|Packaging Matrix||Packaging Matrix Template for suppliers to fill out and provide to Dorman for finished goods. Required for all FAI approvals for finished good materials.||Download|
|Deviation Request Form||To be used for suppliers to submit engineerring change requests to Dorman Products prior to the product change occurring.||Download|
|Drawing Templates||Formats and requirements for creating engineering drawings for Dorman Products. Instructions and acceptance criteria within.||Download|
|PPAP Document Templates||Recommended templates for submitting PPAP documents to Dorman Products in compliance with the part approval process. Other formats accepted subject to Dorman Products engineering approval.||Download|
|PPAP Elements Definitions||Definitions of all 18 elements of the PPAP as defined by AIAG. Definitions for Dorman Engineering and its suppliers||Download|
|Country of Origin Marking Requirements||This document outlines the requirements for Country of Origin Markings on parts sold to Dorman Products. Every article of foreign origin entering the United States must be legibly marked with the English name of the country of origin unless an exception from marking is provided for in the law.||Download|
|Heavy Duty Product Card||Per Dorman Products, Product Management, effective January 1st, 2019 all products for Heavy Duty (HD) applications are required to have the card here included in the finished good package. For information on if a product requires the card to be included please contact your Dorman Products representative.||Download|
|Quoting File / Tooling Quoting||Required to submit for quote of any project with Dorman Products. Any tooling costs must be documented per the instructions within.||Download|
|Label Formats||All finished good label formats to be used on goods sold to Dorman Products. Labels must be approved as part of the FAI process. Click on the links to the right to download complete library of the label types listed.||Download All OE Labels TC Labels HD Labels HELP! Labels Other Labels|
|Supplier Quality Manual||Documents listing the general requirements for quality of goods sold to Dorman Products.||Download|
|OES Supplier Quality Manual||Documents listing the acceptance criteria for quality of goods sold when working with the OES division of Dorman Products. For OES suppliers only.||Download|
Transportation - LTL Carrier Routing Guide
芒果体育Use if Dorman Products is reponsible for the Freight Charges.
芒果体育Dorman Products Inc. has selected a quality group of carriers to move your product into our facilities. The below Carrier Routing Instructions have been developed and should be followed for deliveries to our locations. We rely heavily on our vendor partnerships and your adherence to these instructions will help ensure that product will flow through our system quickly and accurately.
PARCEL SHIPMENTS: Less than or equal to 150 lbs. - Ship FedEx Ground and bill 3rd party using Dorman’s FedEx Account number
- No single box greater than 40 lbs.
- Product should be combined into the fewest number of boxes possible.
- Each package must comply with FedEx's weight and size restrictions.
- Do NOT Prepay & Add freight charges.
- If you need assistance, contact Customer Service to schedule this return, 1-800-523-2492
LTL SHIPMENTS: Greater than 150 lbs AND less than 10,000 lbs AND less than 18 linear feet of a trailer
- Use Preferred Carrier Selection table below and ship freight collect if Dorman Products is responsible for the freight charges.
Preferred Carrier Selection
|United States*||XPO (Conway Freight)||XPO (Conway Freight)||XPO (Conway Freight)||XPO (Conway Freight)||XPO (Conway Freight)|
*Includes all 50 states in the United States and Canada.
- All PO Numbers
- Total skid count
- Total weight
- Appropriate NMFC Item Number for product being shipped
- Appropriate Class for product being shipped - Contact Dorman Logistics if you need assistance with this
TRUCKLOAD SHIPMENTS: TL Shipments are greater than 10 skids or 10,000 lbs or greater than or equal to 18 linear feet of a trailer
- If the weight of a single shipment, or cumulative weight of all shipments originating from the same point, on the same day, is greater than 10,000 pounds or 18 linear feet of a trailer, a truckload carrier MUST be secured.
- Please call Dorman Logistics for routing assistance at 215-997-1800, x5285 or x5390. Please provide a minimum of 24 hours advance notice when requesting pickups.
Include the total skid count and weight, along with the appropriate NMFC item numbers and NMFC classes.
