The quality and cost of materials are so interrelated in the modern manufacturing world in that they demand the wholesome inspection of material purchased. The main aim of inspection is to prevent the production of non standard items. No one would like to waste their money for products which are non standard or less in quantity or that are not according to his taste and liking. Getting the product right is paramount concern for any organization operating in a competitive environment. The increased concern for quality is reflected in the widespread use of quality of quality assurance schemes, quality circles being right fast time initiatives etc.
Responsibility for quality is a concern for all defective material lying ready for use in the company store is a kind of time bomb which will do its damage at or following the time of issue.
An obvious means of ensuring that the quality of incoming goods is up to standard is to inspect every item of incoming delivery.