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Kinaxis Maintains Strong Growth in 2012



                   Kinaxis Maintains Strong Growth in 2012

Supply Chain Management Cloud Provider Continues Market Momentum

PR Newswire

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 30, 2013

OTTAWA, Ontario, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kinaxis®, provider of
RapidResponse®, a cloud-based SCM and S&OP solution announced that 2012 marked
another extraordinary year for market expansion and business growth. Over the
last seven years the company has grown revenue sequentially each year, and
that trend continued in 2012, with:

  o Double-digit revenue growth
  o Sustained profitability
  o Significant free cash flow (FCF)

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"2012 was another strong year for Kinaxis," says Douglas Colbeth, CEO of
Kinaxis.  "Not only did the Company achieve solid business results, but it
made significant investment for future returns. Most notably, extraordinary
focus was given to growing and maturing the sales organization, as well as on
developing its channel partner strategy, which will facilitate the Company to
effectively and efficiently increase market penetration."

Business Highlights

Strong leadership, strategic partnerships, market expansion and product
innovation all propelled the company to success in 2012. Highlights include:

  o Naming Jeff Johnson as executive vice president of global sales operations
    to support the expansion and diversification of the Kinaxis sales
    organization
  o Growing the Kinaxis partner ecosystem with the likes of GT Nexus, JFE
    Systems, and WNS  
  o Increasing the presence in key markets and entering new industry
    verticals, such as:

       o Entry into the AgroSciences industry as witnessed by new customer The
         Dow Chemical Company
       o Continued territorial growth as witnessed by new customers Schneider
         Electric in Europe and Konica Minolta in Asia  
       o Penetrating the mid-market by serving Microsoft Dynamics AX (DAX) ERP
         customers as witnessed by new client BTI Systems

  o Introducing innovative RapidResponse capabilities such as:

       o Mobile to make decisions that impact the demand and supply balance,
         regardless of location
       o Integrated Project Management to enable enterprises to manage
         projects in the same system that they manage their supply chain 
       o Rapid Supply Chain Data Integration  to  facilitate integration and
         automation among heterogeneous system environments with multiple data
         sources
       o Process Orchestration to coordinate and track the progress of
         activities associated with cross-functional business processes such
         as sales and operations planning

Industry Accolades

  o Kinaxis received the "Best IT Technology Partner" award from customer,
    Celestica as part of their Total Cost of Ownership (TCOO) Supplier Awards,
    which recognizes suppliers that support Celestica's TCOO sourcing strategy
    to provide its customers with the best possible supply chain solution for
    their products.  This award is evidence of Kinaxis' commitment to deliver
    a first class customer experience.
  o Recognition of Kinaxis in the marketplace was also evident by awards of
    distinction from the 2012 Supply & Demand Chain Executive 100 and the
    SupplyChainBrain 100 Great Supply Chain Partners of 2012. In addition,
    Mark Mototsune, vice president of research and development, was honored as
    a "Pro to Know" by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine.

About Kinaxis

Kinaxis delivers a cloud-based solution at the heart of planning and response
management for value chain operations. 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.

Contact:
Melissa Clow
+1-613-592-5780, ext. 5513
mclow@kinaxis.com

SOURCE Kinaxis

Website: http://www.kinaxis.com
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