The pull system is the strategy behind how you make products, and kanban is the day-t0-day tactics for executing the strategy. In a pull system, everything starts with a customer order. Using kanban helps to control the flow of production so that product can quickly be moved to fill orders, then the Work-In-Process and inventory levels can be restocked back to the appropriate levels. A working Kanban system works to strike the balance between two extreme versions of a pull system.
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