Cover Story Dec 01, 2013 Logistics is the biggest cost component in the whole chain of RMC business. More than 80 per cent of concrete produced in developed nations is used as ready- mix. In India, however, it is less than nine per cent. What is stopping the RMC market from taking off? ICR interacts with Bankat Mandhania, Director, Ashtech (India), a leading cement and ready- mix concrete manufacturer in the country, to get some insights. Excerpts from the interview.