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Mid‐Mapping Charter Revisions
Future state realized by December 31, 2014
Last Step Product shipped
Must use existing resources (people, IT, etc.)
Trigger Customer submits RFQ
First Step Sales receives RFQ
Demand Rate 300 units (40 projects; 20 POs) per year
Value Stream Equipment type A
• Medium complexity (3 drawings, 6 new parts)
• 3 units per project
1. Added additional specific conditions.
2. Discovered current state was worse than assumed.
Create variance tracking methodology.
Standardize the change process to reduce the # of Change Orders.
Reduce lead time (PO to ready to ship) from 12 mos to 8 mos.
Goals & Measurable Targets
Increase average ontime delivery (to "ready to ship") from 17% to 60%.
Median current state lead time was
actually 17 months.