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Just-In-Time

  • By: Marcella Bush Trevino
  • In: Green Food: An A-to-Z Guide
  • Edited by: Dustin Mulvaney & Paul Robbins
  • Subject:Environmental Technology, Policy & Management, Environmental Policy

Just-in-time is a philosophy of manufacturing organization focusing on inventory management, pioneered by Japanese automotive industry worker Taiichi Ohno of Toyota in the early 1970s. The Japanese automotive industry as a whole widely adopted the just-in-time system to make their ...

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