Airbus reported 2017 full-year financial results indicating the pan-European global aerospace company overachieved on all key performance indicators. Operational performance was especially noted in the final Q4 quarter and the outlook for 2018 implies a very critical dependency on two aircraft engine providers.
Service Lifecycle Management
Both Airbus and Boeing declared that they each exceeded commercial aircraft net orders and operational delivery performance targets in 2017. The numbers would indicate far more evidence of an industry inflection point at-hand, one that has continued implications for the collective industry supply chain ecosystem for the next several years.
United Technologies announced deal to acquire Collins changes Aerospace industry supply chain ecosystem dynamics and negotiating leverage with a counter force in product design collaboration, volume pricing and other supply matters, including the aftermarket.
This Supply Chain Matters blog posting, Building the Service Parts Planning Foundation, represents the third of a four-part market education series, in collaboration with supply chain planning and service parts technology provider ToolsGroup.
This week Japan based Takata Corp., the company that has made unprecedented product recall headlines has filed for bankruptcy protection. What have we learned as a community- if anything?
Supply Chain Matters continues a content education series on building the foundations for robust, more efficient, less costly service and aftermarket parts planning capability while building the foundation for IoT enabled service management business models.