Business relationships are going through fundamental changes in the MRO industry. To make them work, the MRO supply chain will have to change as well.
Globalization, diversification, outsourcing. As O&M reported in October, those are three of the market forces re-shaping the traditional relationships and responsibilities between original equipment manufacturers (OEM); parts and components suppliers; independent providers of maintenance, repair and overhaul services; and the airlines in commercial aviation MRO. Just look at what's happened to spare parts inventory: Where airlines once held 75 percent of the spare parts inventory, ...
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