Gary Vasey - Author Archive

Allegro and Indra Announce Global Strategic Partnership Servicing the Commodities Trading and Risk Management Market

Both companies will collaborate globally in the implementation of Allegro Horizon, Allegro’s leading commodities trading solution that can increase performance, reduce costs and provide greater agility to operations. DALLAS, TX (PRWEB) JULY 20, 2017 Allegro Development Corp., a leading provider of commodity management software, announced today that it has expanded its... continue reading

Agiboo Sponsor 2017 CTRM Conference

We would like to thank Agiboo for their Bronze sponsorship of the 2017 CTRMConference to be held in Amsterdam on October 5th. Agiboo BV, headquartered in The Netherlands, is a provider of commodity trade and risk management solutions with a focus on agricultural and soft commodities and specifically Cocoa, Coffee, Sugar,... continue reading

2017 CTRM Conference Unveiled

Commodity Technology Advisory LLC teams up with Synergy to Deliver 2017 CTRM Conference Houston, TX, USA and Czech Republic, July 20th 2017. Commodity Technology Advisory (ComTech), the leading analyst firm covering the energy and commodity trading and risk management (E/CTRM and Commodity Management) technologies markets, announces that it will be... continue reading

Scipio starts the implementation of Agiblocks Commodity Trade and Risk management.

Scipio based in Geneva is a trading company specializing in the physical movement of soft commodities (sugar, grains, rice and soya) within Sub-Saharan Africa. The company is a Category A member of the Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA). In Sub-Saharan Africa, food security is the biggest humanitarian and political... continue reading

Talking Oil Price

It can’t be much fun to be Saudi right now. Everyday, talking up the idea that OPEC can and will put the oil market ‘in balance’ (thats price fixer talk for under our control) and then reading how your fellow OPEC members are cheating on their quotas and how resilient... continue reading

Ethiopia: Coffee Value Chain Reform Continues

By Fasika Tadesse The Office of the Prime Minister gave the direction of establishing a coffee research institute as part of reforming the entire coffee value chain Following an order from the Office of the Prime Minister, the Ethiopian Coffee & Tea Development & Marketing Authority has finalised a first... continue reading

50Hertz optimizes forecasting processes for system management and marketing with ProCom solution

Aachen (Germany), 17 July 2017 – As a complement to its proven network control technology, in Neuenhagen (Germany) transmission network operator 50Hertz is relying on “BoFiT Forecast” from ProCom. Since April of this year, this forecasting solution from the Aachen based software consultancy house has been delivering more reliable marketing... continue reading

Eka Introduces End-to-End Bulk Vessel Shipment Planning for Agri-Commodity Companies

New module for InSight CM – Agriculture CTRM platform simplifies planning and drives smarter decisions Norwalk, Conn. – July 17, 2017 – Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, announced today that agribusinesses can now use Eka’s InSight CM® – Agriculture commodity trading and... continue reading

FERDEC and Trade Surveillance

There are a host of consultancy companies that are focused on the various aspects of commodity trading and CTRM Software, and occasionally one of them morphs into becoming a software vendor. FERDEC, a German-based consultancy, now in its 5th year of business was founded as a very specific consultancy in... continue reading

Logistics Industry: Next Step to Global Economy’s Blockchainization

There is a new addition to the list of industries that are being conquered by the inevitable advance of the Blockchain. Today, it is steadily permeating the logistics sphere, which seems to be a perfect fit for the technology. This year we have witnessed the market signaling rising interest to... continue reading

“CTRM on cloud is passé, the real opportunity is CTRM on Blockchains!” – New Speaker Announcement

We are pleased to announce that Saurabh Goyal will be presenting at the 2017 CTRM Conference on Blockchain. Saurabh, is the founder and chief product architect at Satoshi Systems Limited – a firm focusing on using blockchain in the commodity trade finance use case. Saurabh has 15 years of experience... continue reading

The Death of Commodities?

By Andrew Packer In 1979, Business Week magazine posted a cover story called “The Death of Equities.” In plain English, they spelled out the trouble the stock market had been going through since peaking in 1968. And how it had never fully recovered from the brutal bear market of 1973-1974,... continue reading

ProCom Broadens its Focus on Europe

ProCom is a German company that offers both consultancy and IT tools throughout the energy value chain from production to trading. With over 100 employees, ProCom’s headquarter is in Aachen with one subsidiary in Berlin, Germany. Until recently, its focus has been on the German market, as is the case... continue reading

Sign Up Now For CTRM Conference

The 2017 CTRM Conference is to take place on October 5th, 2017 in Amsterdam and registrations are open. We would encourage you to register without delay so that we can properly plan and execute the Conference. Furthermore, there is a financial incentive to register early in the form of an... continue reading

Why Commodity Traders Are Fleeing the Business

The number of trading houses has dwindled, and the institutional, pure-play commodity hedge funds that remain are few. By Shelley Goldberg Profiting from commodity trading often requires a combination of market knowledge, luck and most importantly, strong risk management. But over the years, the number of commodity trading houses has... continue reading

CREMER Goes Live on Eka’s Cloud-based CTRM Software Solution for Agriculture

London – July 11, 2017 – Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, announced today that CREMER has deployed Eka’s InSight CM® – Agriculture commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) platform in the cloud. Headquartered in Germany, CREMER is a global organization focused on... continue reading