An alternative to scheduling individual processes. The customer process withdraws the items it needs from a supermarket, and the supplying process produces to replenish what was withdrawn. Used to avoid push. ( Glossary)

Other Definitions

Pull System – A customer driven work replenishment system involving ‘pulling’ the exact quantity of parts required out of a finished parts stores. A Kanban issues the instruction to replenish the stock.

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