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How to ensure a smooth ready mix concrete delivery

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The success to any project is managing your time effectively so to ensure your delivery of ready mix concrete is smooth and stress free, follow these tips from the experts at Wright Minimix, a leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete.

Choose the right ready mix concrete contractors 

Possibly the most important factor of a successful concrete delivery is choosing the right contractor in the first place. A concrete contractor that has several years of experience working in the industry, has built up a respectable portfolio and can provide testimonials from happy customers are all good indicators that your chosen supplier can deliver exactly what they promise. 

Establish what you need the concrete for

It’ll come as no surprise that not all concrete is the same and that because of this, you need to know what you will be using the ready mix concrete for before you place an order. If you’re not sure, a reputable concrete contractor will be able to advise you and ensure you receive concrete that has been mixed to the exact specifications for your needs. 

Calculate how much concrete you will need 

Once you’ve settled on a concrete contractor and established what type of concrete you require, your next step is to calculate how much you need. It’s incredibly important to get this right as you don’t want to be left with too little and having to order more or left with too much and then having to organise and pay for its disposal. If you’re not sure how much concrete you will need for your project, use our handy online volume calculator to give you a good estimation.

Prepare the site for your delivery 

Last but not least on the road to a successful concrete delivery is making sure your site it prepared to receive it. This includes making sure access to your site isn’t obstructed, so the delivery truck has clear access, and that the location of the pour is completely ready. Don’t worry if your site is tricky to reach, Wright Minimix has a fleet of over 45 concrete delivery trucks that range from one of the smallest pumps in the UK, to one of the largest


If you’re looking for a fast and efficient concrete delivery service, contact Wright Minimix today! Our team has years of experience preparing and delivering quality concrete for a range of different projects, from small DIY endeavours to large scale commercial builds. Simply call 0117 958 2090 or complete and submit our online contact form and we’ll be in touch soon.