ToolsGroup’s Robert Kaufholz and Mauro Adorno Named Supply & Demand Chain Executive “Pros to Know” for 2022

31 Mar 2022

BOSTON, MA—March 31, 2022 — ToolsGroup, the innovator of service-driven retail and supply chain planning software, is proud to announce that Robert Kaufholz, ToolsGroup VP of Product Innovation, and Mauro Adorno, ToolsGroup Chief Operating Officer, EMEA & APAC, are recipients of the 2022 “Pros to Know” award from Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine.

The award recognizes outstanding executives whose accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage supply chain for competitive advantage. It honors and celebrates those supply chain professionals who work tirelessly to support team-members, improve products, and keep goods moving through the supply chain as seamlessly as possible.

“In the midst of the pandemic and other events that remind us uncertainty is a constant, Rob and Mauro have shown their mettle,” said ToolsGroup CEO Joseph Shamir. “They’ve inspired their teams with their persistent drive to deliver excellence and helped our customers keep service levels high despite demand and supply irregularities.  As a result, our customers see us not as a vendor, but as a true partner in the management and improvement of their supply chains.”

Robert Kaufholz is not just an expert in the fields of automation, machine learning, and supply chain technology; he’s an innovator. He continues to learn and champion creative new ways to address the challenges of modern supply chains, adapting technology in novel ways, engaging people and teams to ensure they understand the planning methods they are adopting, focusing on the real-world benefits to the customer, and relentlessly exploring potential avenues for improvement.

Mauro Adorno is a highly competent supply chain and business polymath. With his impressive background in sales and operations and his unflappable positive attitude, he helps customers gain a competitive advantage and resilience through their supply chains by applying his domain knowledge, operational skills, and understanding of enterprise processes, including stakeholder management.

Read more about Robert and Mauro in ToolsGroup’s blog: Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Supply Chain “Pro to Know”? 

“When I look back at past Pros to Know winners, I see a lot of individuals who accomplished a lot of great achievements. But this year’s winners are reinventing what it means to be a supply chain professional. This year’s winners are intuitive, adaptive and so super smart, and continue to push the envelope when it comes to everything supply chain-related,” says Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief of Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics. “We received over 360 nominations this year, the highest number of nominations ever for this award. It’s proof that today’s supply chain professionals are not only doing great things for the supply chain, but are also being supported by their teams, peers and partners.”

Go to www.SDCExec.com to view the full list of 2022 Pros to Know winners.


About ToolsGroup

ToolsGroup is how organizations improve product availability while right-sizing inventory, no matter how complex their supply chain is or how much demand changes. In a world that rarely follows the rules, our retail and supply chain planning suite optimizes and automates supply chains from production to purchase, enabling manufacturers, distributors and retailers to be ready for anything. That’s why global leaders like Absolut, BP and Harley-Davidson rely on us year after year. For more information, follow ToolsGroup on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, or visit www.toolsgroup.com.


About Supply & Demand Chain Executive

Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the only supply chain publication covering the entire global supply chain, focusing on trucking, warehousing, packaging, procurement, risk management, professional development and more. Go to www.SDCExec.com to learn more.

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