Materials managers opt to outsource more material management.
As airlines continue to focus on core competencies, supply chain management is evolving into a prime outsourcing opportunity. Once associated mainly with start-up and low-cost carriers without mighty maintenance infrastructures, comprehensive component repair and management agreements are becoming more attractive even to the legacy carriers. “These programs are no longer considered exotic,” says John Avery, director, supply chains services, for U.K.-based A.J. Walter Aviation, one of the ...
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