The following paper introduces a very interesting and quite common problem of dealing with high demand variance. The company, in which the problem was identified, is of automotive industry and it produces elements of vehicles interior furnishing. The flows of materials and information in the company are presented and discussed and kanbans used to manage the flows are introduced. The solution of the problem is presented, as well as its model based on multi-agent model. The model is to be used in simulation testing efficiency of solution suggested in dynamic environment.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.