Kinaxis helps billion-dollar companies transform their supply chains to achieve breakthroughs.
Here are some of the companies that have made RapidResponse their platform of choice for integrated supply chain planning, visibility and response.
Agilent Technologies: The power of a control tower
Agilent is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek.
Applied Materials & Kinaxis
Applied Materials acquisition of Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates brought with it a tool that helps the company be ready before orders are placed: Kinaxis® RapidResponse®
Automotive manufacturer: Tracking CO2 emissions through the supply chain
A leading automotive manufacturer wanted to reduce its fleets’ emissions in Europe. Its customers demanded gas-guzzling models, like trucks and SUVs, but European Union regulations mandated emissions reform.
Avaya's supply chain evolution - from vision to dramatic results
Avaya addressed common supply chain challenges, including disparate processes, multiple ERPs and lack of visibility. Learn how their five-phase approach resulted in a best-in-class supply chain.
Casio: Demand and supply planning in real-time
Learn how Casio responds in real-time to continuous demand and supply changes to improve supplier collaboration, shorten lead times and reduce inventory levels.
Celestica: Order promise efficiency and demand responsiveness
Learn how what-if analysis helped Celestica make gains in order promise efficiency as well as supply chain planning functions.
EMS Provider: Reducing response times to customer demands
The demand planning and what-if analysis capabilities of RapidResponse helped one EMS provider address order promising and on-time delivery issues.
Extreme Networks & Kinaxis
In 2013, Extreme Networks was the 13th largest company in the software-driven network solutions market. Just a few years later, it had leapt to the number-three position – and with continued expansion, the company’s climb is far from over.
First Solar: End-to-end supply chain visibility and alignment
With a single demand planning tool, First Solar achieves end-to-end supply chain visibility and alignment. First Solar made the decision to deploy Kinaxis® RapidResponse®, a cloud based supply chain management and sales and operations solution, and moved to a more demand-driven supply chain rathe
Flex: Data integration with RapidResponse
Put the power of data at your fingertips, regardless of how many sites you manage. Flex has integrated data from dozens of its sites to create Flex Pulse® centers that empower everyone from executives to customers to harness analysis for better outcomes.
Hubbell: Supply chain management strategies for volatile demand
Using what-if analysis and inventory management as part of its supply chain management strategy have helped Hubbell Lighting reduce supply chain risk.
Kennametal: Connecting the data dots to develop an integrated supply chain
Faced with growing complexity and demand volatility, Kennametal implemented Kinaxis RapidResponse to deliver supply chain maturity and increase data integration.
Keysight Technologies: Fighting fire with simulations
Keysight had explored various supply chain planning solutions over the years but it was RapidResponse — complete with its ease of implementation — that emerged as most suited to the dynamic nature of the company’s supply chain.
Konica Minolta: Streamlined sales & operations planning (S&OP) processes
The team was not satisfied with their S&OP process and decided to leverage Kinaxis. They wanted to have more supply chain planning and analytics capabilities to create the foundation for managing multiple, interconnected supply chain management and S&OP processes.
Lippert Components: Creating a supply chain culture
RapidResponse® gave Lippert the ability to see and connect hundreds of siloed data points.
Lockheed Martin: Managing supply chain complexity
Watch how Lockheed Martin manages complexity at every level, from handling complicated bills of material to complying with various government regulations, using easy-to-run demand simulations in Kinaxis RapidResponse.
MC Assembly: Real-time supply chain within a high velocity environment
MC Assembly improved its demand planning and inventory management capabilities to respond in real-time to changes in its global supply chain.
MSD: Removing silos in end-to-end supply chain planning
Concurrent planning capabilities of RapidResponse helping MSD achieve its goal of more effective supply chain planning.
MTD: Supply chain responsiveness in a seasonal business environment
MTD improves supply chain responsiveness, reduces inventory safety stock, and improves order promise date accuracy to better manage demand and supply changes.
Nikon: S&OP for more accurate and flexible processes
By evolving its sales and operations planning process, Nikon improved its inventory management, supplier collaboration and risk management capabilities.
Nimble Storage: Inventory management for improved visibility and planning
Inventory management application improves visibility and planning cycle times to support Nimble Storage's unique 4-hour parts replacement service.
SMTC: Supply chain visibility, agility and alignment
SMTC achieves supply chain visibility by leveraging RapidResponse for its MRP engine, demand forecasting, what-if analysis, capacity planning and more.
Sonus Networks: Improving demand planning through information sharing
Learn how Sonus improved daily operations in demand and supply management, inventory optimization, and S&OP.
Teradyne: Demand and supply in an outsourced environment
Teradyne masters supply chain response management using what-if analysis and inventory management capabilities of supply chain management solution.
Trinity Rail: Enabling a sense and respond supply chain
By implementing Kinaxis RapidResponse, TrinityRail was able to get rid of operational forecasting altogether, creating a truly responsive supply chain as a result.
Varian Semiconductor Equipment: Response management in a cyclical, build-to-order environment
Varian increases supply chain response management capabilities with what-if analysis and inventory management, and achieves supply chain visibility.
They chose Kinaxis for good reasons
Most of our customers have SAP® or Oracle® as their ERP systems and execution-backbone. Yet they all came to us to solve an urgent need.
Faced with growing volatility, these global leaders found themselves in a new era of surprise and compromise. They needed a better way to manage enterprise-wide planning.
Kinaxis delivers on that need. Our RapidResponse platform balances the end-to-end supply chain continuously and instantly. You'll get clarity into all S&OP and supply chain planning areas at once – from a single platform, data model and interface.
With RapidResponse, our customers can:
- Plan: Connect data, processes and people without relying on IT so everyone works in-sync from up-to-date global data
- Monitor: See and understand the immediate impact of any change across your entire supply chain
- Respond: Make real-time decisions and align teams around a common goal
RapidResponse has reduced the cycle time for producing a supply plan for operations by half, while allowing for greater supply/operational plan accuracy.
We’ve seen planner efficiency gains of 40%+ with RapidResponse.
40% of surveyed organizations increased productivity by at least 100% with RapidResponse.
Achieve these types of outcomes with RapidResponse