Whitepaper: The need for an integrated ERP/CTRM solution for commodity trading
Posted by Redfaire International
Commodity trading companies are not like ordinary trading firms. They are companies that are able to connect price fluctuations in futures trading to the logistical handling of the goods. Optimizing this process is their ultimate challenge.
Let say, you are a commodity trader in Great Britain and you close a deal. The goods are located in Brazil and must be shipped to South Korea. From there, they are resold to a client elsewhere in the world that offers a different price. Just at that moment, the currency in one of these countries drops to a record low level. Since the contract prices are in US dollars and euros, the company now incurs a currency risk. How can you make this transparent? Most logistics software solutions do not have functionality that provides clear insight. And a push of a button in Excel also cannot clarify the situation. With an increasingly shorter time-to-market and a highly dynamic market, insight into the commodity trading process is extremely important.
In this brochure, we reflect on the challenges in the commodity trading business and we will introduce you to Arantys: a fully integrated commodity trading and ERP solution that you might not yet know. With Arantys you have one solution that provides an integrated insight in trading, logistics, finance and risk management processes. Arantys transforms your business, and helps you to maximize your profits and margins.
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