When trying to find the system’s constraint, why not simply asking the middle management? At least when Theory of Constraint was young, our world spinning slower and processes simpler, the foremen usually had a common sense understanding of their bottleneck. They knew what machine to look after, and what part of their process to give more … Continue reading How to identify the constraint of a system? Part 2
In this video, a brief explanation about FIFO (First In Firt Out) and LIFO (Last In First Out) FIFO is prefered to LIFO when the order is important, especially regarding risk of obsolescence or decay of goods stored. Sometimes, even FIFO is prefered, the physical constraints cannot avoid LIFO.