Purchase Order Terms and Conditions
Acceptance of this order shall be unqualified, unconditional, subject to and expressly limited by the terms and conditions contained or incorporated by reference herein. By accepting and filling this order, or any part thereof, Seller hereby agrees and shall be bound by the terms and conditions set forth herein, and Dorman Products. shall not be bound by additional or varying provisions that may appear in Seller's quotation, acknowledgment, packing slip, invoice or any other communication from Seller to Dorman Products., unless such provision is expressly agreed to in writing and signed by Dorman Products.
2. DELIVERY, TITLE AND RISK OF LOSS
芒果体育Time is of the essence of this order and deliveries must be made as set forth on the face hereof. Partial delivery or performance will not extend the final delivery date beyond that specified unless agreed to in writing by Dorman Products. In the event of delay in receipt of the merchandise through no fault of Dorman Products., Dorman Products reserves the right, at its option, to cancel the entire order or that part of the order not delivered, or to extend the time for delivery, or payment, correspondingly. Acceptance of the merchandise after any delivery date shall not be construed as a waiver of Dorman Products.'s right to recover for late delivery. Title shall pass to Dorman Products. on delivery of the merchandise to its designated plant or location. Notwithstanding any agreement to pay freight, express or other transportation charges, the risk of loss or damage in transfer shall be upon the Seller.
芒果体育Delivery shall not be complete until the merchandise has been actually received by, and is subject to the final count, inspection and acceptance of Dorman Products. Any merchandise rejected by Dorman Products. as defective or not conforming to this order shall be returned at Seller's expense. Seller shall bear all risk of loss after notice of rejection is tendered.
芒果体育This order shall not be executed at a price higher than that specified on the face hereof.
5. SHIP AND CANCEL POLICY
芒果体育The balance of this order shall be deemed cancelled when ninety percent of the order quantity of confirming goods has been shipped. Over shipments must be limited to ten percent of the original order quantity.
芒果体育No additional charges for packing, boxing, palletizing or cartage will be paid by Dorman Products., unless specified on the face hereof. Loss of or damage to any goods not packed in such a manner as to insure proper protection to same shall be borne by Seller.
7. TERMINATION FOR BANKRUPTCY
The voluntary or involuntary bankruptcy or receivership or the insolvency of Seller shall permit Dorman Products. to terminate this order forthwith upon notice.
Seller, warrants that it owns the merchandise described on the face hereof and that all merchandise furnished hereunder shall conform to specifications, samples or other descriptions furnished by Dorman Products. to Seller, or by Seller and approved by Dorman Products.; perform as specified herein or otherwise represented by Seller; will be merchantable and fit and sufficient for the purposes ordered; and will be free from defects in material and workmanship. This warranty will run to Dorman Products. and its customers. Any merchandise furnished hereunder which does not function in accordance with Seller's published specifications at the time of use by Dorman Products.'s customer, is returnable by Dorman Products. to Seller for cash or full credit against future purchases, at the option of Dorman Products. Packing and shipping shall be at Seller's cost.
9. INDEMNIFICATION AND INSURANCE
Seller will indemnify and save harmless Dorman Products., its employees, agents, customers, and invitees from and against all liability, demands, claims, loss, cost, damage and expense by reason or on account of property damage, death and/or personal injury of whatsoever nature or kind arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of the merchandise contained in this order which is occasioned by the actions or omissions of Seller or its suppliers. Seller will maintain and carry employer's liability insurance, workman's compensation insurance in statutory amounts and general liability insurance, including but not limited to public liability, property damage liability, product liability, completed operations liability and contractual liability coverage in amounts satisfactory to and with companies approved by Dorman Products. If so requested by Dorman Products., Seller will furnish certificates of insurance indicating the foregoing coverage.
10. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
芒果体育Seller represents and warrants that the merchandise referred to in this order has been or will be manufactured, produced, packaged, labeled, sold and if required, registered in complete and strict compliance and accordance with all relevant federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, as amended, as well as all pertinent regulations and orders of the federal government and the various departments, branches and agencies thereof, and Seller agrees to provide at the time of acceptance of this order all certificates of compliance, including but not limited to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Seller further agrees to indemnity and hold Dorman Products. and its customers harmless from, and to reimburse them for any and all costs damages, and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) suffered by or occasioned to them directly or indirectly, because of Seller's noncompliance with this section.
