The Smart Cube’s Co-Founder and MD named a ‘Provider Pro to Know’ by Supply & Demand Chain Executive


LONDON/NEW DELHI – 1 March 2018: Omer Abdullah, Co-Founder and Managing Director of The Smart Cube – an award-winning global provider of research and analytics solutions – has been named a supply chain ‘Provider Pro to Know’ by the leading industry publication Supply & Demand Chain Executive. 2018 marks the 18th year for the awards, which includes nearly 200 qualified Provider and Practitioner Pros to Know.

The Provider Pros to Know is a listing of individuals from a software firm or service provider, consultancy or academia who helped their supply chain clients or the supply chain community at large prepare to meet the significant challenges in the year ahead.

Through the smart use of business analytics and intelligence, Omer is helping clients rethink their approach to value creation, driving tangible benefits including up to 15% savings across the supply chain, revenue growth through effective supplier management, and enhanced supply chain contribution to the wider business through supplier-enabled innovation. Recent examples of successful outcomes include:

  • Improving the operations of a leading US Automotive Parts retailer across its 2,000 US stores, resulting in potential savings of over $11m per year
  • Supporting the procurement transformation of a global biopharmaceutical company, resulting in $50m savings in demand reduction opportunities through accurate reporting
  • Helping one of the world’s largest fast food chains to work with their processing partners to secure lower costs, through Should Cost Modelling, resulting in savings of 10% on a key produce category.

Omer Abdullah, MD and Co-Founder of The Smart Cube said, “It is an honour to be selected as one of this year’s Pros to Know by Supply & Demand Chain Executive. The recognition is testament to The Smart Cube’s commitment to delivering continuous value and improvement to our procurement and supply chain clients, and why we retain over 90% of clients, year on year.”

John Yuva, Editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive said, “Supply & Demand Chain Executive congratulates the 2018 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Pros to Know recipients. The Pros to Know is a listing of exceptional corporate executives at manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare companies’ supply chains for the significant challenges in the year ahead.”

Gautam Singh, CEO and Co-Founder of The Smart Cube said, “Omer is passionate about leveraging data and analytics to enhance supply chain operations and manage risk. He strives to identify new ways to deliver results and add value to our international client base, which comprises nearly a third of the Fortune 100 and FTSE 100, and is committed to building on our core strengths and capabilities. With his industry expertise and exceptional leadership qualities, it’s no surprise that he has been recognised as a Pro to Know.”