Peak Season

Done With the Holidays? Think again. Think Peak Season.

It’s after the New Year, and the unrelenting challenges of 2016’s peak eCommerce season seem behind us. Or, are they? It could be a costly mistake if you misjudge the full cycle of peak season. This is not the time to prop your feet up and hit the snooze button for a few months, my […

Supply Chain & Logistics Recap

Did you shop Amazon’s Prime Day and add to the stories that broke on Monday? I did. Luckily, the system was a little slow for me and I didn’t shop as much as I probably would have, had the system been full steam. It’s almost the end of July and here in the South we […

Supply Chain & Logistics Recap

Real estate shortage? Last week we reported there was a bump upwards in companies leasing warehouses. This week another report, in WSJ, is backing up what we shared. Senior managing economist for CBRE, Tim Savage, says the market is balanced and that industrial developers are able to respond quickly to the demand in ...

Supply Chain & Logistics Recap

We hope you had a safe and happy 4th of July this week! It can be challenging working on a Thursday and Friday after an official Holiday because it feels like the weekend. Do you still have some free time this summer and looking for things to do? Here’s a bucket list for you in […

Happy Independence Day

To our friends in the United States, we hope you have a happy and safe 4th of July

Supply Chain & Logistics Recap

Warehousing, Blockchain and automation are the topics for this week’s Supply Chain & Logistics Recap. We hope you are enjoying your Summer, and for some of you, getting ready for some time off for July 4 holiday next week. Latin America for warehousing? Supply Chain Drive reports, “A booming e-commerce ...

Supply Chain & Logistics Recap

Today, Yoel Yohan from Crimson & Co North America and Peter J. Sherman with Riverwood Associates are teaching a hands-on workshop called Lean Boot Camp. We’re looking forward to an update and pictures of the couple of dozen attendees who wanted to learn and successfully apply LEAN principles to their work. ...

Supply Chain & Logistics Recap

Friday is here. It was a beautiful day here in Atlanta. Some of us are busy with work and others are prepped and ready for vacation. Whatever your plans are, we hope you have a good weekend. Walmart University? Not exactly, but Walmart has made plans to educate their part-time and full-time employees in Supply […

Supply Chain & Logistics Recap

While it’s a busy time for Atlanta because it’s graduation season (our school year in Georgia and the south typically ends in May) we are busy following up on our spring leads from Ops Summit and MODEX. We’re collaborating with clients and other Crimson & Co offices to help clients in many areas ...

How smart is your robot?

I recently had a chance to spend two days “playing with the robots” at one of our client’s warehouses. It was fascinating. Outwardly, I wanted to better understand what all the noise was about. Do they really work in a distribution setting? The jury is still out, but I am optimistic this is not another massively […

Supply Chain & Logistics Recap

  We’re working on a few things… presentations, papers, and blog posts. Many of us are traveling for business and a few trips are even for pleasure this summer. We hope you are making plans to relax, have fun and spend time with friends and family, too. Safety Awareness! Occasionally, we check out the ...


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