Direct Materials Management

  • New Ideas for a New Era

    New Ideas for a New Era

    Will you be onsite on World of Concrete in Las Vegas? Stop by Command Alkon's Booth N1336 to see BuildIt in action. Don't forget to vote for this state-of-the-art solution for Concrete Construction..

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  • Proactive Planning at Your Fingertips

    Proactive Planning at Your Fingertips

    The visibility into “real” raw material requirements has historically been very limited, and inefficient communication between suppliers and producers further complicates the constantly changing...

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  • How E&C Companies are Mining the Gold in Big Data

    How E&C Companies are Mining the Gold in Big Data

    The engineering and construction (E&C) industry is making huge strides in harnessing big data to improve business outcomes, gain better visibility into their operations and streamline their business p

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  • Construction Salaries Rising, but Skilled Labor Still Declining

    Construction Salaries Rising, but Skilled Labor Still Declining

    Although salaries are on the rise in Construction, the supply of unemployed, experienced workers continues to shrink. With unemployment, so low overall, Contractors are likely to have trouble...

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  • Collaboration is a Chief Component to Success

    Collaboration is a Chief Component to Success

    On a jobsite, it’s important to perform smarter, faster, and more productively. To achieve that goal, collaborative technologies must be embedded into processes to transform the way business...

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  • Command Alkon Showcases BuildIt at Kiewit South Central District Meeting and EXPO

    Command Alkon Showcases BuildIt at Kiewit South Central District Meeting and EXPO

    Last week, Kiewit hosted their South Central District Meeting & EXPO in Fort Worth, Texas. The event was the perfect environment for networking and knowledge sharing, and to discover breakthrough.

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  • No Need to Continue "Flying Blind"

    No Need to Continue "Flying Blind"

    Most of us have been through it – that uncomfortable feeling when you’re performing a task based on intuition or guesswork. You have no answers, no insights; nothing to help guide your decision...

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  • Building Innovation in to Your Business Growth Plan

    Building Innovation in to Your Business Growth Plan

    Using technology to drive innovation may be challenging for some companies. A lot of times, new technology is introduced only to improve processes, rather than for innovation purposes. The companies w

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  • Command Alkon Named Top 10 Fleet Management Solution Provider

    Command Alkon Named Top 10 Fleet Management Solution Provider

    Command Alkon has been named a Top 10 Fleet Management Solution Provider by Logistics Tech Outlook magazine. Software and technology providers were judged on their ability to provide solutions that..

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  • Is a Pretty Front-End Important?

    Is a Pretty Front-End Important?

    Some software vendors focus on delivering a friendly user interface that is an essential part of a satisfied user experience. But if the software doesn’t provide the results you need or requires...

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  • Three Ideas That Confront Existing Myths About Digital Transformation

    Three Ideas That Confront Existing Myths About Digital Transformation

    There could be a few reservations that are setting you back to jumpstart your digital transformation. If you’re able to grasp these misconceptions, you’ll be on your way to achieving optimal...

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  • The "Waiting Game" Could Be Costing You Time and Money

    The "Waiting Game" Could Be Costing You Time and Money

    How can we eliminate wasted time and dollars? Players in many other industries have benefited greatly by transitioning to a digitized platform; it is this transition that has helped improve..

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  • Know Your Flow to Simplify Supply Chain Management

    Know Your Flow to Simplify Supply Chain Management

    When it comes to balancing supply and demand, the Concrete industry has been mainly focused on the outbound aspect of the equation for many years; the same concern each day – get the materials in...

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  • The Status Quo – How Much Are We Costing Ourselves?

    The Status Quo – How Much Are We Costing Ourselves?

    Every ready-mix supplier plays the daily balancing act of supply and demand, juggling the risk of running out of material with the chaos and inefficiency of a long line of trucks lined up in the...

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  • In the Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

    In the Aftermath of Hurricane Florence

    Hurricane Florence roared in with a wrath, leaving buildings and homes destroyed  across the Carolinas, to the cost of billions. The number could grow higher as rivers continue to swell...

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  • Ultimate Bulk Material Visibility for Contractors

    Ultimate Bulk Material Visibility for Contractors

    Removal of paper to digitize and transform the HBM industry – Alex Moody, Manager of Strategic Sales for Command Alkon, focuses particularly on the contractor and how their business processes can...

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  • Find the Balance in Your Supply Chain

    Find the Balance in Your Supply Chain

    How much time and effort is put in to monitoring and managing the outbound side of an organization’s operations? Combining the systems, people, trucks and other resources invested in the outbound...

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  • Kiewit Corporation Inaugural Innovation Vendor Expo

    Kiewit Corporation Inaugural Innovation Vendor Expo

    Kiewit, one of North America’s leading construction and engineering organizations, held its very first Innovation Vendor Expo on August 27 at the Kiewit University in Omaha, Nebraska...

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  • Three Advantages of Having a Digitized Documentation System

    Three Advantages of Having a Digitized Documentation System

    Over the last few years, several industries have transitioned to digitized documentation. This transition that has helped improve communications, standardized documentation location and...

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  • Real-time Customer Quoting in a Mobile World

    Real-time Customer Quoting in a Mobile World

    More customer opportunities due to expedited processes – Michael Hellenga, Solution Analyst for MOBILEsales at Command Alkon, explains why the mobile suite of applications is really driving...

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