SOURCE: Kewill


February 26, 2015 10:00 ET

Kewill Supply Chain Experts Honored as Industry Thought Leaders

Kewill's Celeste Catano and Michael Allinder Named as Top Supply and Demand Chain Industry Professionals

CHELMSFORD, MA--(Marketwired - Feb 26, 2015) - Kewill, a global leader in multimodal transportation management systems, is pleased to announce that Senior Global Strategist Celeste Catano and Senior Software Architect Michael Allinder have been recognized as "Pros to Know" by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine. This is Catano's second year in a row being named to the list.

"At Kewill, we pride ourselves in offering not only the best supply chain technology on the market, but also having the industry's top talent on our team to support that vision," said Bob Farrell, CEO of Kewill. "Celeste and Michael work tirelessly to help our customers meet their business goals and spearhead product innovation. We are excited to see their hard work met with industry recognition and look forward to their continued contributions to the supply chain industry."

About the Nominees
As a Kewill employee for more than 35 years, Celeste Catano has been at the forefront of preparing customers for the Automated Commercial Environment changes that will take effect this fall, among many other major supply chain projects. She has also worked directly as a trade ambassador with the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), in addition to serving on a chair for the Transition Committee for the CBP's Trade Support Network.

Michael Allinder is a champion of the power of collaborative logistics networks of shippers, carriers and customers to optimize and transform supply chain networks. A believer that organizations must improve visibility across all modes of transportation -- road, air, rail and ocean -- Michael works hand in hand with Kewill's customers to meet the expanding needs of their stakeholders and grow the capabilities of the Kewill product suite.

About the Award
The Pros to Know is a listing of 28 exceptional practitioners at manufacturing and non-manufacturing enterprises who are leading initiatives to help prepare their companies' supply chains for the significant challenges in the year ahead.

"Supply Chain is increasingly recognized as a strategic differentiator for leading small, medium and large enterprises, and Supply Chain leaders have become crucial to the success of the enterprise in meeting the challenges of what truthfully has been called a turbulent economy," said Barry Hochfelder, editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. "Our Pros to Know listing highlights many of these outstanding executives and their accomplishments, and it offers a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage Supply Chain for competitive advantage.

The full listing of the 2015 Pros to Know is available on the Supply & Demand Chain Executive Website. An expanded listing will appear in the March 2015 issue of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine and online thereafter.

About Kewill
Kewill, a Francisco Partners portfolio company, is a global leader in multimodal transportation management software, providing organizations with a comprehensive end-to-end platform for managing the complexities of transportation, logistics and trade compliance. The Kewill MOVE ® platform helps companies reduce costs, manage volatility and gain greater visibility across the logistics value chain. Trade, transport, store, comply, manage and integrate -- the Kewill transportation management platform gives you the insight, agility and tools you need to deliver better customer service and streamline global supply chain execution for strategic advantage.

The Kewill platform supports supply chain execution activities for in excess of 7,500 companies in more than 100 countries. To learn more about the company, visit, follow us on Twitter @Kewill_Ltd or check our LinkedIn page for company updates.

About Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Supply & Demand Chain Executive is the executive's user manual for successful supply and demand chain transformation, utilizing hard-hitting analysis, viewpoints and unbiased case studies to steer executives and supply management professionals through the complicated, yet critical, world of supply and demand chain enablement to gain competitive advantage. Supply & Demand Chain Executive is a publication of AC Business Media. Visit us on the Web at

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