GSGM has worked with its partners to identify, qualify and
develop leading sources of supply for multiple industrial
Why is GSGM's model
unique? We work for you, the Western buyer, on your behalf in
Asia. Acting as your eyes and ears on the ground, we are fixed fee
based and do not take a
percentage of savings. Purchase orders are cut directly from you
to the supplier - no middlemen, no unnecessary markups.
Our sourcing staff is
highly-technical with degreed engineers, metallurgists and sourcing
Tools Utilized by GSGM's Sourcing Team:
WebEx communication hub
project repositories housing all project information
APQP approach to
launching all new programs
HAS YOUR ORGANIZATION FACED
ANY OF THE FOLLOWING WHILE TRYING TO SOURCE IN CHINA?
Suppliers substituting local
materials without the consultation of your engineering and
A supplier outsourcing part of
the manufacturing process (i.e. machining) when you were
told everything was done in-house?
PPAP data does not match the
actual physical part layouts
No provisions in contracts for
raw material or foreign exchange movement?
Lack of lot segregation or work
instructions upon visitation
The brochure looked great..the
website even better..the plant was a hole in the ground
Found out that you were really
dealing with a trading company and not the manufacturer
directly - creating unnecessary markups and lack of direct
communication with the people making your parts
Found out the your supplier has
changed without any notice or approval by your organization
Lack of timely response
Found out that your "Advisor"
utilized an online directory without ever visiting the plant
and after you have spent countless thousands?
Examples of Areas
Covered in "The Matrix"