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Process flowchart - Order processing

This cross-functional flowchart sample shows the order processing flow.
"Opportunity flowcharts are a variation of detailed basic flowcharts. They get their name because they highlight opportunities for improvement. Like all flowcharts, they make the process visible. But they take this idea one step further by separating value-added steps (those essential for making the product or service) from cost-added-only steps (those that are included only to check for or fix problems). ...
An opportunity flowchart is created by rearranging a detailed basic flowchart. The steps needed if everything works perfectly should flow down the left side of the chart. Steps that exist because of problems and inefficiencies flow across the right side." [Flowcharts: Plain & Simple. Inc Staff Joiner Assocs. 1995. P. 60.]
The swim lane diagram example "Process flowchart - Order processing" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Process Flowcharts solution from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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"Order processing is a key element of Order fulfillment. Order processing operations or facilities are commonly called "distribution centers". "Order processing" is the term generally used to describe the process or the work flow associated with the picking, packing and delivery of the packed item(s) to a shipping carrier. The specific "order fulfillment process" or the operational procedures of distribution centers are determined by many factors. Each distribution center has its own unique requirements or priorities." [Order processing. Wikipedia]
The vertical cross-functional flow chart example "Order processing" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Flowcharts solution from the area "What is a Diagram" of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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"Order processing is a key element of Order fulfillment. Order processing operations or facilities are commonly called "distribution centers". "Order processing" is the term generally used to describe the process or the work flow associated with the picking, packing and delivery of the packed item(s) to a shipping carrier. The specific "order fulfillment process" or the operational procedures of distribution centers are determined by many factors. Each distribution center has its own unique requirements or priorities. There is no "one size fits all" process that universally provides the most efficient operation." [Order processing. Wikipedia]
The business process modeling (BPM) flowchart example "Order processing - EPC flow chart" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Event-driven Process Chain Diagrams solution from the Business Processes area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
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How to Create a Cross Functional Flow Chart

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Cross-functional flowcharts are powerful and useful tool for visualizing and analyzing complex business processes which requires involvement of multiple people, teams or even departments. They let clearly represent a sequence of the process steps, the order of operations, relationships between processes and responsible functional units (such as departments or positions). Read more
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