Dec. 8, 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 and list their product or service offerings and gain exposure to hundreds of thousands 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.
Sept. 26 – WhyAbe.com celebrates its One Year Anniversary
The leading free commerce website has announced its first year of successful operation since it launched in 2005. WhyAbe.com emphasizes its commitment to providing free procurement tools to a global community and promises new tools and features in the near future.
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 ControlScan, 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 stuns the professional procurement community by being the first and only web site to offer completely free hosted Reverse Auctions. Users can now run their own RFx or Reverse Auction events without the hassle of tedious training and software installation headaches. WhyAbe is the only web site 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 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 is an automated collaborative marketplace that can be used by any organization in any industry. Registering and using the site is free. 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 (available free @ whyabe.com) provides immediate access to the comprehensive and user friendly tool. WhyAbe provides the tools necessary for procurement professionals as well as retail buyers to control costs, manage performance, ensure compliance and quickly deliver value. WhyAbe was designed so users would have a quick learning curve, and recognize benefits immediately.
WhyAbe is the available for free on the web @ www.WhyAbe.com
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