Supply chain pain points in the Aerospace and Defense industry


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3 Ways Robotics Are Crucial to Aerospace Manufacturing & Design


The United States aerospace manufacturing industry is a highly competitive one. These factors make aerospace manufacturing companies highly valued partners, even internationally. Although the aerospace industry employs countless hundreds of thousands of workers, robots are still necessary to complete many tasks. Robotics Are Crucial to Aerospace Manufacturing & Design. EMI and EMC testing are crucial for the aerospace industry , though the process is cumbersome.

Summary of Development and Manufacture Contracts in the Aerospace and Defense Industries


Our third contract research paper is by James Wilkinson, focusing on aerospace contracts which typically entail a great deal of risk (as illustrated by the Boeing 737 MAX incident…). Risk in Aerospace and Defense Industries. The majority of aerospace projects are custom designed.

Infographic: Zodiac Aerospace, Factory Fires and Supply Chain Risk


Most recently, an explosion at a Zodiac Aerospace factory wiped out production, posing risks to the supply chains of Boeing and Airbus. What do factory fires and explosions mean for a supply chain, and how can supply chain managers deal with these low-frequency, high-risk scenarios?

AB&R® to exhibit at RFID in Aerospace and Defense


a nationwide provider of proven supply chain solutions, will be an exhibitor at the RFID in Aerospace and Defense Conference in Arlington, VA on December 12, 2018. The RFID in Aerospace and Defense event will provide information on the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. Several large aerospace and defense companies are already including RFID technology in their operations to track parts and shipments throughout the supply chain.

Factors Affecting Logistics Within The Aerospace & Defense Industry

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The aerospace and defense industry makes for a complex and ever-changing supply chain. Over the next twenty years, air travel demand is expected to double 1 and aerospace manufacturing demand is expected to exceed $5.6

Aerospace Industry Looks Cautiously Into 2017


The aerospace and defense sectors are cautiously optimistic about 2017, but still have some worries. While the aerospace and defense sectors are approaching 2017 with a generally positive outlook, there are some potential difficulties worth watching out for. Aerospace and Defense

[Video] Aerospace Industry Faces Aging Fleets


Aerospace and DefenseMost air travelers may not realize this, but commercial airline fleets are getting older. The rush to solve this problem will be a major trend in the industry going forward.

Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: A Focus on Aerospace and Defense


Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: A Focus on Aerospace and Defense. Increased complexity, slowed growth and shrinking margins are challenging the Aerospace and Defense (A&D) sector.

Is a New Sustainment Model the Next Step in Defense Acquisition Reform?

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Chris Brumitt, VP Aerospace & Defense, discusses the vital importance of sustainment and acquisition model reform to the defense mission. Supply Chain Performance aerospace and defense

DWC unveils plans for aerospace supply chain facilities

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project will feature a multi-purpose building for tenants that are a part of the aerospace supply chain The $32.6m

5. SCE Forum in Hamburg: On the digital future and structural changes in the aerospace industry


Hot topics: How the SCE Initiative supports the ongoing structural change in the aerospace industry and why digitization is key to securing the future of German aerospace SMEs (Photo: ‘Marketplace of Opportunities’ at the event). At this event, bavAIRia, SupplyOn and leading German aerospace companies will hold a workshop on “IT-supported data exchange in the supply chain” For further information, please refer to the bavAIRia website (in German).

Hamburg calling – how the 8th Aviation Forum gave insights into tomorrow’s aerospace supply chain


The participating companies – among them airliners, OEMs, suppliers, BDLI, clusters, regional aerospace organizations, service providers and consulting companies – discussed hot topics like globalization, digitization and smart production. Mr Volker Thum, BDLI, shared that more than 109,000 employees work for German aerospace companies, representing a turnover of for 40 billion euros.

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SDV opens new warehouse for aerospace clients

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SDV supply chain management providers open new warehouse at Dubai airport free zone

Space: The final logistics and supply chain management frontier


While it’s exciting to witness early improvements in the industry, a diverse network of players will add value to the mix and push innovations in aerospace supply chain management and supply chain technology even further.

Where Have All The Freighters Gone?

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Michael Notarangeli, EVP Logistics and Chris Brumitt, VP Aerospace & Defense, discuss ways in which air cargo providers are adapting to meet the demands of rapidly changing supply chains and operations. aerospace and defense Logistics

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VMI system goes live at Fokker Aerostructures

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VIBA Aerospace Products and Services in the Netherlands and Peerless Aerospace Fastener Corporation, a distributor of aerospace fasteners based in Farmingdale (NY), went live with their Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) of special fasteners at Fokker Aerostructures covering several programs.

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Future of Carbon Fiber: In Wind Energy, Aerospace, & Automotive Industry

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In this post, you'll know the demand and supply of carbon fiber in the wind energy, aerospace and automative industry as well as the price trends about CFRP by 2020, which is useful for the future development. The post Future of Carbon Fiber: In Wind Energy, Aerospace, & Automotive Industry appeared first on Insight Solutions Global.

