: Worlds Leading Management Portal. MBA | Classroom, Boardroom and Beyond

Go Back Forums - Your MBA Online Degree Program and Management Students Forum for MBA,BMS, MMS, BMM, BBA, students & aspirants. > Projects HUB for Management Students ( MBA Projects and dissertations / BMS Projects / BBA Projects > PUBLISH / UPLOAD PROJECT OR DOWNLOAD REFERENCE PROJECT > Elements Of Logistics

Goal of Just in Time

Goal of Just in Time

Discuss Goal of Just in Time within the Elements Of Logistics forums, part of the PUBLISH / UPLOAD PROJECT OR DOWNLOAD REFERENCE PROJECT category; Goal of Just in Time According to Cheng in Just-In-Time Manufacturing – An Introduction, he explains the objectives of JIT. ...



LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Goal of Just in Time
 (1 (permalink))
Sunanda K. Chavan
sunandaC has a spectacular aura aboutsunandaC has a spectacular aura aboutsunandaC has a spectacular aura about
Management Paradise Guru
Status: Offline
Posts: 6,685
Join Date: Jul 2010
Goal of Just in Time - October 14th, 2010

Goal of Just in Time

According to Cheng in Just-In-Time Manufacturing – An Introduction, he explains the objectives of JIT. There are three main objectives:

1. Increasing the organization’s ability to compete with others and remain competitive over the long run. The competitiveness of the firms is increased by the use of JIT manufacturing process as they can develop a more optimal process for their firms.
2. Increasing efficiency within the production process. Efficiency is obtained through the increase of productivity and decrease of cost.
3. Reducing wasted materials, time and effort. It can help to reduce the costs.
Other short-term and long-term objectives are:-
1. Identify and response to consumers needs. Customers’ needs and wants seem to be the major focus for business now, this objective will help the firm on what is demanded from customers, and what is required of production.

2. Optimal quality/cost relationship. The organization should focus on zero-defect production process. Although it seems to be unrealistic, in the long run, it will eliminate a huge amount of resources and effort in inspecting, reworking and the production of defected goods.

3. Reduce unwanted wastes. Wastes that do not add value to the products itself should be eliminated.

4. Develop a reliable relationship between the suppliers. A good and long-term relationship between organization and its suppliers helps to manage a more efficient process in inventory management, material management and delivery system. It will also assure that the supply is stable and available when needed.

5. Plant design for maximizing efficiency. The design of plant is essential in terms of manufacturing efficiency and utility of resources.

6. Adopt the work ethnic of Japanese workers for continuous improvement. Commit a long-term continuous improvement throughout the organization. It will help the organization to remain competitive in the long run.
Other Similar Ideas

1. Reduction of Inventory. JIT reduces inventory at all level of the organization.

2. Reduction of Lead Time. Lead time such as setup time and move time and waiting time is reduced.

3. Quality Control. JIT improves the quality control by increasing its efficiency of managing shop floor production and increasing its commitment to its suppliers.

4. Improvement for Performance. In JIT manufacturing, the organization can obtain a greater impact/control over its suppliers. With fewer suppliers, organizations have larger control because the amount purchased is usually large. And, organizations can obtain a tighter requirement on products from their suppliers.

5. Total Preventive Maintenance. JIT provides preventive maintenance to lessen the risk of machine breakdowns.
6. Continuous Improvement. JIT is a never-ending method in operation management.

7. Strategic Gain. JIT helps organization to remain competitive in the market place.

8. Reduction of Wastes. JIT helps significantly in reducing wastes.
JIT can help organization remains competitive by offering consumers higher quality of products than their competitors, it is very important in the survival in the market place.

These major objectives are suitable for all organizations. But each organization is unique in some way, adjustments of JIT objectives for each form should be made in order to complement the overall production process.
Friends: (0)
Reply With Quote
Your Friendly Helper
Rep Power: 10MBA Helper
Automatic Reply for links related to your post


I am your friendly Helper. Check the related links below which might be of your interest.

Not a Member Yet ?? Sign Up Now. Click Here

Looking for something? Search the Forums

Need Help on your Research Report ? Ask for Help or Help Others and create your network. Give back to the community by sharing your knowledge in terms of notes, research reports, discussions, articles etc..

Help Yourself and Help Others

Ask us, we are here to help

Related to Goal of Just in Time

Similar Threads

Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What is our goal on earth thgmoney HOT Debates - The Big Fight 26 October 22nd, 2010 02:22 PM
Goal Setting sanaa Foundation of Human Skills (F.H.S) 9 October 18th, 2010 12:01 AM
PPT on Goal setting Archana Agarwal Miscellaneous Projects 0 September 3rd, 2009 05:55 PM
The Boss Goal by Goal - New York Times Maya Raichura Articles !! 0 August 31st, 2008 05:01 AM
Achievement of Goal nick18_in Articles !! 0 December 8th, 2006 10:24 PM


goal just in time, jit birth, jit function

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

Forgot Password?  New User?

» Recent Threads

Financial Times Ranks...
Last post by Market Magnify
34 Minutes Ago 05:06 PM
1 Replies
Thailand warns U.S. to...
Last post by Maya Raichura
1 Hour Ago 04:10 PM
0 Replies
Last post by Tanvi Desale
3 Hours Ago 02:10 PM
0 Replies
Managerial Uses of...
4 Hours Ago 12:49 PM
4 Replies
4 Hours Ago 12:47 PM
1 Replies
Embattled Australia PM...
Last post by Maya Raichura
5 Hours Ago 12:10 PM
0 Replies
Last post by UPES Dehradun
6 Hours Ago 10:59 AM
0 Replies
Indonesia Market May...
Last post by Ailsa Magnus
7 Hours Ago 09:54 AM
0 Replies
GMAT_Official_G... ( 1 2 3... Last Page)
Last post by Ujjwal Nag
8 Hours Ago 08:56 AM
109 Replies
A good collectin of Most... ( 1 2)
Last post by Ujjwal Nag
8 Hours Ago 08:52 AM
12 Replies
Getting Ready for Round...
Last post by Maya Raichura
9 Hours Ago 08:10 AM
0 Replies
Chile's Bachelet...
Last post by Maya Raichura
17 Hours Ago 12:10 AM
0 Replies
Test bank on... ( 1 2)
Last post by Kim Anh ?inh
21 Hours Ago 08:10 PM
15 Replies
Visit the Texas MPA...
Last post by Maya Raichura
21 Hours Ago 08:00 PM
0 Replies
Financial Times Ranks...
Last post by Maya Raichura
21 Hours Ago 08:00 PM
0 Replies

» Ads

» Projects Helpline

Project report on USANA...
Last post by Kirti Soni
6 Days Ago 03:28 PM
Project management by ...
Last post by K K
1 Week Ago 07:59 AM is not responsible for the views and opinion of the posters. The posters and only posters shall be liable for any copyright infringement.

Management Paradise
About Us
Contact Us
Kartik Raichura
Terms & Conditions
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2004 - 2013 Management Paradise. Site Developed by