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Kinaxis Recognized by SupplyChainBrain as Top 100 ‘Great Supply Chain Partner’

Supply Chain Professionals Voted RapidResponse for Enabling Supply Chain Excellence

Ottawa, Canada, July 31, 2012 – Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, a cloud-based solution at the heart of planning and response management for value chain operations, was selected as a Great Supply Chain Partner in recognition of the significant impact it has had on customers’ supply chain efficiency and performance.

Over the last six months SupplyChainBrain has invited logistics and supply chain professionals to nominate vendors and service providers whose technology, logistics, transportation or consulting solutions have made a significant impact on their company’s efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. Nominations were received for hundreds of trading partners in every aspect of supply chain management.

The recognition as one of SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners is particularly satisfying given we were nominated by our customers”, said Kirk Munroe, vice president of product at Kinaxis. “As a repeated recipient of this honor, I believe this distinction demonstrates success in the priority we place on delivering product value and service excellence to our customers”. We aim to meet our customers’ supply chain challenges head on and provide an effective, efficient solution that helps navigate today’s complex business world.”

Kinaxis customers have recognized that achieving breakthroughs in performance and customer satisfaction requires a new approach, and have adopted RapidResponse® to ensure the success of their supply chain management (SCM) and sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes. Companies are able to build control tower solutions, underpinned by a single cloud service, to drive efficient and effective orchestration of their entire value chain operations, with the goal of compressing the time to identify plan deviations, and more importantly, dramatically collapsing the time to make profitable course corrections in response.

To view the complete list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners, please visit the 2012 July/August issue of SupplyChainBrain.

About Kinaxis

Kinaxis delivers cloud-based S&OP and supply chain applications for discrete manufacturers and brand owners with complex supply chain networks and volatile business environments. Leaders across multiple industry verticals, including A&D, Automotive, High Tech, Industrial and Life Sciences rely on RapidResponse applications to create a foundation for concurrent planning, continuous performance monitoring, and coordinated responses to plan variances across multiple areas of the business. All founded on a single product, RapidResponse’s configurable applications encompass a full spectrum of supply chain related business processes, including such functions as: S&OP, supply planning, capacity planning, demand planning, inventory management, MPS and order fulfillment. As a result, Kinaxis customers have replaced disparate planning and performance management tools and are realizing significant operations performance breakthroughs in planning cycles, supply chain response times and decision accuracy. From a single product, customers are able to easily model varying supply chain conditions to make both long-term and real-time demand and supply balancing decisions quickly, collaboratively, and in line with the shared business objectives of multiple stakeholders.

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