ToolsGroup and Optimas to Discuss Supply Chain Planning Digital Transformation at North American Supply Chain Executive Summit 2019

Industry: Apps & Software

Optimas will share how it’s partnering with ToolsGroup to manage supply chain complexity and demand uncertainty

Boston, MA (PRUnderground) September 5th, 2019

ToolsGroup, a global leader in supply chain planning software, shared details of its participation with Optimas Solutions, a leading global industrial distributor and service provider, in the North American Supply Chain Summit (NASCES19), taking place September 10-11 in Chicago. 

On September 11 at 11:40 a.m., John Berry, COO and SVP of Strategic Initiatives at Optimas, and Kyle Burby, Director, Supply Chain – North America at Optimas will present “Transformation of a Supply Chain through People, Process and Technology”. In this presentation, John and Kyle will discuss how Optimas navigated its supply chain transformation journey, including defining roadmap, talent development, and implementing digital supply chain planning technologies with machine learning. The Optimas team will also be available at the ToolsGroup booth following the presentation to answer questions.

The North American Supply Chain Executive Summit will bring together a “who’s who” of industry experts, service and solution providers, and media partners from across North America to network, benchmark, share, and learn real-world solutions to universal challenges that face every SCM professional in their daily work.

“One of the biggest challenges for companies today is finding balance between profitability and exceeding customer expectations,” said David Barton, ToolsGroup’s general manager of North America. “ToolsGroup takes a fundamentally different approach by helping companies better understand their demand, resulting in increased service, minimized inventory and freed up working capital. Our digital supply chain planning solutions automate much of the work so customers make better, faster decisions, and free planners to drive business performance.”

ToolsGroup is a sponsor of the event and will exhibit at booth 33 showcasing how its service-driven supply chain planning automation helps companies overcome volatile demand and inventory challenges, leading to outstanding customer service levels and reduced global inventory.

About Optimas

Optimas is the leading global industrial distributor and service provider specializing in fastening and supply chain solutions for manufacturers seeking to improve efficiency and profitability. Rely on our deep industry and manufacturing experience, advanced technology and customized programs to enhance your operations. From optimizing inventory to reducing supply chain risk, we take care of the details so you can focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products—giving you an unparalleled competitive edge. Learn more at

Visit and follow us on LinkedIn and on Twitter @Optimas_S

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

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