Value Chain Boundaries
Our management approach
What is BEST?
Launched in 2016, BEST is an efficiency accelerator initiative that seeks to achieve organizational excellence and competitiveness.
Added value to the company
The main purpose of BEST is to generate a positive impact on our productivity and cost reduction throughout our operations. It seeks to continuously make our business model more efficient with a clear focus on return on capital employed.
Added value to society
BEST is a key element in our strategy that will allow us to increase competitiveness in the long run in order to keep generating value for all our stakeholders.
BEST has a governance structure led by our CEO and our Executive Committee.
Through implementation of BEST, we aim to reduce the cost per ton by about six dollars in 2017.
Optimize of our network to concentrate production in the most efficient dry process plants.
Expand our production capacity, to improve our clinker-to-cement ratio and optimize cost per ton.
Increase their use to reduce fossil fuels consumption contributing to the environment, with the correct disposal of used tires and other urban waste. This allows us to reduce global carbon emissions and improve the cost of energy per ton.
Achieve economies of scale, integrate and standardize processes to achieve efficiency and a disciplined use of resources.
Focus our capital on cash-flow generation of our core business, including the divestment of non-core assets.
Juan Esteban Calle | CEO