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 sectors.
Pharmaceutical & healthcare
With Stream users are handling everything from controlled pharmaceutical substances to healthcare products and peripheries.
Stream’s track & trace functionality gives you complete transparency, security and a complete audit trail by tracking goods throughout the entire supply chain, using a single barcode. Stream can also help to ensure goods are kept in the right state and that the right safety precautions are taken, particularly for temperature-controlled pharmaceuticals.
Always have full visibility to know exactly where controlled substances are, and who last handled them.
Who is using Stream for pharmaceutical & healthcare?
- Mawdsley’s, a global pharmaceutical distributor and service provider offering a wide range of services to the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare sector, launched their own dedicated logistics division for ambient controlled pharmaceutical transportation
- Comfort Care, who deliver medical equipment and supplies to US-based healthcare customers
- Fresh Logistics, a specialist temperature-controlled courier.
Home & garden
Logistics and transport management software for furniture retailers, distributors and wholesalers. Whether you are selling indoor and outdoor furniture, kitchens or bathrooms online, physical store or both, retailers, wholesalers and distributors are under pressure to provide exceptional customer service, while at the same time deliver business efficiency and profitability.
Research has shown that consumers overwhelmingly want to have visibility of the expected delivery date and time, they want regular email and SMS text communication throughout the order to delivery process and the ability to track their deliveries easily online.
Benefit from Stream’s industry-specific delivery and transport management features whether you are providing direct home deliveries, two-man white-glove deliveries or business-to-business deliveries.
Who is using Stream for home & garden?
- Kid’s Avenue/Scandinavian House, who retail high-quality children’s bedroom furniture
- Pavilion Broadway is a leading retailer of designer furniture and luxury home accessories
- Great Little Trading Company, a leading online children’s furniture retailer
- Sofa Club, the luxury online sofa store
- Wardrobe Store, who sell wardrobe furniture online
- ArtHauss, selling a range of furniture for every taste and budget
- Trade Furniture Co., who sell high-quality solid wood furniture
- Instrument, who offer elegant, high-end modern furniture
- Dako, with quality Polish furniture for UK customers
- Colourbank Carpets & Beds, the largest independent bed and carpet retailer in Leicester.
Logistics and transport management software for car transportation. Stream has been optimised to provide sector-leading functionality for vehicle collection and deliveries by manufacturers, fleet operators, retailers and carriers.
Not only does Stream provide map-based multi-drop route optimisation, but we have also adapted the software to minimise the mountains of paperwork associated with the delivery and collection of vehicles.
A specialist version of the mobile app for drivers enables efficient vehicle inspections with a complete audit trail encompassing electronic proof of delivery, photographic evidence of vehicle defects and digital documentation which is all available in real-time.
Who is using Stream in their car transport business?
- Cazoo, for online used car sales and deliveries
- ALP Transport, who transport cars throughout the UK from their base in Scotland
Vehicle & car parts
For wholesalers, retailers and distributors of car and vehicle parts, goods are often large and awkward, bespoke, or requiring specialist fitting. This means that it is practical to make deliveries in their own vehicles – which needs managing like any other delivery or collection.
With orders coming in from multiple channels, and the potential for delivery requirements like fitting, those delivering vehicle & car parts need to be able to plan and optimise delivery routes, and easily collect and store accurate PODs electronically
Who is using Stream for vehicle & car parts?
- VanPimps, the UK’s No. 1 supplier of conversion windows and accessories
Retail, wholesale & distribution
Logistics and transport management software for retailers, distributors and wholesalers
Designed for retailers, distributors and wholesalers wanting to manage complex delivery or service requirements, including those who need to deliver products to customers; provide assembly and fitting; have longer lead times from order to delivery and need to notify customers of progress.
Stream integrated with Brightpearl, Mintsoft, Cloud Commerce Pro, Unleashed or Veeqo, multi and omnichannel retailers, distributors and wholesalers can manage the heart of their business by combining orders, inventory, customer data, delivery management, accounting and reporting into a single, reliable retail management system.
Stream can be integrated with other back-office systems such as SAP Business One, Sage 200 and Sage 50 to help reduce admin time, minimise order errors, cut tracking enquiries and reduce customer issues.
