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Aerospace logistics, Supply chains and Transport

Optimizing Aerospace Logistics, Supply Chains, and Transport Management

Navigating Complexities: Addressing Logistics Challenges in the Aerospace Sector

n the realm of logistics, the aerospace industry shares similarities with automotive logistics while boasting distinct characteristics that demand specialized attention.

Diverse Sectors: The aerospace industry encompasses a broad spectrum including airlines, maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), military and defense, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), engine manufacturers, and helicopter operators. Each sector necessitates unique logistics expertise tailored to its specific operational demands.

Component Size: A notable distinction lies in the size and sensitivity of aerospace components and spare parts, ranging from entire wings and fuselages to complete helicopters. Managing these large and often delicate items requires precision and specialized handling throughout the supply chain.

Reliability Demands: The choice of transportation routes significantly impacts production schedules and delivery timelines. Manufacturers and suppliers must uphold unwavering reliability, particularly when operating on a made-to-order basis.

Enhanced Visibility: Real-time tracking and tracing capabilities are indispensable in aerospace logistics. Seamless coordination between stakeholders and logistics providers is facilitated through advanced IT solutions, ensuring comprehensive visibility and effective stock management.

As the aerospace industry continues to evolve, mastering these unique logistical challenges remains crucial for operational success and customer satisfaction.

Customized supply chain solutions

Tailored solutions:

n aerospace, the ability to have tailored solutions is even more important than in other manufacturing and procurement industries. To meet deadlines and delivery schedules, you should have comprehensive online information systems and a warehouse management system (WMS) for global inventory visibility.

Location

Your location and those of your customers are vital to the planning of your supply chain. Manufacturing is often dictated by the availability of raw materials and a skilled workforce, but the location of your customers is also subject to similar demands.

Flexibility

 Your supply chain has to be flexible – not only in terms of distance, but also location. Manufacturing on an industrial scale requires your products to be delivered and ready for use in a much shorter time scale.

Ground Expedite

Before your aircraft gets back in the air, the parts have to travel by ground – at least part of the way. Ground expedite service from AirFreight.com includes everything from Sprinter vans, small and large straight trucks delivery teams. We’ll pick up your shipment, deliver it to the airport, then receive it at the other end – providing hand-carried service as necessary or required.

Our Services

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Here’s a checklist of what to look for:

  • A customized supply chain service tailored to your needs – no matter how big or small you are

  • An order execution system that allows late cut-off times and guarantees next-day for aircraft on ground shipments

  • Delivery performance targets that are regularly met and have very low rates of damage: this requires skilled, experienced, industry-knowledgeable customer service teams in offices and warehouses

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 supply chain as their responsibility and match it to your manufacturing

  • End-to-end supply chain management anywhere in the world

  • Intermodal freight services to combine the cost-saving benefits of sea freight with the time-saving benefits of air freight

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Chartering on any given day with emergency services and 24-hour global servicing

  • Careful planning, damage prevention and cargo insurance

  • Reverse logistics including decommissioning

  • Efficient and sustainable transport

  • Customs clearance

We provide solutions for

Eco-Friendly Design

One of the ways in which we provide exceptional value is through the wide range of features that we offer. Our team created them to provide every customer with the best possible experience. Explore some of the main features below, and please get in touch to receive additional information.

Multilingual Functionality

In today’s globalized world, chances are you are interacting with people from more than just one country. This is where our multilingual functionality comes into play. Take advantage of this unique capability to expand your reach.

24/7 Support

Our customers deserve the highest level of support, and we work tirelessly to maintain those standards. When you choose to work with our team, know that you are consistently choosing quality and excellence. Customer service is at the heart of everything that we do.

Advanced Tech

We are constantly working to improve our offerings and expand upon our technological capabilities. Our expert team of professionals is passionate about developing the most advanced tech on the market. Ready to experience the future? Get in touch.

We provide 24/7/365 transport and logistics solutions specially designed to meet the requirements of the Aerospace Industry

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