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Hiroyuki Inui, Satoshi Kuroiwa, Yoshito Fujii, Toshiaki Ochiai, Takao Asahara, Yukito Andou: Parts supply instruction apparatus. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner, April 20, 1993: US05204821 (84 worldwide citation)

The parts supply instruction apparatus includes a production schedule system, a parts information system, a car information system, and an order issue managing system which are preferably located at an assembly factory. The order issue managing system scans a parts master file and extracts required ...


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Takao Asahara, Takeshi Fukuyama, Hirofumi Kunimoto, Katsuhiro Tanaka, Toshikazu Tomimori: Method of and apparatus for scheduling parts deliverer running and method of managing parts deliverers. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Kenyon & Kenyon, June 18, 1996: US05528489 (26 worldwide citation)

For delivering parts successively received in shipment units by parts deliverer to part use positions, the delivering operation time required for each parts deliverer is uniformalized. A uniformalizing plan is produced, and the delivering operation is continued according to the plan. The delivering ...