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Industry 4.0 and Production Planning

Posted by Keiji Fujii on August 5th, 2021

The German government has been promoting Industry 4.0 for several years now, with the goal of comprehensive...

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Is Kanban the Right Control System for Your Type of Production?

Posted by Keiji Fujii on December 3rd, 2020

Many factories use Kanban as a Lean tool for process control. Toyota’s Taiichi Ohno originally conceived of Kanban as a...

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Go to Gemba and Ask 5 Times Why

Posted by Keiji Fujii on November 2nd, 2020

Today there is a lot of talk about AI and Industry 4.0. However, many world reknown companies are still creating their...

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The fastest Lean APS / SCP gets even faster!

Posted by Keiji Fujii on October 14th, 2020

Asprova version 16.1 was released featuring an even greater improvement in calculation time.

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Sequence Planning and Synchronous Processes

Posted by Keiji Fujii on September 8th, 2020

The quality of a factory’s Supply Chain and production planning is a meaningful indicator of its overall efficiency and...

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Success Stories from Deployment of an APS Software: A Practical Example

Posted by Keiji Fujii on December 17th, 2019

Most suppliers of planning software offer a fragmented approach of systems that consist of functionally independent...

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