eCommerce, HoReCa, B2B, and JUMLA

For years the HoReCa industry has struggled in adopting a more simplified process that connects businesses with suppliers. With the wave of eCommerce and the need for technology in our daily operations, the demand to digitize this industry comes as no surprise. For this e-commerce targeting the HoReCa industry at full speed and wiping out the competition with a single hit, dreaming big is what started it all. The follow-up question is: How?

JUMLA was conceptualized long before its time. The foodservice industry in the GCC, valued at $160bn in 2018, shows no signs of decline. In an ever progressive market such as Kuwait, Founders Mohammed and Abdulaziz Ghuloum decided they wanted to bake and design a progressive solution to the traditional offline B2B behavior.

Since its inception in 2018, JUMLA has become the leader as the go-to B2B eCommerce distributor with services that are reliable and assure the growth of any business on its platform. The eCommerce has continued to expand its services by offering fleet support and the use of one-of-a-kind technology, reshaping B2B operations by delivering a seamless online purchasing experience for their customers. JUMLA allows its customers to tap into new businesses, prioritize their sales, and lower operating costs effectively increasing their bottom line.

So, what is JUMLA, and is it just another B2B eCommerce that grows as fast as it declines?

JUMLA is the leading second-to-last mile B2B eCommerce solution of food, beverages, and consumables for the HoReCa industry. In layman’s terms, JUMLA is on a mission to enable consumer goods to move around the planet transparently.

The foodservice industry’s evident problems are categorized into three major issues: Time, Payment, and Logistics. The time and effort wasted searching for numerous suppliers that may or may not have the products needed for restaurant operations, the problematic offline invoicing methods, and to top it off, the unreliable logistical issues that accompany traditional offline behavior.

JUMLA’s solution: one search, one order, one payment, and one delivery. One consolidated platform that handles the business needs of the hospitality industry.

For customers, JUMLA digitizes the traditional B2B food services market by simplifying and speeding up the process of buying without the hassle of unwanted phone calls, hordes of paperwork, and time-consuming invoicing.

An eCommerce based on one community, JUMLA connects business owners to hundreds of suppliers, 70,000+ SKU’s, and 3,000+ brands.

JUMLA facilitates a community where restaurateurs and suppliers have the ability not only to connect but scale their businesses with every order. Gone are the days of hassle and welcome the new era of convenience.

B2B HoReCa eCommerce catalog

Getting down to the nitty-gritty, restaurants using JUMLA save around KD 8,000 yearly.

Amid COVID, restaurant owners have lost a lot of time, money, and resources maintaining their dream. We witnessed business owners undergo the tsunami that either wiped them out entirely or devastated their business enough that they barely stood afloat.

Through JUMLA, the average restaurant saves 468 hours a year, that’s worth KD 2,800 of payroll. Restaurants save KD 5,200 per year on food costs alone. What does that mean for restaurant owners?

Saving the extra KD 8,000 means investing more into the business. Gaining an additional 59 workdays a year means focusing more on sales and less on tedious tasks.

With tides of ups and downs, JUMLA is the ideal solution to assist businesses in reducing costs and putting that needed effort back into the business.