Supply Chain Matters blog highlights Airbus’s latest indication for meeting 2023 commercial aircraft delivery milestones despite jet engine supply constraints
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights past comments from Akio Toyoda, former CEO and now Chairman of Toyota Motor, and now the potential realization of what he predicted.
Electric automaker Tesla reported Q3-2023 financial performance this week and to state the obvious, the results were not well received by investors. The auto maker remains beset with continued competitive market, business, product development, production and supply chain related challenges. A need for added investment in added leadership and talent seems obvious.
Supply Chain Matters highlights Airbus and Boeing Q3-2023 commercial aircraft delivery and orders performance along with abilities to meet 2023 production milestones.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights Airbus announcement for the creation of an independent commercial aircraft business unit whose CEO is the company’s existing head of sales.
Apple conducted its annual new product line-up event and in addition to new product announcements, the lead up to the event has provided supply chain related news
Supply Chain Matters updates readers on breaking news related to commercial aircraft engine producer Pratt & Whitney’s GTF aircraft engine flaws that are subject to added inspections and repairs.
In a side panel commentary, Supply Chain Matters focuses in on Europe and Germany’s declining manufacturing sector by evidence of August PMI data.
Supply Chain Matters provides an updated news capsule follow-up relative to prior supply chain management developments that we have shared on this blog. This particular update includes added developments related to a newly discovered production glitch involving Boeing’s 737 MAX output. We further update readers on last week’s multiple day shutdown of Toyota auto production across Japan due to a systems issue.
The Ferrari Consulting and Research Group, via its affiliated Supply Chain Matters blog calls reader attention to two recently published research papers that address and highlight evidence of ongoing shifts in global supply component and end production sourcing.
Boeing and its aircraft fuselage supplier SpiritAerosystems have indicated this week the discovery of improperly drilled holes related to the aft pressure bulkhead on certain Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft.
Supply Chain Matters highlights two recent key executive departures that are occurring at EV automaker Tesla, and the backdrop of these developments.