Kinaxis Transforming Viant’s Supply Chain for Growth Initiatives


Kinaxis® Inc. (TSX: KXS), a leader in supply chain management software, has been selected by Viant to transform its supply chain to support growth and drive efficiencies in its business. Based in Foxborough, Mass., Viant is a global medical device design and manufacturing services provider with nearly 6,000 employees across 24 facilities worldwide.

Viant selected Kinaxis, in partnership with Genpact, a global professional services firm with deep expertise in digital transformation in such areas as supply chain, to transform its supply chain capability, driving improved delivery and customer responsiveness. The Kinaxis RapidResponse® platform offers an end-to-end view of the supply chain and advanced scenario modelling capability. These features will enable Viant to respond faster to and partner more closely with customers in the pursuit of patient safety, product quality and mutual success.

“To support our mission of partnering and innovating with our customers to provide the highest quality, life enhancing medical devices in the world, we knew we needed to invest in best-in-class supply chain planning software to drive world-class performance,” said Mark Walker, Vice President Supply Chain, Viant. “Kinaxis is the right choice for Viant as it enables us to link our multiple sites and transactional systems to one best-in-class system and process. This increased visibility and capability supports our vision to be the medical device industry’s most trusted design and manufacturing services partner.”

“Now, perhaps more than ever, supply chains have the opportunity to positively influence the health and well-being of the global population. To act on that responsibility in the face of ever-changing disruption and uncertainty, those within the supply chain must be able to collaborate and respond to various risks and opportunities in real-time,” said John Sicard, CEO, Kinaxis. “We are thrilled to have been selected by Viant to provide a connected and agile supply chain. By enabling transparency across its global supply chain, Viant will be able to react quickly to demand and market shifts ensuring its customers’ efficient delivery of important medical devices that make a positive difference in patients’ lives.”