Here's a collection of blog posts on logistics, vehicle & transport management software.
DVSA to launch Earned Recognition scheme at CV Show
The Commercial Vehicle Show is the UK’s largest and best attended road transport and commercial vehicle show in Britain. Taking place on 24-26 April at the NEC in Birmingham, the Commercial Vehicle Show 2018 will bring together truck and van operators with suppliers and manufacturers for three days of networking and learning about news and trends across the […]
Questions you should be asking in your Transport Management Software demo
Overseeing transportation and logistics for a busy, growing company can be complex. Managing drivers, vehicles and orders or jobs is a big task, whatever sector you operate in. In order to help you manage your logistics operations more efficiently and effectively, you may be starting to investigate putting a robust transport management system in place […]
Demystifying the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness: Using Electronic Systems
The Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness is the document provided by the DVSA, to guide operators of commercial goods vehicles and passenger carrying vehicles. The document offers guidelines and best practices for operators to comply with laws around vehicle safety and maintenance. You can download a copy of the guide from the DVSA here. In previous […]
What do Customers Expect from Deliveries in 2018?
MetaPack recently released their last report: ‘State of eCommerce Delivery’. The report is an annual study of consumers’ delivery expectations and experiences around eCommerce. You can download the full report from MetaPack here. The key findings of the report include an increasing demand from consumers for control and options about their delivery experience: “Demanding innovation […]
What Is The Real Cost Of Failed Deliveries?
Missed deliveries may be one of the most frustrating and time-consuming aspects of online shopping – both for consumers and for retailers. In fact, research from PCA Predict found that failed and late deliveries pose a significant cost to more than 65% of businesses. This is especially frustrating for retailers using their own vehicles to make their […]
What Does DVSA Earned Recognition Mean for You?
Earned Recognition scheme for vehicle operators was first discussed last year (we covered the introduction of the scheme, and what it could mean for drivers and operators previously). The scheme is an initiative from the DVSA, whereby drivers and operators can opt to achieve Earned Recognition status, by sharing tachograph and maintenance data with the […]
Next Day Delivery Made Easy With Brightpearl & Stream Go
Next day delivery for retailers with their own vehicles We’re taking part in a webinar about fulfilling the next day delivery promise, with leading omni-channel retail management software provider, Brightpearl and our customer LOFT Interiors, who provide a one-stop furniture solution for the residential property industry on Thursday 22nd February at 2pm GMT. Register here to attend. Most […]
Stream Go’s Newest Feature: The Progress Monitor
Track drivers, vehicles and orders with the Progress Monitor, the latest feature developed for Stream Go logistics & transport management software. Stream’s Progress Monitor acts as a visual dashboard for your business. The progress monitor is designed to be displayed on any screen (monitor or TV etc.) in your office or logistics hub, so everyone […]
How to Persuade Management That You Need a Better System for Completing Vehicle Checks
Using an app for daily walkaround checks, and a back-office system which also manages overall vehicle maintenance, can improve walkaround check systems, with multiple benefits, for drivers undertaking walkaround checks; for the maintenance team carrying out vehicle repairs; for management responsible for the overall fleet; and for business systems as a whole. By using an […]
What is the Difference Between a Touch Mobile Computer and a PDA?
When the time comes around to replacing or upgrading the hardware in your business, the options can seem endless. We’ve discussed some of the key considerations when upgrading driver phones; the merits of using Android, over other OS (operating systems); and what makes enterprise-grade devices stand out over consumer smartphones. Both the STREAM Mobile Driver […]