Change and Risk are the only Constants in Agricultural Markets

Change and Risk are the only Constants in Agricultural Markets

It’s been a difficult year for many North American agricultural producers, merchants and traders. With a bitterly cold winter and an exceptionally wet spring…


Are You Ready for IMO 2020?

Are You Ready for IMO 2020?

Next year, IMO 2020 will add a new level of complexity to commodity trading – disrupting demand for oil, raising shipping costs, and causing potential shipping…


CTRM/ETRM – Build or Buy? Do You Really Need to Choose?

CTRM/ETRM – Build or Buy? Do You Really Need to Choose?

CTRM vendors argue that building your own CTRM or ETRM system is a mistake. In many ways, they are correct. If you are talking about traditional CTRM or ETRM…


ERP for commodities – it’s not as easy as it sounds

ERP for commodities – it’s not as easy as it sounds

Can you use your enterprise resource planning (ERP) software for commodity trading and risk management (CTRM)? ERP vendors will tell you that you can, and the…


How Big Data Analytics Can Transform Agriculture and Farming

How Big Data Analytics Can Transform Agriculture and Farming

Big data analytics is used to process large amounts of data generated every day across industries and turn them into interpretable insights. According to…


What is CTRM software?

What is CTRM software?

CTRM (commodity trading and risk management) software is specialized trading and risk management software designed for companies involved in commodity trading.…


16 mid-to-large sized commodity businesses adopt Eka’s Digital Commodity Management Platform in the first half of 2018 to drive new levels of growth

Digital Procurement Reimagined – Bespoke and Appified

Even as organizations assemble building blocks for Digital Procurement in the long term, they also need short-term, tactical moves. Transitioning to Digital…


4 modern apps that change the way you trade

4 modern apps that change the way you trade

The beauty of breaking monolithic CTRM systems into their smallest components – individual apps for specific functionality – is that you can pick and choose…


4 modern apps that change the way you trade

4 ways legacy CTRM is hurting your business

CTRM systems were created in the 1990s to help commodity trading companies – primarily oil companies initially – navigate the complexities around regulations,…