News (2019)

“Global transformation with a hard edge: transforming a supply chain in the face of new customer strategies, price pressures, a talent gap and natural disasters!”

Crimson & Co UK held its Spring Client Alumni dinner at The Goring Hotel, London on Thursday 9th May. Our 21st dinner provided an opportunity for clients from Oil, Consumer products, Packaging, the Big pharma and wider Life Sciences, FMCG and drinks industries, to network and ...

Celerity Supply Chain Awards

Ravikant Parvataneni, CEO of Crimson & Co India, was recently part of the jury panel for the Celerity Supply Chain Awards 2019 held on the 6th August in Mumbai. The awards recognised under 40 super achievers, and under 30 superstars. Ravikant was part of the jury panel alongside ...

Forecasting with a purpose – context is crucial

In Simon’s previous article he shared some of the typical areas where forecasting opportunities can be found. Before taking a deeper dive into what these are, and what to do about them, it is important to first take a moment to reflect on the purpose of a forecast. A forecast ...

Automation hybrid solutions- delivering real efficiency, fast.

DC Automation is an important consideration for large consumer goods companies and retailers in Australia, following heavy investment in highly automated distribution centres.  Recently, Woolworths has invested over $400 million on its new Dandenong DC and Coles will invest a total of ...

Future imperfect: why forecasting still matters and what we can do to improve

For several decades’ companies have attempted to optimize procurement, manufacturing, inventory and distribution decisions using forecasts. Despite significant investments in the development of people and technology capability, results have been disappointing. In one of the few ...


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