Fleet & Compliance Management

New ways to get the most from Stream

New ways to get the most from Stream

Save on your Stream subscription We’re offering a three-month free trial of Stream Check, plus 50% off Stream Go subscriptions for electric vehicles, cargo bikes and other vehicles with alternative drivetrains. 90-day Free Trial of Stream Check Stream Check helps you to manage fleet maintenance and compliance. Complete daily or pre-use walkaround checks in the […]

#StreamTeam Delivery & Logistics Management Electric Vehicles Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on September 15, 2020.
Year in review: Transport in the Time of Corona

Year in review: Transport in the Time of Corona

The Office for the Traffic Commissioner’s annual report, 2019-2020 The Office of the Traffic Commissioners is for Great Britain is the independent regulatory body for HGV (heavy goods vehicle) and PSV (public service vehicle) drivers, operators and the industry as a whole. Sponsored by the DfT (Department for Transport), the office is a non-departmental tribunal and […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on September 1, 2020.
Changes to EU drivers’ hours and tachograph rules

Changes to EU drivers’ hours and tachograph rules

Changes to EU drivers’ hours and tachograph rules EU rules on drivers’ hours and tachographs have changed, with the new guidelines that came into force on 20th August 2020. The Department for Transport (DfT) announced the changes earlier this month. The rules now include: A requirement for drivers to ‘return home’ every four weeks Drivers must […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on August 25, 2020.
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.
How businesses in the logistics sector can cope with COVID-19

How businesses in the logistics sector can cope with COVID-19

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.
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 […]

Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on March 3, 2020.
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.
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.