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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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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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Digital Transformation in the Heavy Building Materials Industry

Virtually all industries today are undergoing digital transformation, but the opportunities for cost savings, as well as productivity and service improvements, are arguably greatest in the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) industry because of all of their current manual and paper-based processes. How is digitization starting to transform this industry? What’s the value proposition for contractors, […]

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[Video] Digital Transformation in the Heavy Building Materials Industry

Kyle Wilberts, Business Consultant at Command Alkon, discusses the following questions and more in this timely and informative episode: What are some of the main challenges faced by Contractors, Haulers, and Suppliers in the Heavy Building Materials (HBM) industry? For people who might not be familiar with the industry, what are tickets, why are they important, and […]

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This Week in Logistics News (April 23-27, 2018)

I finally came out of hibernation earlier this week and did my first outdoor bike ride of the year. I was a bit rusty when I started, but it felt good to be outdoors after riding in the basement all winter! We have eight riders confirmed so far for our Logistics Leaders for Type 1 […]

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The Answer Isn’t More Truck Drivers – It’s More Information

The Trump Administration’s new infrastructure plan is making for a booming construction industry. Great news, however, there is a downside; the high demand of materials mixed with decreasing numbers of truck drivers – it just doesn’t add up. A report from the American Trucking Associations says more than 70 percent of goods consumed in the […]

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