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Kinaxis Selected as a ‘Great Supply Chain Partner’ by SupplyChainBrain

Customer Nominations Land Kinaxis on Annual List of Influential Supply Chain Solution Providers

Ottawa, Canada, July 1, 2013 — Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, a cloud-based SCM and S&OP solution, today announced that it has been named by SupplyChainBrain in its list of 100 ‘Great Supply Chain Partners’. This year’s list is the culmination of a six-month online poll with supply chain industry experts and represents vendors and service providers whose 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,” said Brad Berger, publisher of SupplyChainBrain. “Now in its 11th year, our prestigious list of companies whose solutions and services have been so impressive, that their customers took the time to write and let us know. Congratulations to Kinaxis for making this select list of 2013 Great Supply Chain Partners.”

“It’s an honor to, once again, be endorsed by our customers for this distinction,” said Kirk Munroe, vice president of marketing at Kinaxis. “It is a sincere privilege to know that global leaders believe in our product and our company's ability to be their partner for the long term. We believe having customers that are active champions for us is a testament to the value we can bring to their organizations.”

Kinaxis customers have adopted RapidResponse to enable their key supply chain management (SCM) and sales and operations planning (S&OP) processes to achieve breakthroughs in operations performance and customer satisfaction. This single product delivers the underlying planning, simulation and collaboration capabilities essential to making long-term and short-term demand and supply balancing decisions across the enterprise.

To view the complete list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners, please visit for the 2013 July/August issue.

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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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