Push and Pull Essay
INDUSTRIAL & MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
Course Name - Production Systems Analysis
Course # 91-413
Pull and Push Systems: An In-depth Look
Jegapiragasam Jyapiraharan 100 799 376
Mohanty Abhishek 101 421 155
Farsed Ibrahim 100 646 715
Yan Zhang 100 995 363
This report examines the different production planning methods being used in the current manufacturing environment. The report focuses on Push and Pull systems. The report discusses the advantages and disadvantages of each method and also looks at JIT and MRP as examples of Pull and Push systems respectively. The report also discusses two real world scenarios where these systems have been implemented successfully. In conclusion this …show more content…
3. Mixed Supermarket and Sequential Pull systems In this kind of pull system, supermarket and sequential pull systems are used side by side. A mix system maybe used when small number of part numbers account for majority of the production volume and a large mix of part number form maybe 20% of the production volume. In mix system it is really difficult to balance the work load and implement kaizen activities; therefore it requires a great amount of discipline to work with a mixed system.
The objectives of a pull system are
1. Control and balance the flow of material and resources.
2. Eliminate material wastage.
3. Eliminate the wastage of space.
4. Eliminate excess