Kanban Board Starter Kit
“Kanban” translation from Japanese means a sign or signboard. In practical terms, a Kanban Board is an information system that controls production or tasks. There are three main types of kanban:
- Make or production
- Move or withdrawal
- Supplier or batching
These Kanban Board Starter Kits are a perfect way to get your Pull System up and running or improve your current system. The kits include everything you need including: Info Boards, SystemBoxes, SystemBox Labels, Kanban Card Sleeves, Info Labels, Kanban Card Collection Box, Wall-mount or Mobile with castors.
PLEASE NOTE: Phone orders only. Call us 815-469-5678 and we will be glad to assist you, These items ship via freight.
How to use a Kanban System
- When the bin is pulled for use, the kanban card is removed and placed on the board
- When the kanban card reaches yellow, the item is placed in production for replenishment
- When the bin is refilled, the kanban card is placed back on the bin and it is ready for use
There are many types of Kanbans systems for replenishment, consider the following when setting one up: the application, area, need, quantity, size, users, and more…
To make the kanban system effective and efficient make sure the team considers: creativity, simplicity, visual, easy to implement, easy to maintain, easy to follow & enforce.
Having a Pull Systemm with Kanban will allow for Just-in-Time operations, reduced costs, reduced waste and higher productivity. A kanban board also makes it easier to schedule work or tasks and makes it visual for everyone to see.
Six Rules for Kanban:
- You cannot send bad product to the next operation
- Only withdraw what is needed
- Only produce what is used
- Smooth out the workload
- Keep improving
Manufacturer Part No.
M: 111 lbs.
L: 155 lbs.
XL 188 lbs.
For more information on Kanban, check out Wikipedia Kanban