Direct Materials Management

  • 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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  • Keep Calm and Call the Supply Chain Guys

    Keep Calm and Call the Supply Chain Guys

    To reduce the costs, risks, and waste that result from out-of-stock and over-stock situations, inefficient hauling practices, and lack of transparency, you need a little magic up your sleeve to...

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  • Three Reasons Automation is En Vogue

    Three Reasons Automation is En Vogue

    Remember a time before the iPhone created the “app economy?” Remember when you used to have to leave your cozy home on a Friday night and drive 3 miles to the nearest Block Buster to rent the latest c

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  • Push to Pursue Paperless Processes

    Push to Pursue Paperless Processes

    The e-Construction effort involves using available technologies—including digital electronic signatures, electronic communication, secure file sharing, mobile devices and web-hosted data archival...

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  • Construction's Five “C” Equation for 2019 and Beyond

    Construction's Five “C” Equation for 2019 and Beyond

    The formula for break-through productivity performance and outcome assurance across the construction industry is as follows: Collaboration + Customer Experience + Communications + Certainty...

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  • 8 ½ Predictions for 2019 and Beyond

    8 ½ Predictions for 2019 and Beyond

    The construction industry this year will continue to be as strong as it was in 2018, according to the Dodge Outlook Report. The report predicts that total U.S. construction starts for 2019 will be $80

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  • See the Dynamic Links in Your Supply Chain, Together

    See the Dynamic Links in Your Supply Chain, Together

    Supply chains involve a network of resources scattered across facilities, entities and projects, not just within the four walls of one company. For them to be managed properly, supply chain...

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  • 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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