LAS VEGAS, Feb. 28, 2018—Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Aviall, today announced it signed a global supply chain management agreement with CHC Helicopter. Under this agreement, Aviall will collaborate with CHC to provide Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) to improve efficiency and streamline supply chain costs for CHC’s global operations.
The workflow tools included will provide CHC with integration into Aviall’s planning, forecasting and delivery model with real-time information for parts availability and distribution to CHC’s regional base locations in Australia, Brazil, Europe, and North America, supporting its global helicopter fleet.
“We are pleased to expand our relationship with CHC so it can use Aviall’s global distribution network to provide strategic localized support for CHC’s base operations,” said William Ampofo, vice president, Business & General Aviation, Boeing Global Services. “The implementation of this tailored solution will generate greater value for CHC and its extensive fleet of aircraft.”
“At CHC, our goal is to provide unmatched helicopter services that enable customers to work in remote and challenging destinations,” said David Balevic, senior vice president, Engineering & Operations, CHC. “By partnering with Boeing, CHC is able to better serve our customers throughout the world, while optimizing our supply chain through the Aviall global branch network.”
Aviall operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, supporting both commercial and defense business units within Boeing. Aviall is a leading solutions provider of aftermarket supply chain management services for the aerospace and defense industries.
Boeing Global Services, headquartered in the Dallas area, was formed by integrating the services capabilities of the government, space and commercial sectors into a single, customer-focused business. Operating as a third business unit of Boeing, Global Services provides agile, cost-competitiveness services to commercial and government customers worldwide.
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