Direct Materials Management

  • Foundational Principles for Digital Transformation: Integrate Electronically with Trading Partners

    Foundational Principles for Digital Transformation: Integrate Electronically with Trading Partners

    Connecting electronically with hundreds (or even thousands) of trading partners in a cost-effective and timely manner has historically been a challenge, which is why a lot of companies have taken an..

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  • Simplifying the Materials Receiving Process Provides Visibility to Amplify Your Operations

    Simplifying the Materials Receiving Process Provides Visibility to Amplify Your Operations

    Materials management processes need to be digitized to proactively manage project timelines and costs. By digitizing receipts, reconciling with invoices is quick, easy, and accurate. Even when...

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  • Command Alkon Introduces supplyCONNECT Replenish to Simplify Receiving of Raw Materials for Ready Mix Producers

    Command Alkon Introduces supplyCONNECT Replenish to Simplify Receiving of Raw Materials for Ready Mix Producers

    With supplyCONNECT Replenish, material receipts are electronically transmitted to the COMMANDbatch providing visibility into future deliveries of raw materials and eliminating the errors that come...

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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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  • "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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  • "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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  • 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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  • Unlock Real-Time Visibility With Suppliers To Unleash Transformative Success

    Unlock Real-Time Visibility With Suppliers To Unleash Transformative Success

    How many business transactions does your company engage in daily with your partners? Not just sales and purchase transactions, but all business transactions: negotiations, orders placed and...

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  • All Communication is Not Positive

    All Communication is Not Positive

    Point-to-point communications is an established direct connection between two nodes. The telephone is a typical point-to-point connection where one caller connects to the other caller and only the...

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  • Need A Productivity Boost? BuildIt's Online Tools Can Help Set Your Job Up for Success

    Need A Productivity Boost? BuildIt's Online Tools Can Help Set Your Job Up for Success

    One of North America’s leading construction and engineering organizations saw a need for a web-based business-to-business portal to connect the Heavy Building Materials Supply Chain and increase...

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  • Texas Is Recognized As The Most Digitized Building Materials Industry

    Texas Is Recognized As The Most Digitized Building Materials Industry

    Stockpile Reports has ranked Texas as the #1 Most Digitized Building Material Industry. Texas has always been a pioneer of the technology revolution because it houses many of the largest and more...

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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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  • 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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  • Wayne Davis supplyCONNECT Case Study

    Wayne Davis supplyCONNECT Case Study

    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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  • How Can You Save Time, Eliminate Data Log, and Reduce Costs?

    How Can You Save Time, Eliminate Data Log, and Reduce Costs?

    As a Project Engineer, your world is full of complexities. What you need in your toolbox is a solution that enables you to standardize and automate your processes and allow collaboration with...

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  • Automating Processes, Eliminating Silos, Digitally Connecting Partners

    Automating Processes, Eliminating Silos, Digitally Connecting Partners

    Technological advances are automating many functions that previously required human intervention. When mundane operations can be automated, it frees up time for employees to work on more valuable...

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  • Digitizing Construction; A New Level of Customer Experience

    Digitizing Construction; A New Level of Customer Experience

    The next wave of intelligent, innovative technologies that build onto the cloud is emerging. We're eager to help guide the players in the heavy work supply chain and lead with innovative...

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  • Cloud-Based Tech at Kiewit’s Innovation Expo

    Cloud-Based Tech at Kiewit’s Innovation Expo

    Command Alkon was pleased to participate at Kiewit’s Innovation Expo in Omaha, Nebraska yesterday. Our team focused their exhibit on BuildIt, a cloud-based environment where information that is...

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  • Infrastructure Jobs Are on the Rise; BuildIt Can Help You Build It Better

    Infrastructure Jobs Are on the Rise; BuildIt Can Help You Build It Better

    The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $1.5 billion in supplemental grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states as well as the District of Columbia. The grants are made through the Better...

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