The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an update to our previously published commercial aircraft industry supply chain blog published several days ago. With both Boeing and Airbus having now reported their latest financial performance, the overall financial, operational and workforce challenges confronting this industry and respective supply chains are becoming clearer.
The Supply Chain Matters blog updates readers on rapidly changing industry developments related to high-tech and semiconductor, commercial aerospace product demand and supply networks, along with escalating trade tensions among the United States and China and added parcel rate hikes from UPS and FedEx involving online customer shipments.
The Supply Chain Matters blog highlights a disappointing milestone across commercial aerospace customer demand and supply networks with Boeing’s initiation of initial workforce reductions of nearly 13,000 workers, and consequent other industry job reductions as well.
The Supply Chain Matters blog features capsule reviews of reported Q1-2020 industry financial and business challenges to provide readers broader perspective from a supply chain management lens as to what the post COVID-19 planning and operational environment will present in the coming months.
Commercial Aerospace Industry’s New Reality for Product Demand and Supply Networks is Suddenly Upended.
The Supply Chain Matters blog provides an editorial update regarding our ongoing coverage of commercial aerospace customer demand and supply networks, and specifically the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus on this industry’s supply chains in 2020 and beyond. This industry has been suddenly upended with the implications likely to be felt for many more months to come.