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Analyst Reviews & White Papers
Evolving Power Markets – Opportunity and Challenge
UtiliPoint analyzes the evolving power markets and reviews why Triple Point is considered the leading ETRM solution.
Energy Trading & Risk Management Systems
UtiliPoint explores the benefits of having an advanced ETRM solution for natural gas marketing.
Changing Energy and Commodity Markets Create New ETRM Software Requirements
UtiliPoint examines the changing European energy and commodity markets, analyzes the impact to trading and risk management software necessities and reviews Triple Point's Commodity XL.
Seeking Total Risk Management Solutions In Today Commodity Markets
This white paper from CommodityPoint® discusses how Triple Point® is uniquely positioned to provide a fully-integrated enterprise risk management software solution as demanded by market conditions.
Foundations of GRC: Commodity Risk Management
This white paper by Corporate Integrity™ discusses the pivotal role commodity risk management plays in an organization's GRC strategy and how Triple Point's Commodity XL™ solution delivers the required holistic and integrated view of commodity risk.
Triple Point's Management Dashboard
This technical briefing note by CommodityPoint® discusses why Triple Point's business intelligence module, Commodity XL Management Dashboard™, is a major and timely innovation that provides executives with the insight they require to effectively manage their business.
Triple Point's Treasury and Regulatory Compliance Solution Suite
This technical briefing note by CommodityPoint® discusses how energy and commodities companies greatly benefit from applying hedge accounting and why Triple Point provides the market's leading solution.
Getting to the Bottom of the Credit Risk Issue
This technical briefing note from CommodityPoint® defines what comprises a true credit risk solution and explains why a recent survey found Commodity XL for Credit Risk™ the overall market leader in credit risk solutions.
Triple Point Technology Acquires Softmar
This analyst note by AMR Research discusses how the acquisition of Softmar positions Triple Point to provide supply chains with a comprehensive platform to monitor the entire raw material, source-to-delivery process, including ocean freight.
Raw Material Sourcing Strategies are Critical to Revenue and Profit Margins
This research report from AMR Research details the raw material sourcing challenges of 31 companies across five industries and reveals best-practice strategies and tactics that deliver winning results.
Supply Chain Ready to Pop
Kevin O'Marah, discusses key supply chain trends including risk, volatility and reaching the limits of 'lean' and offers innovative ideas to tackle today's biggest supply chain challenges.
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Energy Trading and Risk Management Platforms
This analyst report from Gartner discusses why Triple Point is positioned as a Leader in Energy Trading and Risk Management software solutions.
CTRM in an SAP Environment: Triple Point's Commodity SL
This white paper from CommodityPoint® discusses how SAP and Triple Point's joint commodity management solution seamlessly integrates Triple Point's real-time trading and risk management functionality with SAP's logistics and back-office applications, eliminating the risks and issues involved with custom integration.
The Race for Market Share in CTRM Software: Can Triple Point Catch OpenLink?
This analyst note by CommodityPoint® examines the growth of E/CTRM vendors over the last five years, during which time Triple Point has emerged from being one of the group to being a leader along with OpenLink, and by CommodityPoint’s estimates, is growing at a faster pace than the overall market.
Advanced Sourcing Technologies and Platforms to Broaden a Portfolio
This paper takes a detailed look at the capabilities mature companies are deploying in today's sourcing and commodity management arena
A Foundational Look at the Evolution of Sourcing Technology and Platforms
This paper from Spend Matters discusses next level sourcing and commodity management, the evolution of sourcing platforms and the advanced sourcing and commodity management platforms available today.
Beyond Sourcing and Supply Chain: Commodity Management Solution Fundamentals
This white paper from Spend Matters outlines the business case for Commodity Management, including how to build a quantifiable argument to invest in the right team, processes and solutions to take action in the current environment.
Procurement Leaders Insight: Commodity Management
This white paper discusses the issue of commodity-based volatility, particularly in the consumer products and manufacturing industries.
Mining Supply Chain Optimization: From Pit to Port
This white paper written by Guy Isherwood, Publisher and Editor of Commodities Now magazine, examines the challenges of optimizing the mining supply chain.
Global Oil Markets – Increasing Uncertainty and Risk
This white paper bylined by Patrick Reames of CommodityPoint examines potential oil market upsets, and why an advanced technology solution providing a complete picture of positions and risk exposures is critical.
Managing the European Energy Equation
