The Real Value of Integrated Material Replenishment
June 23, 2023
Looking for true savings? Transition from “keep full” to “don’t run out.” Bulk material supply interruptions are inevitable, causing fulfillment delays or, much worse, interrupted orders. Concrete operations folks are almost always obsessed with a “keep full” mentality when all they really need to do is not run out of material. According to BCMI’s Craig Yeack, savings is found by tying all inputs together to determine the amount of material needed to “not run out” and minimize bulk trucking costs. This can be accomplished by introducing artificial intelligence-assisted dispatch suggestions to optimize scheduling. Learn more in his June 2023 Tech Trends column, published by Concrete Products magazine: https://bit.ly/3plcfwN.