Basis Commodities

The team at Basis have over 50 years of management experience and knowledge to share with its clients. We have been working with one client for a number of years as they look to build their trading activities. We have created value through identifying areas for process improvement and sit on the management team as…

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Basis Commodities

Basis Commodities also works pragmatically with its clients to create value for their operations. One Client faced significant supply challenges as the Australian drought took hold. We worked with the client and our associate network to identify a competitive and reliable alternative supplier in the UK and helped them implement a seamless shift in supply…

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Basis Commodities

Basis Commodities  has been working for over three years with one of its clients for over fours years to identify and capture additional value through costs savings in the supply chain.  We sat down with the client and identified areas we though offered opportunities for cost saving’s not traditionally identified by manufacturers. We then worked…

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Basis Commodities

Recognizing the fodder demand of one of the world’s fastest growing regions, and after ten years of trying to sell into the Middle Eastern market without success one client enlisted our support. The client has now made a number of sales into the region and as their CEO commented “We wanted to place ourselves with…

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Basis Commodities

Basis Commodities created significant value for one of its clients by identifying an implementing an arbitrage opportunity for them. Chris Whitwell, Basis Commodities Founder and Managing Director says, “ Our client was keen to reduce supply chain costs by switching their supply into the Black Sea from Australia. At the time the East Coast of…

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Dean Nelson - Basis Commodities

The Basis Commodities Group is delighted to announce that Dean Nelson, formerly Head of EDF Man Asia, has joined the group in an advisory capacity. Dean brings more than 25 years’ experience in executive roles in Asia and Africa. Dean has successfully managed businesses involved in trading, storing, distributing, retailing and processing a range of…

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Basis Commodities Co-shipment

Basis Commodities recently created significant value for two of its clients in the Middle East by combining  their Australian wheat requirements. Chris Whitwell, Basis Commodities Founder and Managing Director says, “We were really pleased with how we were able to manage the process and create value for both our customers in a sustainable way by…

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15th November 2017 –Basis Commodities was recently represented at Global Grain Geneva by one of our partners – Andrew Jackson. Andrew’s key focus during the week was to further develop Basis Commodities relationships and market access in the Baltic and Black Sea grain growing regions.

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Basis Commodities - Dubai

Elias Azar, Director of our Dubai office and Chris Whitwell our Managing Director recently attended the annual IAOM Middle East Branch in Dubai where they mixed with flour and feed millers from across the Middle East and African region. This was Chris’s 15th IAOM and Elias first. As always the conference was a great success…

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Basis Commodities

22nd July 2017 –Basis Commodities assisted a key client recently with their procurement of high quality Australian wheat. The Panamax vessel loaded at Newcastle in New South Wales and successfully completed its voyage and discharged the cargo on arrival in the Red Sea. This was the first time the client had chartered a vessel in…

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