Sainsbury’s selects Brooklyn Vendor Assurance
Sainsbury’s has selected the Brooklyn Vendor Assurance platform to power its Supplier Relationship Management function, enabling rapid and sustained improvement across 14 measured capabilities
Sainsbury’s has selected Brooklyn Vendor Assurance as its Enterprise Vendor Management (EVM) SaaS solution for its Supplier Relationship Management function, spanning across the Sainsbury’s business and its brands, including Argos. Sainsbury’s will implement the Brooklyn solution across Contract, Performance, Relationship, and Risk to drive efficiencies, providing a single end-to-end view of its technology supplier relationships, supporting its business strategy.
Andy Nagalewski, Head of Supplier Management at Sainsbury’s Tech, said: “We selected Brooklyn Vendor Assurance as our primary solution due to its broad understanding and integrated services for the enterprise. With the Brooklyn SaaS solution, we will look to embed our existing processes into the platform and further automate and scale best practice to assure full governance, contract and risk management across key suppliers.”
Jesse Lee, CEO and Co-Founder at Brooklyn Vendor Assurance said: “The Brooklyn team are extremely pleased to partner with Sainsbury’s as their preferred supply chain solution. The Brooklyn solution is purpose-built for exactly the integrated, holistic, center-led approach to vendor management that Sainsbury’s holds up as best practice.”
The Brooklyn license and services will consist of implementing and supporting widespread Supplier Relationship Management, with digitising Governance and SLA Performance processes. This also includes the ability to assess contracts at scale using smart onboarding and evaluation measures to assure mass compliance, as well as supplier risk management both pre-award and across the contract lifecycle.
With the Brooklyn SaaS solution, we will look to embed our existing processes into the platform and further automate and scale best practice to assure full governance, contract, and risk management across key suppliers.
Offering delicious great quality food at competitive prices has been at the heart of what we do since John James and Mary Ann Sainsbury opened our first store in 1869. Today, inspiring and delighting our customers with tasty food remains our priority and our purpose is clear – driven by our passion for food, together we serve and help every customer.
Our focus on great value food and convenient shopping, whether in-store or online is supported by our brands – Argos, Tu Clothing, Habitat, Sainsbury’s Bank and Nectar. Sainsbury’s has over 600 supermarkets and over 800 convenience stores. Argos is a leading digital retailer and is the third most visited retail website in the UK, with over 90 per cent of its sales starting online. Argos is conveniently available for customers to collect from hundreds of Sainsbury’s stores. Digital and technology enables us to adapt as customers shop differently and our profitable, fast-growing online channels offer customers quick and convenient delivery and collection capability.
Our 172,000 colleagues are integral to our success, now and in the future.
More about Brooklyn Vendor Assurance
Brooklyn Vendor Assurance is the first Enterprise SaaS software platform purpose-built for vendor managers to maximise business value across their 3rd Party Supplier ecosystem. In 2020, our solutions won placement in the Digital Top 50, evaluated by DT50’s Executive Jury including Google, McKinsey & Co., and Freshfields, and became CIO Magazine 2020 Vendor Management Platform of the Year.