Lean Articles at LMJ

Welcome to lean articles at LMJ. This page contains links to articles which have been written or approved by LMJ. They are relevant to lean manufacturing and application of it's principles. They contain useful information towards helping your company with implementation of lean manufacturing.

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JIT vs. JIC

JIT (Just-In-Time) is a major principle of lean manufacturing, however with the current state of the economy and an unstable supply base, is there a need for JIC (Just-In-Case) inventory? This article will explain why it may be a good time for JIC as a temporary inventory solution.
JIT vs. JIC article