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Supplying ready mix for paving contractors is one way concrete producers can branch out their services. Many paving contractors would rather let someone else handle the production if their plant is located nearby and they can meet the demand. Night production is a way to maximize your plant's resources, by focusing on a single task. A crew specializing in night operations is a benefit to this type of work. Delivery should be undertaken with dump trucks, which can lay 4,000 to 5,000 feet of concrete per shift. It is important to make sure all details of the operation are worked out in advance between both the producer and the paving contractor. Equipment, amounts of materials needed, and scheduling should be laid out well in advance.