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  • 2D Direct Parts Marking Guideline

    Product Code: B-17

    The 2D Direct Parts Marking Guideline is a comprehensive document focused on current 2D symbology parts identification methods, the common needs of manufacturing and assembly locations and performance capabilities of various marking and scanning technologies. Covering the marking and reading of Data Matrix and/or QR Code symbols marked directly on parts using laser, dot peen and inkjet technologies, this guideline is intended as a supplement to the AIAG Parts Identification and Tracking Application Standard, B-4.

  • 7-Step Problem Solving Process for TH&E Suppliers

    Product Code: THE-4

    The Seven-Step Problem-Solving Process provides a comprehensive checklist of actions to be considered for each of the steps or phases of developing corrective and preventive actions to a problem.

  • Advanced Product Quality Planning and Control Plan

    Product Code: APQP

    The benefits of the APQP or Control Plan would be a reduction in the complexity of products quality planning for the customers and organizations, and a means for organizations to easily communicate product quality planning requirements to suppliers.

  • AIAG Design Review Based on Failure Modes and SAE J2886

    Product Code: XO-SAEJ2886A-K

    The AIAG DRBFM manual describes the basic principles and implementation of the DRBFM process and how it is integrated within the product and process development cycle. The AIAG DRBFM manual also provides descriptions and examples of the four steps of the process and their specific advantages and limitations, and guidance of how the analysis is to be carried out for the maximum benefit of the process. The purpose of the SAE J2886 document is to establish a basic understanding of DRBFM and to describe the basic principles and processes of DRB...

  • AIAG Pallet and Lid Whitepaper 2010

    Product Code: RC-13

    This white paper lists key problems (Identified in the industry Pallet and Lid Survey) and proposes solutions to reduce the loss of control and visibility of reusable plastic pallets and lids across the automotive industry.

  • Automotive History of Data Identifiers

    Product Code: XO-B-20

    This document summarizes the evolution of the Data Identifier in the automotive industry. It was created to educate the user as to the past and present lessons learned and to assist in moving the global industry forward wisely and expeditiously in the development of next-generation automatic identification efforts.

  • Automotive History of EDI

    Product Code: XO-E-18

    This document includes key milestones; how EDI added value, reduced cost and improved throughout in business. Additionally, it captures the evolvement of EDI on an international level, reveals important factors influencing decisions, and explains the user benefits.

  • Automotive Warranty Management Guideline

    Product Code: CQI-14

    Guideline drives consumer satisfaction and warranty improvement by providing a robust warranty management program. The guideline provides an assessment tool, and No Trouble Found case studies to guide an organization to proactively reduce warranty incident rates associated with warranty events.

  • Automotive Water Benchmark

    Product Code: ES-1

    The goals of the survey is to look at current water use, identify leading practices and areas for improvement, and extend these practices to the automotive supply chain as well. The survey identified 135 aspects to benchmark for North American facilities, including metrics, assessments, management processes, and sustainability.

  • Bar Code and Two-Dimensional Symbols for Shipping

    Product Code: I15394-09

    ISO 15394:2009 is not applicable to the direct printing on to kraft coloured corrugated surfaces. Those wishing to find more information on the direct printing of bar code symbols on to kraft coloured corrugated surfaces may find suitable guidance from texts specific to this subject.

  • Bar Code Print Quality Test Specification - Linear Symbols

    Product Code: I15416-00

    This International Standard applies to those symbologies for which a reference decode algorithm has been defined, and which are intended to be read using linear scanning methods, but its methodology can be applied partially or wholly to other symbologies.

  • Basics of Export Compliance

    Product Code: TC-7

    An export can be tangible or intangible. A tangible export is a physical shipment or transfer out of the United States (U.S.) of good, technology or software. It can include blueprints, engineering specifications, drawings, clothing, building materials, circuit boards, automotive parts, design plans, retail software packages and technical information. This document is intended to provide a basic awareness related to the topic of export compliance. Readers should not consider this document to provide comprehensive export compliance guidance. ...

  • Best Practices for Mist Control in Machine Tool Enclosures

    Product Code: OHS-7

    This industry best-practices publication covers mist control for wet machining using CNC machines, transfer lines, and Minimum Quantity Lubrication (MQL) machining processes. The document incorporates collective industry experience to identify cost-effective design guidelines for duct location, the design of the connection type(s) between the enclosures and the duct work, duct shape, and optimum quantity and methods to supply make-up air to enclosures.

  • Best Practices in Supply Chain Product Development

    Product Code: D-11

    This document focuses on the business aspects of the AutoSTEP pilot, which has examined the business processes used in product data exchange and identified best practices for product development through the supply chain. Product Description Problem Areas Business Case Templates References

  • Business Continuity Planning for the Automotive Supply Chain

    Product Code: XO-M-12

    This guide serves as an aid for automotive suppliers in the development of their business continuity programs and can be adapted for small, medium and large organizations. It can also be used to validate an existing business continuity program. This document replaces the original Crisis Management for the Automotive Supply Chain which focused on emergency responses. It has been expanded to include all elements of business continuity planning including emergency, communications, business resumption planning and IT disaster recovery.

  • Business Operating Systems

    Product Code: CQI-5

    A guideline for a comprehensive means of running any type of business. Its step-by-step methodology provides flexibility while instilling structure. Implementation will allow you to link strategy to tactics on a day-to-day basis while any areas that need improvement and/or structured problem-solving effort will be brought to the surface. Key Measurables, defined Tools, a Review System, and a Deployment System will help ensure that your business is on the track to success

  • Business Operating Systems for Health Care Organizations

    Product Code: HF-2

    Document provides guidance for continuous improvement, emphasizing error prevention and reduction in variation and waste, deploys best practices protocols, and provides a glossary of standard quality terms.

  • Business Process Narrative for TH&E Industry

    Product Code: THE-3

    Purpose of the Business Process narratives is to provide a description of baseline EDI concepts from the perspective of the truck & heavy equipment industry and a series of summaries of potential EDI activities for today's business environment.

