Balsamo

The New Generation
of CTRM and Commodity Management Software

for Metals Raw Materials, Concentrates and Refined.

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Our ambition is to revolutionize the CTRM market by providing a modern, flexible, adaptable and affordable solution.

Your Requirements

You are a physical commodities Trading House, a Producer, a Miner or a Consumer

who is globally producing, purchasing, selling, transporting, transforming and financing goods.

Your enterprise may have one or multiple subsidiaries in different locations handling one or multiple commodities. Your counterparts are worldwide with varying profiles as miners, smelters or manufacturers. You need to provide them with reliable services: delivering, financing and hedging. 

You need to monitor and control your risks

by following daily prices, premiums, forex positions and valuing risks to take the correct hedging decisions. You need to know your counterparts’ credit limits and monitor moving contractual parameters to ensure that they are not breaching them. Your business requires accurate cash management and cashflows.

You need to perform complex logistic activities

handling transportation of goods globally overland, by ocean or by air.  You need to produce accurate and complex invoices and documents for custom clearance and insurance purposes, to anticipate and monitor shipping schedules and to track your inventory in warehouse.

You need to  have an auditable, compliant and controlled accounting of your activities

in order to produce accurate and explainable financial and risk reports to your management, share-holders, banks, auditors.

 

Our solution

Manage the whole life cycle of your trades

Specialising in CTRM for metals concentrates, raw materials and refined metal, CE is the leading provider of CTRM solutions for the metals, scrap and recycling industries.  Our clients range from miners to traders and end consumers.  Designed by a team from the metals industry our CTRM, ‘Balsamo’, is a fast, reliable, scalable, efficient and user-friendly CTRM using latest technology to provide the best user experience to manage these demanding and complex commodities.

We are so confident in Balsamo that we offer a unique risk free, try before you buy, Proof of Concept to allow you to put your most complex trades and scenarios through the system before committing to purchase.

Strengths

Standard Features

  • Fast and easy trade-capture system for metals deals management.
  • Supports Raw Materials such as metal concentrates, Scraps, Industrial Minerals, Minor Metals, Precious Metals by calculating payable contents and their specific business rules – treatment charges, refining charges, price, participation, price sharing, escalators etc.
  • Allows you to create new complex business rules: PayablesTC, RC, PP, Scales, …
  • Efficient and scalable processing supports real-time and end-of-period P&L, mark to market and risk calculation.
  • Integrated BI tools deliver complex position, P&L reports and risks cards.
  • Web-based SaaS or dedicated hosting options.
  • Manages multiple users, companies, commodities, units of measurement, currencies and products
  • Provides segregated environments  by company, commodity and book.
  • Offers a flexible pricing formula module based on quotation periods compliant with different markets pricing rules – such as LME, LBMA, COMEX, SHFE
  • Many-to-many allocations of physical-to- physical and physical-to-futures/Forex
  • Optimise contract optionality, QP’s, back pricing, delivery, qualities etc.
  • Inventory, WSMD, logistics, blending, tolling, Invoicing, assay exchanges and analysis
  • Fast end of day, month, period P&L/MTM closing, data import/export & interfacing

Producing – Trading – Logistic – Risks – Hedging – Accounting – Treasury – Financial Controls – Consuming

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Our Offer to the Metal Industry

Benefit from a unique blend of proven industry knowledge, try before you buy and an unequalled licencing and service package.

The Commodities Engineering team have implemented CTRM solutions for traders, miners and smelters working with raw materials, concentrates and base metals industries across the globe. The team are unique in their industry experience, comprising of former Financial Managers and Controllers for daily P&L, MTM and risk, and contract/ traffic administrators.

We know your industry because we’re part of it.

Our Unique Proposition

  • We are the leading provider of CTRM solutions for the metals, scrap and recycling industries
  • We offer a unique, risk free ‘try before you buy’ proof of concept allowing you to input your most complex trades and scenarios through the system before committing to purchase
  • Our design team consists of people from the raw metals and refined world who have an unparalleled knowledge of the industry
  • Our system is fast, reliable, scalable, efficient and user-friendly
  • We use the latest technology to provide the best user experience to manage demanding and complex commodities
  • We respect and support our clients, partners and people
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Contact us

contact@commoditiesengineering.com

Land-Line : + 41 (22) 575 33 24

CE-Commodities Engineering SARL
Address : Chemin du vieux-puits 15 - 1228 Plan-les-Ouates - Switzerland
Email : contact@commoditiesengineering.com
Land-Line : + 41 (22) 575 33 24
www.commoditiesengineering.com