JFE Systems Inc and Kinaxis Deepen Relationship to Deliver Supply Chain Solutions in Japan

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Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX: KXS), the leader in empowering people to make confident supply chain decisions, today announced that JFE Systems Inc. of Japan has joined the Kinaxis Partner Enablement Program, extending its existing relationship with Kinaxis to enhance its ability to deliver digital supply chain solutions and drive business value for customers.

JFE Systems is a subsidiary of JFE Steel, one of the largest steel companies in the world, and provides customers with advanced business applications in the supply chain management space. JFE’s team of system engineers has extensive specialized knowledge in manufacturing and customer support. Working together over the last decade, JFE and Kinaxis have joint customers in the high tech, automotive and consumer products industries.

As a member of the Partner Enablement Program, JFE Systems gains unlimited access to training and certification programs, which will enable them to help customers advance their planning strategies and achieve business and financial goals. Together Kinaxis and JFE Systems will help clients achieve supply chain efficiencies by adopting a concurrent planning approach that connects people, process and data to offer more confident decision-making.

“As a trusted consultant and system integrator, we need to partner with companies that offer solutions to address the changing and complex issues faced by our supply chain clients,” said Hiroshi Nishizaki, president and CEO, JFE Solutions. “Kinaxis is a proven leader in supply chain planning and our expanded relationship will build on our ability to deliver leading digital supply chain solutions.”

Kinaxis provides its partner network with a framework that offers dedicated support, training, certification and solutions development features to enhance solution delivery to customers. Partners in the program benefit from unlimited access to the Kinaxis Learning Center, certification vouchers, the Kinaxis Knowledge Network, a private Kinaxis RapidResponse® demonstration/sandbox environment, and direct development support to help deliver solutions unique to every partner.

“JFE Systems’ extensive knowledge in supply chain management coupled with their experience with RapidResponse implementations makes them a great partner for customers looking to move to or expand on their digital supply chain planning solution,” said Rich Lord, VP and Managing Director Asia Pacific and Japan. “We thank JFE Systems for its dedication to Kinaxis and look forward to continued success in the Japan market.”

 

SOURCE Kinaxis Inc.