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What is Just-in-time (JIT)? | Objects and Benifits of JIT

Just-in-time (JIT):
Just-in-time (JIT) is a production model in which items are created to meet demand, not created in surplus or in advance of need. The purpose of JIT production is to avoid the waste associated with overproduction, waiting and excess inventory, three of the seven waste categories defined in the Toyota Production System (known in North America as the lean production model).

JIT was firstly developed within Toyota manufacturing plants by Taiichi Ohno, during the beginning of the 70s. The oil embargo probably triggered his theory, the program was intended to avoid wastes, reduce inventories and increase production efficiency in order to maintain Toyota’s competitive edge. Besides he believed that customers should be satisfied with maximum quality in the shortest time. Read more…

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