Commodity schedulers and logistics managers Optimizing the physical operations of commodities.

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Gain visibility into your supply chain

The global supply chain is underpinned by the physical movement of commodities. Commodity schedulers must optimize for delivery in a world of unexpected supply chain disruptions with visibility into their inventory and obligations across the business. To fully capitalize on opportunities and meet contractual obligations, companies need their physical trading contracts integrated with their inventory and logistical movement data to manage imbalances, optimize transportation and storage assets, and minimize logistics costs.

Why an ION Commodities scheduling and logistics solution?

  • Powerful forecasting and planning

    Balance and synchronize supply and demand to develop long-term, stable plans. Prepare for disruptive events with scenario planning to explore options and identify the most profitable response.

  • Comprehensive inventory management

    Track and manage inventories from individual containers and units up to the enterprise level. Project inventories and blends into the future to keep the right amount of stock on hand and prevent large imbalances from occurring.

  • Complete supply chain visibility

    Assess your forecasts, plans, production, processing, and distribution, as well as inventories, along the way with both current and future logistics activities. Adjust your commodity movements to meet changing obligations.

Commodity supply chain management solutions

To navigate increasingly frequent market disruptions and long-term changes from the energy transition, your business needs transparency into the quantity, quality specification details, and location of your physical assets. Further, you need to efficiently source, transport, and optimize the storage of your commodities to fulfill your obligations. ION Commodities solutions unite scheduling and logistic activity with trading and finance data for any commodity, whether it’s transported by pipeline, tanker, barge, rail, or truck.

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ION Commodities tops Energy Risk Software Rankings 2024 across multiple categories

3 April 2024
LONDON – 03 April 2024: ION Commodities, a leading provider of energy and ...

Chartis Research ranks ION Commodities as a leading technology provider for energy markets for the fourth time in a row

28 February 2024
London – 28 February 2024: ION Commodities, a global leader in energy and ...

ION recognized by IDC FinTech Rankings as a FastTrack FinTech company

4 December 2023
LONDON – 4 December 2023: ION, a leading global provider of trading, analytics, ...

ION Commodities wins CTRM Software House of the Year for the second consecutive year at Energy Risk Asia Awards 2023

10 October 2023
LONDON – 10 October 2023: ION Commodities, a leading provider of energy and ...

ION Commodities ranks #1 in Chartis Research’s Energy50, winning 12 awards

17 August 2023
LONDON – 17 August 2023: ION Commodities, a global leader in energy and ...

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