  • Case Study Using Radio Frequency Identification

    Product Code: XO-B-19

    This case study provides proof that a single Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag can be used to uniquely identify an Returnable Transport Items (RTI), and potentially the product within the RTI, across the entire supply chain.

  • Code 128 Bar Code Symbology Specification

    Product Code: I15417-07

    ISO/IEC 15417:2007 specifies the requirements for the bar code symbology known as Code 128. It specifies Code 128 symbology characteristics, data character encodation, dimensions, decoding algorithms and the parameters to be defined by applications.

  • Code 39 Bar Code Symbology Specification

    Product Code: I16388-07

    Manufacturers of bar code equipment and users of bar code technology require publicly available standard symbology specifications to which they can refer when developing equipment and application standards.

  • Collaborative Computing White Paper

    Product Code: E-6

    Collaborative computing is a set of advanced computing technologies that will facilitate the ability of people in the automotive industry to communicate using the Automotive Network eXchange®, the Internet, and other networks. The Collaborative Computing Work Group was formed to investigate these technologies and the business opportunities they represent. This document summarizes the application of collaborative technologies from the perspective of business drivers, processes, and values and addresses the current state of these technologies f...

  • Common Visibility Event Definitions of the Finished Vehicle

    Product Code: XO-M-21

    The primary focus of this document is to lower overall cost of operations, reduce dwell time at shared facilities, increase velocity of vehicles in transit, lower transit time, improve ability to spot excessive aging, ability to add additional carriers to meet fluctuating demanded, enhancing the ability to carrier staff to transmit/fix errors if all customers use same communized format.

  • Container Performance Test Guidelines

    Product Code: RC-9

    Containers come in a lot of different shapes and sizes from a lot of different suppliers. The Container Performance Test Guidelines, RC-9, provide a common test methodology by which containers can be compared on an objective one-to-one basis. The tests are intended to challenge the containers with forces that are related to the hazards present in their typical handling environments. The tests outlined in this guideline are not validations and cannot predict working load limits, but if you need a consistent means of testing your containers, look...

  • Data Matrix Bar Code Symbology Specification

    Product Code: XO-I16022-06

    ISO/IEC 16022:2006 defines the requirements for the symbology known as Data Matrix. It specifies the Data Matrix symbology characteristics, data character encodation, symbol formats, dimensions and print quality requirements, error correction rules, decoding algorithm, and user-selectable application parameters. It applies to all Data Matrix symbols produced by any printing or marking technology. Data Matrix is a two-dimensional matrix symbology which is made up of nominally square modules arranged within a perimeter finder pattern. Though prim...

  • Defining Product Data Quality

    Product Code: D-12

    This report is the first step in a project to develop reference documents that provide guidance for improving product data quality throughout the supply chain.

  • DELFOR (Delivery Forecast Message)

    Product Code: XO-E-7

    The Global Delivery Forecast EDIFACT Guideline is a joint effort of AIAG, JAMA/JAPIA and Odette to elaborate a harmonized electronic delivery forecast message as common standard for a global use in the automotive industry.

  • Design Review Based on Failure Modes (DRBFM Reference Guide)

    Product Code: CQI-24

    The AIAG DRBFM Reference Guide is intended to provide information and examples of procedures to implement DRBFM proficiency expectations at all levels of engineering and management. The AIAG DRBFM document also aligns with the SAE J2886 DRBFM Recommended Practice.

  • E-17: Joint Auto Industry Forum (JAIF) China B2B

    Product Code: E-17

    The JAIF recognizes that many domestic and joint venture companies have been conducting business in China for several years. During this time, these companies may have developed and implemented B2B messaging methodolgies and systems to meet their current needs. Respecting this situation, the JAIF recommendation serves to guide future investment and developement so that collectively, domestic and joint venture companies can more toward and realize the benefits of the JAIF B2B messaging recommendation.

  • ECM Recommendation - Engineering Change Request (ECR)

    Product Code: XO-D-30

    Provides an overview of the fundamental principles and key phases of the ECR reference process.

  • EDI Presentation White Paper

    Product Code: EG-8D

    Documents process of using the World Wide Web (Web) for Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), outlines the framework of Web EDI, presents the business case, and highlights methods of using Web EDI.

  • EDI/XML Project Planner

    Product Code: E-2

    The planner provides a "step by step" approach detailing chronological order for addressing a wide variety of functions, including from budgetary planning, software selection, collaborating with trading partners and new implementation task. Companies with existing traditional EDI implementations that want to implement XML, will find direction and recommendations for future implementations.

  • Effective Error-Proofing

    Product Code: CQI-18

    Effective Error-Proofing is a comprehensive guideline on how to implement change within an organization by moving away from detection oriented quality practices, toward a culture of zero error.

  • Effective Problem Solving Leader Guide

    Product Code: CQI-21

    This guide focuses on the leader's role in establishing the culture for problem solving teams and effectively engaging with them to prevent problem recurrence, which cost the industry in both lost profitability and quality.

  • Effective Problem Solving Practitioners Guide

    Product Code: CQI-20

    This guide provides the latest thinking in problems solving available and focuses on root cause analysis, the roles of the problem solving team members in resolving difficult to diagnose issues, and provides guidance for which quality tools are most effective at each stage of the process.

  • Electronic Proof of Delivery Business Process Standard

    Product Code: E-21

    AIAG's Electronic Proof of Delivery (EPOD) standardizes the administrative process of the delivery of vehicles to dealers. This standardization eliminates varying reporting practices between suppliers, reducing administration costs at all points in the delivery chain. OEMs, transportation suppliers, and dealers benefit from a more concise, rapid, and accurate recording of deliveries.

  • Engineering Change Management (ECM) Recommendation

    Product Code: D-29

    A global recommendation on Management Strategies for Engineering Changes.

