Just in Time. A production approach widely followed in the automotive industry which views production as a system in which all operations, including the delivery of materials needed for production, occur just at the time needed. This effectively eliminates the need for material stock.
A philosophy of manufacturing based on planned elimination of all waste and continuous improvement of productivity. It encompasses the successful execution of all manufacturing activities required to produce a final product.
Just In Time. A manufacturing technique based on a pull system such as kanban. Terms Glossary Definition