The Last Word: Kinaxis’ Megan Paterson on Why Her Canadian Company Opened an Office in Las Colinas

“Dallas is recognized as a growing, centrally located region for technical and supply chain management talent.”

Megan Paterson
Chief Operating Officer
.…on why her Ottawa-based supply chain management software company has opened an office in Las Colinas.

From its base in Ottawa, Canada, Kinaxis aims to deliver the agility needed to absorb today’s supply chain disruptions. Now the supply chain management software company—with more than 40,000 users in over 100 countries—is fulfilling part of that mission right here in North Texas, with a newly opened office in Irving’s Las Colinas.

“Establishing a permanent hub in the U.S. is a critical part of our global footprint as businesses continue to adopt Kinaxis to manage supply chains in an increasingly complex environment,” Paterson said in a statement.

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  • Kinaxis said its new North Texas office will serve as a centralized hub where employees and customers can come together to engage, collaborate, and work towards solving some of the biggest challenges facing global supply chains. The company serves more than 40,000 users in over 100 countries worldwide.

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