  • Engineering Change Management (ECM) Reference Process

    Product Code: D-26

    Reference document that supports AIAG's D-29 (Engineering Change Management,  ECM Recommendation) and D-30 (ECM Recommendation  Engineering Change Request  ECR), Engineering Change Management Documents.

  • Environmental Management Systems - General Guidelines

    Product Code: I14004-16

    Environmental Management Systems - General Guidelines on Implementation, ISO 14004:2016 is applicable to any organization, regardless of size, type and nature, and applies to the environmental aspects of its activities, products and services that the organization determines it can either control or influence, considering a life cycle perspective. The guidance in this International Standard can be used in whole or in part to systematically improve environmental management. It serves to provide additional explanation of the concepts and requireme...

  • Environmental Management Systems - Requirements of Use

    Product Code: I14001-15

    ISO 14001:2015 specifies the requirements for an environmental management system that an organization can use to enhance its environmental performance. ISO 14001:2015 is intended for use by an organization seeking to manage its environmental responsibilities in a systematic manner that contributes to the environmental pillar of sustainability.

  • Ergonomic Guidelines for Small Lot Delivery Systems

    Product Code: OHS-5

    This easy-to use guideline provides not only a systematic process for analyzing and evaluating musculoskeletal injury (or disorder) risk factors in Small Lot Delivery Systems (SLDS) but also recommendations for the design of material handling tasks and material handling systems. This guideline contains recommendations, not mandates, which are applicable during material handling system 'design and redesign' activities.

  • Evaluated Receipts Settlement (ERS) Process

    Product Code: F-1

    Industry standard practice and implementation guideline for evaluated receipts settlement (ERS) process for production and non-production applications is specifically designed to eliminate supplier invoices as unnecessary documents.

  • Feature-Based Processing Recommended Business Process

    Product Code: THE-5

    Overview of Feature-Based Processing (FBP), which is a method for an OEM and supplier to forecast, manufacture, ship, receive, invoice, remit payment, control inventory, and supply for service without the assignment of a top-level part number.

  • Financial Managers' Guide to EDI

    Product Code: F-4

    Guide provides documentation of the financial activities associated with the procurement and payment business process. It provides advice when companies automate various methods of invoice entry and payment authorization.

  • Finished Vehicle Logistics Quality Handling Manual

    Product Code: M-23

    The AIAG Finished Vehicle Logistics Quality Handling Manual (developed in partnership with ECG, Association of European Vehicle Logistics), improves operations by reducing duplicated activities and provides a common vehicle handling guideline between the European Union and North America. Standardizing vehicle handling practices globally leads to a reduction in damage rates and the more rapid and effective transporting of vehicles, on haulaway trucks, as well as railcars and ocean carriers.

  • Finished Vehicle Transportation Damage Standards

    Product Code: M-22

    The process for making transportation claims has evolved. This 2016 update gives you everything you need to know for making transportation claims, including: Global Standard Damage Codes, including Grid Location Diagram and Vehicle 'Splat' Chart; Similarity Matrix Standard; Non Transportation Damage standard, including Photo Sheet; Key Placement Guideline; Inspection and Verification Guideline; Inspection Type Location Guideline; and the newly developed Jumped Chock Codes. Includes new codes and adds an all new inspection verification section t...

  • FMEA for Tooling & Equipment (Machinery FMEA)

    Product Code: MFMEA

    This manual supports the machinery (the term machinery as used in this manual applies to tooling and equipment also) design process from design development through design approval.

  • Freight Containers - Electronic Seals - Part 5: Physical Lay

    Product Code: XO-I181855-07

    ISO 18185-5:2007 describes the physical layer for supply chain applications of RFID for freight containers in accordance with the ISO 18185 series and ISO 17363.

  • Gas Cylinder Identification Label Standard

    Product Code: B-9

    Application specification provides acceptable method for permanent cylinder identification applicable to both customer and supplier, including layout, data content and other label requirements.

  • Gas Cylinder Identification Label Standard

    Product Code: B-9

    Application specification provides acceptable method for permanent cylinder identification applicable to both customer and supplier, including layout, data content and other label requirements.

  • General Requirements for the Competence of Testing

    Product Code: I17025-05

    ISO/IEC 17025:2005 specifies the general requirements for the competence to carry out tests and/or calibrations, including sampling. It covers testing and calibration performed using standard methods, non-standard methods, and laboratory-developed methods.

  • Global DELJIT Message (Just in Time Delivery)

    Product Code: XO-E-12

    Provides recommended business practices and technical guidelines for using the UN/EDIFACT DELJIT message. This global document was created as a joint effort of AIAG, JAMA/JAPIA and Odette.

  • Global DESADV Message (Despatch Advice)

    Product Code: XO-M-11

    Provides recommended business practices and technical guidelines for the use of the UN/EDIFACT DESADV message in automotive electronic business-transactions. DESADV message corresponds to the ASC X12 856 Despatch Advice message.

  • Global INVOIC Message (Invoice)

    Product Code: XO-E-14

    Global Invoice EDIFACT Guideline is a joint effort of AIAG, JAMA/JAPIA and Odette to elaborate a harmonized electronic invoice message as common standard for a global use in the automotive industry. Document provides recommended business practices and technical guidelines.

  • Global Materials Management Logistics Agreement (GMMLA)

    Product Code: M-17

    This Global Material Management Logistics Agreement (GMMLA) recommendation contains operational guidelines for a materials management and logistics agreement between parties.

  • Global MMOG/LE - Version 4

    Product Code: M7-4

    Expanding global economic challenges & vehicle demand fluctuation have caused the auto industry to focus on supply chain management issues such as customer requirements, capacity constraints, contingency planning, sub-tier capability, resource allocation, and employee skills. A common tool was needed to help suppliers improve materials management processes. MMOG/LE is a supplier self-assessment & continuous improvement tool that boosts materials management efficiency & accuracy while reducing costs from error & waste. The tool provides industry...

