Innovate UK have launched Bridge AI as part of a £100 million mission to help businesses harness the power of AI and unlock their full potential through funding and support. Selection for the programme provides access to world-leading expertise and facilities in advanced digital technologies, giving the team at Breathe the opportunity to further explore and experiment with the latest AI technologies and data science in collaboration with an AI developer or academic organisation.
Breathe Technologies are a supply chain systems integrator offering high tech automated handling solutions and software. The business has a strong track record in physical systems and operating software providing notable productivity and efficiency gains to a range of e commerce and manufacturing clients.
More recently it has successfully expanded its range of digital solutions into new technologies, with the business’ Orquestr8 software suite using the problem-solving capabilities of AI to address the unique challenges of supply chain management.
Efficient management of supply chains can lead to reduced costs, increased customer satisfaction, and improved competitiveness; Orquestr8 modules contribute a further layer of insight and transparency to warehouse operations by harmonising incumbent automation systems and operating software. The software platform intelligently optimises workflows in traditionally time-consuming processes such as picking route selection, using AI to problem solve and learn, with clients enjoying 300% improvements in productivity and throughput volumes.
David Carroll, CEO of Breathe Technologies commented “We know the difference that process improvement makes to our clients ability to gain a competitive edge in today’s consumer led markets. Selection for Bridge AI programme not only validates our current utilisation of AI but will enable us to accelerate our capability and realise the potential of the technology globally for our sector.”