The way your C-parts are managed directly impacts product quality and overall profitability. Therefore, quality control throughout your supply chain is critical to a smooth and reliable material flow and for reducing operating costs.
When entrusting your supply chain activities to us, we work according to the standardized guidelines of the APQP framework from the start. Following these helps minimize process management risks and is especially beneficial when supplying new or improved parts. It enables us to ensure that all C-parts we deliver meet your expectations in every way.
To secure quality throughout our purchasing and supplier management processes, we have a holistic quality management system in place that complies with all applicable standards. In addition, we have inhouse VDA6 auditors who are responsible for supplier quality development. They closely collaborate with our SQA team, which is tasked with managing suppliers’ performance using a comprehensive 8D quality assurance program.
To guarantee flawless product and process quality we can leverage a wide range of quality management services. These naturally cover the entire supply chain process from purchasing to logistics, as well as engineering and production. It includes taking product samples and having them tested according to industry standards at the laboratories we have at all our service facilities.
Our quality services include:
- Quality inspection and Q-gates
- Supplier management and quality compliance auditing
- Product sample testing
- Supplier development
- Claims management
- PPAP management