WCM Innovation Session: Optimising Line Layout using TAKT Time

17 August 2016

TAKT time is a methodology used to optimise the flow of production lines according to customer demand. Members joined us for a tour of the Sentinel workwear plant followed by an introduction to the concept of TAKT.

Jan Visagie delivered the TAKT time presentation. Originally trained at Toyota, Jan has also worked for Ferrodo, Duys Engineering Group and Defy. Since 2015, he has assisted a number of KZN CTC CMTs through the Boost programme.

The programme included:


Theoretical understanding of line layout using the concept of TAKT time


Factory tour


Practical application of TAKT Time

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