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Optimize trading strategies to maximize profits with our ETRM and CTRM solutions
In today’s competitive commodity markets, front offices need an energy and commodity trading and risk management (ETRM/CTRM) solution that increases visibility into market conditions, physical and financial positions, and risk exposures to optimize trading decisions. It’s crucial to identify favorable strategies, stress test them, and execute them from a unified solution to maximize profits and mitigate risks.
ION offers commodities trading solutions for any business involved in the trading, risk management, and logistics of commodities. From packaged, multi-tenant SaaS ETRM/CTRM solutions to highly customizable solutions to advanced trading and risk management analytics solutions, ION aims to support your business’ current and future needs.
CTRM and ETRM solutions that expand with your business
Your business’ profitability is dependent on your ability to make the right decisions at the right times. ION Commodities’ ETRM/CTRM software consolidates your relevant data and provides reporting tools to empower your organization with a complete view of your portfolio’s P&L, exposure, and value-at-risk for faster, clearer decisions. Integral to our product portfolio are commodity trading and risk management solutions for planning, procuring, processing, managing, moving, and trading energy and other commodities. Our various solutions support all industries, regions, and company sizes.
I run a small commodities business. Do I really need an ETRM/CTRM solution?
Even with limited resources, an ETRM/CTRM can be a huge asset to your business. Our solutions deliver unparalleled functionality for addressing the commodity market’s top challenges, including managing price volatility, identifying the cause of P&L shifts, and ensuring regulatory compliance. No matter the size of your business, an ETRM/CTRM can unify your business and bring transparency to the information you need the most when you need it.
What can you expect with an ION ETRM/CTRM solution?
Our solutions empower energy and commodity trading businesses to manage trading and enterprise risk management.
- Trading: Gain complete control over trading operations, enabling traders to optimize position management and leverage real-time data to take advantage of market movements.
- Price risk management: Mitigate price risk with sophisticated analytical tools for performing portfolio stress testing, sensitivity analyses, and what-if analyses. Analyze real-time position and exposure—market, volumetric, credit, delivery, and FX—at granular and enterprise levels.
- Chartering and vessel operations: Manage all chartering, post-fixture activities including freight risk management and the financial aspects of commercial vessel operations in a single system.
- Scheduling: Plan, execute, and optimize complex physical movements for bulk commodities in real time. Manage all transactions, from straightforward physical trade matching to complex itinerary scheduling.
- Counterparty credit risk management: Measure, manage, and mitigate the risk arising from counterparty default.
- Hedge accounting: Automate the entire hedge accounting process for commodities and access a comprehensive risk management program.