Quality Management is often closely interleaved into logistic processes. In many cases quality inspection is carried out by warehouse staff. Therefore it is only beneficial EWM having a Quality Inspection Engine (QIE) integrated which enables inspection within a chain of processes.
QIE is an evolution of previous Quality Management (QM) found ERP. With this iteration QIEQM is now also supported in heterogeneous system landscape. The number of quality inspections in a process has been increased in comparison to QM. Also flexibility of carrying out of quality management functionalities has been increased.
EWM allows inspection at various levels such as at goods receipt level, on handling units level or product level. In addition quality inspection can be triggered manually at any time, for example, if the product is damaged.