Free Commerce Site Celebrates a Successful 2006
WhyAbe.com continues to show great success as the first and only website to offer free procurement tools, including; RFX & Reverse Auctions, Seller's Listings, and a proprietary Supplier Database. Procurement professionals adopt WhyAbe.com tools to control costs, manage performance, ensure compliance, and quickly deliver value.
PR9.NET February 06, 2007 - WILLOW GROVE, Pennsylvania – WhyAbe.com continues to show great success as the first and only website to offer free procurement tools, including; RFX & Reverse Auctions, Seller's Listings, and a proprietary Supplier Database.
Some highlights from 2006:
Feb. 28 – Internet RFP pioneer WhyAbe.com, provides suppliers the ability to promote and sell products and services at no cost.
In addition to responding to RFx events, Suppliers now have the ability to upload items for sale and about me pages and gain exposure to millions of users on the Internet.
May 16 – Free Commerce site adds Multiple Currency Support
WhyAbe has launched the ability for users to select a preferred currency in their online profiles and create RFx events in any of the supported thirteen different currencies.
Oct. 19 – Control Scan Certifies www.WhyAbe.com as Safe Sourcing Site
In order to address user concerns of privacy and security, WhyAbe.com reaches an agreement with Control Scan, a leading data/security firm. The agreement illustrates WhyAbe.com's continued commitment to building consumer confidence, protecting privacy and battling online thieves.
Oct. 23 – WhyAbe.com releases Free Reverse Auctions
WhyAbe.com continues to lead the professional procurement community by being the first and only website to offer completely free hosted Reverse Auctions. Users can now run their own RFx and Reverse Auction events without the hassle of tedious training and software installation headaches. WhyAbe is the only website that does not charge fees to the buyer or supplier.
Nov. 14 – Strategic Purchasing Unit Adopts WhyAbe.com Free Sourcing Tools
London Borough of Hillingdon, UK Finds WhyAbe to be "A robust and easy to use e-sourcing tool that any procurement function should be pleased to have in their armory."
"WhyAbe.com intends to continue to extend the capabilities of its free sourcing tools into 2007 with the addition of Free Contract Management," stated CEO Steven Belli.
WhyAbe is the available for free on the web @ www.WhyAbe.com
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WhyAbe.com is a completely free on-demand web sourcing tool that can be used by any organization or individual in any industry. WhyAbe allows buyers to post their specifications in a RFP / RFQ or Reverse Auction format and invite suppliers to provide quotes. Buyers have the ability to communicate with multiple suppliers at once and view all responses in the WhyAbe dashboard. Registering and using most e-sourcing platforms require a large ramp-up period and/or a large deployment budget. With these platforms, the cost of rollout can often mitigate any cost savings opportunities. WhyAbe’s quote tracking system assists companies reach compliance with Sarbanes Oxley. Obtaining value from WhyAbe is instant. There is no software to install or PC’s to configure. A computer equipped with the latest version of Internet Explorer or Firefox provides immediate access to the comprehensive and user friendly tool. WhyAbe provides a free download of the Firefox software on its homepage.
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