FreeMarkets, Inc. (Nasdaq:FMKT), the leading B2B eMarketplace, yesterday announced that it has signed an agreement with Nestle Thailand Ltd., a unit of Nestle S.A., the world's largest food company. Under the terms of the agreement, FreeMarkets will provide access to its B2B eMarketplace, which Nestle Thailand will use to source goods and services for Nestle operations in Asia, Oceania and Africa. "We are very pleased that Nestle Thailand has selected our B2B eMarketplace as a platform for sourcing goods and services for its operations," said Talley Goodson, vice president and managing director of FreeMarkets' Asia operations. "Nestle is a leading and innovative food company that joins a growing number of Asian companies who are leveraging the power of FreeMarkets' technology, information and services to reduce their costs and sourcing process time and make better sourcing decisions. FreeMarkets has a proven track record of delivering measurable results to its customers around the globe, and we look forward to working with Nestle Thailand to create savings and efficiencies that benefit it operations throughout Asia, Oceania and Africa." FreeMarkets serves customers in Asia from its offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, New Delhi and Melbourne. Among the companies FreeMarkets is currently serving in Asia: Singapore Technologies Engineering, CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd., Mayne Nickless, Carrier Corporation, Emerson Electric and Visteon Corp., and others.