Цитата из The Toyota Way:
"Remember: the kanban is an organized system of inventory buffers and, according to Ohno, inventory is waste, whether it is in a push system or a pull system. So kanban is something you strive to get rid of, not to be proud of."
Когда kanban хорошо:
"The literature speaks of successful application of kanban in the service industry, analogous to firefighting or hospital emergency rooms."