Here's A Quick Way Dash 8 Operators Can Reduce Their Component Spend

Here's A Quick Way Dash 8 Operators Can Reduce Their Component Spend

In 2019, there's 985 active DHC8 aircraft in the world, with a yearly total component demand of $518,244,375.

That's $526,136.42 of components needed per aircraft per year, or $43,844.70 per month.

How will you reduce your total material costs and the time you spend planning for all this material?

Don’t Buy Into This Procurement Fear

Don’t Buy Into This Procurement Fear

Legend has it that a great commander once burned the ships of his fleet to ensure they had no choice but to fight an insurmountable foe. While they no-doubt felt plenty of fear, they had no choice but to face it.

A key factor in completing your aircraft material projects on time is ditching an irrational fear of asking for help.

3 Tips For Aircraft Material Buyers To Get Organized & Save Time

3 Tips For Aircraft Material Buyers To Get Organized & Save Time

As a supply chain professional, with a high volume of various tasks, being organized is exactly what you need.

If you don’t, orders will get lost, the material won’t arrive on time, you’ll waste hours of your week, and your operations total material costs will begin to rise.

If you’re in a situation where you’re sourcing aircraft material and processing purchase orders daily, here are some quick tips to help you get organized.

Do Your Habits Serve Or Sabotage You?

Do Your Habits Serve Or Sabotage You?

Does it ever feel like you've hit a wall in your attempts to receive better maintenance material support? I suggest that it's time to take a look at what you do regularly that's holding you back. There is a shortcut, a simple hack to be able to get more done, and I'm going to reveal it to you now.

The One Skill You Need When Purchasing Aircraft Parts

The One Skill You Need When Purchasing Aircraft Parts

It’s not the price you pay, how business savvy you are, or how excellent your negotiation skills are.  This is the MOST IMPORTANT skill you need when purchasing aircraft parts.

The One Useful Resource To Know Your O-Rings Shelf Life Before You Buy

The One Useful Resource To Know Your O-Rings Shelf Life Before You Buy

It’s best practice to know how much shelf life remaining your o-rings have as you purchase them. To do this, you need to know the type of elastomer used in the gaskets. Once you have that, you can then quickly determine the o-rings shelf life.

How To Easily Source Aircraft Parts

How To Easily Source Aircraft Parts

Do you waste hours of your time sending and processing RFQs? This is TIME you’ll never get back! Read this post and we’ll share with you simple ways to source your next aircraft part requirements.

3 Simple Ways To Deal With Stress At Work

3 Simple Ways To Deal With Stress At Work

You sit there staring at your computer screen.

This brief pause helps you from pulling out your hair and screaming.

Dealing with stress at work is feels like a gentle punch to the face and a knee to the stomach. It hurts. It’s painful. And it leaves a bruise.

Each stressful blow knocks you down. Some days it’s hard to get back up.

In the world of aircraft maintenance, it’s AOGs, order issues and unreliable vendors. Or maybe it’s your boss putting piles of paperwork on your desk.

3 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Aircraft Brake Costs

3 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Aircraft Brake Costs

Do you purchase aircraft brakes? Of course, you do. Whether you purchase, exchange, or repair brakes, a lot of time and money is spent managing this critical component.  The total MRO demand for aircraft wheel and brakes in 2019 is $2,500,000,000. How much you spend is in there somewhere…

How an MRO uses options to save you time and money

How an MRO uses options to save you time and money

In the aircraft part repair world, your MRO should be your ally.

Your ally, or your partner, should be there to make the process as easy as possible for you. To really be effective, they should give you options to save you money, work around issues when they arise and lower your turn-around times.