This white paper written by Guy Isherwood, Publisher and Editor of Commodities Now magazine, addresses the challenges present in the European power and gas markets that have made success dependent upon monitoring multiple commodities and expanding into neighboring regions.
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Energy Trading and Risk Management 2013 Vendor Assessment
This excerpt from IDC’s Worldwide ETRM 2013 Vendor Assessment explains why Triple Point has achieved its highest ranking of “Leader” in the ETRM space, and the rigorous methodology behind this evaluation.
Procurement Leaders Insight - Commodity Risk: Brewing
This white paper discusses the challenges brewing companies face in relation to ongoing commodity price volatility, and how to address them.
Reducing Risk in the Demand Planning Process: Process Manufacturing Research Study
This research study summarizes findings from surveys conducted with process manufacturers on demand planning, and discusses the best practices necessary for achieving success in today’s unpredictable environment.
Articles
Manage Coal Trading Risk and Optimize Supply Chain Operations
This article in Dry Cargo International authored by Peter Cooperman of Triple Point Technology discusses how commodity management and supply chain software is needed to navigate the complexity of today's coal industry and to promote profitable decision making in growing spot markets.
Making Purity Profits from Y-grade
This article featured in Scandinavian Oil and Gas Magazine, bylined by Peter Cooperman of Triple Point Technology, shares the challenges that midstream players in the NGLs market will encounter and how to use technology solutions to mitigate risk and manage the complete life cycle of y-grade, from gathering through purity product selling as NGLs.
Understanding & Managing Oil Market Volatility in an Era of Increasing Uncertainty
This article in Drilling & Exploration World magazine authored by Triple Point Marketing Director Lauren LaFronz discusses the factors that cause extreme volatility in crude oil prices and the urgent need for technology solutions that manage and mitigate risk.
Managing Commodity & Material Cost Volatility with CTRM
Guy Isherwood, Publisher and Editor of Commodities Now magazine, interviews Triple Point’s Chief Marketing Officer Michael Schwartz about the WAM acquisition, why Triple Point has been named the ETRM “Leader” by multiple industry analysts, how the company is helping food and beverage companies combat raw material price risk, and more.
Management Software Supports Supply Chain Requirements
This article in Coffee & Cocoa International featuring Brian Seidman, Triple Point’s VP, Solutions Director, Agriculture, explains how Commodity XL enables agribusinesses meet complex supply chain requirements, maximize profitability, and mitigate risk.
ETRM Software House of the Year
This article explains why Triple Point was chosen as the 2013 "ETRM Software House of the Year" by Energy Risk magazine.
Achieving Dodd-Frank Compliance with Triple Point
This piece for the Oil & Gas Financial Journal by Triple Point's Mike Zadoroznyj, VP, Solutions Director, Treasury & Regulatory Compliance, explains how Triple Point's Commodity XL solution helps companies achieve compliance with Dodd-Frank regulations.
Energy Industry Challenges & Trends
This Q&A with Triple Point Chief Marketing Officer Michael Schwartz, published in the Oil & Gas Financial Journal, comments on price volatility, mobile ETRM, Dodd-Frank compliance, and more.
ETRM Goes Mobile
Competitive advantage in the energy sector is increasingly being secured by the quality of the technology deployed. In this article, Triple Point's Lauren LaFronz makes the case that ongoing tightening in the markets combined with technological developments will push the next battle for differentiation into the mobile arena.
Mobile for the Maritime Industry
This article authored by Triple Point's Lauren LaFronz explores how mobile applications can be used to obtain competitive advantage in the shipping industry.
Mark to Market Valuation Challenges
Are you 100% certain that the methods and tools you’re using to calculate your fleet’s mark-to-market value are providing accurate results? In this article, Triple Point Freight Risk Solutions Manager Javier Navarro explains the challenges associated with calculating accurate MTM valuations and how to address them.
Is Your Business Safe from Metal Accounting Risks?
This article in Energy Digital, bylined by Triple Point's Kate Lothian,discusses the ten best practices of metallurgical accounting and how to minimize metal accounting risk.
The Hidden Threat: Spreadsheets in the Supply Chain
This article in Coal International, bylined by Triple Point's Steve Maxwell, discusses the dangers of using spreadsheets to manage the mining supply chain and explains why it's important to make the switch to advanced technology solutions.
Is Your Business Safe from Credit Risk Failure?
Recent history has shown us that counterparty management is an enterprise risk. Getting it wrong can result in reputational damage and ultimately financial ruin. With the global economic crisis showing no signs of abating, companies must realign their credit strategies and ensure they have the necessary safeguards in place.
Complex Commodity Management
Guy Isherwood, editor of Commodities Now, speaks to Triple Point's Chief Marketing Officer Michael Schwartz about the opportunities that lie ahead for Triple Point and the challenges facing today's Commodity Management companies.
