The Supply Chain Matters blog surveys recent financial and operational performance of some bellwether companies’ indicative of ongoing industry supply chain disruption. We focus on indicators of how certain industries, companies, key services providers and customers are faring during this unprecedented 2021 global supply chain surge of activity. In this blog we focus on commercial aircraft supply chains and specifically Airbus and Boeing.
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.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides a supply chain update perspective on some important industry sectors in the ongoing backdrop of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic that continues to impact multi-industry supply chains. This particular commentary focuses on the commercial aerospace sector, specifically ongoing challenges of Boeing and Airbus and industry disruption of significant magnitude.
Both Airbus and Boeing formally reported Q1-2019 operational performance. The most anticipated was that of Boeing, which continues to respond to the global grounding of the manufacturer’s 737 MAX family of aircraft after two tragic accidents. Boeing’s Q1 performance indeed reflected the initial impacts on one of its most profitable aircraft families.