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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Ottawa Business Journal

Kinaxis career fair attracts quality candidates

Ms. Paterson said while the company is still advertising on job boards, LinkedIn and the company website, the career fair was an opportunity to show off the company’s culture to potential employees. The event featured a good mix of managers and employees, longtime Kinaxis workers and newer hires, she said.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Forbes

New Customer-Centric Supply Chain Metrics

Avaya’s vision is “to exceed customer and employee expectations while fueling profitable growth.”  Avaya implemented a rapid response collaborative planning solution from Kinaxis which helped allow them to move up from on-time shipments of 86 percent to 94 percent, and to reduce their past due dollar shipments from $42 million to $9 million.  These are traditional supply chain customer-facing metrics.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Ottawa Business Journal

100 million reasons to smile: The story behind 2014's most successful public offering

After launching Canada’s biggest tech IPO in the past four years – not to mention the country’s largest software-as-a-service public offering ever – Kinaxis is an easy choice for Ottawa’s finance deal of the year.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014
CNN Money

Kinaxis RapidResponse Solution Chosen to Support ON Semiconductor Global Supply Chain Management

"After a competitive evaluation process, we are confident Kinaxis RapidResponse will help us as we make a supply chain paradigm shift," said Dwayne Kelley, Senior Director of Demand Planning at ON Semiconductor. "RapidResponse supports the company's vision for both maturing and integrating our planning processes. We believe this solution provides operational advantages including being able to orchestrate multiple supply chain functions from within a single system, including S&OP, aggregate supply planning, inventory management and capacity planning."

Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Ottawa Insight

Kinaxis Looks Globally for Companies that Need to Manage Supply Chains

“We believe that we are well-positioned to serve our market with a product that meets emerging and urgent needs of the supply chain industry,” Monkman says. “By using RapidResponse instead of combining individual disparate products, our customers gain visibility across their supply chains, can respond quickly to changing conditions, and ultimately realize significant operating efficiencies.”

Monday, December 01, 2014
Bowery Capital

Kinaxis Named a Key Innovator in Vertical Software

“Mass customization by vertical software or functional slice with a purpose-built solution that meets your customer’s unique needs is becoming the new key to success in the software industry.” – Gordon Ritter, Emergence Capital.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Ottawa Business Journal

Best Ottawa Business Award Winners: Deals of the Year, Newsmaker of the Year

This past June, Kinaxis completed Canada’s largest high-tech IPO in four years, and Canada’s largest ever for a software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering. The public offering raised more than $100 million.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Enterprise Applications Consulting

Women of the Supply Chain: Responsibility, Collaboration and Bathroom Lines

Which leads me to Kinaxis’ plans for Rapid Response. The company has been putting a lot more emphasis on a feature that allows stakeholders to identify – in a social collaboration-lite function inside Rapid Response – the areas that they are individually responsible for and, therefore, willing to help with when a problem in supply chain planning and management arises.

Monday, November 17, 2014
Ottawa Business Journal

Best Ottawa Business Award Winners: Outstanding Businesses

Today, Kinaxis is a specialist in sales and operations planning and supply chain management for discrete manufacturers and brand owners with complex supply chain networks and volatile business environments. Kinaxis works in a variety of industry verticals, including electronics manufacturing, aerospace and defence, industrial products, life sciences and pharmaceuticals, automotive and consumer packaged goods.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Supply Chain Journal

Roland DG Corporation Live with Kinaxis RapidResponse