A presentation on
“Toyota’s JIT Revolution”

A Legendary Production System
• Toyota production system was developed & promoted by TMC. • The main purpose of TPS is to eliminate waste through continuous improvement activities. • Profit through cost reduction • Elimination of over production • Quality control , Quality assurance , Respect for humanity

Toyota Production of capital Increase
Cost Reduction turnover ratio Elimination of Waste

Continuous flow of Production

Just-in time production Production methods
•Small lot size •Short setup time •Multifunctional worker •Job finishing within cycle time


Informati on system Kanban

Control by teamwork

Automatic stop device

Background Note
• Established in 1937 out of Sakichi Toyoda’s weaving machine company • Launched first car (SA Model) in 1947 • “Toyota Production System” formed in 1950 based on Just-In-Time principle • Overseas production starts in 1959 (Brazil) • Toyota’s success in both local and global market was mainly because of

JIT Production System
JIT was based on principle of producing only what is needed and nothing more than needed

JIT In Toyota
• In 1970s, Taiichi Ohno implemented JIT in Toyota’s manufacturing plants to avoiding waste, reducing inventories & increasing production efficiency to compete • Kanban was an essential component of Toyota’s JIT concept • Another important component of JIT was Heijunka

Advantage of Kanban Provides quick response to changes Avoids overproduction minimizes waste Control can be maintained

Future Of JIT
• JIT involves high set-up cost, special training & reorganization of policies and procedure • Company should also maintain good relations with its supplier • Organizational culture & Human element also plays a crucial role

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