  • Global Receiving Advice

    Product Code: XO-M-13

    The Global Receiving Advice elaborates a harmonized receiving message as a common standard for global use in the automotive industry. The guideline documents various business scenarios, activities, and data requirements as UML models mapped to the UN/EDIFACT messages. The guideline covers the receipt process and its variance including reporting of discrepancies associated with the receipt of goods.

  • Global Remittance Advice

    Product Code: XO-E-16

    A joint effort of AIAG, JAMA/JAPIA, and Odette to elaborate a harmonized electronic remittance advice message as common standard for a global use in the automotive industry.

  • Global Transport Label Standard for the Automotive Industry

    Product Code: B-16

    Global automotive industry standard that describes the format for a common transport label design to facilitate the movement of goods and the exchange of data among all members of the supply chain.

  • Global Vehicle Damage Codes Laminated Cards

    Product Code: DMG-1

    These cards detail the standardized set of codes for reporting finished vehicle damage during the transportation process, including coding for defining damage area, type and severity. These cards are offered in increments of 50 per order, and do not include the associated document (available separately).

  • Glossary of Common Reliability Terms

    Product Code: XO-D-31

    This document represents AIAG's efforts to harmonize and commonize terminologies used in the Automotive Reliability Domains.

  • GS1 Application Identifiers and ASC MH10 Data Identifiers

    Product Code: XO-I15418-09

    ISO/IEC 15418:2009 specifies sets of Data Identifiers and Application Identifiers for the purpose of identifying encoded data, and identifies the organizations responsible for their maintenance.

  • Guidance on Statistical Techniques for ISO 9001:2000

    Product Code: I10017-03

    ISO/TR 10017:2003 is not intended for contractual, regulatory or certification/registration purposes. It is not intended to be used as a mandatory checklist for compliance with ISO 9001:2000 requirements. The justification for using statistical techniques is that their application would help to improve the effectiveness of the quality management system.

  • Guide for Conflict Minerals Reporting to the Auto Industry

    Product Code: CM-3

    Members of the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) Conflict Minerals Work Group (CMWG) developed this template assessment to unify the expected quality of supplier responses to the Conflict Minerals Reporting Template (CMRT) formerly known as the EICC-GeSI Template. This template assessment is not to be treated as an alternative to legal advice or used in lieu of due diligence requirements under the rule. Instead, OEMs and Tier-N suppliers may utilize this optional tool to set a consistent response to suppliers and augment their own interna...

  • Guideline for Hazardous Material Storage

    Product Code: XO-OHS-1

    The document provides guidelines for plants and depots to efficiently and safely segregate and store hazardous materials. The goal of this document is to protect people, property, the environment, and company assets by minimizing the risk of fires, explosions, and hazardous releases resulting from improper storage. As a result of employees using these guidelines, it is intended that packages containing hazardous materials that might react dangerously with one another will not be stored next to each other or in a position that would allow danger...

  • Guideline for Manually Handled Containers

    Product Code: OHS-4

    Current packaging and containerization are an ergonomic concern and major expense to automotive manufacturers, designers and suppliers. This new guideline will provide a common approach to container design based on sound ergonomic practices and principles accounting for manual tasks, such as pushing/pulling, lifting/lowering and carrying packages and containers. Using this guideline may result in reduced risk of employee injury in the manual handling of packages and containers and increased productivity and quality.

  • Guidelines for Auditing Management Systems

    Product Code: I19011-11

    ISO 19011:2011 provides guidance on auditing management systems, including the principles of auditing, managing an audit program and conducting management system audits, as well as guidance on the evaluation of competence of individuals involved in the audit process.

  • Guidelines for Direct Part Marking (DPM)

    Product Code: XO-I24720-08

    ISO/IEC TR 24720:2008 describes several methods for applying permanent machine-readable symbols to items - including components, parts and products - using the direct part marking (DPM) methods outlined herein. ISO/IEC TR 24720:2008 describes marking methods, marking surface preparation, marking location, protective coatings and other parameters that contribute to the production of quality symbols, but does not specify the information to be encoded.

  • Guidelines for Realizing Financial and Economic Benefits

    Product Code: XO-I10014-06

    ISO 10014:2006 provides guidelines for realizing financial and economic benefits from the application of the ISO 9000 quality management principles.

  • Guidelines for the Application of ISO 9001 System Life Cycle

    Product Code: XO-I90005-08

    ISO/IEC TR 90005:2008 provides guidance for organizations in the application of ISO 9001:2000 to the acquisition, supply, development, operation and maintenance of systems and related support services.

  • Guidelines for the Selection of Quality Management System

    Product Code: XO-I10019-05

    ISO 10019:2005 provides guidance for the selection of quality management system consultants and the use of their services. It is intended to assist organizations when selecting a quality management system consultant.

  • IATF 16949

    Product Code: IATF-1

    This standard, coupled with the applicable customer-specific requirements, defines the quality management system requirements for automotive production, service and/or accessory parts. IATF 16949:2016 is an autonomous QMS standard that is fully aligned with the structure and requirements of ISO9001:2015. However, it is not a stand-alone document, but is implemented as a supplement to, and in conjunction with, ISO9001:2015, which must be purchased separately. This revised standard cancels and replaces ISO/TS16949:2009.

  • IATF 16949 7 Pack

    Product Code: IATF7-K

    Set includes the latest editions of the IATF 16949, the RULES 5th Edition, and the Core Tools manuals: APQP, PPAP, FMEA, MSA, & SPC.

  • IATF 16949 Rules for Certification Scheme

    Product Code: RULES-5

    This document contains the Rules for achieving and maintaining IATF recognition related to IATF 16949. Now in its 5th Edition, the document is commonly referred to as "Rule 5th". It includes the criteria for certification body recognition, certification body audit process, certification body auditor qualifications, and IATF 16949 certificates. This document replaces "Rules 4th Edition" and encompasses previous Sanctioned Interpretations and Rules related Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) issued by the IATF prior to the release of this documen...

