Supply chain pain points in the Aerospace and Defense industry

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater 7 barriers to aerospace and defense supply chain success. Aerospace and defense supply chain pain points. But the ability to scale is a critical capability to supply chain success. Supply chain complexity.

3 Ways Robotics Are Crucial to Aerospace Manufacturing & Design

Cerasis

The United States aerospace manufacturing industry is a highly competitive one. This is thanks in part to our unraveled supply chain, linking subsections like maintenance and repair with metalworking and avionics. 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.

Infographic: Zodiac Aerospace, Factory Fires and Supply Chain Risk

Elementum

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? Take a look at our infographic, which examines the impact of factory incidents on supply chains.

Space: The final logistics and supply chain management frontier

Kinaxis

by Ilyas Kucukcay Recent advancements in the space launch market may indicate an increased need for logistics and supply chain management in outer space operations. Space Logistics and Supply Chain.

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

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow Just a quick post to share some research courtesy of Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights LLC. Supply Chain Metrics That Matter: A Focus on Aerospace and Defense. Complimentary report courtesy of Lora Cecere of Supply Chain Insights LLC.

Context identifies new AVIVORE threat group behind recent aerospace supply chain cyber attacks

Manufacturing & Logistics IT

The Threat Intelligence and Incident Response Team at Context Information Security has identified a new threat group behind a series of incidents targeted at the aerospace and defence industries in the UK and Europe

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

NC State SCRC

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. Managing the supply chain [7].

Factors Affecting Logistics Within The Aerospace & Defense Industry

Supply Chain Link

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

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

Kinaxis

Even if you’re not you should check out Supply Chain Insights, Supply Chain Metrics That Matter. For the past several years, Supply Chain Insights has been delivering this research series. by Bill DuBois.

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

AB&R

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.

DWC unveils plans for aerospace supply chain facilities

Logistics Middle East

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

Supply Chains to Admire: 2016 Results

Supply Chain Shaman

This morning, we announced the Supply Chains to Admire Winners and Finalists for 2016. Selfishly, we need standard for our research, but we also want to help supply chain leaders gain new insights from a deep data-driven analysis. Five months of analysis.

Why I Love Supply Chain Management

Logility

At that point in my life I probably had only heard the term “logistics” as related to the military and the term “supply chain management” hadn’t been coined yet. Again, logistics or supply chain management wasn’t part of my vocabulary or part of a long-term career plan.

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Aerospace and defense supply chain success story - The 21st.

Kinaxis

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

Maine Pointe

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

Supply Chain Disaster Series: Boeing

Clear Spider

No company wants to experience a supply chain disaster. Unfortunately, that is exactly what happened to the world’s largest aerospace company Boeing. Boeing founded Boeing in 1916 and has been a leader in the aerospace manufacturing industry for over […].

Boeing's 737 Production Cut Echoes Throughout Aerospace Industry

Material Handling & Logistics

Boeing’s suppliers cannot dial down production overnight, and changes to aircraft production rates usually take 12-18 months to flow through the supply chain

Supply chain pain points: Automotive

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater 6 speed bumps on the road to automotive supply chain success. A trending move from regional to global supply chain processes is adding complexity to the automotive supply chain at an unprecedented level, driving a growing need for automation and collaboration.

How Machine Learning Is Redefining Supply Chain Management

IQMS

Bottom line: Machine learning makes it possible to discover patterns in supply chain management data by relying on algorithms that quickly pinpoint the most influential factors to a supply networks’ success, while constantly learning in the process.

SCRC Executive Roundtable: Combating Counterfeit in the Supply Chain

NC State SCRC

This week the Supply Chain Resource Cooperative is holding an executive panel focused on the challenges of dealing with counterfeiting in the supply chain. Rule one of SRM is – know who you are buying from and who is in your supply chain!

Why the supply chain should be more social

The Network Effect

No company has ‘truly’ modeled the full relationship set between how companies interact with other companies upstream and downstream in the supply chain. “The supply network application of the ESG is thus somewhat similar to how Facebook and LinkedIn model their social networks.”

