• Need to learn LEAN? Yoel Yohan of Crimson, along with Peter J. Sherman with Riverwood Associates, have planned another LEAN Boot Camp. The one-day, hands-on workshop has been received extremely well by its attendees so take your first step in your LEAN journey and learn how you can apply proven LEAN principles and techniques to your career. The next one is Friday, September 14 at UPS headquarters here in Atlanta. You can register here for the event.
  • Revenue boost. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is prepared to make a large contribution to the global economy by 2023. We know that automation and efficiency through technology is on the minds of senior personnel in nearly every large organization. Supply Chain Digital reported on technology access, “…reliable and resilient connectivity, particularly in remote regions or at sea, where terrestrial networks are not available but satellite communications are available, will be essential to the success of many IIoT deployments, it added.”
  • Manufacturers and Distributors SurveyBob Trebilcock of Modern Materials Handling has a short piece with highlights to a survey (and a link to the survey for download) on current challenges for manufacturers and distributors. They cover issues surrounding robotics, staffing and technology. Here’s a short infographic on staffing.


As of September 8, 2020, Crimson & Co (formerly The Progress Group/TPG) has rebranded as Argon & Co following the successful merger with Argon Consulting in April 2018. 

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