From Energy to Agriculture, commodity traders are steadily competing with business change due to the train of new EU regulations, together with the turbulent market conditions, oil costs at 4 year low, shale petrol expectations, stagnation, and new technology, businesses depend more on their most valued assets – people.
We are now in a world that relies heavily on technology and systems. Trading firms now invest more into Trading & Risk Management systems than traders and market makers, the investment goes more into technically sound personnel to help install, integrate and support business critical systems to help manage the day-to-day running of the business process.
Commoditas Partners are one of very few proven consultancies in this field who have proved their worth, helping some of the most complex trading set-ups run an agile front to back office trading infrastructure, where IT is proving to be revolutionary and most valued investment.
We spoke to their Managing Director, Carl Vellenoweth who has decade IT Commodity Trading and risk management consulting experience – “Commoditas identifies the current and future challenges faced when implementing and supporting a complex trading, risk, compliance and supply chain model. We see more organizations managing the complete end to end process where system integration seems to the biggest challenge. We offer or clients a tailored service where they remain in control with the best resources and tools available in the market”
With continued pressure from regulators to comply to new reporting, clearing and trade surveillance, services like Commoditas Partners prove to be a key asset to any complex trading organization.