Mastery By Command Alkon

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

  • Call for Speakers Open for Construction’s Heavy Work Conference - ELEVATE

    Call for Speakers Open for Construction’s Heavy Work Conference - ELEVATE

    Command Alkon is preparing for ELEVATE - Construction’s Heavy Work Conference, taking place this year in Chicago. Speaker submissions are now open. The ELEVATE Conference Committee invites industry...

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  • Help Your Sales Department be the Best They Can Be

    Help Your Sales Department be the Best They Can Be

    Good sales processes are central to your success. Without them, it’s hard to streamline your business and maintain a basic workflow to support classic sales process steps...

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  • How to Improve the Safety Culture at Your Aggregate Quarry Site

    How to Improve the Safety Culture at Your Aggregate Quarry Site

    As an industry, we’re doing a better job of keeping workers safe on the job site, all of which supports better morale and our bottom line. But how can we rein in the injuries that the...

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  • The Solution to a 63-Year Productivity Problem

    The Solution to a 63-Year Productivity Problem

    New production processes can have a dramatic effect on the productivity within an industry, and most industries have realized great productivity advances. The construction industry, however, has...

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  • Build A Strong Foundation With Subcontractors

    Build A Strong Foundation With Subcontractors

    A project can’t be successful without a successful partnership between contractors and subcontractors. You depend on subcontractors to get jobs done on time, but managing them is difficult and time...

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  • Committed to Quality: A Journey With COMMANDqc

    Committed to Quality: A Journey With COMMANDqc

    The Strata Corporation is a 100-year-old company located in North Dakota and Minnesota. Its materials division provides ready mixed concrete and aggregate. Its heavy construction division provides...

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  • The Advantage of On-Demand, Pay As You Go Solutions

    The Advantage of On-Demand, Pay As You Go Solutions

    Our industry is a mobile industry, so being able to complete tasks on-the-go is becoming a major competitive advantage. Having information at your fingertips eliminates communication delays in any...

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  • How to Make Variable Costs Less…Variable

    How to Make Variable Costs Less…Variable

    How can you manage your variable costs as effectively as you do your fixed costs?  Ready mix concrete producers spend a significant amount of time evaluating their needs for fixed assets...

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  • Real-Time Location Information for Third Party Vendors

    Real-Time Location Information for Third Party Vendors

    Fleet management systems use telematics devices to track the location and status of vehicles in real time. For instance, timing is crucial when delivering concrete. Once water is added to the mix...

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  • Greater Efficiency with Less Office Time? MOBILEsales Provides Flexibility That Can Improve Productivity

    Greater Efficiency with Less Office Time? MOBILEsales Provides Flexibility That Can Improve Productivity

    Mashmeyer's sales processes had not kept pace with their business. The sales team generated quotes using Excel files that were stored on a central server. Files were not tied to specific customers...

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  • Command Alkon Receives Gold and Diamond Honors from Hyland

    Command Alkon Receives Gold and Diamond Honors from Hyland

    Command Alkon is pleased to announce that they were honored at Hyland’s 2019 Hyland Partner Executive Forum as a Gold Partner award winner and a Diamond Service Provider award winner...

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  • American Concrete Payment Association Supports Interstate System Renewal Program

    American Concrete Payment Association Supports Interstate System Renewal Program

    The US Interstate Highway System is over 50 years old and operating well beyond its design life. Many highway segments have been more heavily trafficked than anticipated and are therefore in major...

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  • As the Economy Becomes Embroiled in Uncertainty, Construction Companies Should Invest in New Tech Now

    As the Economy Becomes Embroiled in Uncertainty, Construction Companies Should Invest in New Tech Now

    Companies’ reluctance to act in the wake of an economic shock can inhibit growth as much as the original shock itself. When an economic downturn brings about several risks, companies typically tuck...

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  • Command Alkon Announces Additional Panelist, Tammy Presswood, to Participate in the “Women in the Industry” Webinar

    Command Alkon Announces Additional Panelist, Tammy Presswood, to Participate in the “Women in the Industry” Webinar

    Command Alkon is pleased to announce the addition of Tammy Presswood as a panelist in the “Women in the Industry” webinar taking place April 23 at 1 pm CST...

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  • Another Bridge Collapses on Busy US Interstate

    Another Bridge Collapses on Busy US Interstate

    A concrete bridge railing collapsed in Chattanooga, Tennessee on I-75 Southbound towards Atlanta on Monday. The bridge section fell on one car, injuring the driver. Investigators are trying to...

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  • Real-Time Control to Help You Maximize Production

    Real-Time Control to Help You Maximize Production

    Ready mix production is a complex process with many variables and moving parts in an industry that struggles to find and retain skilled workers.  Even the best and most knowledgeable members of your p

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  • In an Amazon World, It’s Essential for Your Operation to Drive an Efficient Fleet

    In an Amazon World, It’s Essential for Your Operation to Drive an Efficient Fleet

    Businesses are being tasked to provide similar experiences that consumers receive when ordering from a large e-commerce platform such as Amazon. Today’s Fleet Management solutions help businesses...

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  • Learn How You Can Balance Revenue and Expenses and Keep Your Trucks on the Road

    Learn How You Can Balance Revenue and Expenses and Keep Your Trucks on the Road

    The real value of moving away from a paper-based processes at a trucking operation may not seem worth the time, effort, and monetary return at first thought – but, moving away from paper tickets on...

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  • In a Constantly Evolving Industry, Businesses Must Reinvent the Way They Make Dispatch Decisions

    In a Constantly Evolving Industry, Businesses Must Reinvent the Way They Make Dispatch Decisions

    Consider just some of the variables that come into play to make a single dispatch decision: driver call-in requirements, plant availability and loading speeds, mix costs, customer pouring rates..

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  • Powering up Productivity by Streamlining Workflows

    Powering up Productivity by Streamlining Workflows

    A. Jansen B.V. is the holding company for six operating companies that specialize in ready mix and precast concrete, groundwork and demolition, road construction, soil remediation, recycling...

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