Aerospace supply chains in times of digital change


Visions of a supply chain ecosystem, requirements for securing the future viability of aerospace SMEs, impacts of Brexit: The broad range of digitization topics provided numerous insights for the SCE symposium participants. Great interest for an exciting topic: The SCE symposium “Digitization in Aviation”, jointly organized by the Bavarian Aerospace Cluster BavAIRia and SPACE, was filled to capacity with around 100 participants.

What the Analysts Are Saying About…A&D Supply Chains


I spread my Supply Chain wings at an Aerospace company and since Aerospace and Defense is a key vertical market for Kinaxis, the recent Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: A Focus on Aerospace & Defense report was downloaded on my laptop to read on my next flight.

ILA Berlin 2018: Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace


The Who’s Who of the aerospace industry came to ILA Berlin 2018 to exhibit innovations and discuss future trends “Innovation and Leadership in Aerospace” – this was the motto of this year’s aviation trade fair in Berlin from 25 to 29 April. The aerospace industry presented its innovations in the five subject areas Aviation, Space, Defense & Security, Supplier and Special Features.

Electronics Counterfeiting Weighs On Defense Budget


Electronics Aerospace and DefenseThe military requires a lot of material, and counterfeit goods can be a significant roadblock.

Supply Chain Caught in Crossfire of U.S.-China Trade Conflict

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We will continue to engage with leaders in both countries to urge a productive dialogue to resolve trade differences, highlighting the mutual economic benefits of a strong and prosperous aerospace industry," Boeing said. Regulation and Compliance Global Trade & Economics Aerospace & Defense Industrial Manufacturing High-Tech/Electronics All Logistics Global Logistics All Technology

Emiratis say aerospace is 'least attractive job sector'

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The dominant sector chosen by males was defence and security, while banking was the preferred choice of females

Boeing's Vertical Leap: Where Will It Squeeze Suppliers Next?

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Business Strategy Alignment SC Analysis & Consulting Global Supply Chain Management Aerospace & Defense Industrial Manufacturing All Technology Sourcing/Procurement/SRM SC Planning & Optimization SC Finance & Revenue Mgmt. What could Boeing take in-house next? “It’s It’s bigger than what many people realize,” says Kevin Michaels, managing director of the consulting firm AeroDynamic Advisory. They’re reinventing the supply chain and there’s a lot more vertical integration to come.”

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SCRC Executive Roundtable: Combating Counterfeit in the Supply Chain


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Women in Supply Chain, 2018: A Conversation With Suzanne Judy

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Education & Professional Development Global Supply Chain Management HR & Labor Management Aerospace & Defense Apparel Automotive Chemicals & Energy Consumer Packaged Goods E-Commerce/Omni-Channel Food & BeverageSuzanne Judy is senior vice president of information technology with Freight Handlers, Inc. She joins us on this episode to relate her story of success in two distinct areas normally reserved for men: logistics and I.T.

Tariffs and the Electronics Supply Chain: A Perfect Storm?

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A storm in the electronics industry is spreading into automotive, aerospace, healthcare industries and more — just about any supply chain that calls for electronic components

A&D’s Ambitious Three-Year Timetable for Deploying Blockchain

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Aerospace & Defense All Technology Big Data/IOT Cloud SaaS & On-Demand Systems SC Finance & Revenue Mgmt. Eighty-six percent of the A&D companies queried in the Accenture research say they expect to integrate blockchain into their corporate systems within three years. As part of an annual effort, Accenture surveyed 30 A&D companies, encompassing original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) as well as tier 1 and 2 suppliers.

The Dreamliner Debacle Continues….the Death of Outsourcing?

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Boeing is the only major aerospace company that is not involved in IACCM – an organization that spans multiple industries and includes almost all of the Fortune 500 companies… and why isn’t Boeing a member? Aerospace Supply Chain Business Process Outsourcing Design for Supply Chain Supplier Relationship Management Supply Chain Management

Retreads are Good For Truckers…and Good for the Environment!


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SCRC Student Project Lineup Off to a Great Start…

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Enhancing Military Logistics and Supply Chains with IoT Sensor Integration

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Enterprise Sensor Integration, Tapestry Solutions’ IoT software platform, has been deployed across major aerospace and defense companies resulting in substantial supply chain cost savings due to increased productivity, asset visibility, and standardization

Supply Chain Newsmakers Video on 3D Printing is Already Impacting Supply Chains

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Hans Thalbauer of SAP Says Much 3B Activity from Aerospace to Athletic Shoes

Brexit’s Unknowns Present Challenges


British aerospace giants Airbus and Rolls-Royce are preparing for Britain’s departure from the EU – also known as Brexit. Reuters reports that as much as the big companies prepare, their business may suffer consequences resulting from their smaller supply chain partners

The Move to Mexico: The Trends and Challenges of Nearshoring

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In recent years there has been a trend of United States and Canadian companies turning to Mexico to manufacture goods, especially in the, auto, plastic, and aerospace.

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