Who is using Stream for retail, wholesale & distribution?
- Traders Warehouse, a security distribution group
- Tryd, an App offering same-day try-before-you-buy clothing delivery
With the addition of bulk quantity adjustment functionality, Stream has been optimised for bulk haulage companies.
As well as Stream features such as intelligent route optimisation, email & SMS updates for customers and electronic proof of delivery, Stream is able to handle the requirements of businesses delivering goods in bulk, like fuel oil, bulk liquids, pellets, aggregates or logs.
These companies may not know the exact amount to be delivered upfront, so Stream enables drivers to adjust the amount directly in the mobile App, to exactly match the actual metered quantity dispensed or collected. The correct information can be logged as and when the delivery or collection is made, so everyone (drivers, operational staff and customers) has real-time visibility.
Who is using Stream in their bulk haulage logistics operation?
- Land Energy, one of the largest wood pellet manufacturers in the UK
- GravelMaster, a leading supplier of decorative aggregates and landscaping products in the UK
Food & beverage
Food and beverage delivery has grown in recent years, especially with the pandemic making the movement of essential goods like food all the more essential.
When it comes to collecting and distributing temperature-controlled foods, particularly for meat and dairy products, maintaining the cold chain is essential.
Food and beverage can even include pet food distribution and wholesale, or wine distribution and wholesale.
Who is using Stream for food & beverage?
- Fresh Logistics, a specialist temperature-controlled courier
- AB World Foods, who supply well-known brands like Patak’s, Blue Dragon, Levi Roots and Tabasco throughout the UK
- Ormos Foods, a wholesale food business
- Dhall & Nash, who source and deliver fine wines in New Zealand.
Builders merchants & suppliers
Logistics and transport management software for builders merchants. Builder’s merchants and other distributive industries are faced with the challenge of ever-tightening margins, increasingly complicated inventory, seasonal fluctuations and changing demands from building contractors and consumers.
When you need to plan multi-drop routes, maximise your fleet utilisation, deliver mileage savings or ultimately, reduce costs you need a delivery and transport management software application designed specifically for your industry.
Whether single depot or multi-depot, localised or central, delivery or collection, stream can help you to take control of your operations, vehicles and orders regardless of their complexity.
Who is using Stream for builders merchants & suppliers?
- N J Oxley, a superior quality building supplier in Brighton
3PL providers & specialist couriers
Logistics and transport management software for 3PL providers. With ever-increasing demand and complexity in 3PL and international logistics, companies need the right tools to remain competitive by reducing fuel costs, minimising mileage and increasing vehicle utilisation.
Stream provides the ideal first and last-mile delivery and transport management solution that can integrate seamlessly with your existing warehouse management system, eCommerce websites and finance software.
Route optimisation via Google Maps means Stream can plan the most efficient routes virtually anywhere in the world.
Who is using Stream for 3PL providers & specialist couriers?
- Impeccable, who provide storage , fulfilment and transport in Cheshire
- Home Delivery Experts, who provide two-man and white-glove delivery and fulfilment services.
Whether you’re transporting raw materials from suppliers to manufacturers to delivering finished products from manufacturers to retailers, the logistics of manufacturing can be complex.
Manufacturers also have to manage plant machinery. They can eliminate cumbersome and time-consuming paper-based check systems, improve safety and compliance records of manufacturing work equipment and plant machinery, and reduce health & safety risks and issues, using Stream Check for work equipment & plant machinery inspections.
From carpets to plastics, and paints to automotive, manufacturers re using Stream for logistics and transport management.
Logistics and transport management software for breweries.
Distribution and transport costs can often be the most expensive part of your brewery business. This becomes increasingly acute as your brewery grows and you supply more and more outlets, whether they be pubs, restaurants, supermarkets or specialist retailers.
Breweries are also under pressure to supply smaller, more frequent orders with less lead time and more shelf-life. Stream can help you to take control of your deliveries, collections, vehicles and orders regardless of the complexity.
Our powerful route optimisation algorithm will plan multi-drop deliveries and collections in seconds, but then enables your planner to use their experience and knowledge to amend and fine tune runs, to ensure that the most economical and efficient routes are planned.