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  • THE HIDDEN COST OF RUNNING YOUR RECYCLING BUSINESS WITH SPREADSHEETS

    8/8/2017 Productivity

    Everyone starts off building their company with spreadsheets since they’re a cheap, easy solution to track orders, shipments, inventory, etc. The problem is that as volumes increase and operations expand, many businesses become married to using them long after they’ve served their purpose. Sometimes this happens because of cost concerns, the belief that change will be too difficult, or even ...Read More

  • 10 THINGS TO LOOK FOR WITH COMMODITY BROKERAGE SOFTWARE

    6/30/2017 Productivity

    There aren’t many software solutions in the marketplace specifically adapted for commodity trading or scrap brokerage. Of the few available, many are basically just add-ons, built on existing waste hauling or accounting software that can have serious limitations and constraints, making them difficult to work with or adapt to your operation. Before choosing software for your scrap trading or commodity ...Read More

  • KEEPING YOUR BUSINESS SOFTWARE PROJECT FROM GETTING DERAILED.

    5/25/2017 Productivity

    Observations on what to avoid when implementing new business (ERP) software. Having successfully installed many cieTrade business software solutions over the years I’m often asked by new clients what they can do to help ensure a smooth transition from their old system and minimize potential problems. While the answer partly depends on their particular circumstances and specific business requirements, we’ve also repeatedly ...Read More

  • REDEFINING WASTE MANAGEMENT

    5/9/2017 Product Features

    Why the right software is critical to success in the waste management business. People that come to the waste management business with a background in waste hauling or recycling, often think of it as a service business. So it’s no wonder that choosing business software is often a second-thought. However, with the vast amount of data that needs to be managed, processed, ...Read More

  • CIETRADE.NET INTRODUCES INVENTORY CONTROL AND MATERIAL PROCESSING FOR THE CLOUD

    2/1/2017 Product Features

    Stamford, CT, February 1st, 2017 -- cieTrade Systems Inc., a global provider of business software for paper stock brokers, scrap dealers, and recyclers has announced the addition of Inventory Control, Material Processing, and Barcoding Scanning features to their recently launched cloud software.  Their new Inventory module offers a perfect solution for commodities such paper stock rolls/sheets or recycled material, giving users the capability ...Read More

  • CIETRADE'S ONLINE CUSTOMER REPORTING PORTAL

    9/26/2016 Product Features

    Give your Recycling Partners instant access to their data with ciePortal. ciePortal is a web based reporting portal that provides your recycling customers and supply chain partners with instant access to data and performance metrics on their recycling program.  Information is retrieved directly from your existing cieTrade system and presented in a professional web application that can be customized and branded ...Read More

  • CIETRADE LAUNCHES CLOUD SOFTWARE

    8/17/2016 Product Features

    Stamford, CT,  August 16, 2016  -- cieTrade Systems, a global provider of business software for scrap traders, paper-stock brokers, and recyclers, has introduced a new B2B cloud software solution for small to medium-sized enterprises. cieTrade.net offers an alternative to costly desktop hardware, giving users the flexibility to work from anywhere and increase productivity by avoiding clunky spreadsheets and tedious workarounds. “Studies ...Read More

  • CIETRADE OFFERS A NEW COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTION FOR WASTE BROKERS

    7/20/2016 Productivity

    Stamford, Conn. — June 17, 2016 — cieTrade Systems announced a new waste brokerage solution, specifically for clients who handle high data volumes, such as national accounts customers. This all-in-one solution helps meet many of the companies to leverage information technology to meet many of the challenges that are critical to the success of this industry by offering specialized features ...Read More

  • WHAT TO ASK BEFORE PURCHASING RECYCLING SOFTWARE

    7/5/2016 Productivity

    David Haber, President of cieTrade Systems Inc., reviews several worthwhile questions for recyclers to ask when they shop for software. Faced with competitive markets, volume and quality demands and new shipping regulations, recyclers of recovered fiber and other materials increasingly appreciate the value of operating with specialized business software. These systems are designed to handle the workflow, business processes, documentation needs and ...Read More

  • SOLAS/VGM REQUIREMENTS MEANS ADDITIONAL CHALLENGES FOR SCRAP EXPORTERS

    6/13/2016 Product Features

    As many exporters know, beginning July 1st, all ocean container shipments will be required to submit a verified gross mass (VGM) for each container, before it’s loaded on a vessel, under the new Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) Convention from the International Maritime Organization (IMO).  VGM is defined as the total weight of the container including the net weight ...Read More