Archive for Command Alkon

Why Supply Chain Platforms?

Today, collaboration is an essential step in the digital transformation of your company, and has become vital if you expect to compete with increasingly more dynamic and connected competitors. Through this transformation, it’s no longer an option to work separate from your collaborators. Instead, a real convergence must be created by merging the processes with […]

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Transforming the Construction Materials Supply Chain

If you stop to think about it, the construction industry supply chain is all around us — it’s the roads we drive on, our houses and commercial buildings, and all sorts of other infrastructure. But when you take a closer look at how this supply chain works, you realize that there is a lot of […]

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Defining Digital Transformation

Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from “Construction Is Lagging In Digitization LET’S GET UNSTUCK,” a research e-book produced by Adelante SCM and published by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor). What is so new about digital transformation? Haven’t we been using the internet, Web, email, and other digital tools for decades in our […]

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The Secret of Getting Ahead (Takeaways from Command Alkon ELEVATE 2018 Conference)

What a difference a year makes. Last November, executives from all segments of the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) ecosystem got together at the inaugural Leadership Roundtable meeting organized by Command Alkon (a Talking Logistics sponsor) to discuss a couple of simple questions: Are there opportunities to elevate the performance of the HBM industry? Is there […]

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Transforming the Construction Materials Supply Chain

Steve Cox, VP of Business Development at Command Alkon, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: How is the construction materials supply chain the same as other supply chains, and more importantly, how is it different? Why is digital transformation imperative for the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) industry? How can […]

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Ensure Profitability with Real-time Control of Your Performance

The construction industry seems to be flourishing. According to the latest year-to-date figures released by the U.S. Commerce Department and reported by The Associated General Contractors of America on August 1, “public construction spending climbed 4.7 percent, private residential spending grew 8.3 percent, and private nonresidential construction spending edged up 1.8 percent.” More specifically, the […]

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