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  • Alessandro Buzzi ended his 11-year tenure as chairman of Buzzi Unicem

    The Concrete Industry's Managers

    During 2013-14, we have seen the exit of many executives who have dedicated their careers to the concrete industry. Their departures could...

     
  • Although Cemex sales fell in Mexico in 2013, the Mexican producer saw improved demand in most U.S. markets.

    TCP's Top 10 Producers

    The top public companies producing concrete in North America benefited from a recovering U.S. economy in 2013. Many had success in markets...

     
  • TCP Survey: A Rebuilding Year

    Producers try to make the most of an improving economy by focusing on core businesses. Some budgets are still tight; others producers are...

     
  • Winning the Competitive Race

    Strategies for precast producers to become more efficient.

     
  • Try (Equipment) Before You Buy

    Renting specialized equipment becomes the trend for complex road-building projects.

     
 

Service Matters

  • The Forgotten Employee

    Many producers say they have trouble finding good drivers. But some may fail to invest as much as they should in these key employees, who are often responsible for customers' most memorable interactions. TCP blogger Joan Fox offers three important ways you can help drivers represent you.

     
  • The Marketing and Customer Experience Headbutt

    How many times have you felt a disconnect between a company's customer service message and your true experience? TCP blogger Joan Fox reminds us how important it is to "walk the talk."

     
  • Signs of Customer Appreciation

    Why wait for an annual event? TCP blogger Joan Fox explains how you can make every day a customer appreciation day.

     
  • Hot Customer Service Opportunities

    'Tis the season for construction crews to battle sweltering summer heat. TCP blogger Joan Fox shares simple ideas for surprising and delighting your hottest customers.

     
  • Would You Pass a Customer Service Audit?

    TCP blogger Joan Fox shares her top 10 tips for ensuring a consistently excellent customer experience.

     
 

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