The incumbent chief executive of Creation Publicity, a design and print company based in Manchester, UK, decided to adopt the Kanban concept with help from a consultant. Firstly, talks were held with suppliers about delivery frequency and reliability, consignment stocking, and product quality. Next, training was provided to employees in Kanban principles and how the changes would affect work systems. As a result, the specification of each pallet, the stocking racks and stock, and work-in-process...

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5.2.2 Work with suppliers/outsourced contractors
5.3.2 Schedule production
5.3.3 Move materials & resources
5.5.2 Manage inventories

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