Blog

Peak season 2022: Advice for retailers preparing for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the Festive Season

Peak season 2022: Advice for retailers preparing for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the Festive Season

“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin Peak season 2022 is coming. Black Friday on the 25th November kicks off the beginning of the peak shopping season, as consumers flock online and to traditional brick-and-mortar stores to buy gifts for their family and friends. It can be a lucrative period […]

Supply Chain Posted by Joe Whitehurst on November 18, 2022.
How to manage deliveries at different temperatures

How to manage deliveries at different temperatures

With tens of millions of people here in the UK receiving their Coronavirus (COVID-19) booster jabs this winter, as well as their flu jabs, conversations around vaccines have been reinvigorated in the media. In this post we’ll be diving into: Why are controlled temperatures important in the supply chain Distributing temperature controlled (cold chain) pharmaceuticals […]

Delivery Management Supply Chain Posted by Joe Whitehurst on November 8, 2022.
How will 5G and Wi-Fi 6/6E impact your business?

How will 5G and Wi-Fi 6/6E impact your business?

A recent study by Zebra Technologies, has assessed how next generation wireless technologies 5G and Wi-Fi 6/6E will impact enterprises, and their current suitability for businesses to migrate to.  Both bring a plethora of benefits to businesses that frequently use web and mobile based applications – understanding their application roadmap and the availability of 5G […]

Logistics News Posted by Joe Whitehurst on October 24, 2022.
September’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

September’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

September’s edition of our monthly ‘Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup’ features a mixed bag of positive and not so positive news, as Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Greenpeace, the RAC and NASA made the headlines.  Manufacturers and the consumers alike are starting to feel the effects of the global recession – we suspect that as […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on October 14, 2022.
How major postal carriers are fairing in their bid to decarbonise last-mile delivery

How major postal carriers are fairing in their bid to decarbonise last-mile delivery

How major postal carriers are fairing in their bid to decarbonise last-mile delivery As part of a global initiative to reduce carbon emissions, logistics companies that operate large fleets have been implementing ways in which to reduce their carbon footprint in order to protect the environment.  Pressure has been building from government policy, both nationally […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Last Mile Delivery Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on October 6, 2022.
August’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

August’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

Throughout August a variety of articles caught our attention that offer insightful information about the fast evolving world of electric vehicles.  It’s interesting to see how the sector continues to progress, particularly on the technological front, and how certain key stakeholders within the industry are fairing in their move towards achieving their net-zero ambitions.  Innovation […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on September 16, 2022.
Brightpearl’s Peak Season Virtual Summit September 2022

Brightpearl’s Peak Season Virtual Summit September 2022

Brightpearl will host their first ever virtual summit, the ‘Peak Season Summit’ on Thursday 22nd September from 9am to 11pm. The Summit, which Brightpearl refers to as a ‘holiday readiness’ event will offer valuable insight to prepare retailers for the busy festive period so that they can handle increased demand without putting too much strain […]

Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Logistics News Posted by Joe Whitehurst on September 14, 2022.
Stream’s Most Popular Blogs

Stream’s Most Popular Blogs

We’ve taken a deep dive into the data behind our website to find out which of our blogs are most widely read by our site’s visitors.  On a quarterly basis our most popular blogs for that year so far will be included in our newsletters to our subscribers with a brief synopsis of each in […]

Stream Team News Posted by Joe Whitehurst on August 24, 2022.
July’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

July’s Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup

To preface July’s edition of our Electric Vehicle & Alternative Drivetrain News Roundup it would be remiss of us not to allude to the realities of climate change, as we ourselves experienced first hand its tangible influence throughout the month.  Europe experienced a severe heatwave, which had real world implications for numerous countries across the […]

Electric Vehicles & Alternative Drivetrains Sustainability Posted by Joe Whitehurst on August 5, 2022.
Three key emerging trends that are transforming intralogistics

Three key emerging trends that are transforming intralogistics

Over the past two years, three key trends: eGrocery, micro-fulfilment centres and automation, have precipitated unparalleled growth and change within intralogistics.  Logistics processes for micro-fulfilment for groceries in particular have witnessed significant innovation over that time period to such an extent that customers in major cities across the globe can have their food shopping delivered […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Supply Chain Posted by Joe Whitehurst on July 28, 2022.