Decreasing material wait time
is based on lead times that typically include move and queue times and indicates a schedule for when to make a
is a schedule for when to make a part
is not used to schedule the work for each work or machine center
is a schedule for when to make a part. It is based on lead times that never include move and queue times
Inventory remains the same
The number of kanban cards has no effect on inventory.
MPC can run independent of the operation plan.
Business failure can result from poor MPC performance.
In PAC order release directly affects purchasing.
PAC is considered the front end of the MPC system.
JIT and Lean
MRP and PAC
MRP and JIT
Lean and SPC
Once you complete the five steps the process is complete.
Another constraint will always appear when the original constraint is broken.
Demand for product is not a constraint.
The first step in the TOC is to decide how to exploit a constraint.