芒果体育Seller warrants and represents that the manufacture, sale and use of the merchandise ordered hereby will not infringe any United States or Foreign patent rights, and Seller agrees to indemnify Dorman Products. and its customers or users of the merchandise against all suits, costs and expense, including reasonable attorney's fees. Seller further covenants that it will, upon request of Dorman Products. and at the Seller's own cost and expense, defend any suit or action which may be brought against Dorman Products. or its customers and users of the merchandise hereby ordered, by reason of any infringement or alleged infringement of any patent arising out of the sale or use of the merchandise hereby ordered.
Seller may not delegate or subcontract any duties, nor assign any rights or claims under this order without the prior written consent of Dorman Products., and any such attempted delegation or assignment shall be void. All claims for monies due or become due from Dorman Products. to Seller shall be subject to deduction by Dorman Products. of any offset or counterclaim arising out of this or, any other transaction between Dorman Products. and Seller, irrespective of the time when such counterclaim or offset arose.
13. RIGHTS AND REMEDIES OF DORMAN PRODUCTS, INC.
芒果体育The rights and remedies of Dorman Products. set forth herein shall be in addition to any other rights and remedies provided in law or equity.
Failure or delay on the part of Dorman Products. to exercise any right, remedy or privilege under this order shall not operate as a waiver thereof.
15. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This contract contains the entire agreement 'between Dorman Products'. and seller. It may not be modified or terminated orally, and no claimed modifications, revisions or waiver shall be binding on Dorman Products. unless in writing, and signed by a duly authorized representative of Dorman Products.
16. CONTROLLING LAW
This order is to be governed by and construed under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, USA.
17. CONFLICT MINERALS
United States law requires Dorman to annually disclose certain information regarding the sourcing of “conflict minerals”. As of the Effective Date, conflict minerals are tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold that originate in Democratic Republic of Congo and adjoining countries and fund activities of violence in the region. DORMAN will advise SUPPLIER if other minerals are identified as “conflict minerals”. SUPPLIER will promptly, completely, and accurately respond to all reasonable requests for information made by DORMAN with respect to conflict minerals. Furthermore, SUPPLIER will only source conflict minerals from “conflict free” smelters identified at http://www.conflictfreesourcing.org/ and will certify same to DORMAN upon request.
Tooling Terms and Conditions
1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
These terms and conditions supplement the standard terms and conditions of any Dorman Products, Inc., or subsidiary ("Dorman Products") Purchase Order and are applicable when the merchandise ordered ("Parts") are produced on Tooling which was purchased by Dorman Products.
1.2 Conflicting Forms
The terms of conditions of Dorman Products' Purchase Order shall supersede any and all conflicting terms or conditions of any confirmation order, invoice or other writing relating to the purchase and sale of the Parts other than those of this Agreement. To the extent that the terms and conditions of Dorman Products' Purchase Order conflict with those contained herein, the rights and obligations of Dorman Products and Seller relating to the purchase and sale of the Parts shall be governed by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, and in all other circumstances, Dorman Products' Purchase Orders will control (including, but not limited to, in those instances when Dorman Products' Purchase Order covers matters not addressed in this Agreement).
2. MANUFACTURE OF TOOLING
Seller will from time to time manufacture and/or design the patterns, tools, jigs, dies, fixtures, molds, gauges, taps, equipment, machinery and all related items necessary to manufacture and/or design the Parts, in accordance with the designs, specifications and/or blueprints submitted to Seller by Dorman Products (the "Tooling"). All such designs, specifications, blueprints, and all other information relating to the Tooling shall be deemed to be a part of Dorman Products' Confidential Information (as hereinafter defined).
