As Brexit begins to bite with lost profit at Premier Foods, organisations should take action in their supply chain to mitigate damage

Premier Foods, the owner of several of the nation’s beloved food brands including Mr Kipling, Batchelor’s, and Oxo, announced this week that its full-year trading profit dropped 9.3 per cent, from £129.1 million the year before to £117 million, whilst sales fell 1.4 per cent  to ...

Is supply chain management important for the retail sector?

In retail, supply chain management (SCM), is the management of the flow of goods and services. It involves the movement and storage of raw materials, of work-in-process inventory, and of finished goods from point of origin to point of consumption. SCM involves optimizing your ...

The Progress Group becomes Crimson & Co North America

Crimson & Co, the global management consultancy, is delighted to announce that its partner in the US, The Progress Group (TPG), has today become Crimson & Co North America. This allows the company to extend its services to its US-based clients, working with them to transform ...

United Airlines failure was not a technical issue, it was the prioritising of policy over values

The CEO of United Airlines admittance that the removal of a passenger was a ‘mistake of epic proportions’ should act as the catalyst for a major business transformation exercise across the brand. Doing so would help address deep-rooted issues, which clearly prioritise ...

Big data, a big decision

Niels Van Hove, Principal Consultant at Crimson & Co ANZ, discusses Big data in Foresight Magazine. Every so many years, a new supply chain terminology takes the front page and dominates the conversation in magazines and conferences. In the last decade or two we’ve seen JIT (Just ...






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