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Stakeholder Review for AIAG’s Traceability Guideline (CQI-28) Ends October 17!

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AIAG’s Traceability Guideline draft, identified as CQI-28, is currently available for stakeholder review through October 17, 2018.

The document, created by a cross-functional and multi-organizational work group, provides guidance to meeting IATF 16949 traceability requirements, presents a basis for traceability methods and technologies relevant to the automotive industry, and concludes with self-assessment and fire drill forms.  Additionally, best practices – and in some cases “bad practices” – are included to guide and inspire thought for organizations that are creating or evaluating their traceability systems.

The self-assessment and fire drill forms, which will be available electronically with the final document release, allow organizations to document the status and effectiveness of their traceability system and highlight needed improvements.

The Traceability Guideline draft is available as a free purchase during stakeholder review as a viewable e-document only.* A downloadable commenting sheet will also be provided with the purchase of the e-document for submitting feedback to stakeholderreview@aiag.org. (Please make sure to include “CQI-28” in the subject line of your email!)

The stakeholder review period runs through October 17, 2018; all comments must be submitted by that date to be considered for inclusion. Please contact Brian Martensen (bmartensen@aiag.org) at AIAG with any questions regarding the Traceability Guideline stakeholder review.


*E-Document Purchasing Instructions: On the Traceability Guideline AIAG Store page, click “Purchase Now” to add the free e-document to your cart. To finalize your purchase, simply click the cart icon, select the green “Checkout” option, and click “Place Order Now” on the next screen. The checkout confirmation page will include useful links to access your electronic purchases. Select “e-documents,” or if you prefer, click on the “My Account” drop down menu to navigate to the e-documents page. 

Once on the e-document account page, select “View Purchased Single User e-Documents” to view the Traceability Guideline draft. To download the commenting spreadsheet, click the link under “Additional Docs” associated with the Traceability Guideline listing. Please note that the Traceability Guideline draft is not available to download or print. It is a view-only file through the AIAG e-documents page.

Further instructions for completing and returning the commenting spreadsheet are included in the spreadsheet itself. Please note that all feedback must be sent to stakeholderreview@aiag.org with “CQI-28” in the subject line by October 17, 2018.

We look forward to hearing from you!