3.1 Work for Hire
All work done by Seller in connection with or related to the Parts and/or the Tooling, including, but not limited to, all copyrightable subject matter, fixed in any medium or expression, created in or contributed to the Parts and the Tooling in the course of evaluation, development, manufacturing, employment or otherwise shall be deemed work for hire for the exclusive benefit of Dorman Products (i.e., it shall all be owned exclusively by the Dorman Products). In connection with the Parts and/or the Tooling, all copyrightable subject matter not recognized in law as work for hire for the benefit of Dorman Products, and all information conceived, compiled, developed, investigated or made by Seller, alone or jointly with others in the course of the evaluation, development, manufacturing, employment or otherwise shall be the exclusive property of Dorman Products. Seller shall assign and transfer and does hereby assign and transfer to Dorman Products the entire ownership, right, title and interest Seller may have or acquire in said copyrightable or other subject matter and/or any other information relating in any way to the Parts and/or Tooling. Dorman Products retains and reserves all rights in the foregoing and in connection with the Parts and the Tooling and in any and all of the work that Seller may accomplish in connection with the Parts and the Tooling; accordingly, Seller retains and reserves no rights in the foregoing and in connection with the Parts and the Tooling. Dorman Products has, and will continue to have, exclusive ownership rights to the Parts and the Tooling and everything related thereto; no ownership rights or title to the Parts or the Tooling or anything related thereto shall pass to Seller or any affiliates of Seller for any reason and/or due to any event. Seller, upon Dorman Products' request, shall execute and deliver documents affirming Dorman Products' ownership and shall assist Dorman Products, at Dorman Products' cost and expense (other than Seller's related legal fees and costs) in any procedure to enforce Dorman Products' ownership in all of the foregoing, including, but not limited to, in any and all designs developed in connection with the Parts and the Tooling. Accordingly, (i) Seller shall execute UCC-1 Financing Statements to be filed with the applicable state, prothonotary and recorder of deeds' offices; all of which shall be filed by Dorman Products indicating Dorman Products' exclusive ownership in all of the foregoing, and (ii) Seller shall engrave and/or indelibly mark on all of the Tooling and on all other items and materials developed or manufactured for Dorman Products hereunder, including but not limited to, on all items and materials relating to the Tooling , "PROPERTY OF DORMAN PRODUCTS, INC." Seller will allow Dorman Products to enter Seller's premises during normal business hours and upon reasonable notice to Seller, in order for Dorman Products to verify that the foregoing has been accomplished. All of the Parts and Tooling and all other property of Dorman Products shall remain only at Seller's facility located at the address set forth above. Seller shall provide Dorman Products with at least 45 days prior written notice if it intends to move any or all of Dorman Products' property from the address set forth above, and Seller shall not remove any of Dorman Products' property without Dorman Products' prior written consent, which Dorman Products shall not unreasonably withhold.
3.2 Return of Tooling
芒果体育Seller shall commence the return to Dorman Products of all of the Tooling and all information and materials relating to the Parts and the Tooling (or such information and materials as Dorman Products may reasonably request) within 24 hours of Seller's receipt of Dorman Products' written request to Seller requesting the return of the foregoing, and Seller shall complete the return of all of the foregoing within three business days of Dorman Products' written request. If all of the foregoing are not returned by the end of such three day period, Dorman Products shall have the absolute right to enter Seller's premises, at any time and from time to time, and take possession and remove any and all of the Tooling and any and all of the information and materials relating to the Parts and the Tooling and any and all of the other property that Dorman Products owns.
3.3 Limited Purpose
Seller shall not use the Tooling for any purpose other than the manufacture of the Parts for Dorman Products pursuant to this Agreement.
芒果体育In addition to any and all other remedies that Dorman Products may have at law or equity, any damages to the Tooling, other than normal wear and tear, will be the responsibility of Seller, and Seller shall be obligated to repair such Tooling (so that they are in the condition they were in upon Seller's receipt of such Tooling, reasonable wear and tear excepted) and indemnify Dorman Products in accordance with Section 7 herein.
4. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
Seller represents, warrants and covenants to the other party, as of the date hereof, as follows: (i) Seller is authorized to do business, validly existing and in good standing under the laws of the State or Country of its headquarters, has the corporate power to enter into this Agreement and perform the transactions contemplated hereby; and this Agreement, and all other documents and instruments contemplated hereby, constitute the valid and binding obligations of Seller, enforceable in accordance with their respective terms; (ii) the execution and performance by Seller of this Agreement and the documents and instruments contemplated hereunder do not violate any federal, state or local laws, and will not violate, conflict with, or result in the breach of or default or liability under any agreement, document or instrument to which Seller is a party or otherwise bound by; and (iii) no judgment, decree, suit, action or proceeding is outstanding, pending or threatened which would restrain or affect the execution or performance of this Agreement or the documents and instruments contemplated hereunder.
5. SPECIFICATION; QUALITY CONTROL
芒果体育Seller represents and warrants that all Parts sold and delivered by Seller shall conform to the specifications set forth in the particular Purchase Orders.
芒果体育5.2 Dorman Products' Inspection; Acceptance; Rejection
Except as set forth herein, all matters relating to Dorman Products' inspection, acceptance and/or rejection of the Parts shall be governed by the particular Purchase Order.
芒果体育5.3 Source Inspections
At its option, Dorman Products may perform source inspections of the Parts at Seller's facility. If Dorman Products notifies Seller of Dorman Products' election to perform a source inspection, then Seller shall hold delivery or shipments of the Parts for source inspection by Dorman Products for ten days after receipt of such notice (the "Source Inspection Period"). Any failure by Dorman Products to inspect the Parts during a Source Inspection Period shall not otherwise affect Dorman Products' right to reject such Parts upon their receipt pursuant to a Purchase Order.
Seller acknowledges that by reason of this Agreement Seller will have access to and become familiar with and gain knowledge and information concerning numerous trade secrets and confidential information of Dorman Products, all of which are valuable assets of Dorman Products, including but not limited to ideas, names and addresses of Dorman Products' customers, supplier identifications, pricing and cost structures, costs of raw materials, packaging, freight, processing, administration and selling, overhead, profit margins, manufacturing formulas and processes, inventions, discoveries, improvements, business systems, know-how, trade secrets, methods of doing business, and business records, all of which are owned by Dorman Products and used in the course of its business (collectively, "Confidential Information"). Seller agrees that it will not, during or after the Term, directly or indirectly, utilize any of the foregoing Confidential Information or disclose any such Confidential Information to any person or entity, except with the prior written consent of Dorman Products. Seller agrees that the remedy at law for breach of the terms of this Section will be inadequate and that in addition to, and not in limitation of any other remedies that Dorman Products may have, either at law, equity or in arbitration under this Agreement, Dorman Products shall be entitled to specific performance, or injunctive relief or other equitable relief from any court of competent jurisdiction for any breach or purported breach thereof.
芒果体育Seller hereby agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Dorman Products and its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, parents, subsidiaries and affiliates, and all of their successors, assigns, heirs and representatives (all of the foregoing are collectively referred to as the "Dorman Products Group") from and against all demands, claims, actions or causes of action, assessments, fines, penalties, judgments, debts, obligations, losses, damages, liabilities, settlements, costs and expenses, including, but not limited to, interest, penalties and attorneys' fees and expenses, of any nature or kind, known or unknown, fixed, accrued, absolute or contingent, liquidated or unliquidated, asserted against, resulting to, or imposed upon or incurred by any member of the Dorman Products Group directly or indirectly, by reason of or resulting from (i) any taxes, assessments or fees (other than the Purchase Price) owed in connection with the transactions contemplated herein, (ii) a breach by Seller of any covenant, agreement, representation or warranty contained in this Agreement or any facts or circumstances constituting such a breach, or (iii) any and all actions, causes of action, claims, suits, proceedings, demands, assessments, settlements, judgments, damages, losses, costs and legal and other expenses incident to any of the foregoing.
The remedies provided in this Agreement will be cumulative and will not preclude assertion by either party hereto of any other rights or the seeking of any other remedies against the other party hereto. The parties hereto shall have all remedies at law and equity.
9.1 No Assignment
Neither party shall, voluntarily, by operation of law, or otherwise, assign any of its rights or delegate any of its obligations under this Agreement, without the express prior written consent of the other party, which shall not be unreasonably withheld.
芒果体育9.2 Entire Understanding
This Agreement (including the Purchase Orders) sets forth the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof. This Agreement shall not be modified, supplemented or terminated, except in a written document signed by Seller and Dorman Products.
芒果体育9.3 No Waivers
Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, no failure to exercise, delay in exercising, or single or partial exercise of any right, power or remedy by either party shall preclude any other or further exercise of the same or any other right, power or remedy.
芒果体育9.4 Controlling Law
芒果体育This Agreement is made under, and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, without regard to conflicts of laws provisions.
