Quick Response Manufacturing

Manufacturing method, where the aim is to reduce the lead-time in every step of the manufacturing process. The method evolved from Time Based Competition concepts, originally developed in the late 1980s.


* Rajan Suri: "Quick Response Manufacturing: A Companywide Approach to Reducing Lead Times", Productivity Press, 1998, ISBN 1563272016
* David M. Upton: "Plant Capabilities for Quick Response Manufacturing", Harvard Business School, 1994

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