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Freemarkets drafted by U.S. Navy

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Pittsburgh-based Freemarkets Inc. signed a Nimitz Class-sized deal with the U.S. Navy. The Naval Supply Systems Command will begin using Freemarkets' b-to-b e-marketplace to purchase unspecified goods and services. The announcement comes several days after U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) in a memo endorsed Freemarkets for federal procurement by such agencies as the Department of Defense.
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