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Kinaxis Named a Leader in 2022 Control Tower Value Matrix by Nucleus Research

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Leader in sixth consecutive report and ranked highest for usability out of 14 vendors

Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX: KXS), the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, has been recognized as a leader in the Nucleus Research 2022 Control Tower Technology Value Matrix for the sixth consecutive year. As one of the six vendors in the leaders’ quadrant, Kinaxis is ranked highest on the ‘Greater Usability’ axis for its Kinaxis RapidResponse® platform which delivers supply and demand planning, Control tower, S&OP/IBP, inventory management and Command & Control solutions for companies of all sizes. With Kinaxis’ RapidStart and Planning One™ offerings, Kinaxis has the ability to deliver accelerated time-to-value in as few as 12 weeks.

Nucleus Research, global provider of investigative, case-based technology research and advisory services, evaluated vendors for its Control Tower Value Matrix based on each companies’ ability to deliver value to customers through the functionality and usability of its Control Tower solution, defined as software that connects customer and partner operations to provide extended visibility of a user’s supply chain with informed situation planning and adaptive execution capabilities.

Nucleus Research highlights the following as contributing factors to Kinaxis’ placement in the matrix:

  • Kinaxis’ recent acquisition of MPO, a Transportation Management System specialist, in August 2022. The acquisition brings real-time execution to Kinaxis’ RapidResponse platform.
  • Planning.AI, a recent achievement in advanced analytics for supply chain planning that offers a fusion of heuristics and optimization to automatically detect and present an analytical approach to help solve complex supply chain problems. Planning.AI includes advanced applications Supply.AI and Demand.AI
  • Enhanced Command and Control Center capabilities, the addition of multiple new RapidResponse Applications, and more.

“Being recognized as a leader reinforces feedback from the market that our product vision and innovations are on the right track,” said John Sicard, CEO Kinaxis. “We are so proud of what we have accomplished as a company since Nucleus’ previous Control Tower Value Matrix, and we are excited to continue on the path that promotes innovation, growth and ultimately supports the global supply chain. We’d also like to extend our congratulations to everyone at MPO on their placement in the Leaders quadrant.”

Kinaxis’ recent acquisition, MPO, was also named a leader in the Nucleus Control Tower Value Matrix in its own right. MPO provides organizations with real-time visibility and control over orders, inventory, logistics, and transportation.

Learn more about the Kinaxis RapidResponse platform and concurrent planning solutions.

Download a copy of the Nucleus Research Control Tower Value Matrix here.

About Kinaxis Inc.

Everyday volatility and uncertainty demand quick action. Kinaxis® delivers the agility to make fast, confident decisions across integrated business planning and the digital supply chain. People can plan better, live better and change the world. Trusted by innovative brands, we combine human intelligence with AI and concurrent planning to help companies plan for any future, monitor risks and opportunities and respond at the pace of change. Powered by an extensible, cloud-based platform, Kinaxis delivers industry-proven applications so everyone can know sooner, act faster and remove waste. For more Kinaxis news, visit or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements include statements as to Kinaxis' growth opportunities and the potential benefits of, and demand for, Kinaxis’ products and services. These statements are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including our view of the relative position of Kinaxis' products and services compared to competitive offerings in the industry. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. Kinaxis' actual results, performance, achievements and developments may differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements. Risk factors that may cause the actual results, performance, achievements or developments of Kinaxis to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements can be found in the public documents filed by Kinaxis with Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Kinaxis assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by law.

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