Map of production flow and logistics / VSM: Value Stream Mapping

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Interest, objective:

Reduction :
- of the quantities launched per production order
- of your stocks
- of your movements and logistics costs
- of lead times and delays
- of the supply chain and production time cycle.

Model, image : Schéma cartographie des flux de production (VSM)

- of your production line flow
- of the current flow of merchandise and information internally or between your production sites, between national or international warehouses,
- of a future set up of these establishments, or following an envisaged moved, before the decision
- of the blocking or bottleneck points

Target businesses and sectors:

Any production or logistics business

Results:

- proposition balancing the production line, workshop
- identification of necessary areas of improvement
- target the depots to have the biggest lasting impact
- proposition of an organisation target, either in "pull" or "push" flow?
- understanding of the interactions between material flow and information flow
- visualising global rather than one off improvements and share this common vision with the operators, technicians and managers.
- simulation and optimisation of the work shifts.
- training your staff in the analysis
- follow-up of the new installation

Running information:

- Analysis of the internal situation and on your sites
- On site analysis, interviews, measures
- Analysis of the files, analytical cross-over of your CAMM information
- Graphic model of industrial flow, costs, lead times and time cycles.

Follow up: Weekly assistance and training towards the new organisation

Line improvement with LEAN example

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