Kinaxis Supply Chain eBooks

Kinaxis eBooks cover a variety of key supply chain and S&OP topics. Download one today and be sure to check back often as we’re always posting new content.

  • Automotive industry spotlight

    By Kinaxis

    Global complexity could be putting your profits and productivity at risk. Learn how by improving data consolidation, network visibility, collaboration and automation, you can overcome this supply chain speed bump and put your company firmly on the road to success.

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  • S&OP solution guide

    By Kinaxis 

    Don’t let ineffective sales and operations planning (S&OP) derail your company’s success. Learn how improving your processes with concurrent planning benefits everyone in the organization, not just supply chain planners.

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  • Four mission-critical capabilities for navigating supply planning complexities

    By Kinaxis

    Don't let the unknown get the better of your supply plan. Our latest eBook shows you four capabilities required to successfully navigate unforeseen supply planning disruptions or opportunities, including:

    • Instant multi-level, multi-site bill of material (BOM) explosion
    • Analytic horsepower
    • Automated intelligence
    • Anytime what-if scenarios

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  • Demand planning: 4 ways to outplay your competition

    By Kinaxis

    Stop struggling under the strain of seemingly limitless customer demands. Our latest eBook shows you how to up your demand planning game and outplay your competition in four keys areas:

    • Forecasting
    • Segmentation
    • Collaboration
    • Technology 

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  • Inventory management: 5 building blocks to success

    By Kinaxis

    Don’t get caught following a one size fits all inventory management formula! Make the most of your company’s single largest asset by focusing on more than just what’s in your warehouse. This eBook explores how re-evaluating your inventory management practices can help you overcome rising supply chain costs, increasing customer demand and the growing complexity of global operations.

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  • Top 4 capacity planning obstacles and how to remove them

    By Kinaxis

    Capacity planning spans capital investment budgeting to ensure you fully utilize every individual machine. It’s interwoven with multiple other functional planning processes, including strategic planning sales and operations planning (S&OP), master scheduling and material requirements planning. It’s part of the conversation at every level of planning. But the truth is, the capacity planning landscape can be tricky to navigate. In this eBook, explore the top four obstacles, how to remove them and the value of a single source for planning.

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  • Powering the future of S&OP: 3 capabilities to fuel your journey

    By Kinaxis

    Sales and operations planning (S&OP) has long been the backbone of business, used to help drive success and stability. For three decades, it’s been a procedural staple in supply chain planning. But isn’t it time to embrace the future? This eBook looks at why scheduled decision-making is becoming a thing of the past, and what three foundational capabilities you’ll need to power your S&OP processes into the future.

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  • 5 signs your supply chain needs to change

    By Kinaxis

    The need to adapt processes, introduce new technology and approaches, and look for ways to do things differently is becoming a matter of survival in today’s rapidly changing world. This eBook, co-authored by Kinaxis and Aline Consulting, looks at the five signs that your supply chain needs to change, discusses how to overcome change management challenges, and outlines the key steps you need to take to achieve success.

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