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Kinaxis Named As One of the National Capital Region's Top Employers for 2013

Supply Chain Management Cloud Provider Recognized In Annual HR Award

Ottawa, Canada, February 6, 2013 – Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, a cloud-based SCM and S&OP solution, is proud to announce it is a recipient of the 2013 National Capital Region top employer award for the second time.

Now entering its eighth year, the National Capital Region's Top Employers is an annual competition organized by the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes the Ottawa-area employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

"We are delighted to be recognized as one of the National Capital Region's Top 25 Employers for 2013,” said Megan Paterson, director of human resources at Kinaxis. “This award validates our efforts to build a thriving corporate culture through our strong workplace values, sense of community and investment in employee talent. Our reputation as a Top Employer has allowed us to hire some of the best people in the supply chain industry. We look forward to continued innovation and growth in 2014.”

A full list of recipients, including the reasons why Kinaxis and other companies were chosen, can be found in today's edition of the Ottawa Citizen and online at

Recognition in this category adds to the growing list of industry accolades Kinaxis has earned: 2012 Great Supply Chain Partner, 2012 Pros to Know, 2012 100 Great Supply Chain Projects, 2012 Gold Stevie® Award (Live Events category) and 2011 OCRI Company of the Year.

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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