With the current trend for deregulation increasing the level of market competition, and the rise in environmental awareness, the need to counteract margin compression and achieve greater efficiency is increasingly crucial. Brady’s Energy solutions support oil, gas and electricity trading with sophisticated risk management capabilities. They enable all derivative contracts to be managed under the standard umbrella of the energy complex in a single streamlined process; including Exchange Futures and Options, OTC Commodity Swaps, Basis Swaps and Asian Options.
Brady's solutions offer up-to-the minute decision support and fast deal capture for all deal types and have been specifically developed to cope with the needs of the fast paced changes demanded by the Energy markets. Key features include: Energy Deal capture, Half-hour granularity for electricity trading, new market prices? management of Cross Product Risk. From raw material, to production of multiple end products, you can manage the entire transaction process from one easy-to-use interface
Brady has been at the forefront of commodity trading solutions for the Metals & Minerals sector since 1985, providing unrivalled market experience and comprehensive transaction management solutions. The company is acknowledged as the leading provider of trading and risk management software for the global metals markets, and is installed with producers, fabricators, merchants, banks and brokers around the globe.
From mine to market, Brady’s solutions can handle all stages of the transaction - providing straight-through processing to streamline operations. Starting with pre-deal analysis, they can cover: trade capture, foreign exchange, credit risk, logistics, cash management, physical operations, back office financials, settlement and much more. As a result, Brady can provide our customers with the ability to better manage risks, and meet regulatory demands on a single, integrated management information system.
Brady professionals bring a wealth of Metals and Minerals Industry experience. Working closely together, our project consultants and development team deliver sophisticated system features that are essential for the metal and mining industry. Each of our dedicated professionals brings direct experience of working in banks, producers and trading companies.
The continuing globalization of commercial recycling challenges the world’s leading firms to effectively manage their operations across multiple locations, time zones and continents. Brady Recycling’s Commodity Recycling Enterprise Solution (CRES) supports many of the largest commercial recyclers and brokers as a proven, fully integrated enterprise solution. Whether it’s deployed for ferrous or nonferrous metals, fibers or other recyclables, CRES provides integrated accounting applications with contract, price and settlement management; scales, shipping and receiving for public, commercial, industrial and dealer business; logistics, production and inventory management and brokerage applications. When teamed with Brady Metals’ commodity trading and hedging applications, Brady plc delivers the premiere business management suite of applications for commercial recyclers, traders and brokers alike.
Complementing its CRES product is Brady Recycling’s IMPACT solution for mill/consumers of recycled and bulk commodities. IMPACT addresses the unique needs of bulk commodity procurement management, including scrap metals, scrap substitutes and aggregates with a powerful Buy Plan application, inventory costing and controls, supplier self-service web portal and optional interface to charge management systems. In addition, its transactions data exchange model automates order, acknowledgement, shipping notice, receiving, inventory, invoicing, settlement, accounts payable and accounts receivable postings between business partners with timely and effective controls, audit and exceptions management.
Supporting Brady Recycling’s CRES and IMPACT solutions is the largest, most experienced team of software services professionals in the commercial recycling software vertical market. The world’s leading commercial recyclers rely on Brady Recycling daily to effectively manage their critical enterprise information requirements.
Softs & Agriculturals
There are many unique challenges facing traders in the renewable Softs industry. Traders must assess a range of issues including environmental concerns, the impact of subsidies, export/import controls, logistics and processing costs. Brady's solutions support the trading of all Soft commodities with comprehensive transaction processing, robust risk management, advanced monitoring tools, to provide precise evaluations for FX and currencies, and access to all the latest information, including 'what if' scenario analysis enabling market trends to be identified quickly
Brady offers a choice of straightforward and flexible solutions to facilitate the transaction from producer to marketplace, and enable the efficient management of a large number of contracts and numerous products. Developed to provide a flexible framework, they integrate seamlessly with your existing systems, to ensure traders can see opportunities as they arise. They also provide all deal-related data for reference and validation including functions to reduce input time and errors. Commissions can be calculated automatically from pre-defined rules and real-time limit reporting immediately flags position limit violations.
Brady’s solutions measure all aspects of risk, including stress testing, gap analysis, scenario analysis and Value at Risk (“VaR”). The risk analysis tools can be used at all levels across the organisation, providing an open and flexible means of managing derivative positions. Incorporating sophisticated analytics, the solutions also provide access to all aspects of risk management and regulatory reporting to ensure compliance, greater visibility, transparency and control.