STREAM with Scandinavian House shortlisted for prestigious SHD Logistics Award 2015

We are delighted to announce that the STREAM order, transport and delivery management software solution has been shortlisted for a SHD Logistics Award 2015 in the Innovation Technology category.

Our award entry used long-term customer, Scandinavian House as a case study to provide the evidence that the judging panel were looking for, which included:


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Accelerating retail growth though multi-channel

Figures released by the British Retail Consortium (BRC) confirm that online shopping has changed the way that shoppers are using the high street.

In November, the BRC / Springboard Footfall Monitor reported that retail footfall was down by 2.4% compared to the same month last year. The high street suffered the largest fall, where consumer numbers were down by 4%.

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Black Friday, Manic Monday: retailers and logistics companies brace themselves

The next few weeks are going to have a huge impact on retailers and their logistics and delivery partners as UK consumers hit the high streets and ecommerce websites in search of gifts for Christmas and bargains.

Having an efficient order and delivery management system will be vitally important when you consider the numbers published recently.

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Why delivery management will really matter this Christmas

With only 49 shopping days left until Christmas, retailers will be gearing themselves up to their busiest time of the year.

2014 looks like it is going to be another bumper year for online retailers, with a number of research reports pointing to a continued growth in ecommerce in the run up to Christmas – and the importance of effective delivery management for eRetailers.

Ecommerce still on the rise

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Improvements in delivery management driving the ecommerce boom

According to research conduct by consumer delivery specialist Hermes, improvement in delivery services is a key factor powering the growth in ecommerce across the UK, France and Germany.

Hermes gathered responses from 4,000 consumers across the three countries, including 2,000 in the UK alone for their fifth ‘Parcel Deliveries Usage and Attitude Survey'.

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