Cinch Grain Processing

A multi-module management system designed by E-Markets for agriculture/forestry/fishing/mining companies.

About Cinch Grain Processing

For agribusinesses whose business includes milling or processing; whether that is flour or seed; or the cleaning and bagging commodities, Cinch Grain Processing tools will help you manage all facets of your business from the time the commodity crosses the scale to when raw materials are converted to finished goods inventory.

Cinch Grain Processing provides tools for agribusinesses to manage customer business relationships as well as commodity receiving, storage, selling and shipping and your positions. Capture delivered commodity information by electronic scale or manually; enter obligations with growers by contract; create settlements and advances; price sales contracts by quantity or load; manage sourcing, formulation, packaging and pricing for recipe-based manufacturing; capture filled order information to ensure smooth billing. Cinch Grain Processing supports AgXML standards allowing you to exchange scale tickets and load orders with trading partners.

Advanced Branch Transfer

Easily transfer inventory between branch locations and capture actual costs of inventory including freight, insurance and handling to show total cost of inventory items.

Advanced Sales Order Processing

Advanced Sales Order Processing provides load staging to maximize shipments by selecting the order or items to include in a load. Ensure efficiencies at the loading area by staging the trucks.

  • Schedule
  • Fulfillment

Cinch Portal

Share important sales, purchase and contract information with customers and vendors. Receive payments online. View invoices, statements, contracts and sales history on line.

Counter Sales

On the spot sales transactions where you can produce a customer invoice; accept and apply payments; keep inventory up to date.

Order Entry

Used to streamline your agribusinessesý billing process; takes advantage of the customer information (credit, splits, price tiers, tax rates, locations); company information (branch, sales person); and inventory information to provide accurate invoices, system updates and management reports.

Outbound Grain

Outbound Grain ý capture the information for filled customer orders accurately and on time to ensure smooth billing using the toolset of outbound grain.

  • Outbound Tickets ý can be viewed by the scale operator or entered manually
  • Grain Invoicing ý can apply cash or generate invoices via accounts receivable
  • Unit Train Invoicing ý when shipping by rail, each car becomes a line item on the invoice

Bulk Outbound

  • Bulk Ship
  • Bulk Ship Invoices
  • Load Matching

Prepay Cash Receipts

Track quantity, price and dollars of prepays against product line item or by class. Generate clear, concise prepay cash receipts for your customers.

Prepay Transfer

Easily transfer prepay funds from one product to another, capturing the transaction for auditing purposes.

Process Manufacturing

Process Manufacturing ý convert commodities to a finished good product while providing visibility to costs by allowing raw material and overhead costs to be passed to finished goods while processing.

  • BOM (Bill of Materials) ý items included in the recipe to be included in the manufacturing process
  • Process Manufacturing Entry - manual entry or recipe to include consumed, produced or labor items which transfers costs and quantities from inventory to a finished goods inventory status


Manage returns for your customer with ease, letting the system update the customer records, inventory and management reports.

Risk Management

Risk Management ý provides a set of tools to keep your agribusiness from being vulnerable to volatile market conditions and in compliance.

  • Trade Entry/Trade Maintenance ý manage trading positions
  • Daily Position Report ý a government obligation to report regarding your physical inventory (stored grain and company owned)
  • Contract Position Inquiry ý report showing your contract position by commodity or date
  • Long Short ý shows your position on contacts (what you have agreed to sell (short) and purchase (long))
  • Mark to Market ý calculates unrealized gain or loss on purchase and sales contacts

Sales Contract

Sales Contract - price sales contracts by quantity or load; use origination or destination weights; capture grade factors and schedule delivery periods via the sales contract toolset.

  • Sales Contract ý capture the details of the sale by contract quantity or load; specify delivery information with pricing and futures information specific to each delivery
  • Load Entry ý helps ensure that trucks that are loaded are done so accurately and the information is captured
  • Load Generator ý automatically generates the load numbers, which the scale operators can key to display and confirm load information

Scale Receiving

Entry of information of inbound grain receipts.

  • Purchase Contract Entry ý enter obligations with growers by contract (spot, cash, price later, basis, futures fixed, minimum priced, or other); set up overrun rules; track when contacts were signed; purchase contracts may be tailored to meet the needs of your agribusiness by location or state
  • Assembly Entry ý captures information for grain storage
  • Inbound Ticket Entry ý capture delivered grain information by electronic scale interface or manual entry; capture ownership and split information; assign to a contract or storage assembly; bin by grade factors
  • Settlement ý use when generating the amount of the check you will issue to your customer, giving credit to the appropriate branch while issuing the check from headquarters location
  • Advance Entry ý capture advance payments to customers or FSA accounts having credit status, grain contacts on hand and advance limits available in a single view
  • Branch Grain Transfers

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