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Jit for Healthcare

By | September 2009
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Why Just-in-time Won’t Work for Public Health Overview of Supply Chain Basics James Elam, Manager, 3M Supply Chain Network Analysis Rob Wehrman, Manager, 3M Supply Chain Optimization & Modeling Expertise Center

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Our Values and Goals

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Six Market - Leading Businesses
Health Care Business Consumer and Office Business Industrial and Transportation Business

Electro and Communications Business Display and Graphics Business Safety, Security and Protection Services Business

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International Focus
3M companies in more than 60 countries Sales in nearly 200 countries Consulting with Ministries of Health outside the US on Pandemic Influenza Preparedness

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Speakers
James Elam, Manager, 3M Supply Chain Network Analysis Rob Wehrman, Manager, 3M Supply Chain Optimization & Modeling Expertise Center

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Agenda
Introduction Basics Concepts in Supply Chain and Manufacturing Just-in-Time Manufacturing Concepts Warehouse and Transportation Considerations Conclusions Questions

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General Supply Chain Processes
Demand Information

Material Flow

Material Flow

Material Flow

Typical Supply Chain Network Model
Supplier Manufacturing Distribution Customer

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Delay

Delay

Planning

Planning

Planning

Planning

Forecasted Demand and/or Orders Information

Planning

Types of Manufacturing Processes: Batch
Most prevalent Planned quantity of one product Many different products made on same equipment Economic situation determines an optimal batch size Products are run in a logical sequence to optimize process Lead time includes waiting in queue and processing time

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Types of Manufacturing Processes: Flow
Not as prevalent Single product production Very low variability Equipment usually runs at a steady pace Lead time is short as product is available all the time Capacity is expensive and hard to increase

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