SmartEquip Inc. recently entered into an agreement with Oldcastle Materials, a global leader in the paving, concrete, glass, and aggregates industry that owns more than 70 companies in the United States, to join the SmartEquip Network.
Utilizing SmartEquip technology will provide Oldcastle with real-time product, parts and service support for its equipment fleet, as well as procurement capabilities to automate electronic purchasing with its suppliers. Companies like John Deere, Caterpillar and Komatsu include Oldcastle on their list of largest fleet customers.
“Joining the SmartEquip Network will provide us significant operational and transactional efficiencies, across the entire equipment lifecycle,” said Ron Piccolo, Oldcastle’s vice president of strategic sourcing for equipment. “Oldcastle will utilize SmartEquip technology both to leverage our capabilities in shop efficiency and procurement, as well as to increase the operating efficiency of our fleet. Many of our suppliers are already participants on the network. We look forward to further increasing the vendor platform, and to the gains we will jointly receive from conducting business through this network.”
Based in Atlanta, Oldcastle Materials is a leading supplier of aggregates, asphalt ready-mixed concrete and paving services.
SmartEquip’s industry platform is designed to enable manufacturers, distributors and equipment owners to increase asset productivity, while reducing the cost of doing business. For more information, visit www.smartequip.com.