Kinaxis Inc. and Spinnaker are partnering to bring integrated business planning and the digital supply chain to joint customers. The partnership leverages the Kinaxis RapidResponse platform and unique concurrent planning technique with Spinnaker’s supply chain knowledge, industry expertise, strong methodologies and experienced consultants to bring enhanced value to customers’ business initiatives.
Spinnaker has nearly 20 years of supply chain services experience with over 250 employees across several locations in the U.S. Working with a client base ranging from mid-size to large global organizations, Spinnaker operates within many of the same verticals as Kinaxis including consumer products, high-tech and electronics, industrial, life sciences and retail. The Spinnaker team has expertise in strategic consulting, business process reengineering, data governance and change management and includes certified RapidResponse systems implementation consultants with more than 10 years of experience.
“Spinnaker provides a full range of supply chain knowledge to make each customer’s experience with RapidResponse a success from start to finish,” said Stefan Achilles, Vice President at Spinnaker. “Our continued success as a supply chain-focused boutique consulting firm is based on our ability to achieve results. Kinaxis is a leader in supply chain planning and we are excited to partner to help clients find the real issues, solve the tough problems and deliver supply chain excellence.”
“Spinnaker’s customer-centric approach that delivers solutions tailored to business need fits in perfectly with our focus on helping organizations gain supply chain agility and resiliency,” said John Sicard, CEO of Kinaxis. “This partnership further provides our customers with the expert knowledge and proven technology needed to better manage their integrated business and supply chain planning, enable confident decision-making and be equipped to respond to change faster.”