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  • Why Platforms Scale Better Than Linear Businesses

    Why Platforms Scale Better Than Linear Businesses

    Ready or not, the death of the linear supply chain is upon us; platform businesses models are taking over. What exactly is the difference in a linear business and a platform business? Let's break it d

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  • Completely OVER The Cost of Overdesign?

    Completely OVER The Cost of Overdesign?

    Producers will often overdesign their concrete mixes to ensure the quality of their final delivered product. But why?! Because wasting money materials used in overdesigns is better than delivering...

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  • How E-Construction Can Improve U.S. Transportation – Featured on SupplyChainBrain

    How E-Construction Can Improve U.S. Transportation – Featured on SupplyChainBrain

    In a list of U.S. industries that have automated business processes, the construction industry is at the bottom. In order to sustain growth, contractors, suppliers and logistics providers need to..

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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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  • Jakarta is Sinking, and Climate Change is A Big Culprit

    Jakarta is Sinking, and Climate Change is A Big Culprit

    In a recent article in Wired magazine, Matt Simon reported that Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, will be underwater by 2050 and the country must find a new capital. Jakarta is sinking because of...

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  • Annual UK Precast Show, PRECAST2019, Attracts Professionals in the Concrete and Construction Space

    Annual UK Precast Show, PRECAST2019, Attracts Professionals in the Concrete and Construction Space

    Command Alkon is proud to exhibit at PRECAST2019 on May 16 at the King Power Stadium, Leicester. With more than 70 exhibitors and more than 500 delegates expected to attend, the exhibition is a...

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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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  • Capturing Data from Third-Party Haulers Isn't So Scary When You Have a Solid Tech Stack

    Capturing Data from Third-Party Haulers Isn't So Scary When You Have a Solid Tech Stack

    Over the last few years, the Construction industry has been trying to move up the digital transformation maturity curve. There’s a lot of demand for having real-time visibility into truck and order...

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  • Future-Proof Your Processes – The Time to Act is Now

    Future-Proof Your Processes – The Time to Act is Now

    The construction industry is next to the bottom in a list of industries that have automated business processes. In order to sustain growth, contractors, suppliers, and logistics providers need to...

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  • Remove the Stress Your Drivers Feel When Dealing with Paper Tickets

    Remove the Stress Your Drivers Feel When Dealing with Paper Tickets

    Paper tickets have been used in our industry for decades. When they were introduced, paper tickets did a sufficient job of helping contractors and project managers to keep track of loads entering...

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  • Tired of Rejected Loads? The Answer Could Be To Eliminate Excess Moisture

    Tired of Rejected Loads? The Answer Could Be To Eliminate Excess Moisture

    If the moisture content of wet aggregate is not compensated for, the slump may be too high and the water to cement ratio won’t conform to the mixture requirement. No, it isn’t enough to just add...

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  • Managing Inbound Shipping Processes Keeps Costs Low and Services High

    Managing Inbound Shipping Processes Keeps Costs Low and Services High

    Managing and monitoring inbound shipping processes is often hard to do because of poor visibility and communication within the supply chain. With inbound shipping management, contractors have to...

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  • Help Your Sales Department be the Best They Can Be

    Help Your Sales Department be the Best They Can Be

    Good sales processes are central to your success. Without them, it’s hard to streamline your business and maintain a basic workflow to support classic sales process steps...

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  • Committed to Quality: A Journey With COMMANDqc

    Committed to Quality: A Journey With COMMANDqc

    The Strata Corporation is a 100-year-old company located in North Dakota and Minnesota. Its materials division provides ready mixed concrete and aggregate. Its heavy construction division provides...

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  • Digital Transformation Ebook

    Digital Transformation Ebook

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  • How to Make Variable Costs Less…Variable

    How to Make Variable Costs Less…Variable

    How can you manage your variable costs as effectively as you do your fixed costs?  Ready mix concrete producers spend a significant amount of time evaluating their needs for fixed assets...

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  • Real-Time Location Information for Third Party Vendors

    Real-Time Location Information for Third Party Vendors

    Fleet management systems use telematics devices to track the location and status of vehicles in real time. For instance, timing is crucial when delivering concrete. Once water is added to the mix...

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  • Greater Efficiency with Less Office Time? MOBILEsales Provides Flexibility That Can Improve Productivity

    Greater Efficiency with Less Office Time? MOBILEsales Provides Flexibility That Can Improve Productivity

    Mashmeyer's sales processes had not kept pace with their business. The sales team generated quotes using Excel files that were stored on a central server. Files were not tied to specific customers...

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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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  • Maschmeyer MOBILEsales Case Study

    Maschmeyer MOBILEsales Case Study

    According to Steve Bishop, Vice President and General Manager at Maschmeyer, their sales processes had not kept pace with their business. The sales team generated quotes using Excel files that were...

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