Integrating Technology

Ernie Walker, chairman and CEO of Transit Mix Concrete & Materials Co. in Johnson City, Tenn., is a true believer in the power of technology. “Information is everything,” he says.

Ernie Walker with a small portion of his Transit Mix Concrete & Materials fleet. With GPS, the producer can track when trucks arrive at a jobsite, complete a pour, and wash out.

Transit Mix Concrete & Materials' dispatch office. The producer monitors the time it takes trucks to load, tracking productivity.

Transit Mix's Ernie Walker (right) with plant manager Larry Mitchell.

Each truck in the Nevada Ready Mix fleet has a screen that gives the driver all of the information for the delivery, including the sales ticket and directions.

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