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Two Leaders Recognized as 2021 Pros to Know

Nikolaus Sievers and Richard Lopez awarded “2021 Pros to Know” distinction from Supply & Demand Chain Executive

March 17, 2021, the innovator behind Logistics Orchestration®, the easy-to-use SaaS platform bringing together logistics processes, data, and systems for global service providers and shippers, announced today that Nikolaus Sievers and Richard Lopez have been named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive’s annual list of top supply chain professionals.

2021 Pros To Know

This award recognizes outstanding executives whose accomplishments offer a roadmap for other leaders looking to leverage supply chain as a competitive advantage. All of the recipients have helped the supply chain community prepare to meet many of today’s — and tomorrow’s —challenges.

“This year’s Pros to Know winners stepped up to the plate to deliver innovative solutions and programs in a time of crisis and need. These winners collaborated, optimized, developed, educated and played a critical role in the survival and success of their company amid a global pandemic,” says Marina Mayer, Editor-in-Chief of Supply & Demand Chain Executive and Food Logistics

At, Nikolaus Sievers is focused on helping the software company’s global customers achieve their desired operational outcomes as Vice President of Global Customer Success. His passion for using data to solve problems and drive change across supply chain partners combined with his diverse background in global freight forwarding and logistics sustainability make him a clear standout among his peers. Prior to joining, Nikolaus spent over a decade at Kuehne + Nagel.

Richard Lopez serves as Director of Solutions at Richard has dedicated his career to understanding and improving complex logistics processes through the application of technology. He is a change agent and lifelong learner who has positively impacted the way supply chains operate around the globe. Richard spent 20+ years at DHL before joining in 2018.

“Slync’s customers rely on us to help tackle the biggest challenges in multi-enterprise logistics operations — challenges that can’t be solved by traditional software alone,” explains Chris Kirchner, CEO and co-founder of “Our 2021 Pros to Know are a reflection of the deep industry expertise and commitment to customer success that run throughout All of us are proud to have Nikolaus and Richard as a part of Team Slync. Experts in their own right, they represent just how powerful collaboration and partnerships can be in the logistics and supply chain space.”   

Nikolaus and Richard join Slync’s 2020 Pros to Know recipients Raj Patel, Chief Product Officer, and Jagadeesh Aileni, Vice President of Solutions. congratulates the full list of 2021 Pros to Know award winners.

About is a SaaS operating platform for global shippers and logistics service providers that delivers higher productivity and process efficiency through intelligent automation. Logistics Orchestration® is an end-to-end service offering that revolutionizes costly back-office processes in global logistics operations. connects disparate systems, ingests structured and unstructured datasets, orchestrates teams, and automates processes seamlessly together delivering unprecedented levels of efficiency for logisticians. Get connected, visit or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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