Cover Reporting

Nov 29, 2023 - Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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‘Cover Reporting’ refers to the practice of incorporate production planning or capacity to the risk exposure.

Commodity producers and processors are often required to include the production planning in their risk exposure for several reasons such as, to forecast future demand, to ensure that the company has a steady supply of commodities to meet its obligations, to determine the right quantity of commodities to produce or purchase etc.

Most appreciated advantages of Cover reporting

  • Reliable and unique source of truth for all position & risk data
  • Better decision making thanks to accurate and timely reporting
  • Productivity through automation (avoid big Excel manipulation)
  • Ability to drill down from aggregated position to unit contracts
  • Full control of your forward balance per product and plant
  • Manage supply chains efficiently by anticipating potential shortages or surpluses
  • Improved trading strategies through trend analyses.
  • Mitigate risk exposure by increased transparency into the physical supply situation
  • Improve margins with real-time insights on supply/demand deficit
  • Meet regulatory requirements by providing accurate insights
  • Improve investment confidence by reporting and improving inventory levels and supply dynamics

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Key components of Cover reporting

  • Ability to ingest from a multitude of data sources in various formats, both internal and external
  • Handling all data in regards to security, quality, normalization
  • Cover Percentage
  • Cover of destination product vs source product
  • Forward balance
  • Open position vs planning (cash and financial)
  • Ability to check purchase/sales vs planning/capacity of the plant
  • Compare purchase vs sales
  • Complete insights on planning, cover and net positions
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Grain field
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