The kanban system is a well-known and proven method in industrial companies for easier control and supply of the material production flow. How to change the traditional process to a modern, more efficient and more reliable one? Via electronic Kanban.
e-Kanban replaces traditional paper cards and, thanks to RTLS, enables a wide scalability of tools: tracing of monitored objects, overview of their status and setting of alerts.
The technical structure of the system connects several functional blocks, which together monitor industrial buildings in accordance with the Industry 4.0 standards. The advantage is also the possibility of connection with the existing corporate ERP/MES system.
Advantages of e-Kanban vs. Kanban
- Reduction of stock and lead time by up to 25%
- Redirecting human resources to more speciality-oriented tasks
- Better overview and full control over the production process in real time
- Faster decisions, better planning and continuous process optimization
- Increased product quality