Performance evaluation of JIT enabled SCM using ANP method

Original Article


Just in time (JIT) got momentum to meet the requirement of mass production with quality embedded features in finished goods. Industries are intended to keep no inventories with nil scrap to reduce lead time in era of mass production. These can be well achieved by improvising, the three processes of supply chain i.e. procurement, production and distribution in purview of just in time management. But JIT implementations in these processes are hardly achievable. Therefore execution process of JIT may be modified to tolerate minimum inventories and scrap in meeting the minimum lead time. JIT supply chain has been recent development in literature to reduce these three aspects. But, some rigid justifications of JIT supply chain to enhance business operations has made to modify it with amalgamating of few leverage of stock keeping, allowable scrap and justifiable lead time. This Supply chain has been referred here as hybrid supply chain (HSC). An ANP comparison based study is presented here to know the performance of hybrid supply chain over JIT supply chain and traditional supply chains. With the help of this model most preferred supply chain out of three has been recognised.


Just in time supply chain (JSC) Analytical net working process (ANP) Supply chain performance (SCP) 


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© The Society for Reliability Engineering, Quality and Operations Management (SREQOM), India and The Division of Operation and Maintenance, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringYMCA University of Science and TechnologyFaridabadIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologyKurukshetraIndia

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