Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Announcement: Australia based Supply Chain Cover becomes Crimson & Co

Supply chain consultancy celebrates 16 month relationship by integrating with Crimson & Co’s global business

February 23, 2016, London - Crimson & Co, the global supply chain consultancy, has announced that Australian supply chain company Supply Chain Cover is now fully integrated into its business. This is the culmination of an exceptionally strong working relationship, which will allow the global business to build on its offering of best-in-class supply chain consultancy for global, UK and Australasian businesses.

In 2014 Crimson & Co embarked on a global expansion strategy. This included opening a new office in Singapore and being joined in North America and India by The Progress Group and in Australia and New Zealand by Supply Chain Cover. In 2015 they expanded into Latin America with the opening of an office in Brazil. Following 16 months together, Supply Chain Cover is now taking the next step and becoming fully part of the Crimson & Co global business.

As of 25th February 2016, Supply Chain Cover will officially become part of the Crimson & Co business for Australia and New Zealand. Located in Melbourne and Sydney, Crimson & Co’s Australasian operation will advise clients across Australia and New Zealand on procurement, planning, manufacturing, logistics, supply chain systems and supply chain strategy.

In Australia and New Zealand, Crimson & Co will be led by Frans Verheij and Peter Quine. Both directors have extensive experience in worldwide supply chain development and consultancy and head up a team with over 200 years’ supply chain experience across Australia and New Zealand.

Richard Powell, Global CEO of Crimson & Co commented: “Today’s announcement celebrates the success of the particularly close relationship between Supply Chain Cover and Crimson & Co over the past year. We share a common approach to consulting and a single belief that the only thing that matters is making a real difference for our clients. We are thrilled that Supply Chain Cover has integrated into our global business.”

Frans Verheij, founder of Supply Chain Cover commented in a press release:  “We are building on the strong foundation and exceptional team we have developed over the past eight years as Supply Chain Cover. We are now taking the next step in our development by joining Crimson & Co. The decision to become a Crimson & Co business was simple and logical and we are excited about the long-term prospects for our local and global clients and our people.”

About Crimson & Co:
Crimson & Co is a global supply chain consultancy that thinks differently. It stands shoulder to shoulder with clients as it develops outstanding supply chains, using deep operational experience and broad-based business skills to challenge, guide and implement. Its strength is its consulting team, which it nurtures with care, and it has an approach and culture that its clients believe is unique.
The company was founded in 2003 as a breakaway from one of the major consultancies and its scope spans supply chain strategy, planning, procurement, manufacturing, logistics and customer channels. It operates on all continents, with offices in London, Atlanta, Mumbai, Melbourne, São Paulo and Singapore, and typical clients are blue-chip organisations such as Sony, Diageo, Carlsberg, BAT, GSK, Tesco and Merck. For more information, please see: www.crimsonandco.com