Calculating you KANBAN Level


The following calculation recently posted is a good method which will get you to a good starting Kanban level:


No. Of Kanbans = Average Daily Demand x (OC+LT+TT+ST/CC)


  • OC = Order Cycle

  • LT = Process Lead Time

  • TT = Transit Time

  • ST = Safety Time

  • CC = Container Capacity




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