Bright Idea in Supplier Relationship Management

Florida Power & Light Co. selects Frictionless SRM to support its e-sourcing program

Cambridge, MA — January 4, 2005 — Frictionless Commerce, a supplier relationship management (SRM) software vendor, announced today that Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has selected Frictionless SRM software to support its e-sourcing program.

Florida Power & Light Co., the principal subsidiary of FPL Group Inc., serves more than 4.2 million customer accounts in Florida.

FPL had been an early adopter of the joint Frictionless-Pantellos OneSource offering in the past, and now due to the merger of Pantellos and Perfect Commerce, FPL has signed a direct license agreement with Frictionless Commerce Inc.

FPL said the decision was based on a successful relationship and satisfaction with the Frictionless product. Under the direct relationship with Frictionless, FPL will continue to advance its e-sourcing agenda in the supplier marketplace.

"We were very pleased to welcome FPL back to the Frictionless customer community," commented Kent Godfrey, chairman, Frictionless Commerce.

FPL Group Inc. is nationally known as a customer-driven organization focused on energy-related products and services. With annual revenues of more than $9 billion and a growing presence in 26 states, FPL Group is widely recognized as one the country's premier power companies. FPL Energy, LLC, FPL Group's wholesale electricity generating subsidiary, is a leader in producing electricity from clean and renewable fuels.