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  • 1. By- Shashank kulshrestha
  • 2. What is JIT ?
    • “ A philosophy of manufacturing based on planned elimination of waste and continuous improvement of productivity ……”
  • 3. Emergence of JIT
    • Evolved in Japan after World War II, as a result of their diminishing market share in the auto industry.
    • Toyota Motor Company - first to implement fully functioning and successful JIT system, in 1970’s.
    • Japanese Manufacturers looked for a way to gain the most efficient use of limited resources. They worked on "optimal cost/quality relationship.
  • 4.
    • Involves keeping stock levels to a minimum
    • Stock arrives just in time to be used in production
    • Works best where there is a close relationship between manufacturer and suppliers
    • Goods not produced unless firm has an order from a customer
    • Aims to get highest volume of output at the lowest unit cost.
    Functioning of JIT
  • 5. Functioning of JIT
    • A method of production control.
    • No demand - no production!
    • Anticipated/planned consumer demand triggers production
    • Finished goods assembled just in time to be sold to customer
    • Component parts assembled just in time to become finished goods
    • Materials purchased just in time to make component parts.
  • 6. JIT Purchasing
    • Just In Time (JIT) Purchasing Is Directed Toward The Reduction of
      • Waste (That Is Present At Incoming Inspection, Excess Inventory and Poor Quality)
      • Delay
  • 7. Objectives of JIT Purchasing
    • To Reduce All Non-Value-Added Activities.
    • Elimination Of In-Plant Inventory.
    • Elimination Of In-Transit Inventory
    • Quality And Reliability Improvement
  • 8. Companies adopted JIT
  • 9. Some companies, benefited by adopting JIT
  • 10.
    • Dell do not have to tie up capital in stock which means they can invest it in other areas of the business, such as R&D or promotion, to increase sales.
    • Dell require less space for stock which means they save money on storage facilities which will increase their profit margins.
    • Dell have a high dependence on their suppliers and should the suppliers fail them, it is Dell’s reputation and sales which would suffer if they were unable to meet demand from their customers.
    • Dell may be unable to benefit from bulk-buy discounts which leaves them with an option of increasing the price to the customer or reducing their own profit margin.
  • 11. Advantages of JIT
    • Capital not tied up in stocks
    • Less space required for stock
    • Closer relationships with suppliers
    • Reduced deterioration
    • Less vulnerability to fashion and technology changes
    • Reduction in stockholding costs
    • Increase in cash flow
  • 12. Disadvantages of JIT
    • Danger of disrupted production due to non-arrival of supplies
    • Danger of lost sales
    • High dependence on suppliers
    • Less time for quality control on arrival of materials
    • Increased ordering and admin costs
    • May lose bulk-buying discounts