Tag Archives: Value Stream Mapping

Value Stream Mapping: The Path to Logistics Savings Part 2

Lean Guiding Principles, Oil and Gas, Supply Chain
August 20, 2015

Value Stream Mapping (VSM) takes a 50,000-foot view of the business – from order creation to delivery – with the hopes of potential returns of up to 10 times the investment. It taps key resources, discusses the business in ways not previously con...

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Value Stream Mapping: The Path to Logistics Savings Part 1

Lean Guiding Principles, Oil and Gas
August 12, 2015

Imagine saving millions of dollars each year just by taking a 50,000-foot view of your business from order creation to order delivery. Would it be worth exploring? Nine out of ten logistics executives don’t know because they’ve never explored ...

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How to Secure Your International Supply Chain

Cross Border, Origin/Destination Services, Supply Chain
March 7, 2013

Most likely, your company has sourced raw materials, parts, finished goods or packaging from foreign business partners. When a company leverages a business partner instead of build their own foreign production capabilities, it allows them to shift su...

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6 Resources for Lean Education

Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
November 7, 2012

Lean concepts help organizations eliminate waste and build in quality by challenging employees to find efficiencies in their everyday jobs and by completing their work correctly the first time. Lean concepts can be implemented in just about any area ...

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5 Easy Steps to a Value Stream Mapping Process

Lean Guiding Principles, Supply Chain
August 6, 2012

Value Stream Mapping Process Value Stream Mapping is an effective way to identify and eliminate waste in your supply chain and can have dramatic implications when implemented correctly. These 5 steps will walk you the process of creating your...

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