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

  • Command Alkon’s CONNEX Platform Has Been Added to TDOT’s Approved Vendor List

    Command Alkon’s CONNEX Platform Has Been Added to TDOT’s Approved Vendor List

    We are pleased to announce that our CONNEX Platform has been named one of Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Qualified E-Ticketing Software Products by the TDOT E-Ticketing Committee..

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  • Supply Chain Delays Negatively Impact Civil Contractors in Q1

    Supply Chain Delays Negatively Impact Civil Contractors in Q1

    In Q4 2020, Dodge Data & Analytics’ The Civil Quarterly (TCQ) reported that fewer than half (43%) of civil contractors believed fluctuations in the cost of construction materials had impacted their..

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  • COMMANDbatch Around the World: UAE

    COMMANDbatch Around the World: UAE

    Al Naboodah Construction Group (ANCG), the construction business of Al Naboodah Group Enterprises, one of the UAE’s oldest and most respected family conglomerates with a diverse portfolio...

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  • Case Study: Bringing Real-Time Analytics to Construction Logistics at Command Alkon

    Case Study: Bringing Real-Time Analytics to Construction Logistics at Command Alkon

    Check out this case study from Rockset, Inc., highlighting Command Alkon's use of their real-time indexing database to meet the demands of our largest customers and scale CONNEX usage.

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  • 37 Trucking – Minimizing Equipment Failures Through Connectivity Tools

    37 Trucking – Minimizing Equipment Failures Through Connectivity Tools

    Weatherford, Texas has been the home of 37 Trucking (37 Building Materials) since 2014. They have three divisions within their trucking services: Pneumatic, Aggregate, and Heavy Haul...

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  • "Getting Real-time W/C Ratio Data at the Mixer," Featured on For Construction Pros

    "Getting Real-time W/C Ratio Data at the Mixer," Featured on For Construction Pros

    Ryan Winter, Global Technical Sales Manager for TrackIt, discusses the Water Add Meter from Command Alkon and the importance of accuracy in the water to cement ratio.

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  • "Minimizing Environmental Impact While Maximizing Productivity," Featured in Civil + Structural Engineer

    "Minimizing Environmental Impact While Maximizing Productivity," Featured in Civil + Structural Engineer

    Not only is locating and retrieving all that paper slowing you down, the cost of things like storage space, paper supplies, and printing can add up fast. Not to mention the impact that all of that...

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  • Why Track It with TrackIt? The Value of Auto Statusing

    Why Track It with TrackIt? The Value of Auto Statusing

    With TrackIt’s Delivery Cycle Monitoring add on, accurate statuses are fed back to the producer in real time. Now, they can understand where each of their drivers are and in which stage of the..

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  • COMMANDbatch Around the World: Curitiba, Brazil

    COMMANDbatch Around the World: Curitiba, Brazil

    Founded in 2009, Curitiba-based Novamix Mortar and Concrete is a member of the AVP Mining and Trading Group, which has been operating for more than 50 years as a provider of sand and gravel...

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  • "That's the Ticket!" Featured in World Cement Magazine

    "That's the Ticket!" Featured in World Cement Magazine

    Scott Dugan, Command Alkon, explains how companies can streamline business processes and operational tasks necessary to ticket and scale cement, enabling drivers to check-in, load, and ticket...

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  • Command Alkon’s John Boatman and Ryan Winter Awarded 2021 “Pros to Know” Designation by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine

    Command Alkon’s John Boatman and Ryan Winter Awarded 2021 “Pros to Know” Designation by Supply & Demand Chain Executive Magazine

    Command Alkon announces that Ryan Winter, Global Technical Sales Manager, and John Boatman, Operations Manager, TrackIt, have been named Pros to Know for 2021 by Supply & Demand Chain Executive...

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  • "Command Alkon Programs Water Add Meter, Engine Data Tracker," Featured in Concrete Products

    "Command Alkon Programs Water Add Meter, Engine Data Tracker," Featured in Concrete Products

    Concrete Product's March issue featured Command Alkon's Water Add Meter (WAM) sensor! The Water Add Meter captures water being added to the concrete after leaving the plant and displays how much...

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  • Streamline Labor-Intensive Tasks to Help Manage Costs

    Streamline Labor-Intensive Tasks to Help Manage Costs

    Mobile communication technologies are pervading further and further into our lives and in our workplaces. Other industries have been taking advantage of solutions like these for over a..

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  • Command Alkon Acquires Ruckit, Inc. Portfolio of Trucking Management Software

    Command Alkon Acquires Ruckit, Inc. Portfolio of Trucking Management Software

    Command Alkon is pleased to announce their acquisition of Ruckit, Inc, a collaborative transportation management software provider for the heavy materials and construction industries.

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  • Command Alkon and Ruckit Deliver Immediate Time to Value By Digitizing Inbound Material Workflows for Ready Mix & Asphalt Operations

    Command Alkon and Ruckit Deliver Immediate Time to Value By Digitizing Inbound Material Workflows for Ready Mix & Asphalt Operations

    Command Alkon and Ruckit are addressing the need to digitize processes for inbound raw materials and hauling for producers of ready mix concrete and asphalt. The solution stack addresses issues...

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  • "Lead Through Turbulent Times," Featured in AsphaltPro Magazine

    "Lead Through Turbulent Times," Featured in AsphaltPro Magazine

    Rick Singh, Business Consultant at Command Alkon, discusses effective leadership during times of instability in this article, featured in AsphaltPro magazine.

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  • National Ready Mix Set for Success with Telematics Tailored to Their Needs

    National Ready Mix Set for Success with Telematics Tailored to Their Needs

    National Ready Mixed Concrete Co. (National Ready Mix) is a subsidiary of National Cement and is one of the largest ready mix concrete suppliers serving the Southern California market since 1946...

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  • Upcoming Webinar Highlights Advantages That Municipalities Are Realizing by Adopting Digital Technologies to Carry Out Site Inspections

    Upcoming Webinar Highlights Advantages That Municipalities Are Realizing by Adopting Digital Technologies to Carry Out Site Inspections

    Command Alkon, Dodge Data & Analytics, Infotech, and Atollogy are proud to co-host a webinar spotlighting “The Emerging Value of Remote/Virtual Inspections for Civil Construction.”

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  • COMMANDbatch Around the World: Chaney Enterprises, USA

    COMMANDbatch Around the World: Chaney Enterprises, USA

    In 1998 they were running Eagle Batch Systems at nearly every location. In 2012, they started to upgrade to COMMANDbatch at all of their locations.

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  • Command Alkon and Ruckit Deliver Immediate Time to Value for Daily Management of Hauling and Materials Costs on the Jobsite

    Command Alkon and Ruckit Deliver Immediate Time to Value for Daily Management of Hauling and Materials Costs on the Jobsite

    Command Alkon and Ruckit are addressing the lack of visibility into materials and transportation costs with technologies for immediate adoption. The solution stack addresses issues related to...

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