The APQP method is established as a key component of quality management particularly in the automotive industry. The structured method integrates all activities that are to be performed in the development and planning phase of a product, in order to guarantee a flawless product for the customer. The goal of Advanced Product Quality Planning is to prevent errors that would otherwise need to be corrected during series production. APQP involves a continuous project management that incorporate the supply chain in the manufacturer’s quality planning process. All project and product-relevant data are centrally planned, managed and monitored to ensure a uniform, product-related documentation.