Meet our 2021 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know

Meet our 2021 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know

Disruption in supply chain changed even the brightest supply chain practitioners in 2020. We are proud to share that Puga Sankara, Principal of Smart Gladiator have been recognized for his ability to do just that as part of Supply and Demand Chain Executive’s 2021 Pros to Know(full list here).



Puga Sankara – Principal, Smart Gladiator

“We help Warehouse Managers save on Retail Chargebacks, Damages/Freight Claims/OSD Issues, Rejected Loads by improving their supply chain visibility. We helped our customers save $25+ Mill in 250+ Sites”.

Puga Sankara is the co-founder of Smart Gladiator LLC. Smart Gladiator designs, builds, and delivers market-leading mobile technology for retailers, distributors, and 3PL service providers. So far, Smart Gladiator Wearables have been used to ship, receive, and scan more than 50 million boxes. Users love them for the lightweight, easy-to-use soft overlay keyboard and video chatting ability, data collection ability etc. Puga is a supply chain technology professional with more than 17 years of experience in deploying capabilities in the logistics and supply chain domain. His prior roles involved managing complicated mission-critical programs driving revenue numbers, rolling out a multitude of capabilities involving more than a dozen systems, and managing a team of 30 to 50 personnel across multiple disciplines and departments in large corporations such as Hewlett Packard. He has deployed WMS for more than 30 distribution centers in his role as a senior manager with Manhattan Associates. He has also performed process analysis walk-throughs for more than 50 distribution centers for WMS process design and performance analysis review, optimizing processes for better productivity and visibility through the supply chain. Size of these DCs varied from 150,000 to 1.2 million SQFT. Puga Sankara has an MBA from Georgia Tech. He can be reached at [email protected] or visit the company at Also follow him at