Delivery Management

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.
What is a ‘Milk Run’ in logistics?

What is a ‘Milk Run’ in logistics?

When it comes to the transportation of goods, you may have heard the term ‘milk run’ being mentioned.  So what exactly does it mean, what’s the official definition and what are some examples of them being used?   Milk Run Meaning: A ‘milk run’ is the name given to the process where a vehicle picks […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Rob Spivey on July 14, 2022.
Three Simple Ways to Lower Your Shipping Costs and Boost Your Profits

Three Simple Ways to Lower Your Shipping Costs and Boost Your Profits

Businesses and consumers feel the impact of continually rising fuel prices Brightpearl by Sage’s guide ‘10 Techniques to Lower Shipping Costs and Boost Profit’ is essential reading at the moment, given that the cost of petrol and diesel continue to hit fresh records daily here in the UK. At the time of writing The RAC […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Joe Whitehurst on July 6, 2022.
How to combat rising fuel prices in the transportation & logistics industry

How to combat rising fuel prices in the transportation & logistics industry

We know that cutting costs without cutting corners is high on the list of priorities for any business, so what steps can delivery and logistics companies take to combat rising fuel prices? Fuel prices in the UK have once again hit record levels this week, with the average price of petrol and diesel now reaching […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Rob Spivey on June 23, 2022.
The significance of a Transport Manager: The glue that holds your delivery operation together

The significance of a Transport Manager: The glue that holds your delivery operation together

The importance of the Transport Manager (or relative figure) within your fleet business cannot be understated.  Their role is defined as being ‘responsible for directing, coordinating, planning and overseeing tasks and operations within an organisation involving transportation activities.’ Directly or indirectly, they set the standard for numerous parts of a collective whole, including: compliance and […]

Delivery Management Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Joe Whitehurst on June 13, 2022.
The State of eCommerce, eFulfilment & Last Mile in 2022

The State of eCommerce, eFulfilment & Last Mile in 2022

Last mile delivery and eFulfilment are closely linked in today’s eCommerce market. A new report from Ti Insight, eCommerce: eFulfilment and Last-Mile Market Size 2022,  addresses the key trends, challenges and developments facing the eCommerce market, today and in the future, whilst providing comprehensive market growth data and forecasts. While the market for last mile […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics News Route Optimisation & Planning Supply Chain Posted by Zoe on April 11, 2022.
Furniture Delivery Software

Furniture Delivery Software

Boosting Business Without Increasing Headcount Furniture retailers, just like any other retailer, face a number of challenges when it comes to getting their products from their stores and warehouses and into the homes of their customers – especially when they’re using their own fleet of vehicles. In this post, we’ll dive into the problems furniture […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Rob Spivey on February 9, 2022.
Holiday shipping & supply chain disruptions

Holiday shipping & supply chain disruptions

What are you doing now to avoid losing customer loyalty due to poor holiday delivery experiences? Have you finished your Christmas shopping yet? It’s the question of the moment, isn’t it? For most of us, doing our shopping online is just par for the course. Between Amazon, eBay and independent online retailers, you can find […]

Delivery Management Last Mile Delivery Posted by Zoe on December 7, 2021.
Delivery Tracking System: Where is my Garden Furniture?

Delivery Tracking System: Where is my Garden Furniture?

We, as members of the UK general public, have long been dreaming of the day when the announcement would come, detailing the lifting of lockdown restrictions and finally being able to get the garden furniture and BBQ out and interact with our friends and family in a non-virtual setting.  Following the Prime Minister’s press conference […]

Delivery Management Route Optimisation & Planning Posted by Rob Spivey on March 22, 2021.
Will Stream be a good fit for my business?

Will Stream be a good fit for my business?

Will Stream be a good fit for my business? This is probably one of the first questions you ask yourself as you consider investing in delivery routing & logistics software or a walkaround check & defect reporting system. Luckily, Stream has helped businesses manage their logistics, vehicles, drivers and orders across a huge range of […]

Delivery Management Electronic Proof of Delivery (ePOD) Logistics & Transport Management (TMS) Software Route Optimisation & Planning Stream Product Updates Stream Team News Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on March 17, 2021.