Bucharest Dispatch Center (BDC) is a service launched by Holcim Romania to improve the system of taking and delivering the orders. Having four ready-mixed concrete plants (Pipera, Chitila, Progresul and Bujoreni), Holcim Romania offers service of order taking to those customers in Bucharest who want to save precious time when buying concrete. All the customers have to do is send the order via fax to Bucharest Dispatch Center, thus saving the necessary time for identifying which RMC plant is closest to his location.
Once a client's order is taken, BDC operator sends it to the most suitable plant. He will take into account the distance to the customer's construction site, the availability of the requested services (transportation, filling) and other important issues for an efficient delivery. The products are delivered in Bucharest and its surroundings, no more than 25-30 kilometers outside the city.
203.91.17 is the fax number to be dialed by anyone who needs concrete. This service is available 24 hours a day. Besides, the clients can dial a phone number (203.91.16) and speak to BDC operators, 12 hours a day. For emergencies, they can dial 0740.110.517 - a mobile phone especially dedicated for this purpose.
The main advantages offered by Bucharest Dispatch Center are: the support for a better geographical coverage of the concrete orders in Bucharest and its surroundings, the rapidity of taking the orders (via fax or phone), the improvement of the transportation timetable (truckmixers and tip lorries), the quick access to the concrete filling service, the warranty for a faster delivery and a better coordination of the orders.
BDC proves to be an useful service for Holcim clients, completing the series of services offered by Holcim to the consumers on the Romanian concrete market.
Holcim (Romania) S.A. is the Romanian subsidiary of Holcim Group Ltd., one of the world's leading suppliers of cement, as well as aggregates (gravel and sand), concrete and construction-related services. One of the top players in the world construction materials industry, the Group is based in Switzerland and has majority and minority interests in more than 70 countries on all continents. Holcim employs more than 48,000 people operating 130 cement plants and grinding stations and over 750 ready-mixed concrete plants throughout the world. Holcim is also one of the first international players in the construction industry to have invested in Eastern Europe after 1989.Holcim (Romania) S.A. currently operates 3 cement plants, in Turda, Campulung and Alesd, 13 ready-mixed concrete plants (8 of which have been built based on the concept of environment friendliness) and 3 aggregates plants. Holcim (Romania) S.A. currently has approximately 1,400 employees.