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Operations And Supply Chain Management
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Operations And Supply Chain Management

Operations And Supply Chain Management

Book edition 14th
Author(s) F. Robert Jacobs
Pages 800 pages
ISBN 9780078024023

Short Answer

Question: Create a value stream map (VSM) of this supply chain. What other information is needed?

Answer:

Value stream mapping is used to create a well-defined and planned flowchart of the entire process of manufacturing just to analyze each step of the process.

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Step 1:  Create a value stream map (VSM) of this supply chain 

Step 1: Create a value stream map (VSM) of this supply chain

In this case, we do not the components that are used by Manufacturing Inc. but here we just know that there are 12 weeks for one comAponent and 4 weeks for the other one. The cumulative lead has about 27.3 weeks from the arrival of the raw materials from the manufacturing firm of the Pro Fishing warehouse.

The required information is anything that helps to enhance the distribution network. Some of the things I'd ask include how much shipping costs, how much expense of raw materials, as well as how much workers’ wages are related to this endeavor. When it comes to raw materials, it is critical to understand where they originate from since there are restrictions that firms should follow when acquiring goods.

Step 2: Information that is needed

Step 2: Information that is needed

It is quite possible that the lead time analysis may not be accurate. Rather it will be more beneficial to track the flow of the components and the materials to get the most accurate flow time.

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