Process Mapping

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"We believe that it is necessary first to map individual processes than superimpose them on one supply chain map. We suggest managers use this approach when mapping their supply chains"[1].

Process mapping is a flowchart technique that allows to map an individual process or activity in a supply chain. Doing that, an high level of information and details are gathered, allowing the manager to be aware of what is adding non-value to the process or activity analyzed [2].

Issues in Supply Chain Management Douglas, M. Lambert and Martha C. Cooper [[1]]

Process mapping techniques and organisational analysis: Lessons from sociotechnical system theory, Stefano Biazzo, University of Padua, Italy [2]

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