Mastery By Command Alkon

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

  • Four Performance Areas to Improve to Survive the Next Economic Downturn

    Four Performance Areas to Improve to Survive the Next Economic Downturn

    During this time of strong economic growth, companies in the Engineering and Construction industry are hiring, getting bigger jobs, growing revenues, and gaining greater profits. Things look really...

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  • Construction Executive Magazine Names Command Alkon Top 25 Company Making Construction More Productive and Profitable

    Construction Executive Magazine Names Command Alkon Top 25 Company Making Construction More Productive and Profitable

    Command Alkon is honored to be recognized as one of the Top 25 Companies Making Construction More Productive and Profitable by Construction Executive Magazine...

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  • Foundational Principles for Digital Transformation: Treat Data as An Asset

    Foundational Principles for Digital Transformation: Treat Data as An Asset

    Poor data quality results in poor supply chain visibility, which in turn results in lost sales (out-of stocks), higher transportation costs (expedited shipments), excess inventory, and reduced..

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  • When You’re on A Jobsite and the Thunder Roars, Grab Your Thunder Buddy and Head Indoors!

    When You’re on A Jobsite and the Thunder Roars, Grab Your Thunder Buddy and Head Indoors!

    Much of the construction season takes place during the summer when lightning and storms are a common occurrence, and the importance of completing a job on time can sometimes trump safety concerns...

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  • NEBCO Combats Their Moisture Problems With Command Alkon's Precision Water System

    NEBCO Combats Their Moisture Problems With Command Alkon's Precision Water System

    NEBCO provides various concrete and construction-related products and services throughout Nebraska and surrounding states through its various companies, including...

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  • "Digitally Re-Inventing the Supply Chain," Featured in Construction in Focus Magazine

    "Digitally Re-Inventing the Supply Chain," Featured in Construction in Focus Magazine

    Command Alkon is regarded for its ability to simplify dispatch, logistics, and business systems through automation. This has brought real-time visibility and accountability to the management of...

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  • "Transportation Management Systems Drive Productivity in Short-Haul Markets" Featured in Asphalt Contractor

    "Transportation Management Systems Drive Productivity in Short-Haul Markets" Featured in Asphalt Contractor

    To keep up with the ever-changing business environment, a TMS technology is a necessity to improve business practices and deliver promises made to customers. The demand for real-time supply chain...

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  • Prepare For Natural Disasters Before They Become A Threat

    Prepare For Natural Disasters Before They Become A Threat

    The month of June marks the beginning of hurricane season, and if contractors haven’t already begun planning for disaster, the time is now. Take action before a disaster makes you take action...

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  • Will Calls Are Highly Effective at the Theater; Not So Much in Dispatch

    Will Calls Are Highly Effective at the Theater; Not So Much in Dispatch

    Last century, after starting two world wars, countless local wars and much discord, the devil wanted to do one last dastardly thing before returning to hell. He decided to introduce the Will Call...

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  • People in Command: Taylor Northern

    People in Command: Taylor Northern

    If you’re a Command Alkoner who works at our headquarters in Birmingham, AL, you’ve probably already had the chance to meet Taylor Northern. He’s always making his rounds in the office, providing a...

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  • Arizona Metro Mix Eliminates Rejected Loads with Precision Water System

    Arizona Metro Mix Eliminates Rejected Loads with Precision Water System

    Arizona Metro Mix was awarded a job where the concrete, with tight requirements for air content, was required to be delivered up the side of a mountain. Historically, the company had struggled to...

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  • Command Alkon Addresses Pipeline/Forecast Issue in Building Materials Industry with State-of-the-Art Digital Solutions

    Command Alkon Addresses Pipeline/Forecast Issue in Building Materials Industry with State-of-the-Art Digital Solutions

    Issues that companies face with generating timely and accurate quotes, maintaining realistic pipeline estimates and forecasts, and missing opportunities due to lack of sales visibility in the field.

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  • An Offer Unlike Any Other; Take Advantage of the Super Saver Rate for ELEVATE – Construction’s Heavy Work Conference & Expo

    An Offer Unlike Any Other; Take Advantage of the Super Saver Rate for ELEVATE – Construction’s Heavy Work Conference & Expo

    Command Alkon is gearing up for ELEVATE – Construction’s Heavy Work Conference & Expo, taking place in Chicago, Illinois on November 5-6. For a limited time, attendees can register to access this...

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  • Hahn Ready Mix Enhances Dispatch Decision Making With Optimization

    Hahn Ready Mix Enhances Dispatch Decision Making With Optimization

    Hahn Ready Mix, headquartered in Davenport, Iowa, is a 6th generation family-owned operation running 16 ready mixed concrete locations with a fleet of 100+ mixer trucks. The company leverages its...

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  • Profitability Requires Individual Responsibility and Accountability

    Profitability Requires Individual Responsibility and Accountability

    Increasing profitability often comes down to fostering an environment of greater employee accountability. For fleet managers, this can only be accomplished through real-time GPS tracking devices on...

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  • Ticketing Proof Holds Substantial Weight

    Ticketing Proof Holds Substantial Weight

    Apex technology is specific to the needs of bulk materials suppliers. The dispatch software helps to meet the rising demands of the modern customer and powerful insights link trading partners...

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  • Delmon Readymix Improves Plant Operations with Precision Water System

    Delmon Readymix Improves Plant Operations with Precision Water System

    Delmon Readymix, established in 1973, is Bahrain’s leading ready mix concrete company; having an excellent reputation in the market built upon product quality with friendly, efficient service...

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  • There’s Focus Placed on Material Costs, But What About the Cost of Trucking Inefficiencies?

    There’s Focus Placed on Material Costs, But What About the Cost of Trucking Inefficiencies?

    In the construction industry, construction project costs are subject to many things; including: weather, worker injury, material costs, labor issues, and delays. Keeping costs contained and as low...

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  • Four Core Functions of a Platform

    Four Core Functions of a Platform

    Platforms turn connections into transactions, making sure that the transaction is in the proper messaging format and connects correctly. There are 4 core functions of a platform...

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  • Why Platforms Scale Better Than Linear Businesses

    Why Platforms Scale Better Than Linear Businesses

    Ready or not, the death of the linear supply chain is upon us; platform businesses models are taking over. What exactly is the difference in a linear business and a platform business? Let's break it d

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