Be Prepared: Facing the Future of Trading in Europe
Mike Zadoroznyj, Triple Point's VP, Treasury and Regulatory Compliance Division, discusses what companies should be doing to prepare for the impending avalanche of regulatory changes related to REMIT, MAD, MiFID II, EMIR, and CRD IV.
Refining and Trading: Getting Integrated
This article from Global Technology (GT) Forum featuring commentary from Greg Leck, Triple Point's VP, Global Business Development, takes a look at the trend towards greater integration between the refining and trading operations of oil companies.
The Hidden Threat
In this article from Mining Magazine, Triple Point's mining expert Steve Maxwell discusses the dangers of using spreadsheets to manage the mining supply chain.
Staying Afloat in Rough Waters: Conquering Mark to Market Valuation Challenges
Are you 100% certain that the methods and tools you’re using to calculate your fleet’s mark-to-market value are providing accurate results? In this article, Triple Point Freight Risk Solutions Manager Javier Navarro explains the challenges associated with calculating accurate MTM valuations and how to address them.
Software Revolution
In this article from The Baltic, Michael Lolk Larsen, Triple Point’s Managing Director, Chartering and Vessel Operations, comments on how software solutions can help shipping companies cut costs and mitigate risks.
Be Prepared for the Avalanche!
With the European Union facing an anticipated avalanche of regulatory changes, Mike Zadoroznyj, Vice President, Treasury and Regulatory Compliance, Triple Point Technology, takes a look at what companies need to be doing right now in order to prepare.
Purchasing: The Impact of Rising and Volatile Raw Material Prices
In this article, AutomotiveWorld.com discovers surprising outcomes from their investigation on the impact of rising material prices on the automotive industry and Q&A with a range of players across the supply chain including Triple Point’s Chief Marketing Officer, Michael Schwartz.
Managing Dodd-Frank's End-user Exemption
Mike Zadoroznyj discusses the implications of the Dodd-Frank Act with The Journal of Compliance, Risk & Opportunity . Although much of the Act is still open to interpretation, there is one thing we can be sure of: regulation is on the political agenda and it's only going to become more onerous over time.
CTRM Systems Development
In this Q&A article by Commodities Now, Triple Point’s Chief Marketing Officer, Michael Schwartz, shares his views on the current CTRM marketplace and provides recommendations on how energy and commodities companies can successfully handle the challenges ahead.
The Race to Manage Risk in the Automotive Supply Chain
Triple Point’s Chief Marketing Officer, Michael Schwartz, discusses with Manufacturing Digital how using the same sophisticated commodity management systems already deployed by energy and commodity trading companies, automotive manufacturers and suppliers can follow a time-tested, market-proven path to more profitably and manage the commodity acquisition process – regardless of the volatile market environment around them.
Commodity Price Volatility
Michael Schwartz, Triple Point’s Chief Marketing Officer, discusses with Commodities Now how the dramatic volatility in commodity and energy markets has made both the earning and forecasting of profits ever more complex, and provides recommendations on how Consumer Products companies can turn commodity volatility into a competitive advantage.
Keeping the Wolves Away
Triple Point’s VP, Credit Risk Division, Dan Reid, discusses with Financial Risks Today why failure to implement a complete solution that covers all 5Cs of credit risk can put organizations on a collision course with a market that has shown little forgiveness for both real and perceived missteps and regulators demanding greater transparency.
What Are Companies Doing to Stay on Top of Commodity Risk?
Jason Busch, Editor of the sourcing, trade and supply chain blog Spend Matters, examines a research study by PWC that reports on how treasury is playing an active role in staying on-top of commodity risk.
Preparing for Dodd-Frank
Triple Point’s VP, Treasury and Regulatory Compliance Division, Michel Zadoroznyj discusses with The Journal of Compliance, Risk & Opportunity the key processes companies should put in place in order to navigate the new derivatives trading rules described by Dodd-Frank.
Pilots, Ports and Pirates
Triple Point’s Managing Director, Chartering and Vessel Operations, Michael Lolk Larsen, discusses with Shipping & Marine why sophisticated real-time solutions are a critical element to successfully managing the profitability of any voyage in today’s high-risk shipping business.
Soaring Costs to be Passed on by Manufacturers ‘Within Months’
The Times discusses how the upward pressure in the cost of raw materials – oil and other commodities – for industrial manufacturers remains “intense”.
Keeping the Fleet Afloat
In this cover story by Shipping & Marine, Triple Point's Managing Director, Chartering and Vessel Operations, Michael Lolk Larsen, discusses why the dynamic, fluctuating world of shipping requires real-time, sophisticated solutions to turn complexity into clarity and volatility into profit.
The New Risk Management Imperative
