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Overview

A complete trading, risk management, merchandising and accounting solution for companies who buy, sell, warehouse, merchandise or transform commodities – especially to manage exposure to commodity prices and currency fluctuations. dbcSMARTsoft supports physical commodities – including grains, sugar, cocoa, coffee, cotton, pulses, oilseeds, nuts and livestock – with an array of complex pricing mechanism (e.g. boards of trade) as well as financial contracts. With real-time reporting tools, you can see your aggregated positions, risk and P&L across commodities and financial instruments.

Used by over 280 customers every day dbcSMARTsoft supports physical commodities – including grains, sugar, cocoa, coffee, cotton, pulses, oilseeds, nuts and livestock – with an array of complex pricing mechanism (e.g. boards of trade) as well as financial contracts. With our real-time reporting tools, you can see your aggregated positions, risk and P&L across commodities and financial instruments.

Key Features

Contract Management  Contract management system for the purchase and sale of commodities with both risk and inventory management.

Market Trading and Hedging Trade Blotter to enter trading activity for commodity Futures, Options, and Foreign Currency.

Inventory and Risk Management Transactions that affect inventoried product or commodity are instantly and accurately reflected.

Production and Manufacturing Support for formula-based and product-to-product manufacturing including calculation of the manufactured cost.

Purchase and Sales Order Processing Enables multiple products to be shipped to or from multiple locations.

Order Logistics  Links contracts and tickets to assist in allocating and scheduling loads

General Ledger & Financial Reporting  Complete financial accounting is built in; as well as interfaces to third party accounting systems

Regulation Compliance  Adheres to EPA and USDA regulations as well as reporting for printing and electronic transmission

Key Benefits

Value Delivered

  • Get more timely and accurate information for decision making with an end-to-end solution
  • Mitigate the effect of price volatility with optimal commodities hedging
  • Optimize inventory management with real-time visibility along the supply chain
  • Reduce operational risk and tighten payment controls by automating freight logistics
  • Model the effect of supplier failure and devise more effective strategies to mitigate the impact of default
  • Understand margin contribution from each process in the value chain from origination through to finished good
  • Measure hedge effectiveness (under IFRS9, IAS39 or FAS 133) and minimize earnings volatility

Product/Service details

Geographic Availability
Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East, North America, South America