Category: Aerospace Supply Chain

Boeing’s Corporate Culture, Engineering and Supply Network Challenges Permeate

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides another update regarding the discordant number of events affecting commercial aircraft manufacturer Boeing much of which stems from the aerospace company’s troubled corporate culture. The difference is that now industry watchers are voicing overt concerns.

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Airbus and Boeing 2020 Full Year Operational Performance- Quite a Contrast

The Supply Chain Matters highlights the 2020 operational performance of commercial aircraft manufacturer’s Airbus and Boeing, along with challenges and opportunities for the coming year.

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Brexit Talks Miss Another Deadline and Contingency Plans Remain Essential

The Supply Chain Matters blogs updates readers on another Brexit deadline that has come and gone and the reality that industry supply chains must more than ever be prepared for large-scale disruption in trade flows to and from the United Kingdom.

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Boeing Completes First Post-Grounding Delivery of a Completed 737 MAX Aircraft

The Supply Chain Matters blog indicates that this week represents a further milestone in efforts to return the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft family to operational service and to restore confidence among this aircraft’s supply and services partner network. A United Airlines flight crew took possession of a previously completed aircraft representing the first air carrier to take delivery since the FAA clearance occurred in mid November

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Boeing 737 MAX Receives Initial FAA Go-Ahead to Fly

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights today’s milestone announcement from the U.S. FAA clearing the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for operational flights after aircraft are retrofitted for required changes. While this unpleasant and difficult 20 month chapter comes to a close for Boeing, more challenges remain for the aircraft and for Boeing’s subsequent reputation.

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COVID-19 Multi-Industry Supply Chain Disruption News Capsule- October 27 2020

The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a weekly capsule of news reports that have implications for various industry supply chains. With COVID-19 coronavirus news once again on the rise, we provide this feature to assist our readers in their efforts to keep updated on noteworthy developments.

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U.S. Congressional Report Faults Boeing and the FAA for 737 MAX Failures

The Supply Chain Matters highlights the now published explosive findings of a U.S. Congressional investigation regarding the safety and regulatory oversight of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. This blog provides perspectives relative to global airline customer demand, Boeing, and its supply network stakeholder lenses.

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Boeing’s Added Reputational Challenge- 787 Dreamliner Production Quality Lapses

The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights added reputational challenges now being reflected on U.S. based commercial aircraft manufacturer Boeing, in production of the company’s 787 Dreamliner wide-aisle aircraft.

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