Dave Donaldson is the leader of the Optimization team at Command Alkon. In this guest commentary, featured on "Talking Logistics" with Adrian Gonzalez, Dave speaks about the power and challenges of Optimization. To read the article, visit https://talkinglogistics.com/2018/01/09/adopt-optimization-lifestyle-overcoming-inefficient-decision-making/.
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Hahn Ready Mix COMMANDoptimize Case Study
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Hahn Ready Mix Enhances Dispatch Decision Making With Optimization
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How to Make Variable Costs Less…Variable
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In a Constantly Evolving Industry, Businesses Must Reinvent the Way They Make Dispatch Decisions
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"Late Adopter Industry Goes from Good to Great with Transportation Management" Featured on SupplyChainBrain
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Command Alkon Features the Real Next Generation of Ready Mix Dispatch at World of Concrete Event Show
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Command Alkon Named Top 10 Fleet Management Solution Provider
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Leading the Industry Through Optimized Operations and Excellent Customer Service
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Effective Dispatch and Decision-Making
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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...
Tired of Compromising Customer Service with Fleet Utilization? Optimize Your Dispatch and Drive Your Business to Success
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Optimize Decision-Making to Generate More Profit
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Frequently Asked Questions Answered for the Heavy Building Materials Industry in New Web Series “BuildFAQ”
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BuildFAQ: Optimization [Part 3]
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BuildFAQ: Optimization [Part 2]
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Optimizing Operations Can Set Your Organization Up for Greatness