  • IATF 16949/ISO 2 Pack

    Product Code: IATF-1-K

    This bundle contains the IATF 16949 and ISO 9001:2015.

  • IATF 2-Pack

    Product Code: IATF2-K

    This bundle contains a copy of both the IATF-1 and RULES-5.

  • IATF Auditor Guide for IATF 16949

    Product Code: TSG-3

    The purpose of this Guide is to define the logical activities and required auditor competencies in the IATF 16949 audit process. The Guide amplifies the Rules and should be understood in conjunction with Rules.

  • Implementation Guidelines Version 004010AIAG

    Product Code: EG-8D

    This industry EDI implementation guideline, with 31 transaction sets, supports the ASC X12 version/release 004010 EDI standard. Use of these documents should be cleared with your trading partner.

  • Industrial Truck Pedestrian Sensing Systems White Paper

    Product Code: OHS-12

    The white paper addresses the requirements of a device or system, comprised of one or more components, that when installed on an industrial truck, will be capable of warning the industrial truck operator of the presence of pedestrians.

  • Information Kit for Importing into Canada

    Product Code: TC-2

    Information to assist suppliers in achieving complete, accurate and consistent compliance with government requirements and regulations of shipments into Canada.

  • Information Kit for Importing into Mexico

    Product Code: TC-3

    Information to assist suppliers in achieving complete, accurate and consistent compliance with government requirements and regulation of shipment into Mexico. Mexico Customs Law references and labeling requirements included.

  • Information Kit for Importing into the United States

    Product Code: TC-1

    Information to assist suppliers in achieving complete, accurate and consistent compliance with government requirements and regulations of shipments into the United States. Includes latest information on BRASS and FAST.

  • Information Kit for Tread Act Reporting

    Product Code: TC-5

    Developed to help motor vehicle and equipment manufacturers clarify some of the key milestones, deliverables and action steps for achieving the objectives of the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability and Documentation (TREAD) Act.

  • Information Security Management Systems - Overview

    Product Code: I27000-09

    ISO/IEC 27000:2009 provides an overview of information security management systems, which form the subject of the information security management system (ISMS) family of standards, and defines related terms.

  • Information Technology Automatic Identification

    Product Code: I15415-11

    Information technology Automatic identification and data capture techniques - Bar code symbol print quality test specification - Two-dimensional symbols specifies two methodologies for the measurement of specific attributes of two-dimensional bar code symbols, one of these being applicable to multi-row bar code symbologies and the other to two-dimensional matrix symbologies. This publication defines methods for evaluating and grading these measurements and deriving an overall assessment of symbol quality, and gives information on possible caus...

  • Information Technology. Radio Frequency Identification

    Product Code: I18046-12

    Information Technology. Radio Frequency Identification Device Performance Test Methods. Part 3:Test Methods for Tag Performance. IISO/IEC 18046-3:2012 defines test methods for performance characteristics of RFID tags for item management, and specifies the general requirements and test requirements for tags which are applicable to the selection of the devices for an application. The summary of the test reports forms a unified tag datasheet. It does not apply to testing in relation to regulatory or similar requirements.

  • Infrastructure for Plant-to-Business (P2B) Interoperability

    Product Code: XO-E-20

    The document offers a base infrastructure framework and a set of corresponding implementation guidelines. These are generic architecture components suitable for use in guiding purchase specifications and managing portfolios of legacy applications. The document offers a reference architecture and set of recommendations for implementing plant and business systems in such a way that interoperability is seamless, secure and reliable.

  • Intercontinental Pallet and Carton Standard

    Product Code: RC-12

    The International Pallet Standard maximizes efficiency and reduces costs for global supply chains, by minimizing the number of regional and international standard pallet sizes for disposable and re-usable packaging in use.

  • ISO 9001:2015 QMS - Requirements

    Product Code: I9001-15

    ISO 9001:2015 specifies requirements for a quality management system when an organization. Needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. Aims to enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of the system, including processes for improvement of the system and the assurance of conformity to customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. All the requirements of ISO 9001:2015 are generic and are intended to be...

  • ISO/TS 16949:2009 Guidance Manual

    Product Code: CQI-16

    The AIAG Guidance is limited to providing assistance in the application of ISO/TS 16949:2009. This document provides examples, applications and explanations for clauses in ISO/TS 16949:2009.

  • ISO/TS 16949:2009 Quality Management Systems

    Product Code: TS-3

    This technical specification defines the quality management system requirements for design and development, production, and installation and service of automotive related products

  • IV&I Min/Max Replenishment

    Product Code: IBP-1

    Information collected and summarized in this document relates to the forecasted future state of the inventory visibility tools for the Min/Max business process and their intended use by the automotive supply chain.

  • JAIF Global Guideline for Returnable Transport Items

    Product Code: XO-RC-6

    This global guideline recommends the basic features of data carriers applied to returnable transport items for use within the Layer Two and Layer Three of the supply chain. The guideline was created under the auspices of the JAIF's RFID Working Group.

  • JAIF Global Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

    Product Code: B-21

    As the basis for global standards, this guide describes best practices, processes, and methods for item identification, verification, traceability, product characteristics and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN2) throughout the global automotive supply chain.

  • Joint Automotive Industry Forum (JAIF) China B2B

    Product Code: E-17

    The JAIF recognizes that many domestic and joint venture companies have been conducting business in China for several years. During this time, these companies may have developed and implemented B2B messaging methodologies and systems to meet their current needs. Respecting this situation, the JAIF recommendation serves to guide future investment and development so that collectively, domestic and joint venture companies can more toward and realize the benefits of the JAIF B2B messaging recommendation.

  • Key Performance Indicators for Global Material Management

    Product Code: M-8

    The Key Performance Indicators for Global Material Management and Logistics provides recommended business practices for the evaluation of supplier delivery performance between trading partners.

