Fleet & Compliance Management
V5C Vehicle Logbook – Top 5 Unusual Reasons for Ordering a Replacement
We’ve all heard the age-old common excuses of ‘the dog ate my homework’, ‘I can’t get out because of the snow’ and ‘I’ve got one of those 24-hour bugs’’, but when it comes to ordering a replacement V5C document, UK citizens have been pulling out some particularly unique excuses. The V5C, sometimes referred to as […]
Is Your Vehicle Load Secure?
We’ve all seen the scene in Final Destination 2: A log slips off the back of a moving truck – and straight through the windscreen into the driver of the car behind. While most unsecured loads don’t end quite so dramatically, objects falling from moving HGVs (Heavy Goods Vehicles) are a real problem on the […]
Bringing Advanced Vehicle Tracking & AI-Powered Fleet Management to Stream with TN360
Bring advanced vehicle tracking, fleet management & telematics data into Stream through TN360 We’ve worked in partnership with Teletrac Navman for a number of years now. Initially, we integrated with Teletrac Navman’s DIRECTOR product to bring key telematics data into Stream so it could be seen natively within our TMS software. Now, we’re delighted to […]
New COVID-19 requirements for international hauliers
New requirements for COVID-19 testing and other safety protocols for international hauliers will be in place in the UK from 6th April 2021. Read on to learn more. COVID-19 testing for international hauliers All hauliers entering England from abroad and staying longer than 2 days must take a COVID-19 test, starting from 6th April. […]
Need to drive? Whatever your essential journey, make it SAFE
An AA poll in October 2020 revealed that half of all drivers are now doing fewer miles than they were before the pandemic. Now that schools are opening again, and non-essential businesses won’t be far behind them, you may need to use the car more often. But, vehicles that have not been used frequently can […]
What you need to know about Driver and Transport Manager CPC
To apply for an O-Licence, operators must “designate a transport manager if you’re applying for a standard licence”. That transport manager should be a “professionally competent person.” Transport Manager CPC In the O-Licence application, the transport manager must usually provide their Professional Competence Certification. The Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) examination is offered by a […]
Stream Named Best Fleet Maintenance Software Company and Best Transportation Dispatch Software of 2021 by Digital.com
Digital.com, a leading independent review website for small business online tools, products, and services, has named Stream on its list of the best fleet maintenance software companies of 2021, and of the best transportation dispatch software of 2021. The top solutions were selected based on core features and customer feedback. Digital.com’s research team conducted a […]
What’s Changed in the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness?
The way we categorise vehicle defects is changing. From the 1st February 2021, there are a number of changes to vehicle defect categories in the DVSA’s guide to maintaining roadworthiness. The Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness is the DVSA (Driver Vehicle and Standards Agency) document for transport manages and fleet owners to understand how to comply […]
Stream Unwrapped 2020
Stream Unwrapped! Logistics, vehicle & transport management in 2020 We’ve taken data from Stream Analytics to show you how the #StreamTeam & Stream subscribers have spent 2020, in numbers. Stream Go: logistics execution in numbers Stream users delivered 112% more orders this year compared to 2019. Over 85% of those deliveries were made on time […]
UPDATE: Should you be worried about old tyres?
Updated rules for 2020/2021 The latest MovinOn blog has confirmed that tyres over 10 years old on HGVs and PSVs will be banned. The legislation takes effect on 1 February 2021 and applies to any HGV or PSV tested at Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs), as well as some vehicles in the MOT scheme (vehicles with more […]