Gartner Research

Trade Finance: Global Trade Management's Next Big Opportunity

Published: 10 November 2009

ID: G00180613

Analyst(s): William McNeill

Summary

Picture a courier, satchel under arm, racing to the port of Hong Kong to deliver a supplier's documentation to secure trade financing. Now picture a competitor using global trade management (GTM) software to accomplish the same task without ever leaving the office. Supporting trade finance is GTM's next big opportunity, and this article will explore the options currently available to importers and exporters.

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