This site is intended for Healthcare Professionals only.

Sigma Pharmaceuticals partners with BoxxDocks to boost efficiency and sustainability

Date:

Share post:

Through this partnership, Sigma aims to bolster its ESG strategy and accelerate its commitment to NHS net zero objectives

Sigma Pharmaceuticals, a leading pharmacy wholesaler and distributor in the UK, has joined hands with logistics technology innovator, BoxxDocks, to enhance efficiency and sustainability across its warehouse and transport operations.

Through this collaboration, Sigma will pioneer the use of BoxxDocks’ cutting-edge tracking technology in the pharmaceutical sector, thereby improving asset visibility and management, a first-of-its-kind initiative in the industry.

Considered to be the first of its kind in the supply chain and logistics industry, BoxxDocks’ technology offers data-driven, granular track and trace solutions that “not only addresses the critical issue of inventory loss but also paves the way for cost savings and environmental benefits.”

By providing real-time data on asset location and movement, it empowers B2B distributors to “map their entire supply chains with unprecedented accuracy and efficiency.” This capability can significantly enhance operational efficiency and reduce costs by optimising asset utilisation and minimising loss, the company noted.

Rajiv Shah, Procurement and Innovation Officer at Sigma, said that the partnership with BoxxDocks will help accelerate their commitment to sustainability and achieving NHS net zero objectives.

“By having the ability to track our assets, we’ll be able to minimise our environmental footprint by significantly reducing single-use materials, cutting down on the use of disposable packaging, while streamlining our distribution processes,” he added.

Additionally, BoxxDocks’ innovative tracking technology enhances transit security and reduces waste by promoting reusable assets over single-use materials, thereby cutting environmental and financial impacts.

BoxxDocks CEO Alessandro Attanzio emphasised that their mission is to help enhance B2B distribution by offering smart, sustainable and cost-saving solutions.

He said: “We’re delighted to be working with Sigma Pharmaceuticals, which is a forward-thinking company with a passion for innovation that rivals our own. We look forward to continuing our journey of innovation together, demonstrating a model of best practice for pharma distribution.”

By partnering with Sigma, Attanzio said they have further refined their technology to meet the specific needs of the pharmaceutical sector.

Attanzio reiterated that their technology can “transform operations, reduce cost and environmental impact, and help drive the industry forward to meet efficiency and sustainability goals.”

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

[my_vc_php_output]

Related articles

Pharmacy Closures: Survey reveals 6% report multiple pharmacy shutdowns

The NPA is scheduled to call another #SaveOurPharmacies day of action on 19 September to highlight funding crisis...

Majority of labour voters believe junior doctors are underpaid

Leaders of junior doctors in England are set to begin formal negotiations with the new Labour government on...

Dementia diagnoses in England reach record high, NHS figures reveals

England’s top dementia doctor emphasises that getting a diagnosis is the first step in supporting people living with...

Wes Streeting reaffirms mission to cut NHS waiting lists during Heatherwood Hospital visit

Streeting called the NHS "broken," with millions of patients facing long waits for treatment  Health and Social Care Secretary...