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Invensoft Sponsors CTRM Conference

Invensoft Technologies once again is sponsoring the CTRM Conference at the bronze level. We thank them for their support. Invensoft Technologies is an Information Technology Company providing Commodity... continue reading

Allegro Sponsors CTRM Conference

Allegro has signed up for a break sponsorship for the CTRM Conference and we thank Allegro for its kind support. Allegro Development Corp. is a global leader in... continue reading

CTRM Conference – What You Will Learn

The CTRM Conference is on October 5th in Amsterdam. This year we are co-hosted with EMART but in no way does this mean we are focussed on energy.... continue reading

Factum joins list of sponsors for the CTRMConference

We’re pleased to announce that Factum Ltd, a US and UK based consultancy, has joined the growing list of supporters of the 2017... continue reading

Latest News

Tipco Asphalt Goes Live with Allegro Commodity Management Software

Thailand-based asphalt manufacturer and crude oil refiner is now managing complex trading with Allegro’s CTRM  DALLAS – Allegro Development Corp., a global leader... continue reading

Seaboard Corporation successfully completes Fendahl Fusion CTRM Implementation Project

ISLE of MAN, September 2017 – Seaboard Overseas Limited, a division of Seaboard Corporation has successfully completed the... continue reading

Openlink announces Rich Grossi as CEO, John O’Malley assumes strategic role as Executive Chairman of the Board

Company also unveils new branding as it reaches its 25th year UNIONDALE, N.Y., September 18, 2017 – Openlink,... continue reading

HANSEN TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED (ASX:HSN) BUYS SCANDINAVIAN ENERGY BILLING SOFTWARE VENDOR ENORO FROM OSLO, NORWAY-BASED PRIVATE EQUITY FUND HERKULES III

Specialist global energy billing software M&A advisor Presser & Co act as buyside advisor to Hansen Technologies (ASX:HSN)... continue reading

Videos

An Interview with Richard Williamson – CEO, Generation10

In this latest episode of Leaders in CTRM Technology, Mr. Richard Williamson, CEO of Generation10 discusses his views of the recent CTRM Technology Conference, his company’s results in 2014 and their product strategy and differentiation.... continue reading

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Blog

Invensoft Sponsors CTRM Conference

Invensoft Technologies once again is sponsoring the CTRM Conference at the bronze level. We thank them for their support. Invensoft Technologies is an Information Technology Company providing Commodity Management software solutions for global businesses in Agricultural Commodities, Metals, Minerals, Ores and Concentrates. Since year 2000, with a continuous focus on the Commodity Industry and in depth domain knowledge, Invensoft is supporting top global commodity companies including Fortune 500 companies in over Ten Commodity origins including Asia, Africa and Latin America, covering India, Indonesia, China, Vietnam, Kenya, Uganda, Peru, Mexico, Honduras and Colombia. 2017 CTRMConference  The CTRMConference is a unique 1-day event that is focused on the $1.6billion CTRM software category to be held on the 5th October at the RAI Amtrium, Amsterdam in conjunction with Synergy’s EMART.... continue reading

Allegro Sponsors CTRM Conference

Allegro has signed up for a break sponsorship for the CTRM Conference and we thank Allegro for its kind support. Allegro Development Corp. is a global leader in commodity trading and risk management software for power and gas utilities, crude oil refiners, chemical manufacturers, oil and gas producers, agriculture companies, traders and commodity consumers. Allegro’s software is built to provide users with position visibility, risk management, comprehensive controls and regulatory compliance. With more than three decades of industry experience, starting with the company’s founding in 1984, Allegro’s enterprise platform drives profitability and efficiency across front, middle and back offices, while managing the complex logistics associated with physical commodities. 2017 CTRMConference  The CTRMConference is a unique 1-day event that is focused on the $1.6billion CTRM software category to be held on the 5th October at the RAI Amtrium,... continue reading

CTRM Conference – What You Will Learn

Published 14 September 2017

The CTRM Conference is on October 5th in Amsterdam. This year we are co-hosted with EMART but in... continue reading

