Nestlé USA has signed a deal with FreeMarkets, a leading B2B global marketplace and e-sourcing solutions provider, to use its marketplace software.

FreeMarkets will provide the food manufacturer access to its global online marketplace, which Nestlé will use to source goods and services for its operations across the US. FreeMarkets B2B Global Marketplace enables buying organizations to source products from more than 165 supply verticals. The deal is set to run initially in the form of a 6-month pilot program.