The term “prescriptive maintenance” is derived from the principle of prescriptive analytics. This concept is a step past predictive maintenance; it not only supplies the possible outcomes in a situation, it also gives the best avenue to pursue based on analysis of those outcomes. This mode of strategy basically allows computing models to “think” for […]
Predictions for the Future Profitability of Airlines (and the Role Played by Aircraft Parts Suppliers)
Earlier this year, American Airlines CEO Doug Parker told investors that he did not believe the airline industry would continue to see losses: “We, like other businesses will have good years and bad years, but the bad years will not be cataclysmic. They will just be less good than the good years.” He expressed a […]
In an effort to combat growing operating costs, a competitive market and the economic fluctuations of recent years, many airlines have turned toward “rightsizing” as a method for maintaining profits. Rightsizing in the aviation industry refers to the constant reorganization of fleets to meet demand fluctuations. For example, an airline might have a fleet made […]
Thanks to a steady stream of rapid advances in technology (and little end in sight with airliners on the cusp of electric-powered flight and hypersonic planes), the aerospace industry is in a constant state of flux. Each new aircraft model, engine improvement or component type means retooling aircraft manufacturing facilities and retraining staff and MROs. […]
MRO providers are essential parts of any successful airline. Accurate and highly efficient MRO teams are a major influencer on flight schedules, aircraft delivery and safety. It is no surprise that a position of such importance embraces technology at a rapid pace. Let’s look at a few of the advances that have been made to […]
Kapco Global’s E-Commerce Platform Is Ready to Take Your Order. Introducing Kapco kart!
Each year, the number of businesses that use the Internet to conduct product research and make purchases online increases. Recent projections estimate spending on global business-to-business e-commerce to grow to $6.7 trillion by 2020, representing 27% of total manufacturing trade. Distributors and […]
Coming Soon: Kapco kart – The Aviation Industry’s Most Efficient Part Ordering Website
In the aviation industry, time matters. Supply chain management is critical to meeting deadlines, and airline and MRO buyers are one of the most important links in the chain. For years, the Kapco Global E-Sales site has provided airline and MRO buyers with […]
MRO Network has published an article written by Kapco Global Marketing and Communications Manager Desiree Garcia on the importance of value chain analysis. Read it today!
Solid Partnerships and Value Chain Analysis Can Help Keep MRO’s on Deadline
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October 13-15, 2015, the biggest names in the MRO industry will convene in London’s ExCeL convention center for Aviation Week’s MRO Europe. As one of the year’s foremost opportunities for networking and business development, this conference is a must for global MRO businesses and their affiliates, and as such, Kapco Global will be there.
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Increased warehouse productivity should be an ongoing objective for every component supplier and MRO provider. An efficient, organized operation means lower operating costs, happier customers and a safer work environment. As a global distribution firm specializing in aircraft MRO components and supply chain management, here at Kapco Global, we’ve learned a few tricks for increasing […]