A Japanese word for 'Hands-Free'. The goal of Tebanare is to use low cost automation on manual machines in order to allow people to do work that is more valuable, work that only a person can perform.PERMALINK
Theory of Constraints (TOC)PERMALINK
Thought Process Map (TMAP)PERMALINK
ThroughputThe rate at which the entire system generates money. PERMALINK
Counts only unit-level costs as the cost of a product or service. All other costs of resources used are counted as operating costs (or expenses). The throughput (under Throughput Costing) = (Sales Revenue) - (all unit-level spending for direct costs).PERMALINK
The total amount of time it takes for a product or service to go through the entire system, from order entry/receipt, through delivery. This includes any delays due to demand exceeding availability, processing delays, movement, queues, etc.
See also Lead TimePERMALINK
Tier 1 Supplier
A supplier with prime or paramount design responsibilities for key systems, subsystems, or components as pertaining to end product(s).
See also Tier 2 SupplierPERMALINK
Tier 2 Supplier
A supplier to Tier 1 Suppliers, or a direct supplier of less critical components, systems, or subsystems.
See also Tier 1 SupplierPERMALINK
A strategy that drives improvement activities through a focus on time and its relation to Quality, Cost, Delivery, Safety, and Morale. Also focuses on the reduction in lead time, setup times, and cycle times as a means of becoming more competitive.PERMALINK