Proven agile software for transparency and efficiency in physical commodities markets
Digital Inventory, Physical Deliveries & Collateral Management
Across physical commodities markets, leaders worry about manual, paper-based processes, high operational costs and the risk of fraud. Our Sentinel technology can help transform many of the key processes involved in the management, financing and physical deliveries, removing paper and reducing risk of error and malpractice.
Our Sentinel software provides tools for managing physical deliveries. It is purpose-built modular software framework for digitally transforming key business processes, from the registering of commodities at warehouses, to the transfer of title and settlement, connecting producers, storage companies, commodity owners, brokers and financing banks.
Sentinel addresses three essential business areas…
Digitalising title transfer and depository management for physical commodities, both on and off-exchange, rich inventory management
Physical Delivery & Settlement
Our comprehensive configurable physical deliveries engine is easily integrated with existing and new clearing platforms. It automates allocation, banking and payments, and automatically applies rent and quality adjustments
Financing & collateralisation
Our secure, web-based technology allows banks and owners to easily check and share inventory details to help unlock value in physical commodities via short term loans, repos and other structured financing
Our configurable, modular, technology uses pre-built commodities business functions to accelerate your solution
Rapid integration is enabled with ‘API-first’ architecture for maximum value and future business agility
Purpose-built software with scope for ‘last mile’ customisation means our clients can focus on their own unique requirements
Shared risk pricing
Our competitive pricing model accommodates start-ups as well as established firms
Results that Sentinel delivers...
Streamlines handling of physical commodities during storage and delivery, reducing the complexity and risk associated with physical deliveries
Multiple layers of security for title management and certification reduce incidence of fraudulent or fake receipting of financed material
Permission-based access to a centralised digital register reduces administrative burden, time and human error associated with paper-based systems
Secure compliant receipting of warehoused commodities and access to a single digital inventory enables faster decision making by financing banks
Our extensible, customisable framework reduces build and deploy time associated with the launch of new contracts and products
Commercial losses associated with rent defaults and non-payment are significantly reduced through automated rent management and invoicing
Title transfers and pledges are fully traceable and auditable through the permission-based digital inventory providing accountability and visibility
Secure encrypted management of depository and certification removes delays and speeds up access to financing for warehoused commodities
Documentation, processes and workflows are standardised speeding up transfer, delivery and settlement
The only thing that’s certain in business is change. Sentinel is designed adapt with your business over time including supporting adding new products and changing workflows
On-boarding is simple and intuitive screens are easy to follow and use.
Sentinel has all the things you’d expect of purpose-built software, including comprehensive audit and multiple language support including Chinese
Comprehensive security access and permissions ensure secure account segregation to meet compliance requirements. All actions are audited, with key transactions supported with 2-factor authentication to minimise fraud and human error