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Week-in-Review: Metal Innovation Spurred by Cost Cutting

Week-in-Review: Metal Innovation Spurred by Cost Cutting

Several base metals are reaching the point where they’ll either start new trends or fall even further as we speak. Nickel, lead, aluminum and tin are all right there and copper, well, it’s gone so far past its sell-by date even the spoiled milk is looking down at it.

Free Download: Trade Automation Can Save Millions

In light of the bearish environment around our metals these days, we released several reports this week on how to tighten your corporate belt and achieve the cost certainty that will make your business run better. Executive Editor Lisa Reisman researched how trade automation can lock in prices and keep you from having to renegotiate international trades at the dock or the railway station.

Bearish Commodity Markets Mean Time to Look at Inventory, Working Capital

Bearish Commodity Markets Mean Time to Look at Inventory, Working Capital

In bearish metal commodity price cycles (many of you must be tracking copper markets) – clever companies seize process efficiencies to boost bottom line results.

Don’t miss this free download of our Monthly MMI® Report, covering price trends in 10 metals markets.

For large mining firms and producers shipping billions of dollars worth of goods around the world, the ability to shave one day or even as much as 7 days can yield an enormous financial benefit. And we all know that by reducing inventory levels, companies can improve their financial performance.

Letters of Indemnity (LOI): Major International Trade Cost Factor

I’m not really a fan of horror movies per se, but everyone loves listening to or reading a good horror story (provided it doesn’t involve them). I often ask my interview subjects to share a horror story because, well, quite frankly, it makes for a lot more interesting reading.

Don’t miss this free download of our Monthly MMI® Report, covering price trends in 10 metals markets.

We recently caught up with trade automation software provider Bolero and asked them that classic question – can you share a horror story with us? I have certainly experienced my own share of international-trade horror stories – but I wanted to know, what have others experienced?

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