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AS9120 certification for stockists and distributors

Deliver aerospace precision to your customers.

AS9120 gives stockists and distributors assurance that their products and materials are reliable and high-quality, by demanding full traceability throughout the supply chain as well as documentation and inventory control.

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Overview

If your organisation resells, distributes and warehouses parts for aircraft or other aerospace components, AS9120 certification from Lloyd’s Register (LR) can help you minimise potential risk which may impact the performance of your commodities.

Benefits of AS9120

Satisfied customers

Applicable to stockists and distributors, achieving AS9120 certification with LR helps you to focus on improving product delivery while maintaining conformance to standard specifications. By implementing an AS9120 quality management system, you are assured you have the processes in place to deliver the best possible products available to your customers, ensuring their needs and expectations are met and even surpassed.

New business relationships

In many cases, AS9120 certification with LR provides you with a real competitive advantage by recognising the quality of your management system. This helps your organisation to develop new business relationships with suppliers, customers and other key stakeholders within the global aerospace industry.

Streamlined processes

If you meet and are audited against the requirements of AS9120 by an LR assessor, it can help your organisation to focus and realign its processes, leading to increased traceability and control of records. Your AS9120 management system also encourages you to keep adjusting your organisation’s approaches to match international requirements.

Minimising risk

AS9120 enables you to mitigate, manage and reduce the risk of damage to your aerospace products and commodities. It also enables you to identify risks before they become issues, potentially reducing the cost to your business and improving the bottom line.

Need help with AS9120?

LR has built a portfolio of management system services for AS9120 that specialise in training, gap analysis, assessment and certification.

At LR, we take time to understand the needs and unique circumstances of our clients and their businesses, to act with judgement, sensitivity and care. Our independence means that we are committed to doing things the right way to reach the highest standards and best outcomes for all, giving our clients confidence in our decisions every time.

Why work with us?

Accredited certification

With recognition from accreditation authorities worldwide, independent certification from Lloyd's Register provides credibility for your stakeholders.

UKAS-accredited to deliver AS9120 services in the UK, we were the first certification body to achieve accreditation. This provides you with reassurance that we act with integrity, are impartial and have the expertise to carry out your assessment

Technical expertise

LR has trained and qualified assessors which are authenticated by the aerospace industry and registered on the IAQG OASIS database. They apply assessment methods defined in AS9101 producing a comprehensive report, including process effectiveness reports. Each report is entered onto the IAQG OASIS database.

Your business helps LR to help others

The profits we generate fund the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a charity which supports science and engineering-related research, education and public engagement around everything we do. All of this helps us stand by the purpose that drives us every single day: Working together for a safer world.

Impartiality

We maintain our impartiality by proactively managing conflicts of interest across all LR businesses including those which may exist between consultancy and third-party certification services. Click here to learn more

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