Why Kinaxis’ MPO acquisition matters

September 7, 2022 - Research W145

In Q2 of 2022, the supply chain planning expert Kinaxis acquired transportation and order management technology vendor MPO for $45 million. Nucleus believes the acquisition supplements Kinaxis’ demand, supply, and financial planning solutions by introducing MPO’s transportation and order management capabilities. The investment is a step towards a unified supply chain management platform that can support end-to-end processes, ensuring long-view planning activities are aligned with and adequately factor in logistics requirements.