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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.
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.
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.
The AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook is the new automotive industry reference manual for Failure Mode and Effects Analysis, it is to be used as a guide to assist suppliers in the development of Design FMEA, Process FMEA, and Supplemental FMEA for Monitoring and System Response. Developed with a global team of OEM and Tier 1 Supplier Matter Experts (SME's) it incorporates best practices from both AIAG and VDA methodologies into a harmonized, structured approach.
This framework is designed to help contractors and companies identify and reduce health and safety hazards and lower health and safety risks, this program provides a benchmark for all sizes of companies to adapt to their scale and hazards
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.
Traceability provides product visibility throughout the supply chain, greatly reducing the amount of product and/or vehicles needing recall due to a non-conformance. AIAG's Traceability Guideline is a single, consistent application guideline for traceability, highlighting best practices and showcasing applications/case studies of the latest technology solutions. The Guideline includes a Traceability Self-Assessment and Traceability Fire Drill forms to identify and verify the effectiveness of an organization's traceability system.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Does your export compliance program meet industry expectations? Are you developing a new program and unsure of next steps? The world of export compliance is constantly changing as new regulations take effect and existing regulations shift, emphasizing the need to stay sharp and in control of your program. Reviewing the basics can help you increase your team's knowledge of export compliance, identify opportunities to streamline your export operations, and avoid costly fines associated with unintended violations. In addition to the fundamentals,...
The primary focus of this document is to present a unified procedure for approval of rubber and plastic formulation ingredient changes. Where ingredients must be changed due to commercial and/or regulatory issues and does not require PPAP testing.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Most companies typically waste up to 35% of their operating budgets doing things less efficiently than possible or by failing to capitalize on opportunities. The Cost of Poor Quality Guide will help you identify and quantify where inefficiencies exist, effectively communicate these deficiencies to upper management, and prioritize the actions needed for immediate operational improvement and reduction in variance. Take the first step in taking your performance to the next level today!
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.
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.
The 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 DRBFM document also aligns with the SAE J2886 DRBFM Recommended Practice.
The 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 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 DRBFM.
Provides an overview of the fundamental principles and key phases of the ECR reference process.
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 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.
Does your organization need help eliminating repeat problems and implementing sustainable improvements in your products or processes? This guideline supports organizational efforts to develop and implement a robust problem solving process that will improve problem descriptions, team member participation, qualitative methods for problem solving, and the ability to prioritize, analyze and review concerns, as well as ensure that steps are not skipped. The publication is laid out in sections, each covering a different stage of problem solving. Each...
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.
A global recommendation on Management Strategies for Engineering Changes.
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 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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Expedite your finished vehicle claims handling process with this updated guideline to save time and money! This update includes everything you'll need to know for making transportation claims.
Global Standard Damage Codes, including:
Grid Location Diagram and
Vehicle 'Splat' Chart
Inspection and Verification Guideline
Inspection Type Location Guideline
Jumped Chock Codes newly developed, and much more!
The updated M-22 manual also includes the new codes and an all-new inspection verification section, along with a copy of ...
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.
Application specification provides acceptable method for permanent cylinder identification applicable to both customer and supplier, including layout, data content and other label requirements.
ISO/IEC 17025:2017 specifies the general requirements for the competence, impartiality and consistent operation of laboratories. This standard is applicable to all organizations performing laboratory activities, regardless of the number of personnel. Laboratory customers, regulatory authorities, organizations and schemes using peer-assessment, accreditation bodies, and others use ISO/IEC 17025:2017 in confirming or recognizing the competence of laboratories.
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.
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 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.
This Global Material Management Logistics Agreement (GMMLA) recommendation contains operational guidelines for a materials management and logistics agreement between parties.
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.
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 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.
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 25 per order, and does not include the associated document M-22 (available separately).
This document represents AIAG's efforts to harmonize and commonize terminologies used in the Automotive Reliability Domains.
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.
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...
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...
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.
ISO 19011:2018 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. These activities include the individual(s) managing the audit program, auditors and audit teams. It is applicable to all organizations that need to plan and conduct internal or external audits of management systems or manage an audit program.
The application of this document to o...
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 ISO 9001:2015. However, it is not a stand-alone document, but is implemented as a supplement to, and in conjunction with, ISO 9001:2015, which must be purchased separately. This revised standard cancels and replaces ISO/TS 16949:2009.
Set includes the latest editions of the IATF 16949, the RULES 5th Edition, and the Core Tools manuals: APQP, PPAP, FMEA (FMEA 4th edition), MSA, & SPC.
