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DS Smith has chosen LeanLinking to drive supplier performance and compliance


We are pleased to announce that DS Smith has chosen LeanLinking as their new supplier performance and compliance management platform.

DS Smith is a leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions for both consumer and industrial goods, supported by paper making and recycling operations. Employing +28,000 across +270 sites in 37 countries, DS Smith has a broad supplier portfolio world-wide, which require significant resources to ensure supplier performance and compliance.

DS Smith has selected LeanLinking to track, improve and optimize the supplier pre-qualification process, supplier contract management and supplier performance management across the group.                                                                                                                                                                    

“DS Smith has chosen LeanLinking because they provide an innovative and user-friendly solution that enables us to manage supplier pre-qualification, contract management and supplier performance in one solution. The solution enables the procurement team to follow-up on stakeholders’ feedback and initiate valuable improvement projects together with suppliers bringing them closer to us and improving our relationships. LeanLinking is easy to use and provides us with all relevant data on suppliers in one solution.”

Martin Spice – Procurement Director, Head of Supplier Relationship Management & Integrations at DS Smith Plc