Kinaxis to Host Kinexions Tokyo 2013
Supply Chain and S&OP Conference to Feature RapidResponse Case Study from a
Major Domestic Manufacturer
TOKYO, Nov. 8, 2013
TOKYO, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Kinaxis®, provider of RapidResponse®, a
cloud-based supply chain management (SCM) and sales and operations planning
(S&OP) solution,will host Kinexions Tokyo 2013, on November 28, 2013 at the
Canadian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.
At this year's Kinexions Tokyo, the theme is "Know Sooner. Act Faster." For
supply chain professionals, when events occur that create risk or opportunity
to your organization, how quickly you understand the impact and decide on the
best course of action will determine the flexibility of your operations and
often the profitability of the business. Even with long term planning, knowing
sooner of the organizational needs is strategic to making the right decisions
for the future.
The presentations at the conference will speak to the RapidResponse technology
capabilities for knowing sooner and acting faster, which include multi-tier
supply chain visibility, what-if analysis and collaboration. Attendees will
learn how RapidResponse drives tangible business outcomes by both improving
analysis and accelerating decision making within and across supply chain
functions. They will also see the recent advancements made in RapidResponse
and hear stories of adoption and innovation from our customers.Register now!
The agenda includes the following presentations:
oKonica Minolta's initiative for next generation SCM: Shifting from demand
and supply chain management (SCM) to business alignment
-Noboru Ohta, group leader, SCM planning group, Konica Minolta, Inc.
oSupply chain resilience - Enabling supply chain management to be adaptive
and resilient to market changes
-Toru Kanazawa, operation officer, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting Co.
oRapidResponse Roadmap: Trailblazing!
-Andrew Bell, product manager, Kinaxis
-Trevor Miles, vice president, thought leadership, Kinaxis
Venue: Canadian Embassy (Tokyo) 7-3-38, Akasaka Minatoku Tokyo 107-8503 TEL：
View the complete agenda here.
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
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