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.
Do you purchase aircraft material like it was 1995?
You throw out an offer ($$$), cross your fingers, and hope for the best.
You say to yourself, I know it’s 5% of the quoted price but let’s give it a good ‘ole try.
And try you do...
Price. How important is it to you? How often do you try and get the lowest price? I’m sure you’re thinking to yourself, “It’s incredibly important.” and “Every chance I get.” And that’s fair. It’s also common to ask how much something costs. Or to reduce the cost of something. We often use price and cost interchangeably. That’s a mistake.
Sourcing. Is it worth your time? You’re thinking, are you nuts? Of course it is. And you’re right. But, how you source is a much better question than why you source. Let me explain…