Refer to this process charting example for a quick refresher of basic flow charting symbols to make sure that your flow chart or process map looks professional, clear and concise.
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Operation symbol represents action or process
Movement of people or things
Idle time of people or machines, or temporary storage of materials
Longer-term storage of materials or other items; Formal Warehousing
Checking of items to ensure correct quality or quantity
Actions which combine types
Letter shows type of operation
Rejection of item shows percentage of items rejected. Line to right lead to consequent action
Description indicates change in state.
Down-arrow indicates one of several possible actions
Make a decision
Combination of operation and material movement
Identify an office