We understand commodity risk management is complex. That’s why our team applies our expertise and cross-functional approach along with strategic and tactical services that can be paired or used independently, depending on customer needs and budget.
Fundamental and technical market analysis
We’re experts at commodity research and market analysis based on your long and short-term strategic goals. It’s fair to say that our partnership can save you time and in-house resources. We stay on top of market outlooks, trends, and prices, delivering the best of industry knowledge to you. We specialize in corn, wheat, oats, soy-complex, specialty oils, sugar, cocoa, coffee, proteins, and dairy, and partner with a network of industry experts to span energy industries. Our strong internal expertise in currency markets will also provide you with unique and comprehensive insights into the increasingly global commodity markets.
Strategy development and recommendations
The old adage of “create the plan, work the plan” rings true at GRM. We love to see the plan come together in an “ah hah” moment. Our seasoned team works with you and your team to strategically develop a commodity risk management plan that serves as a strategic decision-making tool. Working with our clients, we offer measurement and benchmarking services, establish risk management tolerances, and develop policies to guide planning, tactical execution and evaluation across the respective levels and functions of the organization.
Execution of strategies/external purchasing resource
Once we’ve developed a strategic roadmap with you, our team offers support in the execution of the strategy and provides an external purchasing resource. GRM also guides execution and purchasing strategies that are best aligned with your desired business outcomes.
Best practices risk assessment and implementation
In an increasingly volatile marketplace, it can be difficult to assess organizational risk. We’ve developed a process that creates strategies and a discipline to manage risk. GRM offers risk assessment services based on our seven “best practices” in commodity risk management and support your team in developing and implementing a plan. Ask about our best practices process; we’re happy to share.
Agricultural Introducing Broker Services (AIBS) is a stand-alone GRM-affiliated company and serves as an introducing broker, helping customers to set up futures and options accounts. The brokerage services are offered on an as-needed basis as we help you to maximize your resources more efficiently, assuring top-notch execution on a strategy.
Commodity risk management is complex and many factors influence the market on a daily basis. Let us help you and your team stay abreast of the latest and greatest. Our weekly, monthly and quarterly reports consider the latest market insights and are a valued input to your risk commodity strategies.