Delivering Customized Solutions

The demands of the aerospace industry continue to change at a rapid pace. Passenger service level requirements are increasing, new manufacturing technologies are being implemented, value chains are being restructured, and environmental issues are constantly growing in importance.

Central to Kuehne + Nagel’s solutions is our “Supply the Sky” model for developing an integrated range of logistics services for the aerospace industry. The complex demands of the industry in terms of product variety and dimensions, the complex distribution networks plus stringent accuracy and safety requirements make this concept unique. This award-winning “Supply the Sky" solution covers competencies across the entire aircraft lifecycle.

Production Logistics

  • Supplier scheduling and integrated vendor community solutions
  • Ordering and replenishment services
  • Inventory management and stock level optimization
  • Customized kitting
  • Just-in-time and pull flow delivery to line side
  • Re-usable packaging solutions
  • Pre-production services
  • Best In class WMS interfaced with ERP
  • Integrated performance management system with standard KPI’s
  • VMI (vendor managed inventory) concepts

Supplier Management

  • Order fulfillment
  • Event management
  • End-to-end logistics
  • Supplier clearing
  • Supplier performance management

In-Flight Services

  • Supply & demand planning
  • Aircraft balancing management
  • End-to-end supplier management
  • Initial provisioning
  • Performance management
  • Access to the SkylogistiX network and facilities

Spare Parts Logistics

  • Tracking & Tracing
  • Spare parts storage management
  • Advanced stock organization
  • Repair logistics management
  • End-to-end visibility allowing for event management
  • A complete and integrated service bundle, ranging from chartered aircraft to hand delivery
  • Global AOG network provides 24 hour & 7 day coverage
  • Clearly defined metrics for each service level

Incident Management

  • Full consolidation of material needed to resolve the incident
  • Logistics coordination and visibility of the project
  • On the ground project management team for logistics support

Engine Logistics

  • 24 hour & 7 day access to a dedicated team of engine logistics experts
  • Global presence through our network of competence centres
  • The provision of pictures at every logistical stage