- Mar 29, 2021
- Business Update
JD Joins BRCGS International Advisory Board to Promote Supply Chain Confidence
by Ella Kidron
JD.com has joined the International Advisory Board of BRCGS to promote supply chain confidence and share its deep expertise in this area with industry peers. JD is the first e-commerce company to join the board. The company is a leading retailer in China, and sets the standard for online shopping through its commitment to quality, authenticity. JD.com carries a vast variety of products covering from fresh food and apparel to electronics and cosmetics. Its unrivalled nationwide fulfillment network covers 99% of China’s population, and provides same- and next-day delivery as standard – a level of service and speed that is unmatched globally.
BRCGS is a market-leading global brand that helps build confidence in the supply chain. It is globally recognized across both food and non-food categories and operates the most rigorous third party certification scheme of its type. BRCGS works with a wide range of stakeholders to develop Global Standards, including retailers, certification bodies, food manufacturers and food service companies. Global Standards help organizations maximize safety management performance, be more efficient, enable greater profitability, as well as supporting ideas and innovation.
Geoff Spriegel, Chairman of the International Advisory Board, said: “As Chairman of the BRCGS International Advisory Board I am delighted to welcome JD.com to membership of the Asia Pacific Board. As BRCGS has grown internationally it has gained enormous value from the senior technical executives of major food companies that sit on the Board. The BRCGS Team is most grateful for their expertise to advise on strategic direction and feedback on performance of the Standards in the marketplace. JD.com provide the first representation of an e-commerce company on the Board and will provide a valuable insight from this growing sector of the industry.”
Geoff Spriegel, Chairman, International Advisory Board, BRCGS
David Sun, the quality director of JD.com, said the company is honored to be a membership of BRCGS IAB, and he is looking forward to working with the BRCGS IAB members to share JD.com’s experience as an e-commerce retailer. JD.com is willing to work with members of BRCGS to provide end consumers with safe and high-quality products around the world.
David Sun, Director of Quality Assurance, JD Retail