The key challenge with your peak season design phase is to effectively evaluate real-time: can it be implemented in the remaining timeframe? Part 3 of 4

The key challenge with your peak season design phase is to effectively evaluate real-time: can it be implemented in the remaining timeframe

So, your 2019 peak operational capabilities assessment is done. Now what? Part 2 of 4

The outcome is a list of operational,  technology, lean  or training  needs that offer improvement. The list may seem daunting, however, it becomes manageable because working together with the team prioritizes the potential initiatives, based on operational impact and ...

You just attended your internal 2019 ops planning meeting… you have your corporate marching orders for 2019 Peak Season, so what’s next? Par1 1 of 4

Operational Assessment It is mid-February and there is one thing our consultants know happens every year: companies around the world are finishing up their analysis regarding how they did during Peak Season 2018. We’re already working with eCommerce companies who started at ...

Successful Outsourcing: A sound transition plan

Over the years Crimson & Co has assisted many clients in various stages of logistics outsourcing. Recently we completed the 3PL selection and transition phases for a large-scale, multi-site eCommerce fulfillment operation. Important elements of this very successful transition were ...

Successful Outsourcing: Building the transition team

Over the years Crimson & Co has assisted many clients in various stages of logistics outsourcing. Recently we completed the 3PL selection and transition phases for a large scale, multi-site eCommerce fulfillment operation. Important elements of this very successful transition were ...

Supply Chain & Logistics Recap

So, by now you’ve heard about this news… Argon Consulting and Crimson & Co have merged to create a leading international consulting firm. Read about it here in a press release that came out last week. You’ll also note a few slight changes have been made on our ...

Crimson & Co MODEX Recap

    We are back at work after being at MODEX 2018 for several days! We met some great prospects and were able to connect with several clients. It takes a great deal of effort to prepare and attend MODEX from the companies exhibiting and the attendees and for us at Crimson ...

Nine Best Practices for Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) Implementation

It’s been more than 60 years since the first Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) began moving product through warehouses, and the technology is still going strong.  Research and Markets reports “the automated guided vehicle market is expected to reach USD 2.68 billion by 2022, growing at ...

Get Started in Lean Supply Chain Operations, Step 1 of 5

This is the beginning of our blog series on lean supply chain operations explained in five steps. In our series of understanding and implementing Lean/Six Sigma initiatives, we would like to provide a roadmap guide for execution. Crimson & Co knows how to lead companies through ...

Successful 3PL

Successful 3PL Selection: Requirements Definition, Part 1

Companies choose to outsource warehousing and transportation operations for a variety of reasons. Having a successful 3PL (third party logistic) partnership is a great technique for strengthening a company’s capabilities relatively quickly with minimal investment of capital resources. ...


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