5 Reasons Commodity Businesses Lose Money

For commodity businesses, the margin for error is small. A blip in the system doesn’t have minor repercussions. In fact, one mix-up could cost millions. Then, losses can worsen, as the domino effect of each affected business process unravels an operation. Since every step has the potential for incremental loss or profit, forward-looking commodity organisations must carefully evaluate every phase of their business processes and identify where challenges exist ahead of time.

Throughout the decades, ION Commodities has watched commodity businesses grow. During that time, they’ve observed the key areas where forward-looking organisations prosper — and the pitfalls that underprepared businesses experience.

This e-book will explore the challenges and solutions associated with pre-trade analysis, trade hedging and risk analysis, supply chains, regulatory compliance and controls and oversight.