This certification is specific for stockiest or pass-through distributors or resellers in aerospace industry.
AS 9120 has listed additional requirements beyond the ISO 9001:2015 standard, to address the following specific features related to aerospace:
- Risks associated with external provision of products, processes and services
- Batch and lot splitting
- Foreign object prevention and detection (FOD)
- Traceability from receipt of the product to delivery
- Counterfeit parts prevention and detection
- Evidence of conformance and on time delivery
Some of the benefits of this standard include: customer satisfaction through delivery of products that consistently meet customer requirements, reduced operating costs through continual improvement of processes and resulting operational efficiency, and Improved stakeholder relationships – including staff, customers and suppliers.