Factum joins list of sponsors for the CTRMConference

Published 13 September 2017

We’re pleased to announce that Factum Ltd, a US and UK based consultancy, has joined the growing list... continue reading

If You Have Anything to do with CTRM Software – This is a MUST Attend Event

Published 12 September 2017

Every year, I swear I will never try to do another CTRM... continue reading

Five Year CTRM Market Outlook – 2017-2021

Published 7 September 2017

We have just released our 5 year outlook for the global CTRM markets as part of our 2016-2021... continue reading

Brady Results Commentary

Published 7 September 2017

Brady PLC released its results today for the 6 months to June 30th 2017. The company did four license deals... continue reading

Hurricane Harvey and Social Media

Published 6 September 2017

I’ve heard it said that social media is the democratization of information, a place where everyone gets their... continue reading

Visiting With AnyData Solutions

Published 6 September 2017

An interesting trend that we have observed in recent months and years is in the development of various... continue reading

Inatech Support 2017 CTRM Conference With A Bronze Sponsorship

Published 5 September 2017

Our thanks to Inatech for their support of the 2017 CTRM Conference with a Bronze sponsorship package. Inatech... continue reading

News

Tipco Asphalt Goes Live with Allegro Commodity Management Software

Thailand-based asphalt manufacturer and crude oil refiner is now managing complex trading with Allegro’s CTRM  DALLAS – Allegro Development Corp., a global leader in end-to-end commodity trading and risk management solutions, announced today that Bangkok-based Tipco Asphalt PCL (Tipco) has fully implemented Allegro’s software to oversee crude logistics, handle inventories, manage risk and value derivatives. Tipco, a leading manufacturer and distributor of asphalt products, services the road construction, maintenance and paving industries, as well as airport runways in Thailand and the Asia-Pacific region. Last year, Tipco began looking to replace its spreadsheet-based commodity management processes in order to streamline the logistics of bringing in crude oil, as well as improve the management of physical inventory, risk and increasingly complex derivatives. Because of Tipco’s strategic growth plans in... continue reading

Seaboard Corporation successfully completes Fendahl Fusion CTRM Implementation Project

ISLE of MAN, September 2017 – Seaboard Overseas Limited, a division of Seaboard Corporation has successfully completed the implementation of the Fendahl Fusion CTRM, after a 4-month software implementation project. Seaboard Overseas is a global trader of; wheat, corn, soybeans, soybean meal, mill feed, rice, pulses, milk products, sugar, food oils, and other protein meals. Seaboard sources, transports, and markets over 9 million tons of commodities each year. In addition, Seaboard operates a fleet of company owned and chartered bulk freight vessels, delivering commodities to in-house and to third-party customers around the world. Seaboard replaced a legacy CTRM system that had been used to manage trade and risk management business processes for several years. This... continue reading

Openlink announces Rich Grossi as CEO, John O’Malley assumes strategic role as Executive Chairman of the Board

Published 18 September 2017

Company also unveils new branding as it reaches its 25th year UNIONDALE,... continue reading

Global use of liquid fuels to grow by nearly a fifth by 2040: EIA

Published 15 September 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global use of petroleum and other liquid fuels... continue reading

Nevada Court rules in favor of CFTC in case against TradeMasters

Published 14 September 2017

TradeMasters and company owner Mirko Schacke shall pay a civil monetary penalty of $504,000 and disgorgement of $168,626,... continue reading

Under EU attack, top palm oil producers rethink trade strategy

Published 13 September 2017

Bernadette Christina Munthe, Fransiska Nangoy, Emily Chow JAKARTA/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Facing a backlash in Europe over palm oil’s environmental... continue reading

OPEC sees higher 2018 oil demand, trims output

Published 12 September 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – OPEC on Tuesday forecast higher demand for its oil in 2018 and pointed to signs... continue reading

Tynagh Energy of Ireland Selects ZE to Provide Smooth Entry into the Integrated Single Electricity Market

Published 12 September 2017

September 12, 2017, RICHMOND, B.C., Canada — ZE PowerGroup Inc. (“ZE”)is proud to... continue reading

