Mastery By Command Alkon

For Producers, Haulers, Suppliers and Contractors in Heavy Building Materials

  • Seven Years Into the Future - What's the Forecast of the Industry Look Like?

    Seven Years Into the Future - What's the Forecast of the Industry Look Like?

    Facts on the market size, volume, and revenues has provided the ability to forecast growth through 2025.

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  • Command Alkon Addresses Credits & Re-bills Issue in Building Materials Industry with Automated Tools

    Command Alkon Addresses Credits & Re-bills Issue in Building Materials Industry with Automated Tools

    Unintended errors, such as using outdated pricing and unauthorized discounts, can lead to the business having to issue a credit, then re-bill the customer. These inefficiencies can impact cash flow.

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  • Aggregate Production Proves Prosperous in First Quarter 2018

    Aggregate Production Proves Prosperous in First Quarter 2018

    According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), an estimated 422 million metric tons of construction aggregate were produced and shipped for consumption in the US in the 1st quarter of 2018.

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  • Get on Board or Get Left Behind

    Get on Board or Get Left Behind

    Despite different technologies proving an increase in productivity on the job site, construction remains slow to adopt these solutions.

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  • Announcing Details Surrounding Much Anticipated ELEVATE 2018 Event – The Command Alkon Conference

    Announcing Details Surrounding Much Anticipated ELEVATE 2018 Event – The Command Alkon Conference

    This event will arm industry players - from concrete producers, raw material suppliers, contractors and haulers - with the ingredients needed to maximize efficiency, increase profitability, and optimi

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  • The Asphalt Industry Could Experience a Huge Increase in Construction This Year

    The Asphalt Industry Could Experience a Huge Increase in Construction This Year

    The $1.3 trillion omnibus appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2018 will boost dollars spent on the nation’s infrastructure, and hopefully portions of that will be spent building new roads.

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  • The Reimagined Brand in Austin [#ELEVATEnow Audio Stream]

    The Reimagined Brand in Austin [#ELEVATEnow Audio Stream]

    In the premiere episode of the #ELEVATEnow Audio Stream, Mary chats with Amber Vines, Brand Champion at Command Alkon, about the reimagined brand – specifically as it relates to the...

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  • #ELEVATEnow: Get to Know Your Host

    #ELEVATEnow: Get to Know Your Host

    In her role on the Marketing team, she is often the first to speak with current and prospective customers in response to website inquiries, emails, chat sessions and...

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  • Reactive v Proactive Customer Engagement

    Reactive v Proactive Customer Engagement

    Ensuring maximum value from our solutions – Leo Marthe, Director of Customer Success at Command Alkon, shares first-hand experiences with the customer – providing insight into best practices for...

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  • The Concrete Industry’s Carbon Footprint Must Be Controlled – Could Graphene Be the Answer?

    The Concrete Industry’s Carbon Footprint Must Be Controlled – Could Graphene Be the Answer?

    It’s no question that something must be done to help control the effect on the plant, and the University of Exeter in England just might have the solution.

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  • Safety-Enhancing Projects Recognized by the Portland Cement Association

    Safety-Enhancing Projects Recognized by the Portland Cement Association

    The Portland Cement Association (PCA) announced the winners of the 2018 Safety Innovation Awards at their 2018 Cement and Concrete Fly-In event.

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  • Despite Challenges, Construction Employment Has Risen in 38 States and the District of Columbia

    Despite Challenges, Construction Employment Has Risen in 38 States and the District of Columbia

    38 states and the district of Columbia added construction jobs between April 2017 and April 2018, while 29 states added construction jobs between March and April...

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  • Frequently Asked Questions Answered for the Heavy Building Materials Industry in New Web Series “BuildFAQ”

    Frequently Asked Questions Answered for the Heavy Building Materials Industry in New Web Series “BuildFAQ”

    The information is delivered in short vignettes which run less than two minutes. Each video is meant to educate viewers on functionality, updates, and special features across...

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  • TrackIt Turn-Key Service Eliminates Risk of Hardware Investment for GPS Truck Tracking and Telematics

    TrackIt Turn-Key Service Eliminates Risk of Hardware Investment for GPS Truck Tracking and Telematics

    TrackIt Turn-Key Service will replace hardware failures or repair warranty issues at no charge to the customer while also eliminating large, upfront CapEx costs.

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  • The National Defense Authorization Act Could be a Good Thing for American Mining Companies

    The National Defense Authorization Act Could be a Good Thing for American Mining Companies

    The National Mining Association issued a press release praising the U.S. House of Representatives for passing an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act.

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  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Sustainable Practices

    Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Sustainable Practices

    Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. It provides a framework to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving gree

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  • Getting with the Times: Why Digitalization??

    Getting with the Times: Why Digitalization??

    A digitized supply chain leads to greater efficiencies, increased revenues and better customer service.

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  • Government Regulations That Are Changing Things Up in the Industry

    Government Regulations That Are Changing Things Up in the Industry

    Government regulations on the federal, state and local levels are increasingly shaking things up in the construction industry. We’ve summarized some of the latest regulations.

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  • Escalation of Environmental Issues - How Can the Industry Help?

    Escalation of Environmental Issues - How Can the Industry Help?

    Every stage of construction projects – from mining for raw materials, transporting materials to a building site, through the construction process, and waste removal and disposal – all impact the envir

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  • Optimizing Operations Can Set Your Organization Up for Greatness

    Optimizing Operations Can Set Your Organization Up for Greatness

    This tool takes the human bias out of decision-making to help you make good decisions, harness excellence, and generate different results and greater revenue.

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