With production rates climbing, suppliersare living with lots of oversight
OEM supply chain oversight has been increasing during the past 6-7 years, a period that coincides with the well-publicized problems Boeing had with its supply chain for the 787 program. But in the broader context, OEMs have responded to a steady—and often remarkable—increase in aircraft orders since 2005 that slowed for most airframers only briefly in the 2008-09 global recession. As their factories set ever-higher production rates, original equipment manufacturers are using quarterly ...
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