Commodity Trading and Logistics

Making optimal decisions in trading requires promptly seeing and acting on the interplay between market demand, capacity availability, and a company’s existing commitments. By understanding the trade-offs across a full portfolio of contracts, logistics commitments / constraints, and financial implications, River Logic enables traders to move away from gut-feel.

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“We continually use River Logic for visibility and optimization of our network and we see great value from this. The scenario modeling is user-friendly, reliable and fast. The River Logic team is responsive and flexible to our needs. As we go forward, we are looking to gain further value from the tool, particularly in the area of network capabilities and capacities.”

European Supply Chain Team,
Upfield (Formerly Unilever)

“River Logic can determine the most profitable strategy for demand fulfillment in a matter of minutes, delivering immediate value to the bottom-line.”

Director of FP&A,
Buildings Products Manufacturer

“The main thing that makes River Logic unique is that it starts with your real-world business (product, process, etc) and then attaches the financials. With other planning, you go straight to financials or simplify the inputs.”

Chris McCallum,
COO, Shoes of Prey

“One of the key values from River Logic is the ability to bring our functional teams data that they can make actionable…We want them to understand the opportunity cost of producing and selling one more or one less of that product, and River Logic enables that for us.”

Lewis Belknap,
VP of Planning, McKee Foods

“We were attracted to the flexibility of River Logic. We can determine things such as where and how to blend coal, adjust plans based on customized multi-criteria optimization, and simulate financial flows. We will continue to use River Logic to streamline our efforts for determining functionally-aligned plans that optimize our performance objectives.”

Alexey Dmitrochenkov,
Head of Planning, SUEK Energy

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  • Optimize origination and new customer bids across regions by simulating potential trades and understanding their impact against an optimized portfolio
  • Optimize arbitrage opportunities, including contract fulfillment from spot market
  • Identify and optimize opportunities for cross-commodity arbitrage (e.g., consider Gas/LNG liquefaction/gasification) import and export markets, storage and terminal capacity
  • Optimize pipeline nominations across different pipelines and by segment

  • Understand the impact of different plans given the uncertainty of inputs and prices, and ultimately determine the appropriate risk management strategies
  • Understand the impact of different plans given the uncertainty of inputs and prices, and ultimately determine the appropriate risk management strategies
  • Rapidly react to changing dynamics in the marketplace through what-if scenario analysis and avoid losses that would have occurred in the past.

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What is River Logic’s biggest differentiator?

According to Gartner's survey of our customer base, our biggest differentiator is the unmatched value our customers see from implementing our packaged and custom-built solutions.  Some of our customers have seen profit improvements equal to 2-4% of their annual revenue while others have seen a 10-15% reduction in costs. 

How soon will I start seeing value from your technology?

One of our major differentiators is time-to-value. Custom solutions take as little as 2 weeks to configure, and our packaged applications take just a few days to set up.

What is prescriptive analytics?

Prescriptive analytics is still a relatively new term, but we’ve got you covered. Simply click this link to learn everything you need to know about prescriptive analytics.

Do I have the data to get started?

Almost everyone we talk to asks that same question. If you have concerns about your data, it’s best to reach out to our team, so we can better understand your business challenge and determine if you have the necessary data and quality of data.

Who are your primary partners?

We have a global network of partners across a wide range of industries.  Some specialize in developing custom solutions, some specialize in helping clients implement our solutions, and others offer pure consulting support. To view a full list of partners, visit our partner page

Can I speak to one of your customers as a reference?

Sure! We have plenty of happy customers that we regularly use as references. Once we understand what challenges you’re facing and map out a solution, we’ll be happy to put you in touch with someone.