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Frequently Asked Questions

1.What is supply.ie?
2.How does supply.ie work?
3.Who uses supply.ie?
4.Why should I use supply.ie?
5.How does supply.ie reduce my costs?
6.How does supply.ie increase my revenue?
7.What is the future of supply.ie?
8.How do I open my supply.ie account?
9.What does supply.ie cost?
10.What advice can you give buyers?
11.What advice can you give suppliers?
12.Does my price include VAT?
13.Where do I go if I have a problem?


1.What is supply.ie?

supply.ie is an online marketplace for Irish businesses. This delivers value as it is easy to gather quotes which essentially saves companies time & money.

2.How does supply.ie work?

A buyer posts their buying specification(s) with supply.ie, relevant suppliers are automatically notified and can quote on this request.

3.Who uses supply.ie?

supply.ie is used to source B2B products and services and our customers tend to be SMEs (as many large businesses have such systems internally)

4.Why should I use supply.ie?

supply.ie's expertise brings efficiency to the buying process while increasing opportunities for suppliers. Both buyer and supplier save time and money – it is a win-win situation for everyone!

5.How does supply.ie reduce my costs?

For buyers, supply.ie reduces the cost of purchasing by reducing the time spent sourcing, vetting and negotiating with suppliers, drastically improving efficiencies for the buyer even when they are not a product/service expert. For suppliers, supply.ie reduces the cost of sale by issuing sales leads directly to suppliers via email/SMS

6.How does supply.ie increase my revenue?

For suppliers, supply.ie gathers buyers' requirements in the form of a request and issues this 'real' sales lead directly to each supplier. This leads to increased opportunities, quotes and revenue.

7.What is the future of supply.ie?

In a typical crowdsourcing manner, this will be dictated by our customers. However, it may include automated invoices and POs, Preferred Supplier Lists (PSLs), Bulk Buying, Online catalogues, etc.

8.How do I open my supply.ie account?

Simple! Go to the register link on the top of any web page and complete the quick form. Contact Us if you have any questions

9.What does supply.ie cost?

supply.ie is free for buyers! The winning supplier simply pays a small referral fee (4.5% of the Invoiced Price (Including VAT)). NB: There are no Referral Fees/Commissions for Insurance requests on supply.ie > so it is completely free to find insurance buyers and suppliers...

10.What advice can you give buyers?

Define your purchasing requirement and create a request. supply.ie will look after the rest! You will be notified once your request has ended and all you have to do is choose a suitable supplier.

11.What advice can you give suppliers?

Make sure you receive alerts when someone wants your products/services i.e. setup your Notifications ASAP. Update your profile - this is your company's shop-window on supply.ie.

12.Does my price include VAT?

Prices always include Delivery but exclude VAT (unless otherwise specified)

13.Where do I go if I have a problem?

Contact Us if you have any questions, queries, feedback or even just for a B2B chat about sourcing…