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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...
The Dangers of Poor Business Intelligence
Business Intelligence systems can help your business perform better and help managers make more informed decisions. You must have relevant, recent data in order for the system to give you useful..
Top 3 Issues That a Top-Notch Mobile Sales Solution Will Address
Many sales people love their current manual or isolated quoting processes because they’re easy and have very few constraints. However, the rest of the organization often suffers from the headaches...
Embrace Transparency to Improve Compliance in Fleet Management
Truck tracking and telematics helps to gain valuable insight into your fleet and generates a speedy and ongoing ROI. It’s a significant investment, not only dollars, but in the time that it takes...
Mixing Up Methodologies As the Industry Evolves
The concrete industry might be a little slower to evolve, but when manufacturers, designers, and contractors develop and recognize new and better ways to solve longstanding problems, the industry...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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..
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
Key Factors in Implementing Change Management
Change management is a process that plays an important role in successful transition within a company. Companies willing to sign up for a change management program are the ones who are successful.
Save Considerable Dispatcher and Employee Time
Think about your employee scheduling process. Could you improve it in any way? Look no further - this tool can help you provide dynamic schedule information to your employees.
Why Is Change Management So Difficult?
Today’s organizations are not built to change easily; instead they are built for efficiency, designed in a hierarchy with management at the top. Management must be involved and lead the change..
Lean Construction: Can Lean Thinking Really Streamline Construction Practices?
The potential benefit of applying lean thinking to construction is easier to visualize if you boil lean down to its most basic two-fold goal: maximize value; minimize waste.
Is Your Jobsite a Wasteland? Best Practices Can Reduce Waste and Costs
Jobsite waste – and the losses it creates – is a serious problem throughout the HBM industry.
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.
Remove Daily Frustrations and Keep Your Business OnBase
When there is a high volume of work to be done, the complexities of having documentation scattered in various locations can become an unnecessary stressor in the workplace.
You Can’t Run Your Business with Your Eyes Closed – Visibility Achieved Through Next-Gen Tech