Kinaxis Corporation

Kinaxis Corporation

July 30, 2009 07:30 ET

Kinaxis Recognized as a 'Great Supply Chain Partner' with Customer Nomination

SupplyChainBrain Names Kinaxis to Annual List of Influential Supply Chain Solution Providers

OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwire - July 30, 2009) - For the fifth time in six years, Kinaxis, provider of the on-demand supply chain management service, RapidResponse(TM), was selected to SupplyChainBrain's, formally known as Global Logistics & Supply Chain Strategies, 100 Great Supply Chain Partners in recognition of the significant impact it has had on customers' supply chain efficiency and performance.

In today's modern business world, globally distributed, multi-enterprise supply chains are becoming the norm. With such complexity built into operational processes, unplanned supply chain events and demand volatility can wreak havoc on a company's top and bottom line. RapidResponse helps companies dynamically align their supply and demand, assess their risks and respond urgently to unplanned events.

As exemplified in the nomination submission, Kinaxis customers realize increased visibility and collaboration throughout their extended supply network, allowing front-line supply chain professionals to react swiftly to the ever-changing business landscape, empowering confident decision-making that can lead to superior customer service and operations performance.

"Our goal is to meet our customers' supply chain challenges head on and provide an effective, efficient solution that helps them navigate the complex and volatile global business world," said Douglas Colbeth, CEO of Kinaxis. "This honor is particularly rewarding given we were nominated by our customer. The repeated recognition over the years validates our success in providing a solution of real value for addressing today's most pressing supply chain challenges. As always we look forward to helping our customers continue to achieve success in the future."

SupplyChainBrain invites logistics and supply chain professionals to nominate vendors and service providers whose technology, logistics, transportation or consulting solutions have made a significant impact on their company's efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance. Kinaxis was selected to the top 100 from the more than 2500 nominations representing 500 different supply chain vendors.

To view the complete list of 100 Great Supply Chain Partners, please visit the July 2009 issue of SupplyChainBrain.

About Kinaxis

Kinaxis(TM) helps manufacturers manage increasing business complexity and achieve operations performance breakthroughs with its proven solution for demand and supply chain planning, monitoring and response. Kinaxis RapidResponse is an on-demand service that enables collective risk tradeoff and response to change by empowering front-line decision makers with integrated tools for supply chain visibility, demand management, supply management, sales and operations planning (S&OP) and supply chain risk management. Global leaders such as Casio, Jabil, Qualcomm, and Raytheon are delivering superior customer service and gaining competitive market advantage with RapidResponse. For more information visit, or the Kinaxis blog at

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