Apr 14, 2014The factory that produces Trane heating and air-conditioning systems in Tyler, Texas, uses a kanban (just-in-time-ordering) system to ensure the efficient movement of components from a third-party warehouse to the plant. The firm has boosted efficiency by adding RFID technology to automate the process of identifying when supplies are received at its plant. A process that previously lasted for approximately 30 minutes—the receiving of goods at the f...
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