Kinaxis Corporation

Kinaxis Corporation

December 03, 2009 08:00 ET

Kinaxis Secures Patent for Core Innovation of its On-Demand RapidResponse Service

Patented Technology Enforces Competitive Edge for Supply Chain Management Provider

OTTAWA, CANADA--(Marketwire - Dec. 3, 2009) - Kinaxis is pleased to announce today that it has been granted U.S. patent #7,610,212 B2 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patented technology is central to the company's powerful On-Demand RapidResponse service, which is designed to help companies dynamically align supply and demand.

"This recognition of our innovation with RapidResponse is a significant milestone for us as we continue to invest in developing unique capabilities that further differentiate us in the marketplace," said Douglas Colbeth, CEO of Kinaxis. "This patent is strong validation of our pioneering technology approach to solving a wide range of operations performance challenges."

As modern day business requirements continue to exceed the capabilities of legacy supply chain software offerings, this patent is recognition of Kinaxis' leadership position in delivering state-of-the-art technology.

Beyond the patent acknowledgment, proof of the Kinaxis value proposition is also evident in the many global leaders that have invested in RapidResponse to gain competitive advantage and operations performance breakthroughs. Kinaxis sets itself far apart by delivering significantly more value with less complexity than alternative supply chain planning and ERP systems. The company's broad range of customers testifies to the unique ability of RapidResponse to address key business concerns that cut across multiple markets and business problems.

About Kinaxis

Kinaxis empowers its enterprise and mid-market customers to continuously align demand and supply, thereby bridging the gap that exists between planning and execution. With the on-demand RapidResponse service, companies can continuously manage to their S&OP and revenue objectives despite the daily risks and volatility inherent in today's increasingly unpredictable world. With a strategic competency in rapid response to change, global leaders are realizing a competitive advantage using a single service that addresses multiple, critical supply chain and operations performance challenges. For more information, visit or the Supply Chain Expert community at:

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