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dc.contributor.advisorKeyes, James
dc.contributor.authorO'Brien, Steven R.
dc.date.accessioned2020-02-06T14:46:08Z
dc.date.available2020-02-06T14:46:08Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.urihttp://digital.library.wisc.edu/1793/79782
dc.identifier.urihttp://wwwcs.uwstout.edu/lib/thesis/2018/2018obriens.pdf
dc.description.abstractAs an organization within a highly competitive commodity market, XYZ Company had an opportunity to improve a production line and reduce inventory needed for customer service. The objective of this research was to identify waste within the supply chain by using the value stream mapping tool within a product within XYZ Company. XYZ Company was in the beginning phases of their lean journey to creating a lean culture. The use of new lean tools and strategies to advance their operations towards a more streamline flow to reduce wastes. Value stream mapping allowed XYZ Company to visualize where opportunities were and reinforce the findings with objective data that allowed them to focus on certain areas of their supply chain.en_US
dc.language.isoen_USen_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Wisconsin--Stouten_US
dc.subjectLean manufacturingen_US
dc.subjectBusiness logisticsen_US
dc.titleValue stream mapping in the supply chainen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US
thesis.degree.levelM.S.
thesis.degree.disciplineOperations and Supply Management Program


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