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 "Rules 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 docume...
This bundle contains the IATF 16949 and ISO 9001:2015.
The IATF 16949 Memory Jogger is a reference to answer many questions regarding IATF 16949:2016 and its background, rules, and implementation/maintenance strategies. Concepts are presented in a brief, focused format that discusses IATF 16949 clauses in conversational language. The Guide is applicable to employees at all levels of an IATF 16949 certified organization. This printing is a desktop sized document measuring 5" x 7".
The IATF 16949 Memory Jogger is a reference to answer many questions regarding IATF 16949:2016 and its background, rules, and implementation/maintenance strategies. Concepts are presented in a brief, focused format that discusses IATF 16949 clauses in conversational language. The Guide is applicable to employees at all levels of an IATF 16949 certified organization. This printing is a pocket sized document measuring 3.5" x 5.5".
This bundle contains a copy of both the IATF-1 and RULES-5.
Now in its 4th edition, the IATF Auditor Guide has been updated to include additional essential auditor competency requirements, such as audit nonconformity management and auditing top management processes. The document is organized in three distinct sections: The first and second sections outline the 32 audit steps and are divided into Stage 1 Readiness Review and Planning (Section 1) and Site Audit, Nonconformity Management and Certificate Issue (Section 2); The third and final section covers Auditing Competency Criteria, and reinforces the k...
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 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.
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.
ISO/IEC 27000:2018 provides the overview of information security management systems (ISMS). It also provides terms and definitions commonly used in the ISMS family of standards. This document is applicable to all types and sizes of organization (e.g. commercial enterprises, government agencies, not-for-profit organizations). The terms and definitions provided in this document, cover commonly used terms and definitions in the ISMS family of standards; do not cover all terms and definitions applied within the ISMS family of standards; and do not...
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 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.
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.
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 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...
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.
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.
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.
Originally serving as a supplemental product to the Global MMOG/LE risk management tool, this recommendation defines standard key performance indicators (KPIs) for global supply chain management in the automotive industry. These common indicators not only align with the requirements of Global MMOG/LE, but also help facilitate greater understanding between business partners and support risk management. Developed by a diverse cross section of supply chain professionals across the automotive industry, this KPI document provides greater transparenc...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
Like all components of an effective business continuity plan, pandemic preparedness strategies can help mitigate risk and provide a response plan for potential threats to your organization. This sample plan reflects minimum recommendations for pandemic preparation based on various companies' individual plans. Intended to support efforts to prepare for and address pandemic-related business disruptions, this resource should be used along with an evaluation of your organization's specific risks and resources to determine where additional planning ...
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 ...
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.
This guideline addresses plant facility layouts, visual displays, and mental attitudes.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This bundle contains a copy of 1 each of the IATF-1, RULES-5 and I9001-15.
Provides a practical guide to trading partner label quality assurance.
ISO 9004:2018 gives guidelines for enhancing an organization's ability to achieve sustained success. This guidance is consistent with the quality management principles given in ISO 9000:2015. ISO 9004:2018 provides a self-assessment tool to review the extent to which the organization has adopted the concepts in this document. ISO 9004:2018 is applicable to any organization, regardless of its size, type and activity
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 - Guidelines for quality plans. This document gives guidelines for establishing, reviewing, accepting, applying and revising quality plans. This document is applicable to quality plans for any intended output, whether a process, product, service, project or contract, and any type or size of organization. It is applicable whether or not the organization has a management system in conformity with ISO 9001. This document provides guidance and does not specify requirements. It is focused primarily on the provision of outputs ...
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 practices for managing the information driving long-distance supply chains.
Considering using (more) returnable containers? This guideline provides extensive detail on managing a returnable container inventory required to transport a variety of materials through the supply chain. Beginning with a brief explanation of factors to consider when deciding between returnable, multi-use containers and expendable, single-use containers, the document covers various issues to consider with returnable containers - from financial considerations, container selection and identification, and allocation, to container tracking, contain...
These specifications define the overall dimensions, layout, sizes, materials and key features of the wheel shipping system. This wheel shipping system, referred
to as the wheel pack, provides an alternative to the steel wheel rack.
Provides the activities and lessons learned from the RFID Pilot for Returnable Containers.
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...
This document defines the vocabulary of terms used in the ISO 26262 series of standards.
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 10: Guidelines On ISO 26262 document provides an overview of the ISO 26262 series of standards, as well as giving additional explanations, and is intended to enhance the understanding of the other parts of the ISO 26262 series of standards. It has an informative character only and describes the general concepts of the ISO 26262 series of standards in order to facilitate comprehension. The explanation expands from general concepts to specific contents.