Triple Point’s CMO, Michael Schwartz, discusses with The Journal of Compliance, Risk & Opportunity how energy and commodities firms are entering a period where enterprise risk management will determine who survives and the systems required to transform operations.
Sailing the Five Cs
Triple Point’s VP, Credit Risk Division, Dan Reid, discusses with Shipping & Marine why failure to implement a complete solution that covers all 5Cs of credit risk can put organizations on a collision course with a market that has shown little forgiveness for both real and perceived missteps and regulators demanding greater transparency.
Sustainable Profits, Manageable Risk
Michael Schwartz, Triple Point’s Chief Marketing Officer, discusses with EnergyPulse why, in today’s environment of global resource constraints and rising price volatility, companies wishing to achieve sustainability require systems like Commodity XL to help make market-based decisions when managing commodity sourcing and supply.
Freight Rate Volatility Churns Like a Raging Sea: Those caught off guard get a proper burial at sea
Triple Point discusses with The Baltic why supply chain solutions must be market based to successfully manage sharp commodity price and freight rate volatility.
Who Will Survive and Who Will Perish
Michael Schwartz, Triple Point's Chief Marketing Officer, discusses with Energy Metro Desk how the financial impact of getting risk management wrong can be huge.
Where to Next?
Energy Risk discusses how current market conditions are putting new demands on energy trading and risk management software, including the number one requirement to proactively manage price risk, operational risk, credit risk and regulatory risk on an integrated platform.
The New Risk Management Imperative
Triple Point's CMO, Michael Schwartz, discusses with The Energy Industry Times how energy and commodities firms are entering a period where enterprise risk management will determine who survives and the systems required to transform operations.
Sailing the Five Cs
Triple Point's VP, Credit Risk Division, Dan Reid, discusses with Commodities Now why failure to implement a complete solution that covers all 5Cs of credit risk can put organizations on a collision course with a market that has shown little forgiveness for both real and perceived missteps and regulators demanding greater transparency.
Managing the Hedging Risk
Elie Zabal, Triple Point's SVP of Treasury and Regulatory Compliance, discusses with Commodities Now why firms that abandon spreadsheets and deploy hedge accounting tools are better positioned to balance economic benefits, risk management and stable financial statements.
Triple Point's European Success Story
Gary Vasey, CommodityPoint, General Manager, Europe, discusses why Triple Point's unique relationship with SAP, key acquisitions and success in adding new clients has catapulted its status as leader in Europe's trading and risk management (TRM) market.
Triple Point Upgrades Its Commodity XL Solution
Triple Point's CMO, Michael Schwartz, discusses with The Journal of Compliance, Risk & Opportunity the differentiating factors of Triple Point's Commodity XL solution including a multi-market platform, advanced business intelligence tools and the ability to tightly integrate all key areas of enterprise risk on a single platform.
Credit Risk Systems: We Got Ourselves a Horserace
The Risk Desk discusses how Triple Point's traditional focus in the energy and commodities markets makes it the industry's only credit risk system favored to win.
Technology for a Changing Market
Triple Point's CMO, Michael Schwartz, discusses with biofuels international how the rapid expansion of the biofuels industry, coupled with its complex, interrelated and volatile nature, has accelerated the need for an end-to-end commodity trading and risk management system to calculate exposure and show aggregated risk on a real-time basis.
Will Triple Point Benefit from its Acquisition of ROME?
In the face of the credit meltdown, Gary Vasey, General Manager, Europe for UtiliPoint International, discusses Triple Point's timely acquisition of ROME Corporation and how credit risk management – along with an enterprise counterparty credit risk software solution – are increasingly viewed as mission critical.
What Do Today's Headlines Tell Us About the State of the Markets?
Triple Point's Director of Credit Solutions, Michael Carter, discusses with The Risk Desk how the financial meltdown has cast a spotlight on the need for commodity trading to be more tightly connected with counterparty credit, collateral and liquidity management.
Harnessing The Power of CO2
In this cover story by ENERGYexec, Triple Point's CMO, Michael Schwartz, discusses a carbon cap-and-trade solution versus a carbon tax and the potential impact of emissions allowances.
Hedging Becomes Food and Drink to the Makers of Consumer Goods
The Financial Times discusses how long-term volatile markets and increased prices for raw materials have caused consumer goods companies to change traditional hedging strategies in order to protect tight margins.
The Credit Risk Management Market Just Skipped a Beat
The Desk discusses how Triple Point's acquisition of ROME Corporation uniquely positions Triple Point to cover the four key areas of corporate financial exposure on a single platform: market risk, governance and regulatory compliance (GRC) risk, operational risk and counterparty credit risk.
