At Indigo Swan we generally focus on providing customers with Fixed contracts, where all or most of the costs are fixed for the duration of the contract.
“Flexible” encompasses a wide range of options, but essentially offers the opportunity to buy and possibly sell the Wholesale element of the contract multiple times before, or even during, your contract.
The diversity of Flexible products makes it difficult to draw comparisons between these and Fixed, but the table below looks to explore options and start that conversation:
|Fix Third Party charges||Yes||Some products will allow this||Yes|
|Fix Wholesale costs||Yes||No||No|
|Sell Wholesale back to market||No||Some products allow this||No|
|Control of purchase decisions||Yes||Some products will allow this||Yes |
|More than one purchase||No||Yes||Yes|
|Early visibility of rates||Yes||Some products allow this||Yes|
|Control of contract terms||Yes||Some products will allow this||Yes|
We believe we’ve found a solution that offers the best of both worlds: