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COVID-19 Resources for the logistics sector

COVID-19 Resources for the logistics sector

We are compiling resources that could help those in the transport and logistics sector to navigate the current COVID-19 pandemic. We’ll continue to update resources in this blog post and in this thread on Twitter. First, we shared a post on the blog last week about COVID-19 in the logistics sector. You can read the […]

#StreamTeam Customer Service Delivery & Logistics Management ePOD Devices Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on April 9, 2020.
COVID-19 in the logistics sector

COVID-19 in the logistics sector

The Coronavirus pandemic has led to a great deal of uncertainty across the world. A focus on social distancing has put huge pressure on supply chains, as customers stockpile and stores work to keep shelves stocked with essentials. An additional impact that social distancing measures have had on the logistics sector is a monumental shift […]

#StreamTeam Customer Service Delivery & Logistics Management Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on March 20, 2020.
DVIR: Keep US Commercial Vehicles Safe & Compliant

DVIR: Keep US Commercial Vehicles Safe & Compliant

Vehicle Maintenance & DVIR Stream Check is able to help maintain compliance with most of the BASICs (Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories) set out as part of the CSA (Compliance Safety & Accountability) SMS (Safety Measurement System) from the FMSCA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration), but it really excels in the area of Vehicle Maintenance. […]

Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on March 18, 2020.
How not to fail your fleets annual vehicle test

How not to fail your fleets annual vehicle test

‘FAILED‘ That’s the last thing you want to see on any of your own fleet’s annual vehicle test. But, around 11% of vehicles will fail their annual test the first time. There are some steps you can take to ensure you’re lorries, buses and trailers don’t make up part of that statistic. What is the […]

Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on March 11, 2020.
1PL, 2PL, 3PL, more?

1PL, 2PL, 3PL, more?

Anyone working in any sector related to logistics and transport will have heard the term 3PL, or 3rd party logistics. But not everyone knows that 3PL is just one logistics configuration amongst many. In addition to a 3rd party, logistics can also be carried out by a 1st, 2nd, 4th or even 5th party logistics […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Posted by Zoe on March 5, 2020.
Barcode Scanning in Stream

Barcode Scanning in Stream

Dave Pickburn #StreamTeam Update | 04 March 2020 | Barcode scanning  Introduce barcode scanning to your logistics operation for accurate traceability through the order to delivery process. In regulated sectors, like pharmaceuticals or alcohol, barcode scanning can prove compliance with mandatory traceability requirements. In lower-risk environments, barcode scanning can reduce the risk of errors, […]

#StreamTeam Delivery & Logistics Management ePOD Devices Video Updates Posted by Zoe on March 4, 2020.
Back to BASICs: Measuring the safety of US vehicles

Back to BASICs: Measuring the safety of US vehicles

The BASIC categories for safety measurement Carriers are scored on seven separate Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs). Unsafe Driving The Unsafe Driving BASIC is based on driver behaviour, measured on safety events & violations (inspections, violations, crashes). The carriers’ BASIC score for Unsafe Driving is based on roadside inspection results. In the case […]

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A safe and secure supply chain for the UK’s pharmaceutical industry

A safe and secure supply chain for the UK’s pharmaceutical industry

The UK’s pharmaceutical and healthcare supply chain is a vital part of industry in the UK, with pharmaceuticals contributing £12.6bn to the UK economy in 2017 and 196,000 jobs in the pharmaceutical, medical technology and biotechnology supply chain. Some of our customers are distributing pharmaceutical products across the UK, using Stream to help maintain regulatory compliance […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on February 26, 2020.
KPI Dashboards & Reporting

KPI Dashboards & Reporting

Dave Pickburn #StreamTeam Update | 20 February 2020 | KPI Dashboards & Reporting  Understand your business better with flexible KPI reporting built into Stream. Set your own Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), visually measure them, and report on them in whatever way you wish. Transcript I’m Dave Pickburn and I am the founder of Stream […]

#StreamTeam Customer Service Delivery & Logistics Management Video Updates Posted by Zoe on February 20, 2020.
Vehicle checks and maintenance in the US

Vehicle checks and maintenance in the US

Besides the differences in vehicle check and maintenance regulations between US and UK standards (which we’ll cover in detail below), a key difference is the sheer distance that heavy vehicles are likely to cover in the US. This has three main impacts for commercial drivers, as far as maintenance and safety checks go: As drivers […]

Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on February 19, 2020.