The Risks of Spreadsheets
This article from Digital Energy Journal discusses the risks associated with relying on spreadsheets as an enterprise system and the benefits of implementing an integrated, real-time, straight-through processing solution.
Triple Point Technology Debuts Hedge Accounting Solution; Acquires INSSINC
The Desk reviews Triple Point's acquisition of INSSINC and subsequent launch of Commodity XL for Hedge Accounting which reduces earnings volatility and eliminates audit risks by automatically designating hedges for treatment under FAS 133 and IAS 39.
Change Your Buying Policies or Risk a Failed Business!
In this article from Buying and Using Utilities, Triple Point Technology's vice president of business development, Dilip Daswani, discusses how rising prices and increased market volatility demand that companies move away from a traditional procurement mindset and toward a commodity management function in order to optimize acquisition and protect earnings.
Triple Point gets INSSINC with Hedge Accounting
This article from Corporate Financial Systems Journal discusses Triple Point's acquisition of INSSINC and subsequent launch of the Triple Point Treasury Management and Regulatory Compliance solution suite.
The Lessons of Risk Management
In this article from Advanced Trading, Triple Point Technology's chief operating officer, Paul D'Amico, examines recent, major trading losses that signal the need for better risk management systems.
Swimming With Sharks: The Risk of Relying on Spreadsheets
In this article from FinanceWeek, Triple Point Technology's chief marketing officer, Michael Schwartz, examines risk and process management by pointing out the pitfalls of being too reliant on spreadsheets.
Commodity Management
In this article from Industrial Focus, Triple Point Technology's vice president of business development, Dilip Daswani, discusses how consumer goods and other manufacturing organizations need to change the method they use to procure commodities or risk large earnings fluctuations.
The Future Is Carbon Futures
In this Securities Industry News article, Michael Schwartz, Triple Point's chief marketing officer, discusses the emerging carbon market's potential and scenarios for managing and capitalizing on this commodity.
Software Evolves to Handle Shifting Energy Market
The Advocate discusses how Triple Point has expanded their flagship product, Commodity XL, to include the today's hot commodities – ethanol and biodiesel.
The Promise of Carbon Markets
In this article from The Desk, Triple Point Technology's chief marketing officer Michael Schwartz discusses the carbon emissions market and its impact on other commodity markets and supporting trading and risk management technology.
The Small, Silent Army
DATAQUEST discusses the rise of enterprise software companies in India and speaks with Triple Point about their partnership with SAP.
Triple Point's Triple Push for Market Leadership
Gary Vasey, Vice President, Europe for UtiliPoint, discusses the powerful benefits of Triple Point's partnership with SAP.
UtiliPoint Interviews Triple Point Regarding Key Trends in the European Market
Gary Vasey, Vice President, Europe for UtiliPoint asks Triple Point executive for his view of the European market.
All I Want For Christmas is a Management Dashboard
The Desk carols the praises of Triple Point's Commodity XL Management Dashboard. "If you're an energy executive, we recommend you request a demo."
Commodities Now – Maximising Agri-Energy Sector Returns
Michael Schwartz, chief marketing officer, examines the biofuels market and the technology requirements to support it.
Triple Point Has Been Busy This Month
The Risk Desk reviews two new innovative offerings from Triple Point – Commodity XL for Biofuels and Commodity XL Management Dashboard.
Straight-through Processing is the Brass Ring in the Risk Management Business
The Risk Desk reviews Commodity XL 6.0 and its market leading functionality and performance.
The Gauntlet Has Been Thrown Down
The Risk Desk discusses how Triple Point’s recently announced Commodity XL 6.0 out performs all competing solutions.
Triple Point Featured in The Desk Annual Issue Devoted to Industry Thought Leaders
Michael Schwartz, chief marketing officer, examines future key requirements of an ETRM system.
Commodities Now - Triple Point's 'Visual Cockpit' Optimizes Natural Gas Scheduling
Premiere solution for physical natural gas seamlessly integrates trading and scheduling for real-time, accurate decision making.
Oil & Gas Financial Journal Highlights Triple Point's Flagship Product – Commodity XL
The only real-time, straight-through processing, multi-commodity trading and risk management system.
The Risk Desk – Reports Key Findings in Triple Point Research Survey
90% of energy marketers and traders current ETRM systems don’t meet needs.
The Desk – Transaction Systems Needs and Trends
Triple Point’s Doug Daugherty discusses the latest ETRM trends including the influence of Sarbanes, the importance of real-time systems and the growing focus on gas storage solutions.
SAP Ecosystem Shows Strong Global Momentum
Triple Point is one of four key partners discussed in SAP release.
The Desk – Triple Point Hooks Up With SAP
Scudder Publishing's The Desk discusses Triple Point's joint-venture with SAP which will bring to market Commodity SL, a solution that improves commodity management while offering a competitive advantage and increased profitability.
