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Here's a collection of blog posts on logistics, vehicle & transport management software.

Warehouse Management Systems added to Brightpearl and Veeqo

Posted by Paul on September 14, 2018.

Warehouse Management Systems added to Brightpearl and Veeqo

Brightpearl and Veeqo now both include warehouse management systems Ecommerce website: check. Multi-channel retail management: check. Omnichannel retail management: check. Delivery management: check. And now, through both Brightpearl and Veeqo retailers, wholesalers and distributors can manage their warehouse operations through one complete package. Both applications help businesses manage their back office operations and have recently […]

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A Powerful System for Multi-Depot Delivery Scheduling

Posted by Zoe on August 23, 2018.

A Powerful System for Multi-Depot Delivery Scheduling

Do you manage orders, deliveries and vehicles for multiple depots? If you use tools like spreadsheets, calendars and paper planners to manage all of those moving parts centrally, your process will be highly involved, very complicated – and prone to mistakes. Or maybe you manage each depot individually? Treating each hub as a separate entity […]

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Cut out Double Data Entry with Stream Go and Sage

Posted by Zoe on August 20, 2018.

Cut out Double Data Entry with Stream Go and Sage

If you’re already using Sage 50 or Sage Business Cloud Accounting for your back office system, integrating with Stream Go cuts down on the rekeying of data, improving accuracy whilst reducing the time spent on paperwork. Stream Go and Sage 50 can be integrated in two key ways: Create orders in Sage and push into […]

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How to choose the right delivery tracking software system

Posted by Zoe on August 8, 2018.

How to choose the right delivery tracking software system

What is a delivery tracking software system? Delivery tracking software traces deliveries throughout the order-to-delivery process. It can help to improve the efficiency of your fleet, as you always know the location of every order at a glance, with no need to make phone calls to drivers, or ‘guesstimate’ delivery times based on where the […]

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How to discover and resolve defects (before they become a real problem)

Posted by Zoe on August 7, 2018.

How to discover and resolve defects (before they become a real problem)

Minor defects and issues with your vehicles, plant machinery, equipment and other assets can quickly escalate into real problems if they’re not quickly discovered and taken care of. An obvious example is a crack in your windscreen. A tiny crack is nothing to worry about, right? In fact, if you’re not in the habit of actively […]

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Could a Delivery Logistics Platform Make Customers Happier?

Posted by Zoe on July 17, 2018.

Could a Delivery Logistics Platform Make Customers Happier?

Making your customers happier through Delivery Software The delivery and returns process have some of the lowest satisfaction scores, when it comes to online shopping, with around 40% of people wishing to improve shipping costs, ease and online tracking ability. As mentioned in this post, delivery expectations are only becoming more and more important to businesses: […]

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What is the requirement for Proof of Delivery?

Posted by Zoe on July 16, 2018.

What is the requirement for Proof of Delivery?

What is Proof of Delivery? Proof of Delivery (also known as POD) shows that an item has been delivered. BusinessDictionary.com has defined Proof of Delivery as a: “Receipt signed by a consignee or recipient, confirming delivery of a shipment in good order and condition“ So what does that mean in practice? Proof of Delivery gives […]

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What Are Pre-Use Checks?

Posted by Zoe on July 5, 2018.

What Are Pre-Use Checks?

When you think about pre-use checks, what do you picture? It’s clear that pre-use checks are an important part of fleet maintenance for many businesses. But technical terminology and sector-specific jargon around vehicle inspections can make it hard to figure out what, exactly, a pre-use check should entail. What are pre-use checks There are multiple possible […]

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Introducing a simple mobile App solution for plant machinery inspections & checks

Posted by Zoe on June 26, 2018.

Introducing a simple mobile App solution for plant machinery inspections & checks

With many walkaround check and fleet management solutions focusing solely on commercial vehicles, like vans, coaches, buses and HGVs, it can be difficult for operators with plant machinery and other work equipment to keep track of their inspections and checks associated with regulations such as PUWER and LOLER. And, if you’re using paper check sheets, with inspection dates marked […]

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Cloud-based transport management software vs. On-premise

Posted by Zoe on June 14, 2018.

Cloud-based transport management software vs. On-premise

When choosing a transportation and logistics management software application, as well as considering functional fit, an important factor to consider is whether the software is offered on-premise or on the ‘Cloud’. What is the difference between Cloud-based and On-premise? The key differences between the two options are the way the software is hosted and data stored and […]

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