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Spotlight – Savings and Flexibility for International Auto Parts Manufacturer

April 21, 2021

international auto parts manufacturer

5’s client in Mexico provides customers around the world with automatic transmissions, the brain of automobiles. As a manufacturer of Continuously Variable Transmissions (CVT, hybrids) for automobiles, the client offers ecological products that maximize vehicle performance.

When the client attempted to run an RFP for electricity in the qualified supply market, they quickly realized that the complexity of the market warranted the help of a multidisciplinary expert and engaged the team from 5. During the procurement process, the two companies worked together to navigate a few regulatory changes and the client felt supported and relieved to have 5 on their side. Ultimately the client locked in a very competitive fixed-rate contract that provides the necessary flexibility for potential usage variations.


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