9.5 Service of Process
芒果体育All equitable actions or other proceedings requiring specific performance arising from this Agreement or the transactions it contemplates shall be exclusively prosecuted in the state or Federal courts located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and all parties hereto agree to both subject matter and in personal jurisdiction in that forum, and further irrevocably consent to service of process by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, with postage prepaid, to the address at which such party is to receive notice in accordance with Section 14.2 hereof.
9.6 No Third Party Beneficiaries
芒果体育Nothing herein expressed or implied is intended or shall be construed to confer upon or to give to any Person, other than the parties hereto, their respective successors and permitted assigns, any rights or remedies under or by reason of this Agreement.
芒果体育9.7 Relationship Between Parties
芒果体育The relationship between Dorman Products and Seller shall at all times be solely that of a purchaser and seller of goods, and this Agreement shall not be construed so as to create a corporation, partnership, limited partnership, limited liability company, joint venture, association or similar business enterprise or organization between Dorman Products and Seller.
Time is of the essence for all provisions of this Agreement.
3400 E. Walnut Street
芒果体育 Colmar, PA 18915
Dear Vendor / Supplier,
Dorman Products Inc. has selected a quality group of carriers to move your product into our facilities. The attached routing instructions have been developed and should be followed for deliveries to our locations. We rely heavily on our vendor partnerships and your adherence to these instructions will help ensure that product will flow through our system quickly and accurately.
The new routing instructions are effective March 14, 2011. Please review the attached instructions and pass them along to anyone in your organization who may require this information. Dorman Products is committed to enforcing these instructions and will work with your company to ensure compliance. When compliance is not achieved, it will be necessary for Dorman Products to pass any additional costs incurred back to the supplier.
If you have any questions or encounter a shipping problem, please contact the Dorman Products Logistics Department at (215) 997-1800, ext. 5285 or ext. 5390. Thank you for your continued support.
Vice President Logistics
Dorman Products Destinations
3400 E. Walnut Street
Colmar, PA 18915
25 Dorman Drive
Warsaw, KY 41095
1140 Vaughn Pkwy
Portland, TN 37148
20151 Highway UU
Louisiana, MO 63353
905 JR Industrial Drive
Sanford, NC 27332
Small Package Shipments
芒果体育All shipments with an aggregate weight of less than 150 pounds must be sent via FedEx. The product should be combined into the fewest number of boxes possible. However, no box should weigh more than 40 pounds alone. Each package must comply with FedEx's weight and size restrictions. If your purchase order terms are "Freight Collect", these shipments should be sent FedEx Collect using the appropriate Dorman facility account number. Do not prepay and add.
Less Than Truckload
芒果体育All shipments made to Dorman Products with a weight between 150 - 10,000 pounds, and taking up less than 18 linear feet of a trailer, should be sent via the appropriate carrier from the LTL guide.
If the weight of a single shipment, or cumulative weight of all shipments originating from the same point, on the same day, is greater than 10,000 pounds or 18 linear feet of a trailer, a truckload carrier MUST be secured. Please contact the Dorman Products Logistics Department at (215) 997-1800 ext. 5285 or ext. 5390 for routing instructions on these shipments. Please provide at least 24 hours notice for scheduling truckload carriers for these shipments.
Supplier Shipping Guide
Dorman Products Logistic Office
芒果体育 Fax: 215-712-997-8073
General Shipping Requirements
- Pallets must be 40" x 48" 4-way, made of Grade B, Group III or IV hardwood.
- Fumigation certificates are the responsibility of the shipper or supplier.
- Product height may be no higher than 43" from the ground. (All Parts will allow mixed product of 50" if stacked securely)
- All product must be contained within the boundary of the pallet - no overhang.
- All shipments must include a packing list and freight bill - clearly identified.
- All inner and outer boxes should be free from damage to prevent loss or degradation of contents.
- Pallet loads must be less than 2000 pounds. (Wheel cylinders can be 2800 pounds for All Parts)
- The maximum box weight is 40 pounds unless approved in advance by the plant manager.
- Master cartons that contain more than one SKU must be identified on the outside of the container with a "Mixed Product" label.
