IHS Markit's Commodity Tracker Digitizes Tracking of Base Metals Inventory

Commodity Tracker uses optical character recognition and machine learning to digitize and normalize documents.

Garth Leonard, director of commodities services at IHS Markit

Commodity Tracker covers nine base metals—aluminum, aluminum alloy, Nasaac (North American Special Aluminum Alloy Contract), copper, lead, nickel, tin, zinc and cobalt—by gathering metal shippin