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contract management benchmark optimizing supplier relationships white paper  for brand owners and contract manufacturers. RapidResponse extends beyond supply chain planning systems to enable global leaders such as Casio, Coty, Honeywell, Jabil Circuit, Raytheon and Benchmark to access real-time information; quickly collaborate to reach optimal decisions that align with corporate objectives; and rapidly drive effective action when faced with constant changes. For more information, visit the Kinaxis web site at http://www.kinaxis.com or the company''s blog at http://blog.kinaxis.com. Read More

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