  • Labeling and Direct Product Marking with Linear Bar Code

    Product Code: XO-I28219-09

    ISO 28219:2009 defines minimum requirements for identifying items; provides guidelines for item marking with machine-readable symbols.

  • Layered Process Audit Guideline

    Product Code: CQI-8

    Key elements of the revised CQI-8 guideline: " Integrates LPA with management of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) so that LPAs have a positive impact on business results. " Expands ownership beyond the Quality function " Suggests the role of the LPA Planning Team " Promotes utilization of LPAs in non-manufacturing areas (e.g. Engineering, Purchasing, Program Management, etc.) " Recommends Roles and Responsibilities for LPA (RASIC chart) " Provides expanded guidelines for writing effective LPA checksheet questions " Explains of the audit pro...

  • Leadership Excellence in Health Safety and the Environment

    Product Code: OHS-10

    Describes what Heath Safety Excellence leadership looks like and to specify a set of principles and actions that executives, managers and supervisors can take to become better HSE leaders.

  • Lift Truck Rotated Operator Compartments:An Ergonomic Review

    Product Code: OHS-8

    Undertaken as part of a continued effort by AIAG's Industrial Truck Group to reduce operator strain as well as pedestrian incidents associated with reverse driving, this study was initiated to evaluate the ergonomic and visibility benefits from the operator's standpoint. This involved the trial/demo of four units with rotated operator's compartments and associated features (controls) based on operator feedback. Operator questionnaires and written comments were the input modes for this study. The resulting White Paper does not attempt to ...

  • Lift Truck Visibility with Load

    Product Code: OHS-9

    Paper compiles findings on the subject of forward visibility and examines criteria to consider in determining forward visibility including load size, operator stature, and lift truck attachments.

  • Long Term Archiving & Retrieval of Digital Product

    Product Code: D-36

    Long Term Archiving & Retrieval of Digital Product Definition Data - Format Recommendation - In today's OEM and supplier companies, storing product definition information has moved to computer based digital management systems. Unfortunately, up to this point there has been no alignment between organizations on storage media, data architecture, authoring/editing software, and hardware infrastructure. The SASIG Long Term Archival and Retrieval team (LTAR) developed this project to guide the industry in effective, efficient, and common archiva...

  • Managing for the Sustained Success of an Organization

    Product Code: I9004-09

    Describes what Heath Safety Excellence leadership looks like and to specify a set of principles and actions that executives, managers and supervisors can take to become better HSE leaders.

  • Manufacturing Assembly Pilot (MAP) Project Final Report

    Product Code: M-4

    This report presents the findings of the two-year pilot project which sought to improve material and information flow within a four-tier seat assembly supply chain.

  • Materials Off-Shore Sourcing (MOSS) Project

    Product Code: XO-M-19

    By using the Materials Off-Shore Sourcing document individuals can assess and improve their supply chain logistics in the overall timing, consistency, compliance and costs of off-shore sourcing in a just-in-time environment through transportation lanes.

  • MBE Wallchart

    Product Code: D-38

    The AIAG MBE Roadmap Wallchart provides companies; their partners and suppliers a visual means to assess current capabilities and measure their progress from a Level 1- 2D drawing centric environment towards a comprehensive Level 4 - "Model Based Enterprise". The Wall Chart identifies the key aspects of drawing/model usage to determine your current MBE level, and highlights where to focus to make the transition to the next level. Achieving the transition to full MBE performance will enable the industry to realize greater product compliance AND ...

  • Measurement Systems Analysis

    Product Code: MSA-4

    Measurement data is used in nearly every manufacturing process. As the quality of the data improves, the quality of decisions improves. This guide will help you assess the quality of your measurement systems, providing a basis for recognizing where improvements can be made. The result is knowledge that can be used to improve your measurement process, in turn improving repeatable product quality.

  • Medical Devices - Application of Risk Management

    Product Code: I14971-07

    ISO 14971:2007 specifies a process for a manufacturer to identify the hazards associated with medical devices, including in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical devices, to estimate and evaluate the associated risks, to control these risks, and to monitor the effectiveness of the controls.

  • Medical Devices - Quality Management Systems

    Product Code: I14969-04

    ISO/TR 14969:2004 provides guidance that can be used to better understand the requirements of ISO 13485 and to illustrate some of the variety of methods and approaches available for meeting the requirements of ISO 13485. This document provides guidance for the application of the requirements for quality management systems contained in ISO 13485. It does not add to, or otherwise change, the requirements of ISO 13485. It does not include requirements to be used as the basis of regulatory inspection or certification assessment activities.

  • Model Based Enterprise White Paper

    Product Code: XO-D-39

    The automotive industry is expanding the use of 3D CAD systems and related technology from engineering and product design to tooling, process development, manufacturing, quality and other downstream business areas. This white paper describes the current state of MBE in the automotive industry and will focus on promoting the implementation of the 3D-MBD model to enable seamless sharing of product information within the automotive industry.

  • Optimum Shipping & Receiving Systems Handbook

    Product Code: M-6

    This publication helps the user design a world-class automotive shipping and receiving system. Regulatory standards, automotive mandates, best- practice guidelines, application issues, and other considerations are covered.

  • Packaging Data Form

    Product Code: RC-16

    Packaging Data Forms across various companies are somewhat similar yet all unique. This means suppliers fill out the same data over and over on each unique form. Various pieces of data needed for the forms can be stored in several different places so a lot of time is spent filling one out and often, within a few days, the same data is needed again for another customer's form. The AIAG Standard Packaging Data Form is designed to eliminate this repetition, saving you time and reducing the potential for error.

  • Part 1: RFID-Enabled Labels and Packaging Supporting

    Product Code: XO-I247291-08

    ISO/IEC TR 24729-1:2008 provides guidance on the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) enabled labels and packaging in the supply chain.

  • Part 2: Parameters for Air Interface Communications

    Product Code: XO-I180002-09

    ISO/IEC 18000-2:2004 defines the air interface for radio-frequency identification (RFID) devices operating below 135 kHz used in item management applications.

