Triterras, Inc. (TRIT) stock prices were up 6.32% as of the market close on July 21st, 2021, bringing the price per share up to USD$5.55 at the end of the trading day. Subsequent premarket fluctuations have seen the stock rise by 7.57%, bringing it up to USD$5.97.
Collaboration with essDOCS
July 22nd, 2021 saw the leading fintech company for trade and trade finance company announce its collaboration with essDOCS, a global trade management company that prides itself on its paperless operation. The agreement will facilitate the acceleration of the use of digital trade documents for the company’s global community of commodity traders. Aiming to make bulk cargo trading paperless and more efficient, essDOCS allows traders to digitize trade operations and finance processes regardless of cargo type.
Details of the Agreement
This is the latest in a string of moves by TRIT to foster growth as it builds out end-to-end services for its online marketplace, which is designed to connect and enable SME businesses, corporates, multinationals, and their lenders to trade online and digitally finance their commodity trading, logistics operations, and supply chains. As per the arrangement, the company will immediately integrate essDOCS’ Cargodocs electronic document capabilities onto Kratos. This will allow the company’s customers to create, review, and approve a paper or electronic bills of lading (eB/L) with their supply chain.
With the onset of the global coronavirus pandemic having exacerbated shipping costs and delays, there has been increasing awareness on the advantages of fully digitized trading operations. Trade stockholders using essDOCS’ CargoDocs solution, the world’s largest electronic Bill of Lading network, will be able to transfer the eB/L through the trade chain. Transfers can be made between carriers, exporters, financing parties, and importers in as little as three minutes.
May 2021 saw the company announce its strategic investment and partnership with Electronic Cash and Payment Solutions, an open banking platform catering to India’s burgeoning Micro and SME marketplace. The series of partnerships have significantly expanded the company’s global footprint with its penetration of the Indian MSME marketplace. The company also recently announced its acquisition of Invoice Bazaar and its partnership with Western Union Business Solutions.
Future Outlook for TRIT
Armed with the latest in a growing network of strategic collaborations, TRIT is poised to capitalize on the expanded scope of opportunities made available to it. The company is keen to continue its trajectory of success by further facilitating expansion in its network of partners. Investors are hopeful that management will be able to facilitate significant and sustained increases in shareholder value.