Joshua Kroeker, CPO

Trade Digitisation: To scale is to standardise

Trade Digitisation: To scale is to standardise

We, in the global trade and trade finance industry, are nearing an inflection point. We will either embrace digital platforms…
Contour's Growth in 2020: A year in review

Contour's Growth in 2020: A year in review

When Contour launched in January, we could not have anticipated the tumultuous year that would lay ahead. COVID-19’s impact across…
A step-by-step guide to trade digitisation

A step-by-step guide to trade digitisation

As much as USD 5 trillion of trade credit may be needed simply to bring the global trade in goods…
Trade Digitisation: The catalyst for growth in developing and emerging markets?

Trade Digitisation: The catalyst for growth in developing and emerging markets?

Trade is the lifeblood of any economy. However, many regions are still unable to reap the benefits that international networks…
Why this pandemic has shown how critical it is to go paperless

Why this pandemic has shown how critical it is to go paperless

Since lockdown began in spring, there has been no shortage of discussions exploring how much the world has changed –…
Letters of Credit: How they work and the need for change

Letters of Credit: How they work and the need for change

Throughout history, Letters of Credit (LCs) have played a vital role in helping businesses move from the local to the…
Trade and Interoperability: A key value for Contour

Trade and Interoperability: A key value for Contour

For broad and diverse networks like trade, interoperability has been touted as the key to ensuring an effective digital future.…
Will blockchain digitise global trade?

Will blockchain digitise global trade?

The answer will depend on the industry’s appetite for change. In the time before computers and the internet, information travelled…