Kinaxis In The News

What others are saying about Kinaxis...

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Joshua Greenbaum

Kinaxis, Digital Transformation, and the Supply Chain: Laughing all the Way to Market Success

You’ve got to love a company that brags at its user conference that its motto is Learn, Laugh, Share, Connect. Don’t hear that too often. What you also don’t see very often is the other characteristic that makes the company in question, Kinaxis, unique: it’s a highly profitable, cloud-only company. And when I say profitable, I mean profitable, as in a net profit margin of 16% of its $23.8 million in revenue last quarter.

Thursday, October 29, 2015
Ottawa Business Journal

Sicard to replace Colbeth as Kinaxis CEO

Ottawa-based Kinaxis announced late Wednesday it will promote from within to replace outgoing CEO Doug Colbeth.

John Sicard, a 22-year Kinaxis veteran and the company’s chief products officer, will take the helm as the firm’s new chief executive on Jan. 1, 2016, with Mr. Colbeth remaining as chairman of the board.

Monday, September 21, 2015
Apps Run the World

Cloud Top 500 Application

Kinaxis has been named as one ot the Top 500 Cloud Applications by Apps Run The World.

Monday, August 17, 2015
Inbound Logistics

Supply Chain Visibility: Chasing the Big Picture

For many shippers, the challenge lies not in getting access to the data to achieve these use cases, but in actually using it, says Manik Sharma, vice president of industry strategy and innovation for Kinaxis, a cloud-based supply chain software developer with headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. "Visibility is the big ask" from prospects and customers, he says. "In most cases, they have data coming in, but they're not able to connect that data.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Wall Street Journal

Schneider Electric Turns to Digital Monitoring in Global Supply Chain

New technology is also making it easier for Schneider to keep tabs on suppliers deep in its supply chain, Ms. Clayton said. Last year, Schneider used cloud-based demand planning software Kinaxis to pounce on a shortage before it affected production of the company’s industrial circuit breakers.

Monday, June 15, 2015
Globe and Mail

Software company Kinaxis continues to reward investors

Investors who took a chance on a Kinaxis Inc., a cloud-based software company with a “secret sauce” for supply chain operations, have been richly rewarded since it went public a year ago, and many analysts believe the run isn’t over yet.

Friday, June 12, 2015
Ottawa Citizen

Kinaxis vs the giants: 'We will out-invent them'

Kinaxis, which specializes in supply chain management software, emerged from its IPO the way firms are meant to — by delivering solid and consistent growth in both revenues and earnings. Along the way, the company has quietly added dozens of employees, giving it nearly 300 globally — including more than 200 in Kanata.

Thursday, April 16, 2015
By Lora Cecere

Reflections on Integrated Supply Chain Planning

Users are more satisfied, the implementations are shorter and there is greater Return on Investment of solutions from Best-of-Breed solution providers—especially if the best-of-breed solution providers used are industry-specific. However, in the polling data in the APICS webinar, we found that over 70% of the respondents had deployed solutions from the ERP-expansionists.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Globe and Mail

Canada’s top small and medium-sized employers feature perks and positive job growth

The winners of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers competition not only have outstanding workplaces with enlightened human resources policies, but also nearly all show positive employment growth.

Friday, March 06, 2015
Globe and Mail

Canada’s secret weapon to attract tech IPOs

A cross-listing is in the likely future for fast-growing Ottawa business software firm Kinaxis Inc., which went public on the TSX in June, 2014, and has a healthy analyst following here. The firm is eyeing the NASDAQ once its annualized revenues hit $100-million (U.S.), which could come as soon as this fall. “NASDAQ is a very viable option, especially with the multijurisdictional relationship,” says Kinaxis’ chief financial officer Richard Monkman.