Commodities are basic goods used in commerce that is interchangeable with other goods of the same type. Some common and most profitable examples of commodities include grains, gold, beef, oil, and natural gas.
For investors, commodities are an important way of diversifying their portfolios beyond traditional securities. Since the prices of commodities move in opposition to stocks, many investors rely solely on commodity trading during periods of market volatility.
In the past, commodities trading required significant amounts of time, money, and expertise, and was primarily limited to professional traders. Today there are ERP trading solutions for traders to help automate many end-to-end manual processes such as Zortal, a trading solution built specifically for commodity traders.
Zortal is an innovative trading solution for global trading businesses and organizations, providing an efficient solution to automate numerous manufacturing and trading organizational processes. Our solution has been specifically designed to manage, computerize and automate all business processes. Zortal helps with workforce management, payroll, and talent management functionalities, helping companies optimize their end-to-end business process.