Colas uses Articque solutions to visualize its geographic locations in a dynamic way and optimize transport costs
Geolocating quarries, construction sites… and competitors
Taking into account road distances to optimize transport costs
Considering several possibilities for a new location to make the best decision
Colas is the world leader in road construction, with 60 000 employees throughout the world
The company’s main businesses are road construction and the related infrastructures, with sectors such as signage systems, railways and quarries.
Dominique Billon joined Colas 30 years ago. He is now Director of Quarries and Materials for the Western-Central region, which corresponds to one of the six national branches of the company. The region includes 22 active quarries, producing 6.5 million tons of materials yearly. In 2012, Dominique Billon decided to stop using paper maps and Google Earth and move on to location intelligence with Articque solutions.