Bolero’s high-altitude Singapore office opening sees impressive turnout

Posted by Gemma Kimber

26 Mar 2015

Guests from around the world arrived in Singapore for the opening of our new office earlier this month, held 282m above ground at 1-Altitude, One Raffles Place, in the heart of the financial district.

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Topics: Carriers, Banks, Electronic Bill of Lading, Corporates, Events, World Trade

Commodity firms look to ePresentation in uncertain markets

Posted by Gemma Kimber

05 Mar 2015

Fears over the global economy, slowing demand from China and a strong dollar sent the price of copper plunging to a five and a half year low on the metals market in last month, with the price of oil and other metals also shrinking. In the face of these downward price pressures, corporate strategy is shifting as businesses weather the storm.

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Topics: ePresentation, Thought Leadership, Supply Chain, Commodities, Metals & Mining, World Trade

Bolero to speak at ICC HK electronic Bills of Lading seminar

Posted by Gemma Kimber

27 Jan 2015

Bolero's Regional Support Manager, Danny Ho, will be speaking at the upcoming ICC seminar on electronic Bills of Lading in Hong Kong. The afternoon session titled "Electronic Bills of Lading – Opportunities and Challenges for Containerised Ocean Freight Supply Chains” will feature a panel discussion comprised of experts in international trade, including representatives from shipping lines, banks and lawyers.


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Topics: Electronic Bill of Lading, Events, Electronic Documents

Bolero into 2015 - full steam ahead

Posted by Ian Kerr

23 Jan 2015

The New Year has started on a real high with news that Newcrest Mining, one of the world’s largest gold mining companies based in Australia, has signed a new deal with Bolero. It will be using the platform for high-value copper shipments and joins a string of big names in the commodities industry that chose Bolero for ePresentation solutions in 2014. We also signed contracts on New Year’s Eve with a global metals supplier to give a further endorsement to our ePresentation solution set.

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

New report confirms European corporates are looking to banking partners for international trade finance support

Posted by Gemma Kimber

06 Jan 2015

Large companies in Europe are looking to their banking relationships to access new markets, according to a report by Greenwich Associates. Entitled: European Trade Finance: Global Banks Dominate While Corporates Tap Specialists for Expertise, the report also says that corporates are active in more regions than their peers in Asia or North America, indicating that Europe-centric banks need broad network capabilities to meet their client needs.

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Topics: Banks, Multi-Bank Trade Finance, Corporates, Thought Leadership

Shipbrokers learn to navigate digital future for bills of lading

Posted by Gemma Kimber

19 Dec 2014

Last month Bolero hosted a successful seminar for the London and South East branch of The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers (ICS), the professional body for those engaged in ship broking, ship management and ship agency.

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Topics: Carriers, Electronic Bill of Lading, Shipping, Thought Leadership, Events

Trade industry delegates recognise operational value of digital trade ecosystem

Posted by Gemma Kimber

16 Dec 2014

A new Bolero poll has highlighted growing awareness of how a connected, digital trade ecosystem can directly benefit organisations that participate in trade chains. The majority (96%) of executives that responded to a webinar poll on the subject earlier this month confirmed that it either has or would bring value to their businesses.

They included 67 delegates in trade finance, distribution, commercial, operational and freight roles, container carrier and logistics partners along with trade finance product, sales and operations stakeholders from trade banks.

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Topics: ePresentation, Thought Leadership, Webinar, Supply Chain, Technology, Electronic Documents

Catching up with… Maria Malinowska

Posted by Gemma Kimber

04 Dec 2014

Last month, former Barclays Director of Trade and Working Capital Maria Malinowska became the newest member of our senior team. Here, we find out about her first few weeks as Bolero Director, Financial Institutions:

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Topics: Banks

All aboard with ePresentation: The Bolero Implementation Methodology

Posted by Paul Edwards

14 Nov 2014

The driving force behind the electronic presentation of trade documents is about increasing collaboration between trading partners and improving efficiency through digitisation. For this reason, it relies on adoption throughout the supply chain by counterparties and intermediaries such as banks and carriers.


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Topics: Electronic Bill of Lading, Corporates, ePresentation, Shipping, Supply Chain, Technology, Electronic Documents

Photo of the week: COSCO signs eBL deal with Bolero

Posted by Gemma Kimber

12 Nov 2014

Earlier today, Bolero's Ross Wilkinson (center) and Danny Ho (4th from right) were invited to a signing ceremony at COSCO's office in Hong Kong.

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Topics: Carriers, Electronic Bill of Lading, ePresentation, Shipping, Logistics

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