6 Reasons Why Online Trading Platforms Are The Future

POSTED BY Mike Scharf ON January 4, 2018 IN Blog, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Gravitate

We live and work in an on-demand world in which we expect information to be available whenever and where we want. This is especially true for the fuel-buying industry in which market dynamics that affect commodity prices shift from moment to moment. No commodity-marketing company wants to delay getting critical information to its buyers. And …

Empowering Customers with On-Demand Access to Business Tools

POSTED BY Emily Fixter ON November 16, 2017 IN Case Study, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Gravitate

Gravitate Delivers Transaction Data to Customers Around the Globe in Near Real Time A Fortune 100 energy company that is engaged in the gathering, transportation, fractionation, storage, and marketing of natural gas liquids (NGLs) partnered with capSpire to overhaul its legacy business model of sharing transaction-related data with its customers via email or snail mail. …

First Question Answered By CTRM Analytics: Where Am I Making Money?

POSTED BY Scott Creed ON November 15, 2017 IN Analytics, Blog, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM

Commodity trading and risk management (CTRM) systems are data rich but information poor. They do a great job of capturing detail and ensuring transactional fidelity—meaning that you have clean, accurate data that can be used across the lifecycle of each transaction, including accounting, settlements, invoicing, and payables. However, it can be difficult to obtain meaningful …

How Midstream Companies Can Profit in Today’s Challenging NGL Market

POSTED BY Mike Scharf ON October 3, 2017 IN Blog, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Optimization

Over the last few years, the U.S. market for natural gas liquids (NGLs) has undergone significant changes that have introduced complexity and compressed margins for NGL midstream companies. Let’s discuss four of the most significant changes in the market and how NGL midstream companies can maintain healthy margins in this landscape. 1. More shale production …

Major Refiner Optimizes Its Crude-Marketing Operation

POSTED BY Emily Fixter ON September 15, 2017 IN Case Study, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Optimization

Major Crude-Oil Refiner Optimizes Its Supply Chain, Saving Up To 10 Cents Per Barrel A major U.S. refiner wanted to enhance its crude-marketing operation that covered more than 1,500 leases and 30 stations, and involved the transportation of more than 50,000 barrels of truck volumes each day. capSpire recommended the implementation of its Lease Crude …

Increase Fuel Buyers’ Loyalty to Your Brand vs. Getting Into Price Wars

POSTED BY Mike Scharf ON August 29, 2017 IN Blog, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Gravitate

Today’s market for buying and selling refined products is highly competitive. Lots of wholesale marketers compete for sales to a limited number of buyers. Faced with a glut of choices, buyers tend to purchase based solely on who offers the lowest price at any given time. In this landscape, your success as a seller is …

LCO Cloud Solution Makes it Simple to Optimize your Network

POSTED BY Emily Fixter ON August 18, 2017 IN Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Optimization, Video

  Learn How capSpire’s Lease Crude Optimization Cloud Solution Makes it Simple to Optimize your Network: The offering includes a secure web-based portal that each energy marketer, scheduler, lease rep and manager has a unique login for. The software enables the modeling of existing supply chains in order to understand the impact on P&L due …

capSpire’s Optimization Platform

POSTED BY Emily Fixter ON July 20, 2017 IN Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Optimization, Video

Learn How capSpire’s Optimization Platform Can Help Your Organization: Make more informed buy and sell decisions Better understand and identify location spreads Maximize the value of your blends Accurately identify time spreads and contango opportunities Easily identify the most profitable supply and demand option Optimize scheduling and logistics across all available transportation methods Better capitalize …

Midstream Crude Marketer Optimizes Its Logistics Costs

POSTED BY Emily Fixter ON July 20, 2017 IN Case Study, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Optimization

Midstream Crude Marketer Saves $.15 Per Barrel by Optimizing Logistics Costs Faced with unprecedented changes in oil markets—including increased production of crude oil combined with the lowest crude prices in years—the client selected capSpire to help them make more informed operating decisions and identify opportunities for more efficiency and wider margins.  capSpire’s on-time and on-budget …

Nominating Lease Volumes for Maximum Profitability

POSTED BY Bernard Wehbe ON July 11, 2017 IN Blog, Digital Transformation, E/CTRM, Optimization

As you probably know all too well, each of your station nominations tends to be based on the lease-station combinations that you calculated when you first acquired the lease. Every month, you add new lease volume and subtract relinquished leases. However, as new information becomes available, reassessing each of your leases every month can be …

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