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supplyCONNECT TM Wayne Davis Concrete Wayne Davis Concrete is the largest family owned ready mix producer serving the West Georgia area. Operations currently include 14 ready mix plants and a fleet of over 100 ready mix trucks. Services also include the supply of crushed stone, sand, block, and related masonry products. The company was founded in 1971 and currently employs 185 professionals. The Challenge 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 up 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. Wayne Davis was looking to lower cement costs and overall inventory costs, improve hauling inefficiencies, reduce planning time, collaborate with key suppliers more effectively, and proactively manage critical pours. The Solution Jacob Davis, Area Operations Manager at Wayne Davis Concrete, was desperate for a means to see a live view of his inventory and a more accurate idea of his material demand. Before supplyCONNECT I was flying blind. SupplyCONNECT has not only helped us save on inventory sourcing and supply costs, it saved us a tremendous amount of time in scheduling everyday. Jacob Davis Wayne Davis Contcrete

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