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What Is Just-in-Time II (JIT II)?

Understand how Just-in-Time II fits into the supply chain

Just-in-Time II (JIT II) is similar to Just-in-Time (JIT) but with more of a focus on the supplier/customer relationship. The supplier keeps track of customer needs by checking in on a regular basis, then placing orders for the customer as needed. In JIT II, suppliers and customers become business partners, often trading benefits like long-term contracts for the supplier in return for free incentives for the customer. Conflict and problems are often eliminated due to frequent communications and long-term relationships.