Lemco-Miller, Danvers, Massachusetts a manufacturer of custom made precision machined parts followed a coordinated approach to reducing inventory levels and cycle time. In close cooperation with one of its key customers Eaton, Beverly, Massachusetts, workflow information and a Kanban system was shared in order to improve the efficiency of the supply chain. As a next step to achieve these shared business goals the Kanban system was extended into Northstar Steel & Aluminium, Manchester, New Hampsh...
BPIR Categories5.2.2 Work with suppliers/outsourced contractors
5.5.2 Manage inventories
5.3.3 Move materials & resources
5.3.2 Schedule production