In a Kanban system, sequential downstream station communicates with the upstream workstations through the Kanban cards, where each bin or product container has a Kanban card specifying the work details within it. Therefore on the basis of which; the two most significant types of Kanbans are:
Production (P) Kanban: A P-Kanban, when presented , authorizes the workstation to manufacture a specified quantity of products. The P-kanban is placed on the containers and thus go with those containers which are related to production.
Transportation (T) Kanban: A T-Kanban signifies the movement of the container in any stock or inventory to the downstream workstation. The T-Kanban is placed on the containers that are related with the transportation and they follow the loop of transportation.
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