Commercial Executive: considered to be the person who carries out the contract negotiation, and one of the contract owners.
Commercial Counterpart: considered to be the “other-side” of the contract or trade deal. If you are a buyer, your commercial counterpart would be the seller of that same contract.
Contract Agent: anyone who takes a role in the operational flow of a contract that is not necessarily part of the buyer or seller’s team or an export agency. This could be an agent at a transportation company.
Export Agent: anyone taking an active role in the exporting process for a trade.
Financier I: has greater visibility and access to more information than a financier II. Users under this category have access to the status of contract, terms of contract, payment instructions, workflow schedule, and ability to see collaborating users.
Financier II: this role has more limited visibility on information pertaining to the contracts. Compared to a financier I, they can only see payment instructions and any collaborating users for that contract.
Operations Manager: anyone responsible for the movement of the cargo for the trade either in the buyer or seller’s team.