This guideline details responsibilities for observers of IATF 16949 audits.(more…)
IATF OBSERVER GUIDELINE (8.12.2020)
BRCGS Storage and Distribution. 4th Issue (8.11.2020)
The BRC Global Standard for Storage and Distribution reflects best practice and facilitate a process of continual improvement through well-designed risk-based product safety management systems.
It ensures the quality and safety of products during their storage and distribution throughout the supply chain.(more…)
IATF REMOTE AUDIT REQUIREMENTS (30.10.2020)
The 5th revision of the IATF Global waivers and measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) was published on the 30th of October.
The fifth Revision incorporates the following updates:(more…)
CSR by Ford (28.10.2020)
Specific Customer Requirements was published by Ford Motor Company today.
The document contains additional requirements for the standard IATF 16949 and will effective from the 1st of November 2020.(more…)
IATF – remote auditing (20.10.2020)
The International Automotive Task Force (IATF) is constantly reviewing the impact of the coronavirus on the IATF 16949 certification scheme and on the automotive industry supply chain.
The IATF leadership has been discussing the recent surge in the number of COVID-19 cases around the world. Our priority is the safety, and well-being of everyone involved in the IATF 16949 scheme.(more…)
IFS Food 7. Just published (6.10.2020)
The IFS Food Standard version 7 has been revised by the following international working groups: Extended Core Group, National Working Groups, International Technical Committee and the IFS Technical Team Working Group. Representatives of retailers, industry, food services and certification bodies were part of these outstanding working groups that combined input from Europe, North and South America and Asia.(more…)
IATF 16949:2016 – Sanctioned Interpretations (8.08.2020)
The IATF has approved additional Sanctioned Interpretations (SI 11-21) and a revised SI 2 related to Rules 5th edition and has approved an additional Sanctioned Interpretation (SI 19) related to IATF 16949:2016.
The approved SIs for Rules 5th Edition are related to multiple sections of Rules 5th edition addressing the release of CARA, (Common Audit Report Application). These SIs become effective as CARA is deployed by the CB. These SIs become mandatory from January 2021 coinciding with the mandatory implementation date for CARA.
The approved SI for the IATF 16949:2016 standard is related to section 126.96.36.199 and is effective October 2020.
Sanctioned Interpretations alter the existing published requirements of the IATF Rules for achieving and maintaining IATF recognition 5th edition and for the IATF 16949:2016 standard.
Wash your hands with Napo) (16.05.2020)
Stop the spread of infectious diseases at work. Wash your hands with soap at least 20 seconds.
Ethics & Compliance Concern platform (28.04.2020)
Stakeholders may raise concerns regarding perceived violations of the Rules for Achieving and Maintaining IATF Recognition (5th Edition) or the IATF’s Automotive Quality Management Systems standard (IATF 16949).
These potential concerns could be about IATF approved Certification Bodies, IATF 3rd party auditors, IATF 16949 certified organizations, or IATF Global Oversight Offices.(more…)
Quarantine…as a chance for development (16.03.2020)
We decided to move to the maximum possible use of distance learning technologies taking into account the situation with the spread of COVID-19 and quarantine measures that are being introduced all over the world.
Our specialists have prepared training materials for all training activities planned for the near future.(more…)