ABB and Bolero make the case for trade finance technology at GTR Asia Trade Finance Week 2015

Posted by Gemma Kimber

04 Sep 2015

This GTR Asia Trade Finance Week (7 - 10 September 2015) Bolero is once again taking to the stage to present an industry case study. Following a successful presentation at the 2014 event with the influential commodity giants BHP Billiton and Cargill, this year, it will be joined by leading international engineering and technology company, ABB.

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Topics: Multi-Bank Trade Finance, Corporates, Events, Technology

Electronic agenda: Why the Internet of Things could transform future trade

Posted by Gemma Kimber

20 Aug 2015

Bolero CEO Ian Kerr says organisations should prepare for future innovation by making digital processes a reality now

This year, Gartner predicts an incredible 4.9bn new objects will be connected to the internet.

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Topics: Thought Leadership, Supply Chain, Technology, Electronic Documents, World Trade

Q&A with industry experts on commodities and ePresentation

Posted by Gemma Kimber

31 Jul 2015

At a recent MetalMiner webinar, an expert panel responded to pressing questions from participants. Here, we share a few of their responses:

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Topics: Electronic Bill of Lading, ePresentation, Thought Leadership, Webinar, Electronic Documents

Bear necessities: Why the metals industry is looking to ePresentation for cost-efficient trade finance

Posted by Gemma Kimber

07 Jul 2015

Presenting at a recent MetalMiner webinar, Bolero CEO Ian Kerr explained how global commodities companies are shaving days (and dollars) off their international trade cycles 

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Topics: Electronic Bill of Lading, Corporates, ePresentation, Thought Leadership, Webinar, Electronic Documents, Commodities, Metals & Mining, World Trade

On the up – latest figures reflect growing demand for electronic trade finance

Posted by Gemma Kimber

12 Jun 2015

Less than five years ago, the first electronic presentation of documents required under a documentary credit (letter of credit) issued subject to eUCP was carried out using the Bolero platform. This was followed two years later by the first full ePresentation over the platform, paving the way for industry adoption by a full and growing spectrum of trade partners.

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Topics: Electronic Bill of Lading, ePresentation, Supply Chain, Technology, Electronic Documents, World Trade

New poll shows rising demand for electronic documents

Posted by Gemma Kimber

04 Jun 2015

Well over a third (37.5%) of corporate executives in the Asia Pacific region* want to see more digitisation of trade finance – in particular the increased use of electronic letters of credit (LCs), a new trade finance and risk management poll by The Corporate Treasurer has shown.

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Topics: Electronic Bill of Lading, Thought Leadership, Technology, Electronic Documents

Bolero customers make the case for digitised trade at upcoming GTR events

Posted by Gemma Kimber

01 Jun 2015

Bolero representatives will be heading to two of GTR’s anticipated trade finance events in Hong Kong and New York this month.

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Topics: Corporates, Events

Liquid assets: Bolero hosts drinks reception for banking partners

Posted by Gemma Kimber

28 May 2015

Networking in the elegant setting of London’s historic Royal Exchange building, representatives from a string of global banks including HSBC, Barclays and Westpac caught up with Bolero and each other at our recent drinks reception for banking partners.

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Topics: Banks, Multi-Bank Trade Finance, ePresentation, Events

Bolero to speak at Simmons & Simmons Mining Masterclass

Posted by Gemma Kimber

28 Apr 2015

This week Bolero’s CEO, Ian Kerr, will be presenting at the latest in Simmons & Simmons’ series of mining masterclasses, with Wednesday’s session focusing on commodity finance. Ian will be discussing the benefits of electronic Bills of Lading (eBLs) as part of our ePresentation solution to more than 100 delegates from miners, traders, banks and other industry interest groups.

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Topics: Electronic Bill of Lading, Corporates, ePresentation, Thought Leadership, Events, Electronic Documents, Metals & Mining

60 seconds with… Paul Dunleavy

Posted by Gemma Kimber

23 Apr 2015

Paul Dunleavy joined Bolero in December, working closely with VP Technology Mark Harrap to develop the company’s technology and support users with ever-increasing compliance needs. We caught up with him after his first few months with the business:

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