Dispatch & Logistics

  • MOBILEjobsite by Command Alkon0:42

    MOBILEjobsite by Command Alkon

    Order information in the palm of your hand – this powerful tool puts dispatch data directly in your customers' hands; no more calling to find out what is on the books for today – or when the next...

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  • Effective Dispatch and Decision-Making

    Effective Dispatch and Decision-Making

    There are many areas that are ripe for improvement at most ready-mix operations, many of which are directly impacted by the quality, timeliness, and consistency of dispatch decision making...

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  • Outdated Processes in the Construction Industry Brings a New Meaning to “Chasing Paper”

    Outdated Processes in the Construction Industry Brings a New Meaning to “Chasing Paper”

    Back-office operations are riddled with inaccurate information, lost tickets, and a tedious reconciliation process just to generate invoices.  Credits and rebills constantly plague the payment...

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  • Is Your Dispatch Software Leaving You Buried in Paper?

    Is Your Dispatch Software Leaving You Buried in Paper?

    Most early dispatch software only automated front-end resource management processes. All the daily back-office work–from billing to identifying and dealing with exceptions to document management...

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  • In the Midst of a Labor Shortage, the Construction Industry Is at a Crossroads

    In the Midst of a Labor Shortage, the Construction Industry Is at a Crossroads

    Construction sites are more prone to errors, reworks, delays, and overruns than many other industries, making it a prime candidate for digital transformation. Unfortunately, Contractors are finding...

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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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  • BuildFAQ: MOBILEticket1:38

    BuildFAQ: MOBILEticket

    Suzie Holycross, Technical Sales for MOBILEconnect Business Unit, addresses three of the most asked questions surrounding our MOBILEticket solution.

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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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  • Does the Quality and Consistency of Your Mix Materials Need a Boost?

    Does the Quality and Consistency of Your Mix Materials Need a Boost?

    Every ready-mixed concrete producer spends a great deal of money, both in manpower and material, to design and test mixes and ensure that they are compliant with industry specifications...

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  • Mitigating Risk from Steel Tariffs in the Construction Industry

    Mitigating Risk from Steel Tariffs in the Construction Industry

    In essence, construction costs are going up, which means housing and building prices will be going up as well, which will affect not only consumers, but also contractors. While price volatility...

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  • The Information for Quality Assurance is Available - It's Time to Take Control!

    The Information for Quality Assurance is Available - It's Time to Take Control!

    There is a way for you to stay in control, even after materials leave the plant. Command Alkon has a product that incorporates a rheological probe designed to provide benefits to the ready mix...

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  • Tired of Compromising Customer Service with Fleet Utilization? Optimize Your Dispatch and Drive Your Business to Success

    Tired of Compromising Customer Service with Fleet Utilization? Optimize Your Dispatch and Drive Your Business to Success

    Ready-Mixed Concrete producers strive for good truck utilization. Maximum truck utilization generally equals a higher profit, right? While that may be true, providing adequate, but not necessarily...

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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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  • Miscommunication Costing Construction Industry BIG Bucks

    Miscommunication Costing Construction Industry BIG Bucks

    A new industry research report distributed by PlanGrid, construction productivity software company, in conjunction with management consulting firm, FMI Corporation, indicates that lack of...

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  • Gain a Competitive Advantage by Efficiently Improving the Delivery Experience

    Gain a Competitive Advantage by Efficiently Improving the Delivery Experience

    What if you could provide your customers with an experience that sets you apart from your competition? What if you could offer a way for your customers to feel empowered during the order...

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  • Empower Your Dispatch Team to Handle All Aspects of Scheduling

    Empower Your Dispatch Team to Handle All Aspects of Scheduling

    Every Integra software module is designed to make someone’s job in the ready-mix business easier, more accurate, flexible, and faster; more productive, and simpler to manage..

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  • Command Alkon on The Forces of Change That Drive Digitization in Construction

    Command Alkon on The Forces of Change That Drive Digitization in Construction

    Automating Paper Processes Involving Ordering, Delivery and Payment for Bulk Materials Drives Efficiencies – from Suppliers, Producers and Haulers through to Project Owners, DOTs and Contractors

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  • Is Your Jobsite a Wasteland? Check Out These 3.5 Ways to Reduce Waste and Costs

    Is Your Jobsite a Wasteland? Check Out These 3.5 Ways to Reduce Waste and Costs

    Jobsite waste – and the losses it creates – is a serious problem throughout the HBM industry.

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  • Optimize Decision-Making to Generate More Profit

    Optimize Decision-Making to Generate More Profit

    Hahn Ready Mix in Davenport, Iowa is seeing improvements in fleet utilization - more concrete is being delivered with fewer trucks.

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  • Make a Profound Impact on Site Productivity, Efficiency and Flexibility

    Make a Profound Impact on Site Productivity, Efficiency and Flexibility

    Site-automation technologies are lifting quarrying out of the "stone age" by automating and optimizing operations.

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