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.
Our Supply Chain Team will assist you with the documents below and provide training for our global trade management system, TradeStone / Bamboo Rose
Offshore Supplier SOP - Tradestone/Bamboo Rose
This document contains all requirements and instructions associated with PO management, inspection processes, shipment bookings, and performance expectations, for PO's processed thought our global trade management system, TradeStone / Bamboo Rose
Offshore Supplier SOP - Off Line
This document contains all requirements and instructions associated with PO management, inspection processes, shipment bookings, and performance expectations, for PO's managed on a manual basis, outside of TradeStone / Bamboo Rose.
International Vendor Supply Agreement & Arrangement Sheet
All suppliers to the Genuine Parts Company are required to review and sign the International Vendor Agreement document. In addition to the Agreement document, an Arrangement Sheet is provided separately which covers financial terms and conditions.
Code of Conduct
The GPC Code of Conduct outlines GPC's basic requirements regarding ethical business and social practices which must be followed by all suppliers to GPC. In addition to the Code of Conduct, each supplier is expected to meet additional social expectations which can be found in the GPC Social Policy.
GPC Social Policy
Genuine Parts Company and all GPC subsidiaries are committed to a standard of excellence in every aspect of our business, which includes ethical and responsible conduct in all of our operations, respecting the rights of all individuals, and respect for the environment. We expect our Vendors to share these same commitments. This document explains GPC's Social Responsibility expectations.
TradeStone / Bamboo Rose
GPC utilizes TradeStone / Bamboo Rose as its global trade management platform. TradeStone is a web based system linking all aspects of the offshore sourcing process, including product sourcing and development, vendor offers, PO processing, Quality Assurance processes, and shipment processing. More about the system and how you will use it can be found in the TradeStone / Bamboo Rose section.