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The rate of women entering STEM fields is declining, despite increasing numbers of women in STEM education. Our VP of Engineering, Amy Heineike, had the opportunity to respond to this data with how she feels businesses can best make changes to support women entering STEM careers.
It has been estimated that 5 million people in the UK have had to visit more than one pharmacy to get prescription medicines over the past year. According to AI-powered supply chain management platform 7bridges, around 3.7 million people have been forced to leave their local area and travel as far as 10 miles to collect their medicines.
A study has found that more than 5 million people in the UK have had to visit multiple pharmacies to get their prescriptions filled, and almost one in 10 had to travel more than 10 miles outside their local area.
One of 7bridges’ earliest customers, German designer Philipp Plein has used the platform to increase customer experience and find dramatic cost savings simultaneously.
"By increasing the number of customers we’re pushing through the 7bridges platform, as well as seizing opportunities for further enhancements around exports and internal auditing, we are able to create cost savings and efficiencies while still offering enhanced delivery."
Learn how the medtech provider Ability Matters adopted the 7bridges platform to boost profits, cut costs by 40% and improve customer service with AI technology.
"Two months after starting with 7bridges, our costs were down by 20%. Now we’re on track to make over 40% in savings as we roll it out across the company. 7bridges delivers incredibly good capabilities... And the best part is, it’s surprisingly easy to both adopt and use."
How 7bridges enabled a fashion brand based in the States set up the logistics as well as save up to 60% in logistical costs connected to operating in the new market.
Thread achieved a rapid entry into North American market, with easy scalability for further growth:
"7bridges got us up and operating in the US market within a month. That’s fast. We’re also saving 50% to 60% on the total logistics cost of serving this new market."