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34 • August 2019 www.concreteproducts.com BRIEFS MANUFACTURERS Lehigh Hanson Inc. and trucking partners at central California, Phoenix and Seattle aggre- gate operations are testing the potential for improved fleet utilization, plus aggregate deliv- ery booking and scheduling metrics, through a cloud-based platform from Trelar Logistics Inc., Austin, Texas. A vocational vehicle market- place, Trelar connects dump truck owners, sand & gravel and stone producers, plus contractors via an application programmed to increase order and routing transparency; reduce delays; and, provide tracking, real-time data and auto- mated payments. "Our carriers will be able to schedule their deliveries and availability, as well as improve their cash-flow. All of this is designed to help drivers better manage their business," says Lehigh Hanson Vice President of Sales & Marketing Phillip Holland. "The decision to pilot Trelar's technology is a key milestone in our digital transformation. We are optimistic about Trelar's scalable solution [and] vision of how digitization can be applied in the con- struction materials industry." Implementing the platform into the business model and streamlining day-to-day booking and sched- uling processes will reduce costs and increase Lehigh Hanson, haulers test aggregate fleet efficiency in app pilot proximity to customers and partners, he adds. "We believe we are at an exciting turning point in the industrial era [and are] hon- ored to be playing a role in the construction industry's shift toward increased digitization that will lead to efficiency gains, improved customer engagement and competitiveness," notes Trelar CEO Gary Clarke. "Trelar is going to help lead that transformation with Lehigh Hanson and other flagship clients." con-e-co.com 402-426-4181 © 2019 Concrete Equipment Company. An Oshkosh Corporation Company. • Proven, rugged, and innovative design • Simple, quiet, durable • Environmentally friendly • Maintenance friendly • Extended life wear components HOIZNAL REERIN MIER (HM)

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