1986-09-01

JIT Application in the Air Freight Forwarder Industry: A Case Study 861157

This paper discusses how the JustlnTime manufacturing concept is applied by a specific air freight forwarder. Air freight fowarders, in the technical sense, are not involved in the traditional concept of JIT. However, they provide the vital link which manufacturers required to ensure that JIT operates. Topics covered include when JIT began in the firm, how it was implemented, problems encountered, financial ramifications, and changes needed to ensure continued success. Recommendations are offered in ensure that JIT operates as expected in the future.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Purchase more aerospace standards and aerospace material specifications and save! AeroPaks off a customized subscription plan that lets you pay for just the documents that you need, when you need them.
X