The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a reported $2.5 billion criminal investigation settlement involving Boeing and the U.S. Justice Department in connection with the Boeing 737 MAX’s two deadly crashes.
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
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.
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.
The Supply Chain Matters blog marks a crucial milestone for commercial aircraft manufacturer Boeing, namely last week’s start of re-certification flights for the 737-MAX aircraft program. Two events, the tragic crashes involving two separate 737 MAX aircraft, and the coronavirus global pandemic have totally impacted the commercial aircraft industry’s multi-year product demand booking and supply network monthly production levels to the negative for many years to come.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights industry and business media reports over this weekend indicating that commercial aerospace manufacturer Boeing has reportedly walked away from plans for 80 percent control of Brazil based Embraer SA.
The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on commercial aerospace manufacturer Boeing’s latest collection of executive leadership challenges related to returning the 737 MAX to global operational service, along with the implications for the company’s aircraft demand and supply networks, in the midst of the new COVID-19 global coronavirus outbreak.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights an up and down week for Boeing, with events more weighted to the ugly financial aspects of the ongoing 737 MAX grounding crisis.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights this week’s announcement regarding yet another expected delay for the return to global wide operational service of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Developments will continue to be forthcoming, and with each, this industry’s aircraft demand and supply response networks will increasingly be further impacted.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides added observations of the ongoing Boeing 737-MAX grounding crisis, the recent CEO change and the ongoing engineering and product management as well as supply network implications.
The Supply Chain Matters highlights breaking news this morning on a CEO replacement for Boeing and the initial implications for the 737 MAX production and supplier teams.
The Supply Chain Matters blog updates the global supply chain management community on yesterday’s decision by Boeing to temporarily suspend monthly production of the 737 MAX aircraft, along with the implications of that decision on the aircraft’s supplier network, on the global manufacturing economy and on the industry as a whole.