Trading & Risk Management Systems for Hedge Funds
Traditionally, hedge funds entered the market trading strictly financial instruments, now increasingly, hedge funds may opt to invest in both financial and physical instruments to hedge their exposure. A look at developments in the hedge fund commodities market, and why companies need a flexible system with the capacity to manage across instrument and commodity class.
Smart Solutions to Tough Problems
Triple Point CMO, Michael Schwartz, discusses with Energy Risk magazine the demands that volatility, regulation and political instability place on the market, and why energy trading and risk management systems are the way forward.
Commodities Now - Why Real Time, Transparent Information is a Must
With increased volatility in the metals and other commodities markets, companies need real-time, integrated trading and risk management systems that cross commodity groups, provide straight-through processing for users around the globe and offer companies the opportunity to capitalize on market fluctuations.
Commodities Now features Triple Point's risk management solution
Managing risk is key to creating value in a world of increasing volatility, globalization, and regulation. Triple Point's solution enables organizations to manage all risks and follow best practices in risk management.
The Baltic's "Our Word Our Bond 2006" issue features Triple Point's risk management solution for freight
The exponential growth in freight forward agreements makes it clear: if you're not actively managing freight, you're profit margin is at risk. Triple Point's risk management solution helps organizations make the most of freight derivatives for managing risk, turning risk into an asset.
Commodities Now highlights Triple Point natural gas scheduling solution
Users report outstanding results, such as 10X growth in capacity, handling 8000+trades/month, 160+ users, 3000+ trading locations, 100+ pipelines, and processing $2B Notational Trade Value/month.
Utilipoint interviews Peter Armstrong, CEO of Triple Point, on growth in ETRM demand and Triple Point's solution
Cites 25% of revenues invested in R & D, and pay-off in re-architecting the product, as companies realize they need scalable, state-of-the-art ETRM systems, including business intelligence and real-time processing, in today's complex, volatile global environment.
The Stamford Advocate showcases Triple Point’s outstanding growth in clients, products, revenues, and partnerships
Highlights include strategic alliance with Satyam Computer Services, 37% revenue growth in 2005, new Visual Cockpit logistics and scheduling technology, and new clients, including Lehman Brothers.
The Desk recaps recent Triple Point developments in financial services sector and technological leadership
Triple Point wins new financial institution clients with physical and financial trading needs; continues to expand capabilities in straight-through-processing and business intelligence; provides ASP solution options.
Commodities Now magazine features Triple Point's ability to help commodity organizations utilize business intelligence for better performance and to achieve competitive advantage
Winners in today's complex, volatile markets use the right decision support tools to harness data for better trading and business results.
Triple Point president and CEO featured by Scudder Publishing in annual issue of top energy sector thought leaders
Peter F. Armstrong summarizes the need for companies to elevate focus from the transaction to the management layers to operate successfully in 2006 and beyond.
Energy Risk International - The Impact of Hedge Accounting
Triple Point's Commodity XL enables compliance with hedge accounting requirements including IAS 39 and FAS 133.
Commodities Now On Integrated Systems
Triple Point and SAP co-author an article on the advantages of integrated systems over spreadsheets. Read about solutions that satisfy increased compliance requirements and the need for integration across companies and commodities.
The Baltic Covers the Need For Freight Derivatives Software
Triple Point Commodity XL for Freight can smooth the way in this growing market. Commodities and energy producers, shipping companies, charterers and financial institutions are incorporating the use of freight derivatives to meet their business needs.
'Visual Cockpit' For Nat Gas
Scudder Publishing's The Desk reviews the new stand-alone gas scheduling system application from Triple Point. "Easy to operate, easy to implement and just the right number of bells and whistles to satisfy even the most jaded IT group or trade desk."
Commodity XL - Integrated Platform for a Global Market - Peter Armstrong
A single real-time platform that integrates the front-, middle- and back-office, and that spans commodities and geographies for both physical and financial trading is now more critical than ever.
Triple Point wins "Software House Of The Year"
The editors of Energy Risk reviewed all commodity software companies and chose Triple Point as "Software House of the Year." "Standing out in the competitive space of commodity software vending is no easy feat, but the winner of our software house of the year's achievements marked it out..."
Brochures, Fact Sheets, and Solution Briefs

