Kinaxis Corporation

Kinaxis Corporation

May 18, 2010 08:49 ET

Kinaxis Presents Part I of Global Pharma Webinar Series: Maintaining Competitiveness & Operational Advantage in a Rapidly Changing Environment

Registration is Open for Free Webinar on May 25, 2010

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA--(Marketwire - May 18, 2010) - Kinaxis, provider of the on-demand supply chain management service, RapidResponse™, is pleased to be a sponsor of the upcoming executive webinar: "Maintaining Competitiveness & Operational Advantage in a Rapidly Changing Environment." 

Event Details

This 60-minute webcast presentation will be held on Tuesday, May 25, 2010, at 11:00 am EDT.

The session will be moderated by

  • Nari Viswanathan, Vice President Supply Chain Research, Aberdeen Group

And includes presentations by

  • Thomas Panzer, Vice President Global Supply Chain, Bayer Biotech
  • Hans Engels, Chief Executive Officer, DSM Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Webinar Abstract

As the topography of the global Pharmaceutical sector changes rapidly, alongside an uncertain macro climate, responding and reacting to current and future challenges will be the key to success.

With patents expiring, pipelines shrinking and increased regulatory pressure, the focus now is very much on process improvement and efficiency, as complex product innovation and the cost of R&D changes the competitive landscape for the sector.

This session will explore the key issues for the global Pharmaceutical Industry and discuss the impact of these trends on supply chain development, response and go forward strategy.

Key topics will include:

  • Optimizing inventory and manufacturing capacity across multi-tiered global pharmaceutical operations
  • Driving working capital efficiencies
  • Enhancing supply chain agility and flexibility to integrate and align supply and demand.


Registration is free. Visit to sign up for the event. A registration link can also be found under the Event listing on the Kinaxis website.

About Kinaxis

Let's face it, there is a gap between what you plan and what actually happens. With RapidResponse – an all-in-one, on-demand supply chain management service - you can close that gap and balance demand and supply on a continual basis so you can deliver what your customers want. Mid-market and enterprise customers are using RapidResponse to manage to their S&OP and revenue objectives despite the daily risks and volatility inherent in today's increasingly unpredictable world. You too can join over 30,000 users already realizing a competitive advantage by using technologies exclusive to RapidResponse for collaborative planning, continuous performance management, and rapid response to plan variances. For more information, visit or the Supply Chain Expert community at:

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