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Kinaxis and CUBE SYSTEM INC. Partner to Drive Asia Pacific Supply Chain Transformation

November 17, 2020

Expanding the Kinaxis services ecosystem in the APAC region

OTTAWA, ON, Nov. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX: KXS), the authority in driving agility for fast, confident decision-making in an unpredictable world, announced today it has formed a partnership with CUBE SYSTEM INC. to add to the growing partner ecosystem in Asia Pacific.

As an independent system integrator, CUBE SYSTEM provides a variety of services including system design, maintenance and operation services and business process improvement. Founded nearly 50 years ago, CUBE SYSTEM helps clients to accelerate their digital transformation by developing services that leverage advanced technologies like AI and blockchain, as well as by focusing on their own digital transformation training program. Kinaxis and CUBE SYSTEM serve and support clients in industries such as automotive, consumer products, high tech and electronics, industrial and life sciences.

Under this partnership, the CUBE SYSTEM team will use its deep expertise in production deployment, support services and data management to help joint customers solve business problems and achieve value sooner by leveraging the power of the Kinaxis RapidResponse® platform and unique concurrent planning technique.

"We are very pleased to partner with Kinaxis, a leader in integrated business planning and the digital supply chain," said Masahiro Nakanishi, Representative Director and President Chief Digital Officer of CUBE SYSTEM. "As many companies face sudden and rapid change, they are reconsidering their supply chain processes and technology. We are confident that the RapidResponse platform combined with our advanced software integration capabilities will help these manufacturers build a resilient digital supply chain."

"Global manufacturers are facing unprecedented levels of volatility and uncertainty, and are looking to build an agile and resilient supply chain to better plan for various scenarios and pivot business operations if required," said John Sicard, Kinaxis CEO. "We look forward to working with CUBE SYSTEM to help our joint customers start realizing the value of RapidResponse, gaining critical flexibility and visibility across their global supply chains."

About Kinaxis Inc.

Everyday volatility and uncertainty demand quick action. Kinaxis® delivers the agility to make fast, confident decisions across integrated business planning and the digital supply chain. People can plan better, live better and change the world. Trusted by innovative brands, we combine human intelligence with AI and concurrent planning to help companies plan for any future, monitor risks and opportunities and respond at the pace of change. Powered by an extensible, cloud-based platform, Kinaxis delivers industry-proven applications so everyone can know sooner, act faster and remove waste. For more Kinaxis news, visit Kinaxis.com or follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements include statements as to Kinaxis' growth opportunities and the potential benefits of, and demand for, Kinaxis' products and services. These statements are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including our view of the relative position of Kinaxis' products and services compared to competitive offerings in the industry. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. Kinaxis' actual results, performance, achievements and developments may differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements. Risk factors that may cause the actual results, performance, achievements or developments of Kinaxis to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements can be found in the public documents filed by Kinaxis with Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Kinaxis assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by law.

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