Cycle Counting and Baseline
Before you can run out and start implementing a Kanban system, there is some preliminary work that needs to be done. This chapter covers a variety of different planning items that will help implement a more effective and user-friendly Kanban system.
Items that are discussed:
- Creating a Kanban sizing report
- Cycle counting, part identification, vendors, and on-hand inventory
- Identification of inventory quantities
- Calculating on-hand cost
Creating a Kanban Sizing Report
A Kanban sizing report is a document that can be created in Microsoft Excel that is used to perform cycle counting and obtain baseline information for the implementation.
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