The Status Quo – How Much Are We Costing Ourselves?

September 28, 2018

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 yard making deliveries. The ready-mix producer’s visibility into “real” raw material requirements has historically been very limited and inefficient communication between suppliers and producers further complicates the constantly changing supply and demand juggling act. Supply chain operations are inherently filled with inefficiencies and gaps, opening many opportunities for improvements that can directly impact bottom line results and customer satisfaction. Wayne Davis Concrete fit this description perfectly and were done with their “flying blind” approach to managing their supply chain and the money tied up in overstocking inventory and hauling costs that could be averted.

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