DS Smith Plc Customer Overview


Automated Invoice Processing


About DS Smith Plc

DS Smith Plc is a leading provider of corrugated packaging solutions worldwide. They operate across 37 countries and employ over 29,000 people. In order to support their corrugated packaging operations, they have a recycling business that collects used paper and corrugated cardboard, from which their paper manufacturing facilities make the recycled paper used in corrugated packaging.

DS Smith Plc Accounts Payable

DS Smith process c1M invoices per year from 18,000 vendors. They have regional shared services for the UK, Germany, Iberia and North America, and use SAP. Automated Invoice Processing solution comprises the following: –

Automation rates up to 60%.

Comments about working with Cogent Consulting from Thomas Meyer – Group IT – SAP Applications Manager

“DS Smith has worked together with Cogent since 2012 as a partner for projects and business as usual support. Over the years invoice capture services have been added to the service portfolio provided to DS Smith. We are now extending the partnership to other areas like sales order capturing”

We welcome prospective customers to visit our Service Centre to see the end-to-end process from receipt to post on live customer SAP systems