OTTAWA, Ontario, Sept. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, a cloud-based supply chain management (SCM) and sales and operations planning (S&OP) solution, is proud to be a silver conference sponsor of the Automotive Logistics Global conference, which will be held at the at the MGM Grand Detroit in Detroit, Michigan September 24-26, 2013. At the conference, join Aamer Rehman, vice-president of industry strategy and solutions at Kinaxis, and recent honoree of the Supply & Demand Chain Executive "Pros to Know", as he reveals his vision of "Managing a Connected Supply Chain – Key Imperatives & Considerations" during the "The Complete Supply Chain" panel discussion on Wednesday, September 25th from 11:00a.m. – 12:15p.m.
"Managing a Connected Supply Chain – Key Imperatives & Considerations"
On Wednesday, September 25th at 11:00a.m. during Workshop B: The Complete Supply Chain
Supply chains continue to become more complex, globally distributed and volatile. Whether it is demand variability, fulfillment risks, natural calamities or commodities shortages, traditional and siloed supply chain approaches are inadequate for managing the supply chain network end to end. The speaker will examine some of the key imperatives for end to end visibility, alignment and synchronization and discuss practical considerations as automotive companies launch their supply chain transformation initiatives.
Kinaxis delivers a cloud-based SCM and S&OP solution. Large manufacturing companies with complex supply chain networks and volatile business environments rely on RapidResponse for collaborative planning, continuous performance monitoring, and coordinated response to plan variances across multiple areas of the business. With RapidResponse, enterprises are able to attain a control tower solution that encompasses a full spectrum of supply chain related business processes, including such functions as: S&OP, supply and capacity planning, demand planning, and supplier collaboration. As a result, Kinaxis customers have replaced disparate planning and performance management tools and are realizing significant operations performance breakthroughs. From a single product, customers are able to make both long-term and real-time demand and supply balancing decisions quickly, collaboratively, and in line with the shared business objectives of multiple stakeholders.