SDV opens new warehouse for aerospace clients

Logistics Middle East

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

3D Printing Changes the Supply Chain

Kinaxis

An article in my local paper, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution , had this interesting quote, “From aerospace to health care to consumer products to toys to medical devices, furniture … what I think you’re going to see is an explosion of use.”.

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

SupplyOn

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.

4 Key Trends to Watch in Smart Manufacturing and Supply Chain

Cerasis

Industrial IoT and big data are converging to enable demand-driven 'smart supply chains.' The advancements in 3D printing and 'Additive Manufacturing,' coupled with supply chain efficiencies, could make distributed manufacturing a reality, ushering in the era of smart manufacturing.

Life is complicated. Supply chain management shouldn’t be.

Kinaxis

by Alexa Cheater Rushing kids out the door, walking the dog, navigating traffic—life is complicated enough without having to deal with overly complex supply chain management processes. To do it, you have to take a deep breath and say goodbye to running your supply chain from Excel.

The internet of (supply chain) things

Kinaxis

Being a bit of a techie nerd, I’ve been following the Internet of Things (IoT) evolution on the consumer device market for a while, but I honestly haven’t given much thought to how the IoT will impact supply chain. But what about supply chain?

3 Prerequisites to a Modern Demand-Driven Supply Chain

synchrono

So, it only makes sense that, for most manufacturers, implementing modern demand-driven or pull-manufacturing techniques will require collaboration with many partners across the entire supply chain. Priorities – adapting to demand and communicating changes across the supply chain.

[Video] Kinaxis – Revolutionizing supply chain planning

Kinaxis

Check out the video below as well as links to other supply chain practitioner and Kinaxis executive interviews. Company processes are disconnected because their supply chain planning has grown up in a siloed manner, says John Sicard, president and CEO of Kinaxis.

Optimizing Liberty Global’s Supply Chain: An Interview with Willem Vesters

AIMMS

We had the pleasure to speak with Willem Vesters, Liberty Global’s VP Global Supply Chain Planning, to learn more about their optimization journey. I have a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University of Technology but I’ve spend most of my career in operations.

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Supply chain data: Bad data delivered faster is still bad data, and leads to bad decisions

Kinaxis

by CJ Wehlage When approaching the concept of knowing sooner and acting faster, and the value of concurrent planning, the most common feedback I get from supply chain executives is: “But my data is bad… I mean, really bad.”.

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Supply Chains to Admire – 2016 Results

Supply Chain Insights

This morning we announced the Supply Chains to Admire Winners and Finalists for 2016. Selfishly, we need a standard for our research, but we also want to help supply chain leaders gain new insights from a deep data-driven analysis. Supply Chains to Admire Methodology.

Supply Chain Risk Management and Rocket Science

Logility

The aerospace industry was an early adopter of Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) which, as the name implies, involves reviewing as many components, assemblies, and subsystems as possible to identify failure modes and their causes and effects.

Liebherr-Aerospace digitizes its supply chain with AirSupply

SupplyOn

After positive experiences of using AirSupply as a supplier, Liebherr-Aerospace decided to also implement the solution for its own processes As early as the end of 2012, Liebherr-Aerospace opted to use SupplyOn’s AirSupply solution with its most important suppliers for the processes Demand Forecast, Order, Advance Shipping Notification (ASN), Goods Receipt and partly also Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) – thus being the first AirSupply customer outside of BoostAeroSpace.

VMI system goes live at Fokker Aerostructures

Supply Chain Movement

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.

System 101

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

SupplyOn

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). Diehl Aviation redefines Purchasing and Supply Chain Dr. Franz Josef Kirschfink, Managing Director of Hamburg Aviation, welcomed the participants of the SCE Forum.

Is Hyperloop the Next Great Supply Chain Technology?

Kinaxis

by Melissa Clow This guest post comes to us from Argentus Supply Chain Recruiting , a boutique recruitment firm specializing in Supply Chain Management. We’re always trying to stay on top of Supply Chain developments at Argentus.