AspectCTRM for Coal Trading

Producers, transporters, blenders, marketers and consumers of coal can benefit from AspectCTRM for thermal and coking coal trade and price risk management. The price of coal is affected by a number of drivers, including regulations and variables in the supply chain such as product, grade, quality and derivatives. AspectCTRM brings transparency to the trading lifecycle.

Product Summary

AspectCTRM includes these modules: Trade Management, Risk Management, Physical Operations and and Financial Operations. AspectCTRM is the only Software-as-a-Service (Saas) in the Cloud trade, risk and operations management solution.

Traders, risk managers, schedulers and back-office personnel manage streamlined, integrated planning and fulfillment in real time. Tools within the solution expose critical market intelligence and provide scenario analysis and forecasting to create a nimble, visible environment that reduces risks and promotes supply-demand success.

AspectCTRM for Coal Supports:
  • Complex escalators on trade pricing
  • Tonnes and short tonnes units
  • Full assay management
  • Dry bulk freight contractual term and pricing

 

This screen shows a trade entry for a coal buy from Indonesia with a shipment destination to China. From order entry to settlement this trade is tracked through the system for shared information with your front and back-office teams.

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Traders, risk managers, schedulers and back-office personnel manage streamlined, integrated planning and fulfillment in real time. Tools within the solution expose critical market intelligence and provide scenario analysis and forecasting to create a nimble, visible environment that reduces risks and promotes supply-demand success.

Integrated Coal Pricing Data

Most AspectCTRM customers also subscribe to our AspectDSC Market Data & Analytics solution which allows for a seamless transfer of market prices to AspectCTRM to validate trades and update positions. AspectDSC delivers the coal industry with business-critical market news and data, benchmark price assessments and insightful market reports from leading sources like Argus, CME, ICE, and Platts. Users access the Argus/McCloskey’s Coal Price Index service, the source of the API prices, which are the key indexes used for international physical and derivatives coal business. Platts features Coal Trader, the daily publication where users access the Platts OTC Broker Index, including CAPP barge; CAPP rail; PRB 8800; and PRB 8400, and US thermal coal exports. ICE delivers ICE Richards Bay Coal and ICE Rotterdam Coal prices, and the CME publishes thermal and coking coal prices.

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