Kinaxis Recognized Once Again As a Top Employer in Ottawa

Supply Chain Management Solutions Provider Recognized in 2014 National Capital Region Employer Award

Feb 05, 2014, 06:00 ET from Kinaxis

OTTAWA, Ontario, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, delivering cloud-based supply chain management (SCM) and sales and operations planning (S&OP) solutions, today announced that it has been named as a 2014 National Capital Region Top Employer for the third time.


The competition, now in its 9th year, is managed by the editors of the Canada's Top 100 Employers. This special designation recognizes Ottawa-area employers that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

"Kinaxis has all the benefits of a start-up and offers the stability of an established company. This unique combination really sets us apart from other organizations," said Megan Paterson, director of human resources at Kinaxis. "As a credible and growing company, we employ, and continue to scout, the best minds in the supply chain industry with the promise of an exceptional career. We are absolutely thrilled to be recognized as one of Ottawa's top employers."

For this national competition, the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers compiled and analyzed data on companies that offer the best benefits for workers. Kinaxis was cited as a leading employer for the company's investments in co-op programs, ongoing skills development such as tuition assistance, professional accreditation and a corporate culture that includes staff barbeques, personal fitness training classes, and many other events that enable employees to have fun at work.

A full list of recipients, including the reasons why Kinaxis and other companies were chosen, can be found in today's edition of the Ottawa Citizen and online at

For more information on career opportunities at Kinaxis, please visit the company's "careers" page: There are a wide variety of opportunities available at Kinaxis including positions in product support, professional services, quality assurance and software development.

Recognition in this category adds to the growing list of industry accolades Kinaxis has earned: 2013 Canada's Top Employers for Young People, 2013 National Capital Region's Top Employer, 2013 Great Supply Chain Partner, 2013 Pros to Know, 2013 100 Great Supply Chain Projects, 2012 Gold Stevie® Award (Live Events category) and 2011 OCRI Company of the Year.

About Kinaxis
Kinaxis delivers cloud-based S&OP and supply chain solutions for discrete manufacturers and brand owners with complex supply chain networks and volatile business environments. Leaders across multiple industry verticals, including A&D, Automotive, High Tech, Industrial and Life Sciences rely on RapidResponse for concurrent planning, continuous performance monitoring, and coordinated responses to plan variances across multiple areas of the business. RapidResponse's configurable service solutions encompass a full spectrum of supply chain related business processes, including such functions as: S&OP, supply planning, capacity planning, demand planning, inventory management, MPS and order fulfillment. As a result, Kinaxis customers have replaced disparate planning and performance management tools and are realizing significant operations performance breakthroughs in planning cycles, supply chain response times and decision accuracy. From a single product, customers are able to easily model varying supply chain conditions 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.

Melissa Clow

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