Just-in-Time

Supply Chain Management

Lean system /demand pull system/comprehensive production & inventory system

Just-in-time system: A comprehensive production and inventory system that purchases or produces materials and parts only as needed and just in time to be used at each stage of the production process.

Just-in-time (JIT) production (Also called lean production): Demand-pull manufacturing system in which each component in a production line is produced as soon as and only when needed by the next step in the production line.