An Intern’s Take: What It’s Like to Work at capSpire

POSTED BY David Skinner ON August 30, 2018 IN Blog

David Skinner was the 2018 Summer Intern for the Gravitate team in Fayetteville, Arkansas, and is continuing to intern with the team during the fall semester. He is a senior at the University of Arkansas, where he is pursuing a B.S. in Computer Science. The first line of the company handbook states that “capSpire is …

How Permian and Canadian Pipeline Constraints Benefit Refiners

POSTED BY Thomas Hunt ON August 27, 2018 IN Blog, LCO

Limited takeaway capacity in the Permian and the widening of the WCS-WTI spread are benefiting some independent refiners. (The Permian Basin crude hub is located in Midland, where prices are benchmarked against the WTI Cushing price [Mid-cush spread]. Canadian crude from the prolific oil sands is called the West Canadian Select, and it is settled …

Extracting Maximum Value from CTRM Systems

POSTED BY Rob Parker ON July 24, 2018 IN Blog, CTRM

Our clients want to realize the full potential of their investment in a commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) system. However, there is a general feeling among clients that their CTRM system can fully support their entire trading business, but they have not yet achieved this and are unsure how to get there. System infrastructure, …

Another Reason to Upgrade to the latest version of RightAngle: The Enhanced ATM Module

POSTED BY Rachel Scott ON July 24, 2018 IN Blog, CTRM

If you’re using a version of RightAngle prior to s14, you’re completely missing out on the Asset Transaction Management (ATM) module. You have to manage nominations outside RightAngle. If your meter tickets apply to more than one shipper, your tickets are split between multiple shippers at both receipt and delivery—and have to be managed in …

Why You Absolutely Should Take Advantage of RightAngle’s CreditCenter

POSTED BY Emily Fixter ON July 19, 2018 IN Blog, CTRM

Why should you take advantage of RightAngle’s CreditCenter? If your trading organization is like many others, you’re probably using a third-party tool that integrates data from RightAngle to manage customer credit information. As a result, you’re probably also experiencing a number of issues that hamper efficiency: You constantly have to ask traders if they have …

Back by Popular Demand: Top Reasons To Upgrade to Allegro Horizon

POSTED BY Amrik Sembi ON July 19, 2018 IN Blog, CTRM

Over the last few months, more and more companies have considered an upgrade to Allegro Horizon. Rest assured that since Allegro Horizon was first introduced in 2016, this newest version of the software has been through several successful implementations. It’s now tried and true, and has proven to be a valuable investment for many companies. …

Three Goals of capSpire’s Managed Services Offering

POSTED BY Paul Keohan ON July 18, 2018 IN Advisory Services, Blog, CTRM

Did you know that capSpire provides managed services to clients that use commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) systems for their day-to-day management of trading, logistics, risk management, and accounting? Basically, it’s an ongoing relationship in which our consultants offer immediate support—whether on-site or remote—for issues as they arise. We want our clients to concentrate …