Group Procurement in DFDS uses e-sourcing to optimize the sourcing process. The e-sourcing tool allows suppliers to participate in a fair, efficient and structured bidding process.

Benefits of E-sourcing:

Standardized Process:

  • Structured and streamlined tender process
  • Standardized Proposals’ Comparison and Evaluation considering both qualitative and pricing parameters
  • One key contact – most communication channeled through one system


  • All participants receive all relevant information at the same time
  • Fair comparison between different proposals

Time Savings:

  • The Standardized Process enables faster evaluation of submitted bids in both e-Auctions and e-RFX events

Easy-to-use Platform:

  • Secure, user-friendly web-based platform with simple submission formats
  • Easily accessible from anywhere
  • Possibility for suppliers to update their bids until the submission deadline
  • 24/5 (Monday – Friday) technical support

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Different parts of E-sourcing:

Our eSourcing Platform supports all stages of the tender process which can include Request For Information (RFI), Request For Proposal (RFP), Request For Quotation (RFQ) as well as eAuctions. Both qualitative and pricing parameters are considered for the evaluation of suppliers’ offers.

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Important information to participants of an e-sourcing process:

The tool used by DFDS is Scanmarket. See examples on how to use the system as a supplier in below links:

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Sourcing Process

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Category management

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