An evaluation of the adoption of lean production as a supply chain management strategy in the apparel industry: A case study of a swimwear manufacturing company using computer simulation techniques

S. Y.S. Leung, Wai Keung Wong, P. K. Mok, S. F. Chan

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Abstract

This research aims to identify the issues relating to the implementation of lean production (LP) in the apparel industry where manufacturers usually find full implementation to be a challenge. Computer simulation has been used to build models to understand the behavior of the LP system of a selected swimwear company. Experimental investigations demonstrated the responsiveness and limitations of the LP system in meeting short-run contracts demanded by the market. Conclusion is drawn on the directions for full implementation for a seamless supply chain.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICMIT 2006 Proceedings - 2006 IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology
Pages862-866
Number of pages5
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2006
Event2006 IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology, ICMIT 2006 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 21 Jun 200623 Jun 2006

Conference

Conference2006 IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology, ICMIT 2006
CountrySingapore
CitySingapore
Period21/06/0623/06/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Computer Science(all)

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