Five trends in technology changing the concrete industry
January 31, 2017
Here’s why producers who embrace technology will come out on top.
By Craig Yeack
In the past, concrete producers’ success was based largely on assets. He who owned the assets owned the market. With technology, we are fundamentally shifting from assets being the dominant factor to expanding and differentiating through service. Technology can reduce the “friction” of the industry’s traditional processes. With modern tools, concrete producers can reduce operating costs throughout the entire supply chain, and history has shown that the producer with the lowest costs, who is easiest to work with, wins time and time again.