Global Supplier Electronic Communications

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Welcome to the GSEC Home Page

The Global Supplier Electronic Communications (GSEC) Department is the primary point of contact between Ford Motor Company and its suppliers in matters relating to the transfer of electronic data. The GSEC - United States team coordinates network connectivity for Ford Motor Company's suppliers globally for:

  • New Public Internet VPN tunnels
  • Changes to existing connections
  • General network questions regarding access to Ford Motor Company's North American Data Centers

For general inquiries, please send an email to

If you are interested in establishing a new Public Internet VPN (PIVPN) connection to Ford Motor Company, please click here.

Important Notice!

All tunnel requests must be initiated by the Ford Business Sponsor on behalf of Trading Partners. If you are a Trading Partner seeking connectivity with Ford, contact your Ford Business Sponsor, ask them to open an IT Connect ticket (link requires access to the Ford Intranet). Without this request, no tunnel requests will be fulfilled.

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