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Tuesday September 26

MQVP Implements Web-Based Vehicle Test Fit Reporting System

MQVP Inc. has rolled out its new Vehicle Test Fit (VTF) Center Reporting System. This web-based, on-line tool is a first in the industry and is efficiently integrated with the GOCERTS(R) traceability application. The new software application feeds directly into the MQVP(R) Aftermarket Part Approval Process (AMPAP), which mirrors OE standard practices Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) for new part submission, thus ensuring the documented quality aspects for collision replacement parts. According to a company press release, the VTF Center System will assure that the supply chain participants save time and money during VTF reports preparation, storage, and delivery for all required OEM-like MQVP vehicle test reports.

“The VTF Center System is critical for the standardization of VTF reports throughout the MQVP supply chain,” said Maria Stoletova, Quality Engineer of MQVP Inc. “The application plays an important role in completing the AMPAP, tracking changes to the report formats and assuring that the most updated revision of the ISO 9000 compliant report forms will be available to all supply chain participants. The VTF Center System provides documentation that also meets the requirements of MQVP’s ISO/IEC 17025:2005 Lab accreditation.”

Neil Stolman, Operations Manager for MQVP Inc. and GOCERTS Inc. noted, “The main goal of this project was to reduce time and costs associated with report preparation and delivery. The VTF Centers and all supply chain participants are now provided with an intuitive, automated tool for the creation and storage of technical documentation to meet MQVP requirements as the industry’s premier parts certification system.”

In addition to this accredited third party system, the VTF Center System allows MQVP to close the ‘design to delivery’ loop. This is accomplished through the integration of GOCERTS/GOCAR, and VTF Center System for quality, traceability, and product life cycle monitoring.

MQVP is a global supply chain quality assurance program located in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

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