Overview

Management Dashboard
The interactive business intelligence module for executive decision making
CXL Strategic Planning and Procurement
A revolutionary market solution for the management, measurement and analysis of supply and demand planning and operations
Enterprise Risk Management Brochure
Manages the key areas of exposure – market risk, operational risk, counterparty credit risk and regulatory risk – on a single, tightly integrated platform
CXL Overview
The most advanced multi-market solution for commodity and enterprise risk management

Industries

Commodity XL for Freight
Triple Point's comprehensive solution to identify, measure, and manage freight risk
Refinery Solution Brief
Trading, risk management, logistics and compliance solutions for refiners
CXL for Agriculture
Effectively manage the complete agriculture supply chain
Consumer Products Solution Brief
An overview of how CP companies can benefit from systems used traditionally by global commodity and energy companies to effectively manage coverage and preserve profit margins
Commodity XL for Precious Metals
Effectively manage the enterprise and retail precious metal markets on a single platform
Commodity XL for Biofuels
Managing the new risks, market patterns and supply chain complexities in the rapidly escalating biofuels market
Commodity XL for Power
Real-time solution for power trading
Commodity XL for Gas
This fact sheet features Commodity XL for Gas – Triple Point's next-generation transaction and risk management solution for the physical and derivative natural gas markets
Automotive Solution Brief
An overview of how Automotive Manufacturers and Suppliers can benefit from systems used traditionally by global commodity and energy companies to effectively manage raw material risk and preserve profit margins
CXL Metals and Mining Brochure
This brochure discusses how Triple Point's CXL Metals and Mining solution suite manages the tonnage, quality, and value of coal and mineral supply chains from “pit” to the point of export, import, or consumption.
Commodity XL for Emissions Brochure
Manages the full scope of emissions trading and management across all regulatory and compliance schemes on a multi-commodity platform.
Algosys Metallurgical Accountant
This brochure provides an overview of Triple Point's integrated production accounting solution for the mineral process industry.
Oil Industry Solution Brief
An overview of how the oil industry can better manage market volatility, mitigate risk, and optimize the supply chain with Triple Point's Commodity XL for Oil solution.
Supply Chain Optimization Brochure
This brochure provides an overview of Triple Point's supply chain planning and scheduling solutions for the process manufacturing industry.

Supply Chain / Scheduling

Commodity XL for Inspections Powered by Navarik
Triple Point's leading solution for cargo inspection that connects energy and commodity companies with inspectors
PhysOps "Visual Cockpit"
The physical operations module for managing the logistical complexities of physical commodity movement
Gas Scheduling "Visual Cockpit"
This fact sheet features the Gas Scheduling 'Visual Cockpit' – Triple Point's central control point that gives gas schedulers the required information to perform complex scheduling, displayed in real-time and on a single screen
Commodity XL PortVu
Enable end-to-end visibility into bulk terminal operations.
Commodity XL Horizon
An advanced planning and scheduling solution that enables complex supply chains to be modeled, planned, and optimized simply and efficiently.
Commodity XL & Oracle E-Business Suite Integration
An overview of the integration between Triple Point’s Commodity XL platform and Oracle’s E-Business Suite.
Commodity XL Power Scheduling "Visual Cockpit"
This fact sheet features the U.S. Power Scheduling "Visual Cockpit"- Triple Point's central interface that gives power schedulers the required information to perform complex scheduling, displayed in real-time and on a single screen.
Commodity XL for Power
Real-time solution for power trading
CXL Metals and Mining Brochure
This brochure discusses how Triple Point's CXL Metals and Mining solution suite manages the tonnage, quality, and value of coal and mineral supply chains from “pit” to the point of export, import, or consumption.
Supply Chain Optimization Brochure
This brochure provides an overview of Triple Point's supply chain planning and scheduling solutions for the process manufacturing industry.

Mobile

Mobile Voyage Estimator
This fact sheet features Mobile Voyage Estimator – Triple Point’s advanced mobile business intelligence and decision support solution for analyzing chartering scenarios and optimizing profitability
Mobile System Console
Mobile technical support for Commodity XL
Mobile Management Dashboard
This fact sheet talks about how Mobile Management Dashboard empowers executives to make faster, smarter business decisions by providing pinpoint analysis that can be accessed anytime, anywhere.
Mobile Inventory Navigator
This fact sheet provides an overview of Triple Point's mobile inventory monitoring application for Commodity XL.
Mobile Commodity Trader
Learn how Mobile Commodity Trader optimizes profitability and minimizes risk exposure by enabling trades to be executed from virtually anywhere.
Mobile Demand Planner
Triple Point’s Mobile Demand Planner drives improved profitability and competitive advantage

Compliance

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance
An overview of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the systems and accountability required
Commodity XL for Enhanced Disclosures
Meet ASC 815-10 (FAS 161) requirements for enhanced disclosures for derivatives and hedging activity
Commodity XL for Fair Value Disclosure
Meet ASC 820 (FAS 157) and IFRS 7 requirements for defining, measuring and managing fair value level setting
Commodity XL for Hedge Accounting: Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate
Automates the entire hedge process for FX & IR and ensures compliance with ASC 815 (FAS 133), IAS 39 (IFRS 9), CICA 3865, AASB 139 and SAS 133.
Commodity XL for Hedge Accounting: Commodities
Automates the entire hedge process for commodities and ensures compliance with ASC 815 (FAS 133), IAS 39 (IFRS 9), CICA 3865, AASB 139 and SAS 133.
Treasury Management and Regulatory Compliance Solution Suite
Meet strict SOX, ASC 815 (FAS 133), IAS 39 (IFRS 9), CICA 3865, AASB 139, SAS 133, ASC 820 (FAS 157), IFRS 7 and ASC 815-10 (FAS 161) requirements for testing, documentation and reporting
Commodity XL for Dodd-Frank: End User Exemption
Protect your hedging activities with our new compliance solution
Regulatory Compliance Solution Brief
An overview of Triple Point's solution for ensuring compliance with Dodd-Frank and EU legislation.

