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CostBenefit Analysis of a JIT Supply System in a Carassembly Plant

CostBenefit Analysis of a JIT Supply System in a Carassembly Plant Describes Fords plans to replace the supply system at its largestcarassembly plant by a full JITtype of supply system where linkageswith suppliers are controlled by a computer network. A feasibility studyand a costbenefit analysis of this new supply system have been made.The operation involves inplant modifications new material handlingequipment standardisation of packaging material new procedures fortransport identification reception and invoicing, etc. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Logistics Information Management Emerald Publishing

CostBenefit Analysis of a JIT Supply System in a Carassembly Plant

Logistics Information Management , Volume 4 (4): 4 – Apr 1, 1991

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0957-6053
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10.1108/EUM0000000002888
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Abstract

Describes Fords plans to replace the supply system at its largestcarassembly plant by a full JITtype of supply system where linkageswith suppliers are controlled by a computer network. A feasibility studyand a costbenefit analysis of this new supply system have been made.The operation involves inplant modifications new material handlingequipment standardisation of packaging material new procedures fortransport identification reception and invoicing, etc.

Journal

Logistics Information ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1991

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