Powerful Data Solutions for Agribusiness
In volatile agricultural commodity markets, shifts in demand can quickly change trading or marketing strategies, and changes in prices or forecasts can make the difference between profit and loss. In order to stay competitive, it’s essential you track the latest developments in your markets to react to changes with confidence.
Originators and storage companies are fundamental links in the food-supply chain. They meet with farmers and negotiate purchases of hundreds of millions of tonnes of grain and other crops every year.
Physical traders align purchasing quantities with domestic and overseas demand and mitigate price risks through hedging strategies. While brokers match buyers with sellers, dealers purchase and take title of a crop. Dealers may also own large parts of the value chain, including warehouses and transportation, to increase trade margins. Finally, trucks, trains, barges, and oceangoing vessels connect all categories of the agricultural industry. Timely transport can affect cost and quality.
Yield, Area, and Production forecast models for better managing physical purchases and sales
Demand models for better planning of investment in storage, handling, and processing assets
Historical and forecast weather data for supply estimates and price impacts
Analogous year detection for scenario analysis of likely business outcomes using different variables including price, climate, trade, supply, and demand
Producers and processors of poultry, livestock, and dairy have enormous exposure to grain prices, as well as to the price of the meat they create. Understanding the shifting landscape of grain markets is essential for animal handlers to manage their operations.