Quattro Grain Selects Eka Software for Bulk Handling Automation
Joint venture between Cargill, Noble Group, Emerald Grain, and Qube Logistics to use Eka software to manage its agriculture supply chain.
Eka Software Solutions, the leading global provider of Smart Commodity Management software solutions, announced today that Quattro Grain has selected Eka’s InSight CM – Site Automation Control solution to manage process planning, scheduling, task execution, material tracking, grain receival, grain transfers, and inventory management.
Quattro Grain is a joint venture between Cargill, Noble Group, Emerald Grain, and Qube Logistics to build a new, multi-commodity grain handling and export facility at Port Kembla in New South Wales, Australia. The facility will have the capacity to handle in excess of 1.3 million tonnes of export grain per year.
When evaluating solutions, Quattro Grain sought a state of the art site automation system that was modular and scalable to support expected business growth. Eka’s integrated automation solution encapsulates all the facility processes into a single system, providing unprecedented accuracy in inventory and quality tracking.
With Eka’s completely integrated solution, activities are effectively managed at all stages of the value chain: grain receival, grain transfers, and inventory management. Quattro Grain gains improved quality tracking, uniformity, and production efficiency, which drives reduced operating costs.
“It’s an honor that a joint venture consisting of such esteemed companies as Cargill, Noble Group, Emerald Grain, and Qube Logistics has chosen Eka’s bulk automation solution,” said Wah Chu, Vice President, Global Services & Support of Eka. “I am thrilled to welcome Quattro Grain to the Eka family.”
About Eka Software Solutions
Eka is the global leader in providing Smart Commodity Management software solutions. Eka’s analytics-driven, end-to-end Commodity Management platform enables companies to efficiently and profitably meet the challenges of complex and volatile markets.
The company’s best-of-breed solutions manage commodity trading, enterprise risk, compliance, procurement, supply chain, operations, logistics, bulk handling, processing, and decision support. Eka partners with customers to accelerate growth, increase profitability, improve operational control, and manage risks and exposures.
Eka is a team of 315 staff with offices in the Americas, Asia, Australia, and EMEA, serving a rapidly growing global client base across multiple commodity segments.