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Kinaxis Honors Supply Chain Visionaries, Pioneers, and Change Makers

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MIAMI -- Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX:KXS), a global leader in end-to-end supply chain orchestration, today announced the winners of the 2024 Kinaxis Customer Awards. Mölnlycke, Jabil, Unilever won in the three corporate categories and Colton D. Porter, Manager, Supply Chain Planning Systems at MillerKnoll won as an individual champion.

Now in their 6th year, the awards recognize the individuals and organizations that are solving the world’s most complex supply chain problems across four categories – Pioneer, Excellence, Champion, and Impact. Recent past winners have included Kimberly-Clark, Mars Wrigley, The Clorox Company, and Colgate-Palmolive, among others.

“A huge congratulations to our award winners,” said Michael Mauger, chief customer officer at Kinaxis. “With their eager embrace of the latest technologies and techniques, the people and companies we work with are truly at the forefront of supply chain innovation, driving real change across industries and it's an honor to be a part of their success.”

The winning companies for the 2024 awards are:

Pioneer Award: Mölnlycke

  • This category honors a customer who, within three years, has successfully implemented Kinaxis to solve complex business problems and achieved significant supply chain improvements.
  • Mölnlycke has demonstrated that the implementation of Kinaxis has allowed them to grow the business and manage increased supply chain complexity without adding more full-time employees. In addition, they report the enhanced transparency has enabled significant savings by inventory reductions while increasing customer service levels.

Excellence Award: Jabil

  • This category recognizes the impactful supply chain strategy that has transformed a company’s business, leveraging Kinaxis to improve metrics and seize new opportunities.
  • Jabil has been a Kinaxis customer for over 20 years, using its software to support 110+ global sites and over 4,100+ users. With an unwavering commitment to innovating and providing comprehensive solutions, Jabil leverages its Integrated S&OP Solution to maintain a complex supply chain and deliver projects on a massive scale to 350+ customers globally. Most recently, Jabil developed a "Digital Order Tracking System" solution that revolutionizes supplier-customer communications and reporting.

Champion Award: Colton D. Porter, Manager, Supply Chain Planning Systems, MillerKnoll

  • This category recognizes an individual who exemplifies leadership, inspiring and guiding their team to overcome challenges and achieve extraordinary results.
  • With a career-long dedication to using Kinaxis, Colton possesses unparalleled knowledge of the software's capabilities and functionalities; insights which he generously shares with others across the industry.

Impact Award: Unilever

  • This category recognizes a company leveraging Kinaxis to positively impact the environment and enhance work/life balance or supply chain sustainability.
  • Unilever is utilizing Kinaxis to support their sustainability commitments across their end-to-end supply chain.

Kinaxis’ customer base has doubled in size over the past three years and covers many industries and geographies, including some of the best-known brands in the world such as Unilever, P&G, Bose, Lenovo, and more. Anchored around a customer-centric commitment to make life easier for the people behind supply chains and the people they serve, Kinaxis is laser-focused on tackling any problem to help its customers achieve meaningful and impactful results.

To learn more about Kinaxis and its supply chain orchestration solutions, please visit

Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2024, Kinaxis helps companies that supply the agricultural industry with 40% of the world’s tractors, that keep more than 110 billion teeth clean each year, and that ensure more than 35 million pets are fed nutritious meals each year.

About Kinaxis

Kinaxis is a global leader in modern supply chain orchestration. We serve supply chains and the people who manage them in service of humanity. Our software is trusted by renowned global brands to provide the agility and predictability needed to navigate today’s volatility and disruption. We combine our patented concurrency technique with a human-centered approach to AI to empower businesses of all sizes to manage their end-to-end supply chain network, from multi-year strategic planning through down-to-the-second execution and last-mile delivery. For more news and information, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn.

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