  • Part 7: Parameters for Active Air Interface Communications

    Product Code: I180007-14

    Information Technology - Radio Frequency Identification for Item Management - Part 7: Parameters for Active Air Interface Communications at 433 MHz. ISO/IEC 18000-7:2014 defines the air interface for radio frequency identification (RFID) devices operating as an active RF tag in the 433 MHz band used in item management applications. It provides a common technical specification for RFID devices that can be used by ISO technical committees developing RFID application standards. ISO/IEC 18000-7:2014 is intended to allow for compatibility and to ...

  • Parts Identification & Tracking Application Standard

    Product Code: B-4

    Outlines the symbologies recommended for automotive part identification and tracking. Recommends the use of the linear symbologies, Code 39 or Code 128, or the 2-D symbologies, Data Matrix or QR Code.

  • Pedestrian & Vehicle Safety Guidelines

    Product Code: OHS-2

    This guideline addresses plant facility layouts, visual displays, and mental attitudes.

  • Plant-to-Business (P2B) Common Data Format for Communicating

    Product Code: XO-E-19

    Guideline identifies most common methods of Quality Measurement Data Communication for Measurement, Test and Assembly systems (MTA Systems) in use today as specified by major manufacturing companies.

  • Port Quality Assessment (PQA) Tool

    Product Code: M-24

    Improve quality, prevent damage, and utilize a common standard with the Port Quality Assessment (PQA) tool. The PQA tool was developed to offer Finished Vehicle Logistics personnel a process to identify, record, and improve vehicle quality issues as the vehicle moves through any given port. Logistics service providers and manufacturers sharing common quality standards improves operational efficiencies by reducing duplication, which leads to a reduction in the damage rates and a more rapid and effective handling of the vehicles.

  • Potential Failure Mode & Effects Analysis

    Product Code: FMEA-4

    In order to achieve the greatest quality in manufacturing, potential failures must be identified before they occur. As an industry-wide standard, this reference manual clarifies questions concerning the technical development of both Design and Process FMEAs.

  • Product Development Metrics

    Product Code: D-13

    Guideline based on existing best practices and the vision of participating organizations. This document will enhance a supplier's ability to focus on the factors most important to product development effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Product Development Practices, A Snapshot

    Product Code: D-7

    This document presents the results of an as-is study of business process issues related to product data exchange during product development in automotive supply chains.

  • Production Part Approval Process

    Product Code: PPAP-4

    Ensure your suppliers understand the processes required to produce parts with consistent quality during an actual production run at production rates. PPAP is the industry standard for defining the production part approval process to ensure engineering design record and specification requirements are consistently met.

  • Project Management Body of Knowledge, A Guide to the

    Product Code: PMBOK-5

    A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) - Fifth Edition should be used as a study reference if taking the PMP exam after 31 July 2013 and the CAPM exam after 1 July 2013. A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) -Fifth Edition reflects the collaboration and knowledge of working project managers and provides the fundamentals of project management as they apply to a wide range of projects. This internationally recognized standard gives project managers the essential tools to practice project mana...

  • Project Management of Complex and Embedded Systems

    Product Code: PMCE

    Ensuring Product Integrity and Program Quality uses proven Project Management methods, as well as elements of IEEE embedded software development techniques, to explain how to deliver a reliable complex system to market.

  • QMS 3-Pack

    Product Code: QMS3-K

    This bundle contains a copy of 1 each of the IATF-1, RULES-5 and I9001-15.

  • Quality Assurance Guideline for Shipping Labels

    Product Code: B-8

    Provides a practical guide to trading partner label quality assurance.

  • Quality Management Systems - Fundamentals and Vocabulary

    Product Code: I9000-15

    ISO 9000:2015 describes the fundamental concepts and principles of quality management which are universally applicable to the following. Organizations seeking sustained success through the implementation of a quality management system. Customers seeking confidence in an organization's ability to consistently provide products and services conforming to their requirements. Organizations seeking confidence in their supply chain that their product and service requirements will be met, and organizations and interested parties seeking to improve c...

  • Quality Management Systems - Guidelines For Quality Plans

    Product Code: I1005-05

    ISO 10005:2005 provides guidelines for the development, review, acceptance, application and revision of quality plans. It is applicable whether or not the organization has a management system in conformity with ISO 9001.

  • Quality Measurement Data Specification

    Product Code: D-25

    Based on XML, the standard will enable gages to seamlessly exchange all types of quality information, including SPC and MSA studies to different tools.

  • Recommended Business Practice for Long Distance Supply Chain

    Product Code: M-20

    Recommended practices for managing the information driving long-distance supply chains.

  • Returnable Containers Management Guideline

    Product Code: RC-5

    This guideline represents a recommended framework for the effective management of returnable containers to maximize utilization and minimize costs for all users.

  • Returnable Containers Transported by Truck

    Product Code: RC-3

  • Returnable Transport Item Tracking (RFID Pilot) White Paper

    Product Code: B-18

    Provides the activities and lessons learned from the RFID Pilot for Returnable Containers.

  • Returnable Transport Items Visibility Best Practices

    Product Code: RC-17

    Traditional methods for tracking and controlling the flow and locations of returnable containers have not been robust enough to ensure that suppliers have the right amount of containers, at the right location, at the right time. The result is millions of dollars in extra packaging costs and increased waste in the supply chain. AIAG's Returnable Transport Items Visibility Best Practices provides a number of best practices businesses can employ to increase visibility when sending Returnable Transport Items (RTIs) back to their points of origin...

  • Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 1: Vocabulary

    Product Code: I26262-1-11

    ISO 26262-1:2011 specifies the terms, definitions and abbreviated terms for application in all parts of ISO 26262.

  • Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 10

    Product Code: I26262-10-12

    ISO 26262-10:2012 provides an overview of ISO 26262, as well as giving additional explanations, and is intended to enhance the understanding of the other parts of ISO 26262. It describes the general concepts of ISO 26262 in order to facilitate comprehension. The explanation expands from general concepts to specific contents. In the case of inconsistencies between ISO 26262-10:2012 and another part of ISO 26262, the requirements, recommendations and information specified in the other part of ISO 26262 apply.

  • Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 2

    Product Code: I26262-2-11

    ISO 26262-2:2011 specifies the requirements for functional safety management for automotive applications, including the following:Project-independent requirements with regard to the organizations involved (overall safety management),Project-specific requirements with regard to the management activities in the safety lifecycle (i.e. management during the concept phase and product development, and after the release for production)

  • Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 3: Concept Phase

    Product Code: I26262-3-11

    ISO 26262-3:2011 specifies the requirements for the concept phase for automotive applications, including the following:Item definition, Initiation of the safety lifecycle, Hazard analysis and risk assessment, functional safety concept

  • Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 4

    Product Code: I26262-4-11

    ISO 26262-4:2011 specifies the requirements for product development at the system level for automotive applications, including the following: Requirements for the initiation of product development at the system level, specification of the technical safety requirements,technical safety concept, system design, item integration and testing, safety validation, functional safety assessment, product release

  • Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 5

    Product Code: I26262-5-11

    pment at the hardware level for automotive applications, including the following: Requirements for the initiation of product development at the hardware level, specification of the hardware safety requirements, hardware design, hardware architectural metrics, evaluation of violation of the safety goal due to random hardware failures and hardware integration and testing. The requirements of ISO 26262-5:2011 for hardware elements are applicable both to non-programmable and programmable elements, such as ASIC, FPGA and PLD. Furthermore, for pro...

  • Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 6

    Product Code: I26262-6-11

    ISO 26262-6:2011 specifies the requirements for product development at the software level for automotive applications, including the following: Requirements for initiation of product development at the software level, specification of the software safety requirements, software architectural design , software unit design and implementation, software unit testing, software integration and testing, verification of software safety requirements.

  • Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 7

    Product Code: I26262-7-11

    Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 7: Production and Operation ISO 26262-7:2011 specifies the requirements for production, operation, service and decommissioning.

  • Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 8

    Product Code: I26262-8-11

    ISO 26262-8:2011 specifies the requirements for supporting processes, including the following: interfaces within distributed developments, overall management of safety requirements, configuration management, change management, verification, documentation, confidence in the use of software tools, qualification of software components, qualification of hardware components, proven in use argument

  • Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 9

    Product Code: I26262-9-11

    ISO 26262-9:2011 specifies the requirements for Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL)-oriented and safety-oriented analyses, including the following: requirements decomposition with respect to ASIL tailoring, criteria for coexistence of elements, analysis of dependent failures, safety analyses.

  • SASIG 3D Annotated Model Standard

    Product Code: XO-D-27

    This standard enables the industry to move from a traditional 2-D drawing world to a full 3-D model, which is completely annotated; contains all the information necessary to manufacture the part.

  • SASIG Digital Engineering Visualization

    Product Code: D-21

    Document identifies what Digital Engineering Visualization is, and how it can be utilized. Implementing the tools and processes in this guideline will help enable global engineering collaboration and standards within the worldwide automotive industry.

  • SASIG Long Term Archiving & Retrieval of Digital Product

    Product Code: D-37

    The SASIG Long Term Archiving & Retrieval (LTAR) Project developed a set of recommendations to guide companies to implement effective and efficient archival and retrieval practices. The recommendations are partitioned into four topic areas: 1) Format, 2) Process, 3) Time Period, and 4) Quality Assurance. This document addresses the set of process recommendations. In particular, this document aims to provide a company with the key activities, inputs, outputs, controls and mechanisms needed to fully support the long term archiving and retriev...

  • SASIG Long Term Archiving and Retrieval (LTAR)

    Product Code: D-34

    This document contains an assessment of the current state of LTAR and the future vision within the auto industry. Includes the necessary tools to identify tasks, deliverables, and work stream timelines for projects.

  • SCACTIL - Standard Carrier Alpha Code Trailer ID Label

    Product Code: B-15

    Application standard defines specifications for printing and placing labels to automatically identify a freight carrier's trailer or van.

  • Service Production Part Approval Process (Service PPAP)

    Product Code: SVPPAP-1

    Service Production Part Approval Process (Service PPAP) is a supplement to Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) 4th edition. This document identifies PPAP requirements for all service parts. These requirements are intended to be clarifications to the PPAP process for service parts and not additional requirements.

  • SPC QuickStart Guide

    Product Code: CQI-25

    The new CQI-25 SPC Quick Start Guide is a supplement to the full SPC Manual and provides the building blocks of statistical process control for those who are new to the topic or have only experienced SPC from a limited perspective. The Quick Start Guide covers about 90 percent of the full manual's SPC applications in a succinct format with text and graphics and includes examples of the most commonly used control charts with easy-to-understand calculation sheets. Suppliers have struggled in the past with quickly finding answers to their SPC-r...

  • SPC Short Run Supplement

    Product Code: XO-CQI-26

    The SPC Short Run Supplement (CQI-26) guideline was developed to address the particular uniqueness of short run production, where suppliers do not have the production volume to readily apply the approaches identified in the SPC Reference Manual, 2nd Edition. Providing easy to understand examples of commonly used short run charts, the SPC Short Run Supplement is a guideline used to analyze, monitor and control process that do not satisfy the sampling requirements of standard SPC charts. This document is not intended to supplant the SPC Refere...

  • Special Process: Casting System Assessment

    Product Code: CQI-27

    Developed by AIAG's OEM and Supplier members, the goal of the Casting System Assessment is the development of a robust casting process that eliminates common root causes of casting defects. This process, coupled with an internationally recognized quality management system and applicable customer-specific requirements, defines the fundamental requirements for casting processes. The assessment can be used to assess an organization's ability to meet customer, regulatory, and the organization's own requirements, and can also be used between an orga...