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Value stream map - Template

"Value stream mapping is a lean management principle used to analyze and design the flow of materials and information required to bring a product or service to a consumer. Pioneered by Henry Ford in the 1920s, perfected by Toyota. At Toyota, it is known as "material and information flow mapping". It can be applied to nearly any value chain. ...
Value stream mapping has supporting methods that are often used in Lean environments to analyze and design flows at the system level (across multiple processes).
Although value stream mapping is often associated with manufacturing, it is also used in logistics, supply chain, service related industries, healthcare, software development, product development, and administrative and office processes." [Value stream mapping. Wikipedia]
This value stream map template explains the meanings of the VSM design elements.
This Value stream map template for the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software is included in the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
VSM template
VSM template, truck shipment, logistics, timeline, production control, process with data, process, data, material flow, PUSH, inventory, electronic information flow, dedicated process, customer, supplier,
"Value stream mapping usually employs standard symbols to represent items and processes, therefore knowledge of these symbols is essential to correctly interpret the production system problems." [Value stream mapping. Wikipedia]
The vector stencils library Value stream mapping contains 43 symbols for drawing the value stream mapping diagrams using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software.
The example "Design elements - Value stream mapping diagram" is included in the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
VSM symbols
VSM symbols, workcell, truck shipment, logistics, timeline total, timeline, supermarket, signal Kanban, shipment, ship, shared process, sequenced pull ball, safety stock, pull, production control, production Kanban, process with data, process, data, plane, operator, material withdrawal Kanban, material pull, material flow, PUSH, manual info, load levelling, inventory, information flow, go see, forklift truck, electronic information flow, dedicated process, data box, customer, supplier, MRP, ERP, Kanban post, Kaizen burst, FIFO line,
"Value stream mapping is a lean management principle used to analyze and design the flow of materials and information required to bring a product or service to a consumer. Pioneered by Henry Ford in the 1920s, perfected by Toyota. At Toyota, it is known as "material and information flow mapping". It can be applied to nearly any value chain. ...
Value stream mapping has supporting methods that are often used in Lean environments to analyze and design flows at the system level (across multiple processes).
Although value stream mapping is often associated with manufacturing, it is also used in logistics, supply chain, service related industries, healthcare, software development, product development, and administrative and office processes." [Value stream mapping. Wikipedia]
This value stream map template explains the meanings of the VSM design elements.
This Value stream map template for the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software is included in the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
VSM template
VSM template, truck shipment, logistics, timeline, production control, process with data, process, data, material flow, PUSH, inventory, electronic information flow, dedicated process, customer, supplier,
This value stream map example was redesigned from the Wikipedia file: ValueStreamMapParts.png.
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This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license. [creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en]
"Value stream mapping (VSM) refers to the activity of developing a visual representation of the flow of processes, from start to finish, involved in delivering a desired outcome, service, or product (a “value stream”) that is valued by customers. In the context of government, a value stream could be the process of conducting an audit, completing a procurement, or hiring new agency staff. VSM can increase understanding of actual decision-making processes and identify sources of non-value-added time (e.g., documents waiting to be reviewed). The typical products of a 2-5 day VSM workshop are a map of the “current state” of targeted processes and a “future state” map of the desired process flow and an associated implementation plan for future process improvement activities." [en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Business_Analysis_Guidebook/LEAN]
The VSM diagram example "Value stream map parts" was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Value stream mapping
Value stream mapping, truck shipment, logistics, timeline total, timeline, production control, operator, material flow, PUSH, inventory, information flow, electronic information flow, dedicated process, data box, customer, supplier,
"Value Stream Map (VSM)
1. A tool used to improve a process by identifying added value and eliminating waste.
2. A process map that follows the value creation process.
A. “strap yourself to the product (or service) and see where you go”
3. A process map with data added.
A. Times: processing, wait, cycle.
B. Quality: number of rejects.
C. Inventory.
D. Resources.
1) Number of people.
