This Paper focuses on the implementation of Just-In-Time (JIT) in Supply Chain Management (SCM) context. Three Pull Control Policies (PCPs), developed for controlling the inventory level, are discussed. Kanban, ConWIP, and a hybrid PCP, are recognized for implementation in multi-echelon, multi-stage, and multi-product supply chains. The performance of each policy is measured through three measurement criteria. Considering the uncertainty, the performances of policies are evaluated via a Fuzzy AHP method. For, identification, performance measurement, and evaluation of PCPs the study proposes an integrated approach. The approach explains the PCPs mechanisms, measurement criteria formulations, and multi criteria decision making methods. Finally, the solution approach is examined through a case study
Just-In-Time, Supply Chain Management, Pull Control Policy, Kanban, ConWIP, Analytical Hierarchy Process, Fuzzy, Multi Criteria Decision Making
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Aydin M. Torkabadi, Rene V. Mayorga. (2017) Implementation of Just-In-Time Policies in Supply Chain Management. International Journal of Economics and Management Systems, 2, 315-320
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