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Aziz, Z, Qasim, R M and Wajdi, S (2017) Improving productivity of road surfacing operations using value stream mapping and discrete event simulation. Construction Innovation, 17(03), 294-323.

  • Type: Journal Article
  • Keywords: productivity,simulation,process improvement,des-vsm framework,paving,road surfacing
  • URL: https://doi.org/10.1108/CI-11-2016-0058
  • Abstract:
    An investigation of the integration of discrete event simulation (DES) and value stream mapping (VSM) to enhance the productivity of road surfacing operations reveals that hybrid DES-VSM approach ensures an integrated approach to process optimisation.