What We Do
Bassett & Walker International, Inc. (BWI) is a global leader in the procurement and sale of agricultural commodities. BWI is the principal buyer and seller specializing in the international trade of meat, fish, dairy, and vegetable protein products, as well as their respective derivatives.
Acting as principal buyer and seller of these goods, BWI maintains and ensures quality, competitive pricing, and in-contract delivery fulfillment. BWI has more than 180 combined years of experience servicing a global clientele in more than 55 countries. Due to the global nature and scope of our around-the-clock activities, BWI is recognized as a market maker for many of these goods.
BWI delivers value to primary producers and processors in the food sector by removing risks associated with international trade including payment risk, trade policy risk, quality risk, delivery risk, documentation risk, counter-party risk, and currency risk. BWI provides each client with custom-tailored solutions to address specific requirements including:
- Daily and deep market intelligence and market opinion,
- Liquidity to the marketplace,
- Financing and currency options, and
- 100% in-contract product fulfillment and service.
BWI provides full service logistical support using proprietary, cloud-based technology that provides seamless delivery fulfillment ensuring that clients’ production schedules are met, irrespective of where they are located. Clients have recognized BWI’s technology as best in class for its ability to deliver real-time account information including shipment tracking. BWI supports this technology with a dedicated specialist for any questions clients may have.
BWI delivers high-quality, cost-effective solutions to the global producing and processing communities, enabling each to focus on their respective core competencies and maximize their working capital.