OTTAWA, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX: KXS), the leader in empowering people to make confident supply chain decisions, today announced that 4flow, a leading provider of supply chain strategy consulting, implementation and optimization services, has partnered with Kinaxis to provide RapidResponse® deployment and supply chain transformation services for the companies' shared customers. 4flow has 20 years of supply chain expertise with more than 600 employees across 15 locations in Europe, North America, South America and Asia.
The partnership brings together the Kinaxis RapidResponse® platform with its unique concurrent planning engine and 4flow's deep understanding of global supply chain processes and the associated IT infrastructures to support customers in digitizing their supply chains.
"At 4flow, we deliver tailored services to address the unique needs of our customers' supply chain environment. To enable successful process and system implementations and ensure a sustainable transformation of supply chain operations, we apply our proven change management and best-practice solutions," said Kai Althoff, Chief Operating Officer, 4flow. "4flow understands the value of speed in supply chain planning. Our partnership with Kinaxis and the ability to leverage the RapidResponse platform and concurrent planning technique means we can help our joint customers to accelerate decision-making and break down functional silos to realize true end-to-end supply chain planning."
Kinaxis and 4flow serve and support clients with complex distribution, manufacturing and sourcing networks in industries such as automotive, industrial/chemical, consumer products, high tech and life sciences/pharmaceutical. A global operation with a strong customer base in Europe, 4flow's dedicated team of Kinaxis RapidResponse certified consultants will help support Kinaxis' growth primarily in the European market.
"4flow's end-to-end approach in the delivery of supply chain services directly aligns with our commitment to provide complete visibility across our customer's supply chains," said John Sicard, Chief Executive Officer, Kinaxis. "Together, Kinaxis and 4flow are committed to transforming the supply chains of our customers, helping them implement seamless, optimized, future-ready digital supply chain technologies and processes to enable better decision making."
About Kinaxis Inc.
Eliminating volatility in your supply chain is impossible, but managing it is not. Trusted by top brands, Kinaxis® gives people the confidence to know they are making the best supply chain planning decisions to maximize business performance. We solve complex business problems in easy-to-understand ways by combining human and machine intelligence to plan for any future, monitor risks and opportunities and respond at the pace of change. With the support of our community of supply chain experts and using our unique concurrent planning technique and single integrated planning platform, customers can realize higher revenue, lower costs and fewer risks. For more Kinaxis news, follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.
4flow is a leading global provider of supply chain optimization services – including consulting, software and managed services. Leveraging 20 years of supply chain expertise and IT know-how, 4flow provides seamless, optimized processes, enabling future-proof digital supply chain transformation for leading businesses. Our clients include companies in automotive, manufacturing, industrial, fast moving consumer goods and consumer packaged goods, retail, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and more. Collaborating closely with clients from strategy to implementation, our award-winning supply chain solutions for complex networks provide proven results. Operating worldwide, 4flow has 15 locations in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, visit www.4flow.com or follow us on LinkedIn.
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