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SPECIAL FOCUS

MORE OEMS and service providers
are building repair facilities to take
advantage of the increasing demand
for MRO services
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end customer are growing. Communicating the status of orders
is essential-customers want continuous updates of where their
parts are and how their aircraft is progressing."
White explained that while expectations for customer convenience are growing, so is the strain on the supply chain.
"Overall, we are experiencing perhaps the most significant
imbalance between demand and supply in the history of aerospace," White described. "The demand for commercial aircraft is
at an all-time high, which has created a constraint on the supply
chain. The lead time on raw materials has increased by nearly 75
percent over the past 12 months, which has created a challenging
environment for OEM airframers to procure needed materials.
At Textron Aviation, we are working to address this new reality in a variety of ways-including increasing our inventory of
spare parts and growing our part warehouse storage footprint
around the world, so that when our customers need help, we're
always ready to help."
"Our customers' top priority is being able to count on us to
have the inventory in stock and ready to distribute when the
order comes in and we strive to deliver on that," added Young.
"A lot of customers are asking for more long-term agreements,

AAR'S PAARTS Store provides customers with real-time
information and immediate access to an inventory of
more than a million parts.

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as opposed to transactional purchase orders, for various reasons. On the compliance front, they know that as a provider
we can meet their compliance requirements. Administratively,
they prefer to work with fewer vendors and are interested in a
broader service provider with a range of specializations, so our
customers are taking advantage of our bundled solutions across
our business units."
With current trends in mind, for the future, Young said that
there looks to be an increasing focus on data-driven decisions.
"There is an increased focus on data analytics in our industry,
and OEMs and service providers alike are seeking to capture

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Aircraft Maintenance Technology November 2019

2020 Annual Directory
Build the Labor Pool
Maintenance Business in the APAC Region
Supplying the Supply Chain
Six Guiding Principles or Sustaining an Effective Safety Culture During Economic Downturns
Overdue for an Oil Change?
Another Year, Another Decade
Hiring Right for Cultural Fit
Do Your Homework
Ring in the New
Product Showcase
Advertisers' Index
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