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"Plans and Digital Solutions for Managing the Quality of Concrete" Featured in Concrete inFocus Magazine
Lori Allen, Solutions Marketing Manager, touches on how data sharing plays a heavy role in ensuring the quality of construction materials...
How Valuable Are Insights from the Drum? Permian Basin Materials Realizes Benefits of Concrete Telematics
Demix Beton Does More with Less by Optimizing Logistics
Everyone is looking for an edge; a competitive advantage; some way to increase revenue without investing in more fixed assets. Hear from the Demix Beton team about how they have succeeded at doing mor
BASF on Sustainable Construction – What Is It and How Is It Measured?
Sustainability continues to be a topic of increasing importance across all industries including construction. For some however, it is still a concept they find difficult to define or understand, let a
Key Technology Trends in Construction: IoT and Data Analytics
Learn how your team can best leverage IoT and data analytics to increase your bottom line.
Follow These 4 Steps to Motivate Your Construction Workforce
A happy team is a productive team. These four steps from ForConstructionPros.com will help you motivate your team to work more efficiently...
Top 7 Key Performance Indicators in the Construction Industry
Use the metrics from these seven KPIs to identify areas of improvement and begin to establish best practices that keep your construction business continually improving.
Command Batch Highlighted in Ernst Concrete's College Park Plant
Ernst Concrete's College Park plant was featured in the September 2019 issue of Concrete Products. Ernst Concrete is a Command Alkon customer, and our automated batching system, COMMANDbatch...
Command Alkon Congratulates NRMCA Excellence in Quality Winners
Winning producers are chosen for demonstrating that they follow and exceed quality management principles over a broad range of activities from commitment to quality, materials management...
The Path To Success Begins with College….Or Trade School?
In the Construction industry specifically, 78% of firms hope to expand their headcount in 2019; however 70% admit that they’re struggling to find qualified workers. To find out what the deal is with..
Don’t Underestimate the Impact of Under-utilization
The industry average utilization of a truck fleet is 50%, per Fleet Owner magazine. Trucks sitting at your production facility or on the jobsite can be costly. The key is to keep trucks moving by...
Improve Accuracy, Speed, and Safety for Drivers
Wouldn’t it be valuable for drivers if they had digital tools that could capture delivery information in real-time? If they had visibility to keep track of orders and statuses? If all their paper...
Worried That New Tech Will Hamper Your Driver Retention?
The truck driver shortage is real in 2019, and growing worse. More and more drivers reach retirement age with the average age of a commercial truck driver equaling 55 years old. According to the...
Foundational Principles for Digital Transformation: Integrate Electronically with Trading Partners
Connecting electronically with hundreds (or even thousands) of trading partners in a cost-effective and timely manner has historically been a challenge, which is why a lot of companies have taken an..
Your Slump Test Sucks – Need a Better Way to Assure a Quality Product?
As a ready mix concrete producer, you understand that powerless feeling of having zero control over what goes on once your fresh concrete leaves the production facility...
Repair Costs Are a Drag; Keep Them in Check with These 4 Tips
Anytime new equipment is purchased, there’s an understanding that it’s going to have to be replaced, or at least repaired as time goes on. It’s inevitable – but don’t freak, because it doesn’t have...
Significant Growth in Spanish Construction Industry Results in A New COMMANDbatch Dealer
With more than 10,000 concrete plants in operation, Command Alkon is definitely positioned as a leader in the market. We’re pleased to announce a representation agreement with another leading...
Simplifying the Materials Receiving Process Provides Visibility to Amplify Your Operations
Materials management processes need to be digitized to proactively manage project timelines and costs. By digitizing receipts, reconciling with invoices is quick, easy, and accurate. Even when...
Be Nice To Your Dispatchers
The dispatch office is the heart of every Ready Mix Producer, whether they receive that recognition or not. Their job is fast-paced, involves long hours, and several phone calls throughout the...
"Understanding the True Cost of Concrete," Featured in Construction Business Owner