INFORM and BCMI Announce Collaboration on AI-Powered Ready-Mix Dispatch Solution
January 26, 2024
BCMI, an innovative leader in cloud-based software for ready-mix concrete and bulk materials based in Redmond, Washington, and INFORM, a global pioneer in AI-powered optimization software based in Aachen, Germany, signed a collaboration agreement on January 25 during the World of Concrete in Las Vegas.
This collaboration will bring a joint AI-powered dispatch solution, which combines deep expertise in the construction materials industry and AI capabilities. It will empower ready-mix producers with enhanced decision-making tools, real-time logistics optimization and intelligent automation, ultimately elevating operational performance and customer satisfaction.
“BCMI exists to listen closely to concrete producers’ needs and design them into the new cloud-based AI-assisted standard for quote-to-cash dispatch,” BCMI President and Co-founder Craig Yeack said. “Our combined solution delivers the next step in our industry’s evolving technology: critically needed AI-optimization tools to better control logistics costs and plug profit leaks. The leaders of BCMI and INFORM are deeply committed to empowering producers’ best of breed technologies, as evidenced by our 15-plus years of working together.”
INFORM’s Logistics Division Senior Vice President Thomas Bergmans added, “I’m very excited to see that we have achieved another significant milestone in our mission to revolutionize the ready-mix dispatch industry through the power of AI.”
Both companies believe this collaboration will have a positive impact on the concrete industry, driving efficiency, sustainability and success.