The latest TrackIt platform addition enables visibility of ready mixed concrete from drum loading to discharge. Delivery Cycle Monitoring features or functions include automated loading, pouring and washing status relay; support for virtually any truck regardless of age; real time alerts and historical reporting; plus, TrackIt Batch summary and load property reports and data points. By capturing drum speed and…

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Ruckit deal delivers Command Alkon dump fleet management bandwidth

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff Command Alkon is closing out an eventful 2020—new ownership plus Trimble Construction Logistics and Libra Systems acquisitions—with a deal for Ruckit Inc., an Austin, Texas-based transportation logistics platform developer. The transaction combines what officials note are comprehensive construction materials toolset and Connex platform for heavy work with digital ticketing, invoice reconciliation, and third-party…

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Command Alkon aligns with dump fleet-geared IT specialist Ruckit

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; CP staff

Command Alkon has announced a partnership with Texas-based Ruckit Inc., a collaborative transportation management software provider for aggregate and asphalt dump truck fleets, with an eye to eliminating paper ticket handling, speeding invoice reconciliation, raising record-keeping precision, and enabling back-office personnel to focus on more productive tasks.

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Software, tech-wise investor to acquire Command Alkon

Sources: Command Alkon, Birmingham, Ala.; Thoma Bravo, San Francisco; CP staff

Thoma Bravo, a private equity firm focused on software and technology-enabled services sectors, has announced a definitive agreement to acquire heavy building materials IT leader Command Alkon from New York-based Quilvest Capital Partners. The ownership transition stands to speed execution of a strategy to integrate inter-company supply chain operations in heavy construction via Connex, a many-to-many technology platform rolled out in 2019.

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