Nissan S Supply Chain

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FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND COMPUTING

Module Assignment

SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

M25EKM

By

Rama Venkata Naveen Reddy Karri

STUDENT ID: 2891540

MODULE LEADER: Mr. Phil Southey

YEAR 2009-2010

INDEX PAGES

1) Introduction 3

2)Nissan European Technology Center 3

3)How information is shared 3

4) NX96 4

5) How is supply chain performance measured 4

6) kanban 4

7) NEXT21 5

8) Cogent 6

9) Lean management 6

10) Just in time 6

11) Fast track cogent 7

12) Kaizen 7

13) Results 7

14) key learning points 7

15)Recent trends 7

16)Conclusion 7

17)References 8

18) Bibliography 9

Introduction:-
Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Limited, a Japanese transplant in sunderland uk was started in 1986. Japanese Manufacturers are known for their quality, this is main reason the first three companies in perception of quality are Toyota, Honda and Nissan. One of the main reason behind this is Japanese suppliers. Below is comparison table of Japanese ventures work when compared to US plants and European plants.

Table 1.1 Comparative Table of Japanese plants with US an Europe plants.

|Comparative Japanese and American |Transplants in |U.S. Plants |European Plants | |Plant Performance in North America |North America |in America |in Europe | |Productivity |21.2 |25.1 |36.2 | |Quality |65 |82.3 |97 | |Inventories |1.6 |2.9 |2 | |Size of repair area |4.9 |12.9 |14.4 | |Absenteeism |4.8 |11.7 |12.1 | |Training of new production |370 |46.4 |173.3 |...
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