The Just In Time series is a legacy course, presented so that viewers can get an insight into the early days of lean. The main topic of this video series is Kaizen and Just in Time which was the original phrase used to describe what we now call Lean Manufacturing. Throughout this series you'll see many examples of lean principles in action at companies such as Wiremold and Giorgio Foods. You'll also receive an excellent review of topics such as One Piece Flow, Takt Time, U shaped cells, Production Leveling, Kanban, 5S, the Visual Workplace, and Standard Work.
JIT Pays - Part 1
In this first video you'll learn what Kaizen and Just in Time (Lean Thinking) is all about. You'll also hear Art Byrne, one of the original lean thinking pioneers of our time, explain how JIT was positively impacting Wiremold.
JIT Pays - Part 2
Learn how Just in Time can drastically reduce leadtimes. You'll also hear the story of the Japanese company Yasda Precision Tools K.K. and how they leveraged JIT in order to not have to lay off employees when faced with decreased demand. You'll also meet the good folks at Giorgio Foods as they explain the benefits of Kaizen to their world class organization.