The WSJ is Once Again Mostly Wrong About Just in Time (No Surprise)

This image — a huge container ship coming from a far-off land — does NOT represent the Lean and Toyota Production System notion of “Just in Time.” If you visit, for example, the Toyota factory in San Antonio, they have at least 18 ON-SITE suppliers. I’ve been in the factory. Many of these key suppliers … Continue reading The WSJ is Once Again Mostly Wrong About Just in Time (No Surprise)