SOURCE: Triple Point Technology

Triple Point Technology

July 13, 2011 22:00 ET

Kuok Subsidiary, Pacific Carriers, Selects Triple Point for Commodity Management

Optimal Transportation and Fuel Management Key to Profitable Supply Chain Operations

SINGAPORE--(Marketwire - Jul 13, 2011) - Triple Point Technology, the leading global provider of software to manage commodities and enterprise risk, announced today that Pacific Carriers Limited, the global shipping and logistics subsidiary of Kuok (Singapore) Limited, has licensed Triple Point's chartering and vessel operations software to manage supply chain cost and enterprise risk for its dry bulk commodities business.

Pacific Carriers Limited is a leading dry bulk operator with a growing fleet of product tankers, as well as offshore support vessels. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kuok (Singapore) Limited, one of South-East Asia's largest commodity houses trading in scrap steel, agricultural commodities, fertilizers, and chemicals.

With continuing growth in global commodity supply chain operations, the ability for organizations to control the cost and risk of transporting freight, including freight rate volatility, is key to managing overall supply chain cost and enterprise risk. Triple Point's chartering and vessel operations software enables organizations to comprehensively manage freight rate risk, chartering, and post-fix operations on an integrated platform.

"For companies exposed to raw material, energy, and commodity price volatility, the need for a sophisticated commodity management solution to manage the buying, selling, risk, storage, processing, and transportation processes has never been greater," said Peter F. Armstrong, president and CEO, Triple Point. "We are honored to add a customer of Pacific Carrier's stature to our growing client base."

About Triple Point Technology
Triple Point is the leading global provider of software to manage commodities and enterprise risk. The company provides innovative solutions to competitively address the complex commodities value chain: buying, selling, trading, and procurement; enterprise risk management; scheduling and logistics; storage; processing; and settlement and accounting. Triple Point's Commodity Management platform enables over 260 customers in 35+ countries to profitably manage exposure to energy and raw materials across industries including energy; metals; agriculture; transportation; shipping; consumer products (CP); discrete manufacturers; and big box retailers. Triple Point was named a 'Leader' in Gartner's ETRM Magic Quadrant for its completeness of vision and ability to execute in 2009, 2010, and 2011. Founded in 1993, the company employs over 600 staff in 12 offices and support centers around the globe. www.tpt.com.

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