In the case of inconsistencies between this do...
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 11: Guidelines On Application Of ISO 26262 To Semiconductors document has an informative character only. It contains possible interpretations of other parts of ISO 26262 with respect to semiconductor development. The content is not exhaustive with regard to possible interpretations, i.e., other interpretations can also be possible in order to fulfil the requirements defined in other parts of ISO 26262.
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 12: Adaptation Of ISO 26262 For Motorcycles document specifies the requirements for adaptation for motorcycles, including the following:
-- general topics for adaptation for motorcycles;
-- safety culture;
-- confirmation measures;
-- hazard analysis and risk assessment;
-- vehicle integration and testing; and
-- safety validation.
Annex A provides an overview on objectives, prerequisites and work products of this document.
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 2: Management Of Functional Safety document 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), and
-- project-specific requirements with regard to the management activities in the safety lifecycle, i.e. management during the concept phase and the product development phases (at the system, hardware and software level), and regar...
This document specifies the requirements for the concept phase for automotive applications, including the following:
-- item definition;
-- hazard analysis and risk assessment; and
-- functional safety concept.
Annex A provides an overview on objectives, prerequisites and work products of this document.
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 4: Product Development At The System Level document specifies the requirements for product development at the system level for automotive applications, including the following:
-- general topics for the initiation of product development at the system level;
-- specification of the technical safety requirements;
-- the technical safety concept;
-- system architectural design;
-- item integration and testing; and
-- safety validation.
Annex A provides an overview on objectives, pre...
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 5: Product Development At The Hardware Level document specifies the requirements for product development at the hardware level for automotive applications, including the following:
-- general topics for the product development at the hardware level;
-- specification of hardware safety requirements;
-- hardware design;
-- evaluation of the hardware architectural metrics;
-- evaluation of safety goal violations due to random hardware failures; and
-- hardware integration and verificat...
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 6: Product Development At The Software Level document specifies the requirements for product development at the software level for automotive applications, including the following:
-- general topics for product development at the software level;
-- specification of the software safety requirements;
-- software architectural design;
-- software unit design and implementation;
-- software unit verification;
-- software integration and verification; and
-- testing of the embedded so...
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 7: Production, Operation, Service And Decommissioning document specifies the requirements for production, operation, service and decommissioning, including related planning activities.
Annex A provides an overview on objectives, prerequisites and work products of this document.
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 8: Supporting Processes document specifies the requirements for supporting processes, including the following:
-- interfaces within distributed developments;
-- overall management of safety requirements;
-- configuration management;
-- change management;
-- documentation management;
-- confidence in the use of software tools;
-- qualification of software components;
-- evaluation of hardware elements;
-- proven in use argument;
-- interfacing an appli...
The Road Vehicles - Functional Safety - Part 9: Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL)-Oriented And Safety-Oriented Analyses document 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; and
-- safety analyses.
Annex A provides an overview on objectives, prerequisites and work products of this document.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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) 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.
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...
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...
The CQI-27 Special Process: Casting System Assessment provides requirements for foundry suppliers of OEM automotive castings. It is a collective effort by OEM and Tier 1 customers to create common process requirements for foundries, requirements which our shared experiences tell us will benefit the foundry industry for their OEM automotive customers. The document comes with an Excel file to complete as part of the assessment.
The new CQI-12 Special Process: Coating System Assessment was developed to help better evaluate quality systems at coating shops supplying OEM automotive coatings. Now in its third edition, the Coating System Assessment has been updated and revised for greater clarity, and to include the ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 Quality Management System concepts, "process approach" and "risk management." Additional improvements include the new Form Builder, requirements for all test equipment associated with each process at the end of each process tab...
The CQI-9 4th Edition is a comprehensive audit covering the most common heat treat processes employed by the automotive industry. Intended to provide a common approach to a heat treat management system for automotive production and service part organizations, the 4th edition now includes additional best practices, along with new and modified requirements and clarifications for supply organizations to consider in making their own self-assessments.
AIAG's Molding System Assessment is a common process approach to control molding processes and a methodology to evaluate and remediate current processes. It also provides best practices for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain, and includes a downloadable assessment with forms to complete the assessment.
Learn the process requirements your organization needs to follow to develop a plating management system that provides for continual improvement, emphasizing defect prevention and the reduction of variation and waste in the supply chain. Application of this process will allow you to meet regulatory requirements and identify areas of improvement while enhancing customer satisfaction.