Small Footprint, Large Impact: Technology for the Small Producer
December 23, 2020
Ready-mix producers of all sizes are leveraging cloud computing and mobile technology to meet the challenges of the current marketplace and ramp up their competitiveness. Up until recently, only larger ready-mix producers were able to secure large jobs like highways and skyscrapers. With the introduction of mobile apps and cloud-based dispatch systems, small concrete producers are better equipped to handle these kinds of projects.
“Our ability to do more with less has basically been driven by advancements in technology,” says Dave LaPointe, president of Pointe Ready Mix in McHenry, IL, “A strong network structure, a GPS truck tracking system, and the ability to deliver real-time information to mobile devices keeps us productive and efficient.”
Learn more about how digital tools are empowering ready-mix producers with the resources they need to make a name for themselves in bigger markets in this article from Concrete Products magazine.