Procter & Gamble (P&G), the global consumer goods powerhouse, is known to have one of the best supply chains in the world.
Another month, another tariff or trade announcement, another supply chain disruption. Companies today compete in a volatile, fast-moving environment — but their supply chains don’t always match the speed of business.
Already riding high on a wave of big-name customer wins and plans to relocate to a brand-new, substantially larger headquarters to accommodate its growing workforce, Kinaxis said Friday it’s adding another marquee name to its client list.
Unless you’ve been Rip Van Winkle, asleep in a hollow for 20 years, you’ve witnessed a big increase in the buzz around artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML).
The Ottawa office construction sector is, suddenly, booming. Taggart Realty Management has been chosen to supply a 153,000-square-foot, purpose-built office building in the city’s Kanata sector for supply chain planning software company Kinaxis.
John Sicard remembers how people laughed when he once compared his burgeoning supply-chain software firm to another made-in-Ottawa tech darling.
Kinaxis, which employs more than 400 in southwest Kanata, will announce Monday that it intends to lease a new headquarters building more than double the size of its current location at 700 Silver Seven Road.
Three years on from the Brexit vote and no one is any the wiser as to what the UK’s future relationship with the EU will look like. The worst-case scenario of the UK leaving without a deal or any customs arrangements could have a severe impact on the life sciences supply chain, which is heavily reliant on just-in-time deliveries. Bill DuBois from Kinaxis explains what companies are doing to cope with the uncertainty and if there are any positives on the horizon.
Lippert Components is a global supplier of components to the recreational vehicle and residential housing industries, as well as adjacent industries including bus, cargo and equestrian trainer, marine and heavy truck. With multiple facilities worldwide, Lippert needed a supply chain planning solution that could integrate their systems and processes - and help improve planning across the enterprise.
For the last decade, the CPG giant has been on a mission to use technology to take the guesswork out of disaster response.
Dr. Anne G. Robinson, chief strategy officer at Kinaxis, explains how organisations can break down silos in their supply chain, enabling better collaboration and faster, more confident decision-making to help meet the changing needs of customers.
Growing up in Newfoundland, Anne Robinson had a passion for music – but the practical side of her brain convinced her that numbers, not notes, would be a more likely route to prosperity.
Creation Technologies has digitally overhauled its supply chain capabilities and sought to upskill its talented workforce to become future supply chain leaders.
Kinaxis is proud to announce Unilever has initiated a pilot engagement with RapidResponse. Unilever is one of the largest consumer packaged goods companies in the world. Unilever is an Anglo-Dutch global consumer goods company which produces some of the world’s best known brands to all corners of the world.
Canadian supply chain technology company Kinaxis has announced its RapidResponse platform has been selected by Novartis’s technical operations unit to help the drug maker improve its supply chain management.
Digitization inevitably means technology adoption, a truth that extends into the realm of supply chain digitization. Corporates looking to streamline, enhance visibility of and safeguard their global supply chains face new pressure (and opportunity) to implement technologies that can offer connectivity with partners, and the sharing of essential data to make necessary improvements.
Professional services and accounting firm Ernst & Young (EY) and supply chain management firm Kinaxis are joining forces to modernize their joint customers’ supply chains, the companies said in a press release on Tuesday (Jan. 8).
One of the most exciting consumer products companies in the world, Dyson Inc., has selected Kinaxis to enhance its supply chain agility to achieve a greater competitive advantage.
Kinaxis (TSX:KXS) has a new executive in charge of its supply chain software, picking up a long-time Ottawa tech player from a recently acquired firm.
"The use of technology has evolved and is an important component of S&OP," said Madhav Durbha, Vice President of Industry Strategy for Kinaxis, a Canada-based supply chain management and sales and operations software provider. "A key foundational capacity of S&OP is the ability to evaluate a range of scenarios and be prepared for what works best," said Durbha, providing some real workplace S&OP situations.
Kinaxis and Mitel Networks have a lot in common. Both are software powerhouses and pioneers of Ottawa’s tech community. Each has undergone several profound metamorphoses to ensure survival.
Kinaxis Inc. has added a leading tofu manufacturer to its platform, furthering the Ottawa-based SaaS firm’s expansions into Asia.
Just a few weeks into his co-op placement at Kinaxis Inc., an Ottawa-based firm that develops supply-chain management software, Liam Lafrance already sees his supervisors as career mentors.
This school semester the 17-year-old is spending weekday afternoons working on graphic design tasks alongside marketing staff who make him feel a part of the team.
Concurrent planning might sound like a fancy luxury. But when you get hit with real world situations, connectivity matters. Here’s what I learned from Trevor Miles of Kinaxis about supply chain transformation.
One notable example is Avaya’s implementation and expansion of RapidResponse (RR), a Gartner recognized Magic Quadrant tool from Kinaxis for supply chain planning and collaboration. Over a five year period, Avaya migrated its business processes onto the single platform.