Loadproof developed by Smart Gladiator in partnership with Kenco selected as the finalist for the CSCMP Supply Chain Innovator Award


Smart Gladiator, an innovative mobile-enabling supply chain solution provider and developer of the next generation Wearable, Tablet and Mobile technologies for supply chain execution is proud to announce, its product Loadproof (www.loadproof.com) to Image Enable Supply Chain has helped Kenco’s customers save significant dollars. Loadproof has been selected as a finalist for the 2017 CSCMP Supply Chain Innovator Award. The benefits of Loadproof can be learned from the session in the CSCMP conference as detailed below.

Kenco Innovates to Slash Customer Shipping Chargebacks in partnership with Georgia Tech ATDC Startup Smart Gladiator

Monday Sep 25th, 2:00pm – 3:15pm

LoadProof, a mobile app/web portal solution reduced Sealed Air Corporation’s (SAC) customer complaints 95%, decreased int’l.l shipping claims, lowered labor costs, with increased visibility. Stemming from the motivation to resolve chargebacks, this solution is now commercially available.

Kristi Montgomery, Vice President, Innovation, Research and Development, Kenco Logistics Services
Rick Olson, Executive Director, Logistics North America, Sealed Air Corporation

Puga Sankara, Principal, Smart Gladiator

With Smart Gladiator, operations managers can bring in the mobility revolution that has evolved in our personal lives into supply chain & operations processes, and by doing so companies can not only realize tremendous cost savings, but also provide a much more user friendly toolset for everybody that is engaged in planning and executing Supply Chain processes.

Kenco Innovation Labs developed a prototype app and website which was beta tested at five Kenco locations. After a successful pilot program, Kenco strategically partnered with Smart Gladiator to develop a scalable, secure, enterprise-ready application that is now available for both Android and Apple devices. It has a secure cloud repository to store the photos, which can be easily integrated into various supply chain systems. LoadProof increases supply chain visibility by photo-documenting shipments to improve compliance and reduce costs.

Kristi Montgomery, Kenco Vice President of Innovation, Research, and Development and Puga Sankara, Principal with Smart Gladiator recently spoke with Adrian Gonzalez from Talking Logistics about LoadProof. Here is a link to the entire conversation –

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 www.smartgladiator.com. Also follow him at www.pugasankara.com.

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