Debunking Several Cart-Away Misconceptions I spent some time thinking about common statements I hear as I am responding to Facebook messages and comments. I realized that for every misconception, there is the truth. Here are a few that I came up with. These all come from real Facebook comments that we get on our page.
Why Cart-Away Leads the Portable Concrete Mixer Market Every drum that slides onto the steel shaft of a gearbox is slathered with anti-seize. This important but hidden process illustrates the reason why Cart-Away Concrete Systems maintains the leadership position in the portable concrete mixer marketplace. A Culture of Customer-focused Improvements The anti-seize is applied so
The Profits in Ready-mixed Concrete There is no question that concrete is the foundation of construction in North America. The concrete industry is worth over $37 billion, and it employs more than 2 million people in the United States alone. About 10 billion tons of concrete are produced and delivered on this planet every year.
55 Million trucks can solve the short load problem In the USA the pick-up truck is the king of towing. A full 20% of all registered vehicles are pick-up trucks that sport a rear tow-ball. All of these trucks are the driving force behind the Cart-Away system for solving the high short-load fees charged by
The short-load industry in transition A Tub Trailer The tub trailer was the staple of short-load concrete delivery between the 1970's and the beginning of the 21st century. In 1998 engineers disrupted the tub trailer design by placing a 1-yard mixing drum on the trailer framework. Over the next 10-years a transition from
The Minimum Load Charge Side Effect Many big ready-mix concrete companies will not deliver small loads unless you purchase a minimum. This creates the unwanted consequence of too much concrete for the actual need. Even though the job only requires 1-1/2 yards, there still is a 3-yard minimum to get the delivery completed. This requirement
City Planners like Cart-Away Since 1973 forward-looking cities have welcomed trailer-delivered concrete as an alternative to the big transit-mix trucks. Less impact on the streets, reduced diesel emissions, lower dust creation and smaller wastewater issues all have created an opportunity for Cart-Away. Cities love to get concrete into their local neighborhoods without all of the
Standard Concrete Delivery Breaks Infrastructure Concrete is the second most consumed product on earth (water #1) and is used to construct our community infrastructure. It is the foundation of our buildings, roads, sidewalks and our homes. Heavy Concrete Delivery We need the heavy concrete trucks to initially build our infrastructure. They can do
One of the most common, and appropriate, uses of concrete in landscaping is for walkways. Properly laid, a concrete walkway is a lifetime improvement for your yard and one with huge advantages over the alternative types of walkways: grass requires constant maintenance, gravel migrates into lawn and garden areas and collects dirt and weeds, stone
A Group of People Often Overlooked, but Who Are All Around Us On-Site Mixing With The CUBE 150 What I talked about in Part I was one segment of our customers that are buying Cart-Away Mixers. Today I’m going to go to the next segment and our fastest-growing: Municipalities. A couple of weeks