1. kanban; kamban; scheduling system for just-in-time productionSee also かんばん方式
Wikipedia definition
2. Kanban, literally meaning "signboard" or "billboard", is a concept related to lean and just-in-time (JIT) production. According to its creator, Taiichi Ohno, Kanban is one means through which JIT is achieved. Kanban is not an inventory control system. It is a scheduling system that helps determine what to produce, when to produce it, and how much to produce. The need to maintain a high rate of improvement led Toyota to devise the Kanban system.
Read “Kanban” on English Wikipedia
Read “カンバン” on Japanese Wikipedia
Read “Kanban” on DBpedia
Other forms


to talk about this word.