A key to survival is learning how processes are fed. The purpose of the Kanban calculator is to compute the total required inventory and the number of Kanban cards based on weekly part usage and the supplier’s lead-time. Kanbans are a visual production control system intended to enable the process owner to easily view production requirements and ensure that parts or supplies are ordered only if they are necessary. The purpose of the calculator and Kanbans is to automate the inventory controls without the need of analysis or planning.
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