Third-Party Vendor Inspections

Building a facility or fabricating new machinery is a complex process with substantial room for error along the way. DEKRA third-party vendor inspection services are the solution to your supply chain management issues. We are your eyes on the manufacturing site, as we monitor and inspect machines, parts, materials, and processes before, during, and after shipping. Our seasoned experts verify that the quality conforms to your purchase order, as well as relevant codes, specifications, and standards.
We protect your investment, reputation, and legal interests throughout the supply chain, from materials and components to facilities and assets. We do this by inspecting and identifying products and shipments that may contain non-standard or non-compliant components and materials.
Our network of more than 2,000 technical experts are strategically located around the world to provide on-site inspections whenever and wherever you need them. Whether a single-day visit or a long-term engagement, our inspectors bring unrivaled local and technical knowledge to each assignment.

Our Expertise

Our team has experience in a range of industries, including oil and gas, power generation, chemical, petrochemical, mining, and pulp and paper. We have process-specific expertise in manufacturing, nondestructive testing, fabrication, control systems, and coatings.

We inspect a wide variety of equipment and parts, including:
  • Pressure equipment
  • Tanks and exchangers
  • Pipes, valves, and flanges
  • Pumps
  • Rotating devices
  • Electrical devices
  • Steel structures
  • Mechanical equipment
  • Skids
When in-person inspections are not safe or feasible, we offer remote inspections using DEKRA’s i2i technology. Using live video streamed from a smartphone or tablet, our experts can conduct accurate, comprehensive inspections of your supplier’s premises or products. Learn more about i2i remote inspections.


Our comprehensive vendor inspection solutions cover every aspect of your complex supply chain. Our inspectors detect issues early in the supply process to save you the time and expense of rework.

Our services:
  • Improve operational and delivery timelines
  • Avoid supply chain delays
  • Reduce costs
  • Ensure quality and compliance
  • Improve safety

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