Transportation Value Streams
$299 – $899
The Transportation Value Streams comprise all the major value streams typical in a transportation services company. The Transportation Value Streams are an essential and integral part of business architecture, and instead of starting from scratch, our pre-built deliverable jumpstarts the process, accelerating time to value. However, as each company has unique processes – with dozens of variations – our deliverable is a springboard, not a fully baked, customized consulting deliverable.
(As the Transportation Value Streams is a digital deliverable, we do not accept returns or issue refunds. Please read the product description carefully before purchasing.)
Transportation Value Streams Deliverable:
- A set of 26 value streams detailed the primary and supporting activities of the value chain. The value streams are decomposed into one step of high-level detail.
- Bonus: A Guide to Value Streams.
Enterprise and Business Architects can use the Transportation value streams as a straw model and customize them to the needs of their enterprise.
(Note: While we reference business capabilities, journey maps, and process maps, please realize that this product pertains to only the value streams. We offer other products which span business capabilities. Furthermore, the value streams are in simple PowerPoint format and are editable.)
Transportation Value Streams:
Value Streams, in the context of business architecture, represent the sequence of activities that come together to create a product or service, delivering value to a customer. These activities span the work processes, starting with initial customer interaction and culminating in the final delivery of the product or service. This wide-lens perspective underscores how an organization executes its strategic objectives and fulfills customer needs.
The relationship between Business Capabilities and Value Streams in business architecture reflects the Yin and Yang principle. Business Capabilities outline what an organization can do, integrating the necessary skills, technologies, and resources to enact its strategy. Meanwhile, Value Streams demonstrate how these capabilities generate customer value. While Business Capabilities embody potential, Value Streams convert this potential into action. They offer a comprehensive view of an organization, driving strategic decision-making and alignment with larger goals.
Value Streams are crucial for a Transportation Company. These companies navigate intricate, interlinked processes that involve various departments and stakeholders. Value Streams provide a holistic, transparent view of these processes, enabling the detection and resolution of inefficiencies, bottlenecks, or gaps. By ensuring that every activity contributes to the value delivered to the end customer, waste is reduced, and productivity is enhanced.
Transportation firms can leverage Value Streams in numerous contexts. For instance, in fleet management, Value Stream Mapping can identify potential areas for improvement to optimize vehicle utilization and reduce downtime. It can also help pinpoint non-value-adding activities in logistics, such as redundant inspections or excessive wait times. For customer service, Value Streams can enhance process efficiency, leading to faster resolution of customer complaints or queries.
Moreover, Value Streams lays a robust foundation for documenting detailed process and customer journey maps. Process maps offer a granular view of individual operations, ensuring alignment with the broader Value Stream to prevent department inefficiencies or miscommunications. Similarly, customer journey maps, which chart a customer’s interactions with the organization, can align with Value Streams. This guarantees that every customer touchpoint adds to the overall value, improving the customer experience. Hence, Value Streams serve as an indispensable tool, empowering organizations to deliver value efficiently and effectively.
The Value Streams are a result of several consulting engagements at reputed enterprises. While they are practical and based on real-life scenarios, each organization is different with divergent processes, and hence you will need to customize them to your company’s unique needs.
How to Use Value Streams Deliverables:
- We strive to provide a generic and representative straw model Value Streams typical to an industry. However, as each firm differs, the specific steps in a value stream may vary – sometimes marginally and sometimes substantially. Business architects and process experts must use the deliverable as a springboard and customize it to each company’s unique needs.
- After tailoring the value streams to reflect the internal reality of your business flows, business architects can leverage the value streams to cross-map with business capabilities, detailed process maps, customer journey maps, and other artifacts to glean insight and understand the footprint and relationships between these entities.
- The value streams can be a basis for detailing the processes with additional information (actors, actions, data, systems, etc.) and crafting customer journey maps.
- We sell digital products, so there are no returns, refunds, or replacements. Therefore, please read the product description carefully before making a purchasing decision.
- A generic set of Value Streams may or may not fit your needs, or the content relevance will vary substantially.
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- Consultants and firms wanting to use it for their clients have a different pricing model.
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Transportation Value Streams
$299 – $899
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Individual License: Where we offer an individual license, you can use the deliverable for personal use. You pay only once for using the deliverable forever. You are entitled any new updates within 12 months.
Enterprise License: If you are representing a company, irrespective of size, and intend to use the deliverables as a part of your enterprise transformation, the enterprise license is applicable in your situation. You pay only once for using the deliverable forever. You are entitled any new updates within 12 months.
Consultancy License: A consulting or professional services or IT services company that intends to use the deliverables for their client work need to pay the consultancy license fee. You pay only once for using the deliverable forever. You are entitled any new updates within 12 months.
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