2) Space.
3) Distance traveled.
E. Whatever else is useful for analyzing the process." [ocw.mit.edu/courses/aeronautics-and-astronautics/16-660j-introduction-to-lean-six-sigma-methods-january-iap-2012/lecture-notes/MIT16_660JIAP12_1-6.pdf]
This sample VSM flowchart shows the value stream in a manufacturing, production control and shipping processes.
This value stream mapping diagram example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Value stream mapping
Value stream mapping, workcell, truck shipment, logistics, timeline total, timeline, supermarket, signal Kanban, shipment, pull, production control, production Kanban, operator, material withdrawal Kanban, manual info, load levelling, electronic information flow, dedicated process, data box, customer, supplier, Kanban post, Kaizen burst,
"Value Stream Mapping (VSM):
– Special type of flow chart that uses symbols known as "the language of Lean" to depict and improve the flow of inventory information. ...
Value Stream Mapping ...
Provide optimum value to the customer through a complete value creation process with minimum waste in:
– Design (concept to customer);
– Design (concept to customer);
– Build (order to delivery);
– Sustain (in-use through life cycle to service)." [courses.washington.edu/ie337/Value_Stream_Mapping.pdf]
This sample Value Stream Map shows how customer value is created in the steps of manufacturing, production control, and shipping processes.
This VSM example was created using the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park. Read more
Value stream mapping
Value stream mapping, truck shipment, logistics, timeline total, timeline, shipment, production control, operator, inventory, electronic information flow, dedicated process, data box, customer, supplier,
The vector stencils library "Value stream mapping" contains 43 VSM symbols.
Use it for drawing value stream maps in the ConceptDraw PRO diagramming and vector drawing software extended with the Value Stream Mapping solution from the Quality area of ConceptDraw Solution Park.
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Inventory
Inventory, inventory,
Inventory
Inventory, inventory,
Information Flow
Information Flow, information flow,
Shipment
Shipment, shipment,
Shipment
Shipment, shipment,
Material Flow
Material Flow, material flow, PUSH,
Material Pull
Material Pull, material pull,
FIFO Line
FIFO Line, FIFO line,
Truck shipment/Logistics
Truck shipment/Logistics, truck shipment, logistics,
Customer/Supplier
Customer/Supplier, customer, supplier,
Dedicated Process
Dedicated Process, dedicated process,
Shared Process
Shared Process, shared process,
Supermarket Parts
Supermarket Parts, supermarket,
Data Box
Data Box, data box,
Workcell
Workcell, workcell,
Kaizen Burst
Kaizen Burst, Kaizen burst,
Operator
Operator, operator,
Other
Other,
Production Control
Production Control, production control,
Manual Info
Manual Info, manual info,
Electronic Information Flow
Electronic Information Flow, electronic information flow,
Production Kanban
Production Kanban, production Kanban,
Withdrawal Kanban
Withdrawal Kanban, material withdrawal Kanban,
Signal Kanban
Signal Kanban, signal Kanban,
Kanban Post
Kanban Post, Kanban post,
Sequenced Pull
Sequenced Pull, sequenced pull ball,
Load Levelling
Load Levelling, load levelling,
MRP/ERP
MRP/ERP, MRP, ERP,
Go-See
Go-See, go see,
Pull Arrow
Pull Arrow, pull,
Manual Info
Manual Info, manual info,
Pull Arrow
Pull Arrow, pull,
Timeline Total
Timeline Total, timeline total,
Ship
Ship, ship,
Forklift Truck
Forklift Truck, forklift truck,
Plane
Plane, plane,
Process with Data
Process with Data, process with data, process, data,
Timeline
Timeline, timeline,
Timeline
Timeline, timeline,
Supermarket, 2
Supermarket, 2, supermarket,
Supermarket, 3
Supermarket, 3, supermarket,
Safety stock, 2
Safety stock, 2, safety stock,
Safety stock, 3
Safety stock, 3, safety stock,

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