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PP-WM Kanban

Dear all,

PP (COR2) has consumptions of materials (261) that are in a logistic warehouse (with WM). Before doing the consumption (261), the material must be transferred from the logistic warehouse (with WM) to the production warehouse (without WM).

This is the Kanban PP-WM process?


Former Member replied

How would you like to use KANBAN process ?

KANBAN is a process by which material can be replenished as per the requirement. KANBAN is a Japanese technology for material replenishment. KAN- means card and BAN means signal. Hence understanding is card which will give the signal for replenishment.

KANBAN will have plastic bins and cards. The card will hold the material no, storage location, Bar code, material qty etc and will be kept on the bin once the bin is full. Once the bin is empty, then the card will be on the board. Like that multiple card will be there for a single material with proper serial no.

Kanban is also known as JIT (Just in Time). It works on Pull Principle. i.e. as soon as our bin becomes empty, there should be a trigger to the system for a proposal for system to trigger for its replenishment. if the material is in house manufactured, say in the bin you have kept quantity of 100 pieces, as soon as bin is empty there is trigger for Production Order for quantity 100.

It should woks with WM or without WM.

Main requirements -

  • Define Supply Area
  • Define MRP controller
  • Define Control Cycle
  • Define Replenishment strategy


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