Kinaxis Signs Partnership with Pactera Consulting Japan

A new partnership brings together Kinaxis RapidResponse supply chain planning platform and concurrent planning technique with Pactera Consulting’s dedicated digital consulting team.

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Kinaxis Inc. the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, announced today that it has signed a partnership agreement with Pactera Consulting Japan Co., Ltd.

The partnership brings together the proven Kinaxis RapidResponse supply chain planning platform and unique concurrent planning technique with Pactera Consulting’s dedicated and knowledgeable digital consulting team. Under the terms of the agreement, Pactera Consulting will work with Kinaxis to provide a range of services including comprehensive production deployment, global deployment expansion, data management and support services to help joint customers achieve time-to-value sooner.  

“We are very pleased to have entered into a strategic partnership with Kinaxis,” said Shuhei Sugiyama, CEO of Pactera Consulting. “With Kinaxis’ leadership in supply chain planning and sales and operations planning combined with Pactera Consulting’s deep knowledge and industry expertise, we strongly believe that we can provide new business value to customers. Supply chains in Japan and throughout Japan and APAC region will benefit from enhanced visibility and faster decision-making."  

Kinaxis and Pactera Consulting both serve leading clients in a variety of industries, including automotive, high tech and electronics and industrial.  

“Supply chain disruption is not new, and companies need to build in agility and resiliency in order to adapt to every day uncertainty and respond to and identify opportunities in real-time,” said John Sicard, Kinaxis CEO. “For the many global manufacturers based in the APAC region, it is important to have end-to-end visibility and connectivity across all departments and operations involved in the planning and execution of the supply chain. We look forward to working with Pactera Consulting to enable concurrent planning for more organizations and solve their supply chain problems.”  

Pactera Consulting is a Japanese subsidiary of Pactera, a global technology company with 29,000 employees worldwide that is committed to delivering digital consulting, IT system solution implementation and operational services to customers.