- Delivery appointments are required. Without an appointment, the shipment may be refused or the supplier charged for the added labor to unload (overtime).
- Shipments must be made according to Dorman Products Carrier Routing Instructions. Call 215-712-5285 for a copy.
芒果体育If you cannot comply with these requirements, contact your Senior Buyer or Buyer/Planner for assistance.
芒果体育All shipping boxes must have a label including:
- The Dorman Products part number
- The Dorman Products purchase order number
- The number of parts in a box
- The date of manufacture - can be approximate
- The Country of Origin where the primary part(s) were manufactured
- The part description, which should match the Dorman Products purchase order description.
This label must be placed on the shortest side of the box - but not on the top or bottom. The minimum text height is 3/8 inch high (.9525 cm).
Click here for Samples of our shipping labels
The following label information must also be bar coded - using Code 39 on the master case outside box (SEE SAMPLE):
- The Dorman Products part number
- The Dorman Products purchase order number
- The box quantity
All truckload and LTL (150 to 10,000 pound) shipments should be sent FOB Shipping Point, Freight Collect, using an approved Dorman Products carrier.
All small packages with an aggregate weight of less than 150 pounds must be sent by FEDEX. The product should be combined in the fewest number of boxes; however, no box should weigh more than 40 pounds alone.
Supplier Code of Ethics
Introducing Your Company
- Purchasing is responsible for establishing all business relationships with potential suppliers.
- Written communication describing your company, products, services, and market niche is the recommended approach for making your initial sales contact.
- All correspondence should clearly illustrate how your product or service can increase our revenue, reduce our total costs, or bring us new technology.
- Your written communication should be directed to a Senior Buyer, Sourcing Director, Purchasing Director, or the VP of Purchasing.
- If appropriate, the person receiving your communication will contact you; otherwise, your communication will be kept on file for future reference.
- All meetings with the Purchasing staff must be scheduled in advance. Normal appointment hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
Principles and Practices
- Ethical Standards: It is the policy of Dorman Products Inc. to conduct itself ethically and fairly in relation to its suppliers.
- Fairness: Dorman Products Inc. extends equal opportunities to all suppliers presenting their products and services to us.
- Gifts and Meals: Dorman Products employees may not accept gifts or gratuities from current or prospective suppliers in excess of nominal value. Attempts to offer gifts or gratuities will be considered an attempt to improperly influence the business relationship. A simple meal with a supplier representative is a normal, and time saving, business practice. Moderation must be exercised.
- Business Amenities: Routine business amenities such as pens, calendars and advertising pads are an acceptable business token. These items however should not be displayed in the office of a purchasing employee; objectivity must be maintained.
- Samples: Samples may sometimes be requested to evaluate a supplier's capabilities. Samples should only be received after a financial evaluation has been conducted; indicating that approval of the samples will result in the placement of future business. Test results will be provided to the supplier in a reasonable time.
- Inquiries, Quotations and Awards: With few exceptions, purchases are made on a competitive basis. Dorman Products will seek proposals from selected, qualified suppliers from whom we are willing to do business. Further negotiation may be conducted after submission of a proposal, and business will be awarded based on a strategic and total cost basis, not necessarily on the lowest purchase cost.
- Confidentiality: Business relationships between Dorman Products, its suppliers, and prospective suppliers is considered a private matter between the two parties. Information received from suppliers will be considered confidential by Dorman Products; in return, Dorman Products expects information provided to our suppliers to be handled with absolute confidentiality.
- Use of our Name: Use of the Dorman Products name or any Dorman Products brand names is strictly forbidden in any advertising, brochures, or presentation without the written authorization of Dorman Products' General Counsel.
- Small Business, Minority, and Domestic Suppliers: Dorman Products Inc. encourages qualified suppliers in these categories to market their products and services to us. Dorman Products realizes however that we compete in a market that requires global sourcing practices and we will utilize any appropriate source.
- Due Date: The due date shown on Dorman Products purchase orders is the date materials are required to be received at our facility. The shipping window is +7 days = 0 days late in order for your order to be considered on-time.
- Dorman Shipping and Warehouse Requirements Please reference our Shipping Guide. Copies are available on our website or by calling the Dorman Products Logistics Department at 215-712-5285