GPC Global Sourcing employs a team of sourcing professionals located within key manufacturing regions to seek out potential global suppliers and establish direct factory relationships on behalf of all Genuine Parts Company subsidiaries. Each sourcing manager is assigned a specific GPC business unit and posesses in depth industry knowledge for their respective product categories.
Our offices in Shenzhen and Shanghai manage and process all offshore purchases generated by each GPC division. A team of onsite supply chain specialists are responsible for production follow-up, monitoring vendor performance, maintaining costs, and shipment status reporting.
Quality control and shipment inspections are arranged and coordinated by GPC Global Sourcing employees geographically located near key manufacturing areas. Our Quality Assurance team is dedicated to monitoring production processes, ensuring product is manufactured according to GPC quality standards, conducting pre-shipment inspections, and maintaining product specifications.
GPC Global Sourcing logistics staff in Asia, North America, and Australasia, manage all international shipments for GPC regardless of global origin or destination. The team also manages offshore stocking and mixing locations, international freight carrier relationships, and maintains customs and regulatory compliance for all GPC subsidiaries.
If you are a new offshore supplier to any Genuine Parts Company subsidiary, GPC Global Souring will provide assistance and instructions to ensure your company is fully informed and aware of all requirements before the actual business relationship begins. This includes all formal agreements, SOP's, policies, and performance expectations. You will also receive training for GPC's Global Trade Management System, TradeStone / Bamboo Rose.