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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 […]

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.
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.
What is the HGV Levy?

What is the HGV Levy?

A total of 328.1 billion miles (that’s 328,100,000,000) were driven on Great Britain’s roads in 2018 (the last year we have data for) – an increase over previous years. Heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) make up just over 5% of this total, but the impact of lorries, compared to cars or even vans can be substantial. […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on February 12, 2020.
Route planning in the US

Route planning in the US

Regulations & governing bodies Road networks The strategic road network in England (motorways and some A roads) is governed by Highways England, with other roads are managed by local authorities, country-specific government agencies (Transport Scotland or the Welsh Assembly), or by Transport for London. In the US, roads & highways are governed at the state […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on February 5, 2020.
Delivery, logistics & transportation trends 2020

Delivery, logistics & transportation trends 2020

2019 has been a big year for the #StreamTeam. Many of our 2019 predictions have come to pass, we’ve released lots of new and exciting functionality into Stream, with new partnerships & integrations in the Stream ecosystem, plenty of happy new users onboard, and 30+ new videos on the #StreamTeam YouTube channel. So, what are […]

#StreamTeam Customer Service Delivery & Logistics Management Posted by Zoe on December 20, 2019.
Everything we learned in the latest Traffic Commissioners’ Report

Everything we learned in the latest Traffic Commissioners’ Report

The Office for the Traffic Commissioner recently published their annual operator licensing report for 2018-19. In the report, regulators reflect on the highs & lows of operator licensing in the past year, looking at the achievements and areas of concern, as well as setting out plans for the years ahead. The Office for the Traffic […]

Delivery & Logistics Management Fleet & Compliance Management Posted by Zoe on December 6, 2019.