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Open for business 24 hours a day, the DTN Exchange® is the industry’s leading fuels ordering and contracting platform — used by sellers and buyers to gain efficiencies and streamline the process. This easy-to-use online transactional system is securely hosted by Schneider Electric.

How does the DTN Exchange work?
• Seller sets terms, inventory, and pricing for authorized buyers
• Price can be set at a fixed level, or can float with Globex or NYMEX index
• Buyers can bid alternative prices for seller consideration
• Seller has option to automatically match deals, or review before approving
• Once a deal is agreed, both parties receive instant notification via email
• A deal represents a contract commitment for specified volume and prices
• Deal types include both short-term (prompts) and long-term (forwards)
• Coming soon — DTN Exchange allocations for customers automatically set in DTN TABS.

Sellers gain competitive advantages
Sellers improve profitability and more effectively manage risk with the
DTN Exchange:
• Set prices that are in sync with the current market realities
• Offer advantaged pricing when market prices are falling
• Provide protected supply for buyers when market prices are rising
• Quickly dispose of surplus inventory at optimum prices
• Efficiently manage special pricing or off-rack offers
• Eliminate guessing on sales forecasts when hedging

It’s easy to make updates and manage rack and forward pricing at a large number of terminals on the DTN Exchange with a few clicks of the mouse. You can even brand a private version of the DTN Exchange to match the look and feel of your corporate Web site to significantly increase web traffic with on-demand access to pricing. Adding a link or menu item to your private Exchange gives buyers a single point of entry through your site — and a smarter, faster way to purchase fuel from you.

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  • 1. DTN Exchange ® At a Glance Make the most of your energy SM
  • 2. DTN Exchange Open for business 24 hours a day, the DTN Exchange® is the industry’s leading fuels ordering and contracting platform — used by sellers and buyers to gain efficiencies and streamline the process. This easy-to-use online transactional system is securely hosted by Schneider Electric. All documentation and deal sheet terms agreed online efficiently; no misunderstandings How does the DTN Exchange work? • Seller sets terms, inventory, and pricing for authorized buyers • Price can be set at a fixed level, or can float with Globex or NYMEX index • Buyers can bid alternative prices for seller consideration • Seller has option to automatically match deals, or review before approving • Once a deal is agreed, both parties receive instant notification via email • A deal represents a contract commitment for specified volume and prices • Deal types include both short-term (prompts) and long-term (forwards) •  oming soon — DTN Exchange allocations for customers automatically set in C DTN TABS. Sellers gain competitive advantages Sellers improve profitability and more effectively manage risk with the DTN Exchange: • Set prices that are in sync with the current market realities • Offer advantaged pricing when market prices are falling • Provide protected supply for buyers when market prices are rising • Quickly dispose of surplus inventory at optimum prices • Efficiently manage special pricing or off-rack offers • Eliminate guessing on sales forecasts when hedging It’s easy to make updates and manage rack and forward pricing at a large number of terminals on the DTN Exchange with a few clicks of the mouse. You can even brand a private version of the DTN Exchange to match the look and feel of your corporate Web site to significantly increase web traffic with on-demand access to pricing. Adding a link or menu item to your private Exchange gives buyers a single point of entry through your site — and a smarter, faster way to purchase fuel from you. Proactively keep customers abreast of special marketing programs and buying opportunities. 02 | DTN Exchange
  • 3. Drive more sales opportunities and strengthen customer relationships •  void the inefficient cycle of phone calls with A buyers to agree to terms •  ll documentation and deal sheet terms agreed A online efficiently; no misunderstandings • nstant trade notifications and transaction reports I can be translated and transmitted into billing systems for seamless back-office integration and reduction in contract errors • Mobile bidding and ordering enhance user experiences while increasing offer visibility and buyer loyalty Rapid growth in transaction volumes Part of Schneider Electric’s complete solution for credit, allocations, bills of lading, pricing and contracting; the DTN Exchange is a proven e-commerce platform. The only independent fuel transaction exchange in the downstream — fuel buyers and sellers have been successfully executing transactions on the DTN Exchange since 2000. Transaction volumes have doubled in each of the past several years, and buyers are seeking out the DTN Exchange as part of their daily decision processes. •  roactively keep customers abreast of special P marketing programs and buying opportunities • Online chatting connects buyers and sellers and helps facilitate potential deals and term agreements • Purchase limits on a per buyer basis to help manage inventory and credit exposure while broadening your buyer base • Customer-specific pricing offers unlimited flexibility while serving your customers and channels of trade Sellers set and manage terms via an intuitive interface. Buyers realize additional benefits Buyers lock in deals in both down markets to capitalize on market opportunities, and in up markets to protect against rising costs. Inventory is reserved and guaranteed for buyers with instant notification of volume and price commitments: •  ave access to advantaged pricing that represent H the current market realities Sellers view bids and offers from buyers. •  uch easier to quote customers pricing, and lock M in hedges if desired •  o cost to buyers for purchasing product on N the Exchange • Improve the accuracy of billing statements • Reduce costly reconciliation efforts Buyers can easily view offers and make bids. •  educes demurrage charges and loading errors R at the rack DTN Exchange | 03
  • 4. ©2013 Schneider Electric. All rights reserved. Schneider Electric USA, Inc. 9110 West Dodge Road Omaha, NE 68114 Phone:  -800-509-8927 1 www.schneider-electric.com/us October 2013