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Posted by Allison Lynch | 04/21/2021
Creating value stream mapping with free templates and examples. Value stream mapping has never been easier.

Value Stream Mapping

Value stream mapping is a special type of flow chart that uses symbols known as "the language of lean" to document, analyze and improve the flow of information or materials required to produce a product or service for a customer. 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. Advanced use of value steam mapping should occur when competence, experience, and time for mapping are available and when the tool applies to the situation.
Value stream mapping employs a flow diagram documenting in high detail every step of a process. Many lean practitioners see value stream mapping as the fundamental tool to identify waste, reduce process cycle times and implement process improvement. Some organizations even treat the value stream mapping as the hallmark of their lean efforts. Learn about benefits of using value stream map.

Value Stream Mapping Software

Value Stream Mapping Software

With the Value Stream Mapping tools in Edraw, it is rather easy to make a good-looking and professional-quality Value Stream Mapping diagram. It provides a straightforward modern interface and a huge, smartly organized library of pre-made symbols, along with many examples and tutorials. With handy shapes grouping, locking and organizing, selection and zooming; you can control all the parameters (colors, fonts, and lines) of every shape, either yours or from the library. All the beauty diagrams you have designed can be easily exported and printed in a strict correspondence with the screen picture.
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Value Stream Mapping Symbols

Value stream mapping templates include many special shapes, production control, process, customer/ supplier, inventory, shipment arrow, push arrow, electronic information, manual information, external shipment, airplane shipment, etc. You can always find one shape that can convey your ideas or thoughts.

Value Stream Mapping Symbols

How to Create a Value Stream Map with Built-in Shapes

Value Stream Map Example

A unique and eye-catching value stream map template is ready for you to use. Download it and let your creativity go wild.

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Schedule Value Stream Map Example

A schedule value stream map template is prepared for anyone on request. Try this vector file to ease your drawing process.
Value Stream Mapping Templates

High Level Value Stream Examples

A well-designed value stream template is available in vector format. Take it to assist your value stream map designs.

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