Credit Risk

Commodity XL for Contract Management
Maximize performance throughout the contract lifecycle and gain visibility into risks and opportunities
Commodity XL for Credit Analytics
Analyze your risk with scenario driven insights
Commodity XL for Credit Scoring
Consistent, independent and auditable approach to counterparty evaluation and financial analysis
Commodity XL for Credit Risk
Proactively measure, manage and mitigate counterparty risk
Credit Risk Brochure
Managing the 5Cs of credit risk: Counterparty, Contract, Collateral, Concentrations and Credit Analytics

Shipping

Triple Point Chartering and VesselOps
An overview of Triple Point's leading solution for chartering, vessel operations and freight risk management
Mobile Voyage Estimator
This fact sheet features Mobile Voyage Estimator – Triple Point’s advanced mobile business intelligence and decision support solution for analyzing chartering scenarios and optimizing profitability
Commodity XL PortVu
Enable end-to-end visibility into bulk terminal operations.

Technology and Straight-Through Processing (STP)

MarketData Hub
Automated price and market data
Commodity XL Xchange
Advanced integration module automates trade execution with Exchanges to optimize straight-through processing and mitigate operational risk
Technical Architecture
The most advanced, component-based, service oriented architecture (SOA) technology platform available
Commodity XL CM - ICE
Triple Point's automated confirmation matching solution for global markets
Commodity XL for eConfirm
Triple Point's real-time solution for confirmation matching in European energy markets.
Customer Interviews & Case Studies
Ultrabulk
International shipping organization and Triple Point discuss how recent global economic conditions make the management of counterparty credit risk a key priority for shipping organizations.
Unilever
One of the world's leading suppliers of fast-moving consumer goods talks to Triple Point about how commodity price volatility and the growing importance of procurement have driven strategic and technology changes across the company.
The Energy Authority
US public power trader talks to Triple Point about current industry trends and the importance of actionable information in successful strategic decision-making.
Seaboard Corporation
Global agribusiness and transportation firm talks to Triple Point about how streamlining business processes, making proactive decisions and managing enterprise risk are all key contributors to the bottom line.
New Zealand Mint
New Zealand’s gold and silver bullion experts talk to Triple Point about how successful management of commodity price volatility is key to operating a profitable organization.
IFFCO
Consumer products company talks to Triple Point about the risks associated with volatility and the need for commodity trading and risk management technology.
Iberdrola Renewables
Leading US renewable energy firm talks to Triple Point about how market conditions are affecting the way companies are managing enterprise risk and preserving bottom lines.
Anglo Coal
Anglo Coal Australia, a global leader in mining and natural resources, gains an integrated view of thier supply chain with the QMASTOR Pit to Port® integrated supply chain management solution.
Exxaro Resources
South Africa’s second largest coal producer talks to Triple Point about the challenges affecting the industry and how Exxaro is transforming its business to meet the growing global demand for coal.
ArcelorMittal Mining Canada
ArcelorMittal gains an automated, transparent, and auditable view of plant production with Triple Point's Algosys Metallurgical Accountant.
Sasol Oil Supply Chain Optimization
Global leader in mining, energy, chemicals and synthetic fuels implements integrated tactical and strategic planning platform.
Oracle
Oracle Engineered Systems and Triple Point: Successful Volatility Management for Commodities
This eBook explains how Oracle and Triple Point deliver the real-time solutions needed to mitigate commodity risk by delivering trading, risk management, and business intelligence tools on a lightning-fast hardware platform.
Commodity XL Validated Integration with Oracle E-Business Suite
This brochure provides an overview of how Commodity XL’s validated integration with Oracle’s E-Business Suite delivers a streamlined solution for supporting the entire commodities life cycle.
Partner Interview: Oracle
This interview with Chris Baker, Oracle’s SVP, Worldwide ISV and OEM Sales, discusses how Oracle Exadata and Triple Point’s Commodity XL demonstrated record performance levels when tested together.
SAP
Commodity Management Overview
Co-developed with SAP, a fully integrated, scalable, end-to-end solution for commodity sourcing, selling, trading and logistics
Commodity Management
Triple Point's SAP-endorsed business solution to effectively manage volatile commodities markets
CTRM in an SAP Environment: Triple Point's Commodity SL
This white paper from CommodityPoint® discusses how SAP and Triple Point's joint commodity management solution seamlessly integrates Triple Point's real-time trading and risk management functionality with SAP's logistics and back-office applications, eliminating the risks and issues involved with custom integration