Archive for digital transformation

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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Digital Transformation: Why It’s Not an “Easy Button”

There is a lot of discussion today about digital transformation, including why it’s important and what the benefits can be. It would be nice if you could just press an “easy button” to be digitally transformed and have all of the supply chain visibility you need, but the reality is that there are many factors […]

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The Digital Transformation Journey: The Alignment of Industry, Company, and Technology

In today’s market, it is imperative for process businesses to pursue digital transformations to meet changing customer expectations, global market demands, and increased competition. Process industry businesses that embark on digital transformation journeys are becoming disruptors in the industry. Smart executives know that a digital transformation can be a catalyst for growth and will drive […]

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Supply Chain Transformation: Not Just Digital, But Physical Too

Over the past couple of years, we have published many blog posts and produced several video episodes on supply chain digital transformation (see our archives). What’s becoming clear, however, is that digital supply chain transformation is not enough; companies also have to transform their physical supply chain networks to adequately meet the more demanding challenges […]

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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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Is M&A Success Possible Without Digital Transformation?

The last several years have seen record-breaking Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) activity in many key process manufacturing markets, making some wonder what the future will hold. Will these organizations turn their attention to optimizing their recent acquisitions and focus on organic growth opportunities or will they focus on further M&A activity? In either case, digital […]

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