Our Clients

Lime Associates is the only UK consultancy that specialises in bringing best practice purchasing and supply chain solutions exclusively to medical and health technology companies. We get great results by working closely with clients’ teams to build long term relationships and provide sustainable benefits in terms of cost, value and customer service.

Some of the clients we have worked with include:

Success Stories

We are proud to have delivered significant and valuable projects at both a strategic and tactical, hands on level. Here are a few examples of our recent work. Please Contact Us to see how Lime Associates may be able to help you find solutions to your challenges.

  • Global Strategic Review

    For a major European medical manufacturer, the challenge was to help them take an holistic view of all purchasing spend and to identify and clarify their strategic direction and priorities, timings and potential benefits.
    Within just two weeks, we were able to offer our European client 10 clear strategic purchasing directives to follow along with ‘how to’ plans and implementation timescales.

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  • Direct Materials Cost Reduction

    The project was to source a polyamide material. Following a global review of 48 different companies in US, Europe and Asia using our own e auction (e RFX) software and subsequent audits, a low cost source in Korea has delivered a $600k pa saving for our client.

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  • Indirect Materials Cost Reduction

    Our brief was to introduce a new carton supplier to minimise supply risk and improve COGS (Cost of Goods Sold).
    In summary, a new supplier was identified offering a £750k cost reduction. We also significantly mitigated risk by maintaining the incumbent as a second source.

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  • Interim Management

    Working at a major multinational, Lime Associates have been able to deliver savings of over £1 million. The projects implemented have inlcuded 4 major,low cost and alternative sourcing projects. The Interim Management support provided by Lime Associates has enabled the client to free up internal resource whilst still delivering substantial additional value to the business.

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