Here's a collection of blog posts on logistics, vehicle & transport management software.
New ways to integrate with Stream
Doesn’t it feel great when everything just works together perfectly? You can now integrate your back-office system with the Stream’s logistics, vehicle & transport management software via our public API & Webhooks. How to integrate with Stream We recently made some updates to the way we handle integrations in Stream. There are two main ways […]
Home Delivery in the Customer Experience Economy
What is the customer experience economy? The customer experience economy is the natural progression, as goods & services have improved, and people have become accustomed to a particular lifestyle. The customer experience economy that we talk about today is based on a theory from Pine & Gilmour, that predicts a shift in the drivers of […]
Driving in a heatwave
As temperatures hit record highs throughout the UK, many people are concerned about the dangers of working and driving in extreme heat. What are the risks of driving in a heatwave? Breakdowns The UK sees a spike in breakdowns over the summer months. this is due to a number of factors that can adversely affect […]
Should you still prepare for clean air zones?
The introduction of clean air zones (CAZ) in Leeds, Birmingham and other cities across the UK has been pushed back from the original start date of January 2019. What are the clean air zones? We covered them in detail in this post, but clean air zones are part of the UK government’s “Road to Zero” […]
What’s new in Stream?
Fleet utilisation & extended walkaround checks capabilities We’re always adding new features to Stream to make it easier for users to manage their logistics, vehicles, drivers & orders. Stream Go Stream Go is a logistics & transportation management system for businesses managing deliveries & collections in their own fleet. Plan & optimise routes, collect electronic […]
The Big Switch: Businesses moving to electric & low-emissions vehicles
With the environment (and our need to protect it ) more and more in the public eye, business owners and fleet operators may be wondering how they can reduce their environmental impact. Transport remains the biggest emitting sector of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK, with as much as 27% of total greenhouse gas emissions […]
Are you ready for the Smart Tachograph?
From 15 June 2019, any newly registered vehicles requiring a tachograph to be fitted must use a type 1C unit tachograph – also known as a smart tachograph. Which vehicles need a smart tachograph? The rules affect any vehicle first registered on or after 15 June 2019, that requires a tachograph to be fitted. Whether […]
The elephant in the truck: Commercial drivers & mental health
This week is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, so we thought it would be the perfect time to talk about some of the ways fleet operators can help drivers better manage their mental health. Poor mental health is something that affects at least 1 in 4 of us each year, and almost one-third of truck drivers cite being away […]
Get telematics data in Stream with Teletrac Navman
Stream is now integrated with Teletrac Navman, so you can plan optimised routes; manage fleets and vehicle maintenance; track vehicles; and access powerful telematics data in a single system. The integration works with Stream, integrating with Teletrac Navman’s DIRECTOR product, a fleet management and vehicle tracking system which provides valuable data from drivers, vehicles and […]
Have TMS systems become the most valuable part of the supply chain?
TMS systems: an essential part of your operation Transport Management Systems (TMS) have become the ‘must have’ component of the supply chain management software stack according to the Logistics Management’s TMS Market Update which revealed rapid growth in the adoption of TMS across the logistics, transportation and supply chain sector. Alongside Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems […]