Consumer Packaged Goods Companies and Managing the Margin Squeeze

POSTED BY Emily Fixter ON November 27, 2013 IN Blog, E/CTRM

Consumer Packaged Goods Companies and Managing the Margin Squeeze:  The last five years have easily been the most dynamic period in well over fifty years across most financial, commodity, and industry sectors.  Price extremes and increased volatility coincided with a global slow down, a financial market crash and subsequent recovery to record stock market highs, …

Commodity Portal Technology: A Look at How Commodity Trading is Evolving with Technology

POSTED BY Trent Amos ON September 30, 2013 IN Blog, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Gravitate

The world is moving forward at a blinding pace.   Technologies are faster, granting us split-second access to data and instant connections.  For commodity trading companies, this means the days of faxing invoices and interacting with clients through daylong games of email tag are nearly gone.   In our real-time, on-demand world each second matters.   Commodity trading companies …

Reverse Globalization: The Resurgence of the U.S. Petrochemical Industry

POSTED BY Larry Loocke ON August 15, 2013 IN Blog, E/CTRM, News

Over the past thirty years, globalization surged as a central theme for chemical companies as they increased their international footprint and utilized other regions’ inexpensive labor and raw materials.  These companies remained laser-focused on investing in opportunities outside of the United States, and they gradually reduced their footprint within the states. But times are indeed …

capSpire Announces New Allegro Platform Service Offering

POSTED BY capSpire ON July 29, 2013 IN Allegro, Blog, E/CTRM

Firm Jump-starts New Service Offering With Addition of Technical and Functional Experts capSpire, a global consulting and solutions company, announces a new service offering focused on assisting clients with the Allegro commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) software platform. capSpire will leverage their deep domain knowledge around commodity trading and risk solutions to establish a …

capSpire Launches New Software Selection Services for Commodity Trading Companies

POSTED BY capSpire ON July 29, 2013 IN Blog, E/CTRM, News

New offering caters to natural gas, NGLs, refined products, coal, crude, metals, agriculture, and freight commodity trading companies. capSpire jump-starts software selection service offering with 20+ year energy industry veteran. capSpire, a global commodity trading consulting and solutions firm, announces a new service offering to assist and guide companies through the process of selecting commodity …