Just-intime Concrete Delivery : Mapping Alternatives for Vertical Supply Chain Integration

@inproceedings{Tommelein1999JustintimeCD,
  title={Just-intime Concrete Delivery : Mapping Alternatives for Vertical Supply Chain Integration},
  author={Iris D. Tommelein and Annie En Yi Li},
  year={1999}
}
This paper explains concepts underlying a just-in-time production system. Just-in-time production systems as implemented by Toyota are pull systems in which ‘kanban’ convey the need to replenish the right inventory at the right time and in the right amount. In this paper, symbols from manufacturing are introduced to map resource flows in order to help distinguish traditionalfrom lean production processes. These symbols are then applied to construction. Ready-mix concrete provides a prototypical… CONTINUE READING
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