Kinaxis engages Accenture to support RapidResponse Platform capabilities

OTTAWA, Oct. 14, 2015 /CNW/ - Kinaxis® (TSX:KXS), provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based SCM and S&OP applications, today announced an engagement with Accenture where Accenture will provide product development and product training services for Kinaxis RapidResponse capabilities. The two companies will also develop differentiated supply chain solutions designed to meet enterprise end-customer supply chain software solutions.

Accenture is a leading professional services company providing consulting and outsourcing services through strategy, digital, technology and operations capabilities including digital supply chain orchestration solutions.

Kinaxis' RapidResponse helps enable large enterprises across multiple industries to more efficiently and profitably manage the end-to-end value chain.  RapidResponse provides the analytics platform that can drive enterprise-wide supply chain planning, monitoring and response coordination.

"Given Accenture's reputation as a trusted industry advisor with unparalleled experience and comprehensive capabilities across industries and business functions, we are delighted to work with Accenture on this engagement to bring leading-edge solutions to some of the largest companies in the world," says Kinaxis CEO Doug Colbeth.

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Forward-Looking Statements
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About Kinaxis
Kinaxis is a leading provider of cloud-based subscription software that enables our customers to improve and accelerate analysis and decision-making across their supply chain operations. The supply chain planning and analytics capabilities of our product, RapidResponse, create the foundation for managing multiple, interconnected supply chain management processes. By using the single RapidResponse product instead of combining individual disparate software solutions, our customers gain visibility across their supply chains, can respond quickly to changing conditions, and ultimately realize significant operating efficiencies.

SOURCE Kinaxis Inc.

For further information: Media Relations, Alexa Cheater, Tel: (613) 592-5780 ext. 5516,; Investor Relations, Rob Kelly, NATIONAL | Equicom, Tel: (416) 848-1382,

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