Glencore sale of Rosneft stake earns rivals’ respect, bankers’ relief

Published 12 September 2017

LONDON (Reuters) – Glencore’s move last week to sell most of its... continue reading

Interview Corner

Trends in Technology

Published 12 July 2017

ComTechAdvisory: What is Contigo seeing in terms of uptake of the ETRM in cloud and what are the benefits of such an approach? Adrian Bullock:... continue reading

Developments in CEE – An Interview with David Kučera

Published 28 June 2017

An Interview with David Kučera, General Secretary of the Prague Energy Exchange („PXE“) ComTechAdvisory: Tell us a little about PXE – its history and objectives... continue reading

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Published 27 April 2017

An Interview with Cyrus Dadachanji, Partner, Energy Trading and Risk Management at Infosys Consulting ComTechAdvisory: Please tell us a little about Infosys Consulting and the... continue reading

New Business Models and Consumer Focused Digital Transformations

Published 28 March 2017

ComTech visits with Amir Soufizadeh, Head of Commodities & Utilities Practice at BJSS. Founded in 1993, BJSS operates across the UK and USA, providing consultancy... continue reading

Kynetix explains Distributed Ledger Technologies and its future

Published 21 March 2017

ComTechAdvisory: What is Kynetix’ interest in Blockchain technologies? Scott Riley: There are three primary drivers to Kynetix’s interest in DLT: 1. Our mission at Kynetix... continue reading

An Interview with Michael Kirch CCO of Beacon

Published 19 January 2017

ComTechAdvisory: What is the Beacon platform and what was the impetus for developing it? Dr. Michael Kirch: Mark Higgins and Kirat Singh founded Beacon in... continue reading

Commodity Auctions and Exchanges

Published 10 October 2016

Interview with Phil Bird Perfect Channel ComTechAdvisory: Can you tell us a little about Perfect Channel? How did it get started and what are its... continue reading

The Importance of Modern Technology to Minimise Risk in Energy Trading

Published 1 July 2016

We recently asked Adrian Bullock, CEO at Contigo, what he was seeing in terms of ETRM software in Europe. His take was that having a... continue reading

Industry Voices

Brexit: Passporting aside – regulatory considerations for firms providing investment services

Sophie Crisp, Manager, Risk and Compliance | 15 Jul 2016 Since the Brexit result, the focus for many has been on firms maintaining passporting rights... continue reading

The latest trends in near shoring / Human Capital

At a recent gathering of CIO’s from some of the commodities traders it became clear that ‘near shoring’ is again the flavor of the month.... continue reading

REMIT Reporting is nearly done – can we now forget about European regulation?

There are now only a few days to go until the second, and final, reporting deadline under REMIT, on 7th April. From that date, all... continue reading

The nu-clear Future

Researched and written by Paul Cassar of MJMEnergy Ltd – http://www.mjmenergy.com “Opponents of nuclear misread the science. It is safe and reliable. The challenge, as... continue reading

Key CTRM Recruitment Findings

Commoditas Partners has published its key CTRM Recruitment findings based on data collected through interviews with hiring managers of leading trading and investment companies, system... continue reading

CTRM Recruitment update with Carl Vellenoweth of Commoditas Partners

Spike in LNG CTRM skills Over the last 18 months there’s been an increasing number of multi-national and national oil companies setting up trading hubs,... continue reading

Iron Ore: swapping the physical for the paper trade

By Ami Katschinski, Trayport’s Head of Global Commodities, offers his views on the future of the global iron ore market The iron ore markets have... continue reading

Are you ready for the digital revolution of recruitment?

Every good company knows that it’s most important asset is its staff, right? That a good hire can keep a business afloat through low points... continue reading

Sponsors

  • Commodity Technology Advisory is the leading analyst organization covering the ETRM and CTRM markets. We provide the invaluable insights into the issues and trends affecting the users and providers of the technologies that are crucial for success in the constantly evolving global commodities markets. Our team is headed by Patrick Reames and Gary Vasey, a team whose combined 60-plus years in the energy and commodities markets provides depth of understanding of the market and its issues that is unmatched and unrivaled by any analyst group.
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