An Evaluation of the Adoption of Lean Production as a Supply Chain Management Strategy in the Apparel Industry: A Case Study of a Swimwear Manufacturing Company Using Computer Simulation Techniques

@article{Leung2006AnEO,
  title={An Evaluation of the Adoption of Lean Production as a Supply Chain Management Strategy in the Apparel Industry: A Case Study of a Swimwear Manufacturing Company Using Computer Simulation Techniques},
  author={S. Y. S. Leung and W. K. Wong and P. K. Mok and S F Chan},
  journal={2006 IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology},
  year={2006},
  volume={2},
  pages={862-866}
}
This research aims to identify the issues relating to the implementation of lean production (LP) in the apparel industry where manufacturers usually find full implementation to be a challenge. Computer simulation has been used to build models to understand the behavior of the LP system of a selected swimwear company. Experimental investigations demonstrated the responsiveness and limitations of the LP system in meeting short-run contracts demanded by the market. Conclusion is drawn on the… CONTINUE READING

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