Emerging trends in supply chain

Crimson & Co Mumbai recently hosted an event on ‘Emerging trends in supply chain’. Consultants from our US, UK, France, India, Singapore and Australia offices were all in attendance with a range of topics shared over the event. Jon Gibson, Associate Director, Crimson & Co UK ...

Crimson & Co and Argon Consulting are merging to create a leading international consulting firm that specialises in operations transformation

Crimson & Co and Argon Consulting are merging to create..

The omni-channel journey

What should businesses focus on in their online evolution?   The retail landscape in Australia is changing, and many companies are struggling with poorly performing supply chains as the need to provide an omni-channel service via online, click and collect and retail stretches ...

Crimson & Co strengthens its presence in Asia with the appointment of a regional specialist

Crimson & Co is delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Cave Jones as Director, Asia. He joins the Singapore office to address increased demand for supply chain consultancy in the region. Chris has over twenty years’ experience in Southeast Asia helping companies address ...

Major retail investment in Brazil is enhancing supply chain optimisation

Supply chain operations in Brazil, which have felt the impact of the major political and economic turmoil in the country, could start to see significant improvements over the next few years, largely due to the relatively recent arrivals of major retailers, such as Amazon. This is ...

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 ...

The Progress Group (TPG) India becomes Crimson & Co India

We are delighted to announce that our partner, TPG India, is now fully integrated into the business. This allows Crimson & Co to provide comprehensive supply chain consultancy in the region with the right skills and cultural fit. In 2014 Crimson & Co started its global ...

Drax enlists the support of Crimson & Co to help revolutionise its planning processes

Drax enlists the support of Crimson & Co to help revolutionise its planning processes..

The business benefits of APS systems – as clear as ABC

Businesses are tying up working capital and limiting improvements to service levels by relying on dated planning tools which simply can’t account for the complex decisions and trade-offs in today’s supply chains, according to research carried out by global supply chain consultancy ...

Rio Olympics focus on global supply chain sustainability

The Rio Olympics’ commitment to supply chain sustainability (with 100 per cent recovery, disposal and use of goods and waste) has the capacity to revolutionise supply chain sustainability worldwide as well as creating a legacy for positive change in the region, says supply chain ...

Australia based Supply Chain Cover becomes Crimson & Co

We are delighted to announce that Supply Chain Cover is now fully integrated into Crimson & Co. This is the culmination of an exceptionally strong working relationship over the past year and a half.

Nearly a third of all supply chain processes are inadequate

Poor processes are arguably the biggest issue preventing supply chain executives from transforming performance. This is according to research from global supply chain consultancy Crimson & Co. The most striking discovery is that 29% of supply chain processes are deficient. This ...

10 of the best summer perks – Workplace Focus

It’s summer, which means it’s time to give your employee incentives a bit of a seasonal spruce-up. Here are ten of the best benefits to keep your employees happy as the heat rises… 1. Summer hours As soon as the clocks go forward, drinks giant PepsiCo switches to ‘summer hours’ mode – ...

Crimson & Co continues global expansion with move into Latin America

Crimson & Co has today announced its expansion into Latin America, with the opening of a new office in São Paulo, Brazil. The move further demonstrates Crimson & Co’s commitment to providing its clients with the same quality of best-in-class supply chain consultancy wherever ...

Keeping Britain at the heart of global manufacturing

Though full of potential, supply chains are too often misunderstood, much to the detriment of the UK’s industrial base, stated Jan Godsell, Professor of Operations and Supply Chain, WMG at University of Warwick at Crimson & Co’s annual supply chain Academy on April 27th. Big ...

Crimson & Co Academy

Crimson & Co recently held its annual supply chain academy, dedicated to sharing worldwide best practice across the end to end supply chain. The Academy brought together consultants from Crimson & Co’s offices in London, Atlanta, Melbourne, Mumbai and Singapore with a focus on ...

New Strategic Partnership Delivers Complete SAP Supply Chain Support – Logistics Business

Crimson & Co is pleased to announce that it has formed a strategic partnership with Olivehorse to enhance its SAP supply chain delivery capabilities. Crimson & Co works closely with its clients, using deep operational experience and broad-based business skills to challenge, ...

Pharmaceutical supply chains must be brutal and go back to core principles, says Crimson & Co

The customer-producer relationship within the pharmaceutical supply chain is becoming so abstract that the producer is losing sight of the simple realities that underpin the business model, according to a new industry report from global supply chain consultancy Crimson & Co. The ...

Three considerations to make before switching categories – Supply Management Online

Crimson & Co are pleased to announce Senior Consultant, Laura Magee’s comments on rotating buyers in Supply Management online. Rotating buyers and exposing them to different categories can help to build capability in the team and reduce the risk of complacency and fraudulent ...

‘The Entrepreneur’ – Growing Business Magazine

Crimson & Co is proud to announce Director Richard Powell’s interview in ‘The Entrepreneur’ section of Growing Business Magazine. With £10m company turnover, consultancy expert Richard explains that being a successful entrepreneur isn’t all about having great ideas… ...

Official launch of the Singapore Office

A huge thank you to all of our guests who attended the launch of our office in Singapore and made it such a success! The Crimson & Co team from London, Mumbai, Melbourne and Singapore were joined by partners, friends, suppliers and clients for a drinks reception at the LeVel33 bar ...

Crimson & Co drives global expansion of its supply chain consulting expertise

Two successful consultancies join Crimson & Co and a new office is opened in Asia, doubling the existing global footprint. Global supply chain consultancy Crimson & Co has extended its footprint in North America, Australia and Asia so that it can guarantee its clients the same ...

Talk to the hand… Why does Retail persist on blanking the benefits of S&OP? – Bdaily

Crimson and Co are pleased to announce Director Dave Albert’s comments on the retail industry ignoring the benefits of S&OP. The global retail sector presents the perfect business conundrum for sales & operational planning (S&OP): a delicate tightrope of supply and ...

Software solutions don’t guarantee effective forecasting

Crimson and Co are pleased to announce Director, Crispin Mair’s comments on forecasting in Logistics Business IT and Bdaily. Effective forecasting is essential for organisations trying to reconcile excellent customer service with high supply chain efficiency and provide a solid ...

World Cup suppliers must learn from mistakes, says Crimson & Co

Overseas suppliers providing services such as food, beverage and merchandise to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil must ensure they carry out comprehensive root-to-branch reviews across their entire supply chain, with effective tried-and-tested contingency plans in place that will ...

You’ve made the product, now get it to the customers – The Register

Crimson and Co are pleased to announce Director Richard Powell’s comments in an article on Logistics strategy in The Register. Logistics may not seem as sexy as, say, R&D or social-media marketing – but messing it up could easily ruin your business. Richard says there are ...

Crimson & Co launches updated supply chain excellence book

Crimson & Co has launched a substantially updated version of its successful scprime® book, covering the journey to supply chain excellence. It provides practical guidance and insight when developing supply chain processes or identifying and improving people capabilities. The ...

3D Printing Has Hit Its ‘Hype Curve’ Peak, But What’s Next?

Additive manufacturing, otherwise known as 3D printing, is a buzz topic that many business leaders have been unable to escape over the past 12 months, but one which will have little impact in the immediate future but potentially cause chaos in the not so distant future, says John ...