients are using today to keep the flow of real-time information visible and ensure their production goals are met.
When preparing for integration between your production machinery and a manufacturing execution system, it can be difficult to ensure the process goes smoothly. The outcome of this process can make or break your production schedule.
High levels of inventory are roadblocks for lean manufacturers for a number of reasons, but mainly because it’s just plain expensive. Before the increased demand for variety and shorter lead times, managing inventory was a lot easier. But now manufacturers must be...