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Utah Valley University Buffer Management and DBR System Questions

Utah Valley University

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1. Explain the details of the DBR system and how it results in less inventory and shorter lead times.

2. Explain what is buffer management. What is the role of three color system and how can it be used to expedite and to guide improvement efforts?

3. Explain in detail the five steps of Constraints Management (note: do not just list the steps).

4. Explain T, OE and I and how they can be used to make different financial decisions.

Final Answer


Running head: MANAGEMENT





Explain the details of the DBR system and how it results in less inventory and shorter lead
Drum Buffer rope system is an application for the theory of production. The process is named
after three essential elements in the production process. Drum refers to the constraints and
weaknesses in the system, and a buffer is the time duration for the release of the materials while
rope is the timing for the release of materials (Wen & Zhou, 2009). The process works on the
assumption that there is always a scarcity in the materials of production, and the system is
analyzed to detect the problem and promote efficiency. The process recommends only for the
inventories to be utilized in the best way possible to ensure constant flow. DBR system advocate
for minimum stock to be kept depending on the demand. The raw materials are only released in
the best time and quantity to allow for optimal production speed. Keeping the inventories that are
following the dem...

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