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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?

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.

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 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…

An Easy Way to Source Your Next APU Without Leaving Money On The Table

An Easy Way to Source Your Next APU Without Leaving Money On The Table

Part number. Search. Mass RFQ. Repeat. By following this method, you’re leaving time and money on the table. Once you implement a few simple tips, you’ll streamline your APU sourcing process, making it more efficient, because at the end of the day you care about results.

3 Simple Ways You Can Resolve Aircraft Hydraulic Issues Using Your Supply Chain

3 Simple Ways You Can Resolve Aircraft Hydraulic Issues Using Your Supply Chain

Hydraulic leaks disrupt an operation. The words AOG screech everyone into a panic. A frenzy.

Maintenance and engineering teams are the best to fix these issues in the field, but with a little bit of planning, your trusted material supply chain can help offset these risks.

In this video, we tackle three incredibly simple strategies to help further reduce your risk of hydraulic issues, in the field.

If you want to explore the hydraulic leak fly-away-kit, check them out right here.

The One Way Any Operator Can Easily Source Aircraft Part Repairs

The One Way Any Operator Can Easily Source Aircraft Part Repairs

Does sourcing aircraft part repairs make you want to scream?

Source. Process. Chase. Repeat.

Hundreds of part numbers. A dozen ATA chapters. And an overabundance of possible MROs, all over the world.

Being connected to many executives for large operators, I hear about this problem constantly.

3 Direct Ways to Reduce Aircraft Line Maintenance Material Costs

3 Direct Ways to Reduce Aircraft Line Maintenance Material Costs

Getting the best price and product for your supply chain requirements

The aviation industry is experiencing tough market conditions. Many Official Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) are finding themselves in a position where their gross margins have plateaued while suppliers are experiencing the opposite: gross margin increase.

This imbalance creates risk and disruption in the supply chain and organizations are now looking at best-practice solutions in reducing their aircraft line maintenance purchasing costs.

If You've Ever Lost Money Because of A New Supplier, Read This...

If You've Ever Lost Money Because of A New Supplier, Read This...

So, I remember when I needed to buy an INU for an aircraft maintenance project. But, I had a problem…
The d!@$ supplier never answered my call, my email, or my threats. Go figure. It was after we wired them the money. He disappeared. Gone. Vanished. 

Make This Small Tweak To Your Aircraft Part Sourcing Strategy & Watch your results take off

Make This Small Tweak To Your Aircraft Part Sourcing Strategy & Watch your results take off

If you spend more than an hour a day sourcing aircraft parts, you're going to want to read this. Don’t postpone it. Sit back, drink your favorite coffee and absorb what I’m about to share with you. 
Count the hours you spend sourcing aircraft parts. Is it an hour a day? Two? Over three hours? What if you could reduce it to 30 minutes a day?