Automotive

Fuel your global supply chain to drive winning results

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Driving success in an ever-changing terrain

Emerging and disruptive technologies, changing customer preferences, new sustainability regulations and rapidly changing political and public health uncertainty. How can automotive companies not just weather this uncertain terrain but succeed despite it?

Automotive leaders are turning to RapidResponse to create smart solutions to everyday challenges and broader disruptions in the automotive industry – and reaping the benefits.

What makes our technology right for you?

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Increased visibility

True end to end visibility across your global supply chain breaks down silos so the entire operation becomes more strategic. A change at one end of the supply chain is reflected up and down the network, enabling each function to see challenges sooner and act faster.
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Stronger supplier collaboration

Tight alignment throughout the production process, among hundreds of suppliers and thousands of parts, helps companies collaborate to meet customer demand. Better communication results in fewer errors and delays.
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Agile scenario analysis

Scenario-based planning lets you evaluate multiple options before implementing a change. When you understand the impacts across the enterprise, you can make smarter confident decisions. The speed of our analysis empowers your company to take a more agile, responsive approach to volatility.
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Increased forecast accuracy

Always-on analytics helps you assess the impact of unexpected changes to demand, supply and capacity as soon as they happen. You can start working on solutions instantly, so there’s no more wasted time and resources.

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Connecting globally

Ford describes the process of transitioning to RapidResponse and why it was the best decision for the company.

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Trusted by automotive customers

These automotive companies changed their approach to supply chain planning by using RapidResponse.

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One platform. Endless planning possibilities.

Sales and operations planning/integrated business planning in minutes instead of days (or weeks)

Set financial targets. Measure progress. Identify gaps between supply and demand. And re-balance plans so you can maximize opportunities, minimize risk and keep your business profitable in today’s volatile environment.

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Supply and demand alignment in half the time

Complete, continuous visibility into whether demand plans can support material and capacity constraints like lead times or single-sourced components. So you can seamlessly align supply with demand.

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Respond to forecast changes in record time.

Stop guessing. Start planning. Create realistic consensus-based plans and proactively monitor and improve forecasts and order status. So you can maximize revenue, minimize costs and keep your customers happy.

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Cut inventory and reduce stockouts.

Develop targeted inventory improvement solutions. Simulate changes to inventory policies. And understand and balance trade-offs between on-time delivery, revenue risk and inventory. So you can drive service levels up and costs down.

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Take control of your supply chain in seconds.

Take control over what’s happening across your supply chain – from strategy through operations – with a real-time view of your entire ecosystem. Break down functional silos. Collaborate across company boundaries. And gain insights into risks and opportunities.

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Connected end-to-end

With RapidResponse, a connected end-to-end supply chain synchronizes data, people and processes across the network. When everyone is united around a single source of truth, functions across the organization can make confident decisions that advance the business’s interests.

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Agile decision-making for tomorrow’s automotive industry

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Managing tariffs in the automotive supply chain

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Contact Kinaxis today to see the possibilities

The world’s best companies use RapidResponse to manage supply chain volatility.

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