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 ...

Making the Most of Labor Management Software (LMS)

In the demanding world of warehousing and order fulfillment, efficiency is critical to success. And while most readily acknowledge the value of Warehouse Management Software (WMS) in directing the activity of warehouse workers, Labor Management Software (LMS)—which tracks the ...

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 ...

The Progress Group becomes Crimson & Co North America

After two years in partnership, The Progress Group is renamed Crimson & Co and continues to extend its global footprint with offices worldwide beginning May 15, 2017 Atlanta — Leading U.S. supply chain consultancy The Progress Group LLC (TPG) is becoming Crimson & Co, ...

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 ...

Crimson & Co India launch party

On Thursday 27 April on a warm evening in Mumbai, we celebrated The Progress Group India formally becoming Crimson & Co India. Our teams from Mumbai, London and Atlanta were joined by clients, suppliers, former colleagues and friends for cocktails and dinner at The Hilton, Mumbai. ...

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 ...

How to shape a company culture with S&OP

PREVIEW In a 2010 Foresight article, S&OP Editor John Mello argued that successful execution of S&OP is inevitably linked to corporate culture. A culture based on silo mentality and lack of trust not only undermines S&OP effectiveness but also reduces employee engagement ...


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