Maintenance supply chain teams all over the world have a problem. For every graduate with supply chain “skills,” there are six positions to be filled. And it’s only going to get worse. It’s expected to increase to nine to one soon. If you rely on purchasing high-value or large volumes of anything, this is a troubling statistic.
What’s one thing that will save you millions of dollars and months of your time?
Used Serviceable Material (USM).
Without them, you’d throw good money after bad, chase long, complicated lead times and get little OEM support, especially for older aircraft models.
That’s why this post is so crucial for you to read.
It’s a trend that has no foreseeable end, unless particular things happen within the aviation industry, of which, none exist.
The trend is, used serviceable parts are becoming more expensive and scarce.