05 Sep, 2018, 07:00 ET
New Japan-based partner offers deep supply chain consulting expertise to help global expansion
OTTAWA, Sept. 5, 2018 /CNW/ - Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX: KXS), provider of RapidResponse®, a leading cloud-based supply chain management solution based on concurrent planning, today officially announced a strategic alliance with QUNIE Corporation of Japan.
QUNIE Corporation, a highly experienced supply chain business consulting firm, is uniquely poised to support the growth of Kinaxis' client base in Japan and throughout Asia Pacific. Known for delivering innovative, transformative solutions to Kinaxis supply chain clients for more than ten years, QUNIE Corporation brings a deep understanding of the challenges a modern supply chain faces and how those challenges should be mitigated.
"Forging strategic partnerships with highly respected companies such as QUNIE Corporation is critical to helping us drive global growth," said John Sicard, Chief Executive Officer, Kinaxis. "QUNIE Corporation shares in our desire to provide manufacturers with a new approach to supply chain management, one that features end-to-end visibility, automation, and concurrent planning to reduce risk and mitigate supply chain volatility. They have established a respected and proven track record for supply chain transformation, and we are thrilled to continue working with them to further our common cause as we formalize our relationship."
"We are excited to officially partner with Kinaxis to expand the presence of its unifying supply chain management solution in the Japanese and Asia Pacific market," said Daimi Tanaka, Managing Director, Supply Chain Management, QUNIE. "As a trusted advisor and implementation expert, we are dedicated to the delivery of solutions that address the increasingly complex and unpredictable nature of global supply chains. As a strategic Kinaxis partner and now a member of their Partner Enablement Program, we are looking forward to helping our clients react and adjust to last-minute opportunities and unexpected disruptions."
Kinaxis unifies supply chain planning for global organizations on a single platform, streamlining processes and eliminating functional and data silos. Taking a collaborative approach to planning, Kinaxis employs its unique concurrent planning method to allow organizations to make better business decisions, hundreds of times faster.
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About Kinaxis Inc.
Offering the industry's only concurrent planning solution, Kinaxis is helping organizations around the world revolutionize their supply chain planning. Kinaxis RapidResponse, our cloud-based supply chain management software, connects your data, processes and people into a single harmonious environment. With a consolidated view of the entire supply chain, you can plan expected performance, monitor progress and respond to disconnects when reality hits. RapidResponse lets you know sooner and act faster, leading to reduced decision latency, and improved operational and financial performance. We can prove it. From implementation to expansion, we help our customers with every step of their supply chain journey.
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