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What Does ‘Employee Ownership’ Mean at Kapco Global?

By |March 15th, 2017|

December of last year, Kapco Global was honored among large, mid-size and small businesses by the OC Register as a Top Workplace in Orange County. This award is aimed at recognizing organizations with a proven commitment to a positive company culture, and the results are determined solely by employee-initiated survey responses. While this has always […]

Intelligent Aerospace and Kapco Global Discuss Our Kapco kart and Other E-Commerce Solutions

By |December 5th, 2016|

Once again, we’ve been featured on Intelligent Aerospace! Bud Miller, our Director of Business Process Management, discusses the influence of e-commerce on the supply chain and the direct, positive impact this technology has had on the Kapco Global customer experience.

A few areas covered in the article include:

E-commerce and inventory
Parts and order tracking
Purchasing […]

Aircraft Manufacturing: Benefits of the Lean Process in Retooling and Retraining

By |October 17th, 2016|

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. […]

Kapco Global and Intelligent Aerospace Discuss the Implications for IoT in Supply Chain Management

By |September 26th, 2016|

Kapco Global has been featured in Intelligent Aerospace! Our first post, “IoT and Aerospace: Implications for Improvements Within Supply Chain Management,” discusses the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) in aviation and the increasing inclusion of lean principles within aerospace manufacturing. Want to see how these two fit together within supply chain management? Then […]

The Internet of Things (IoT) and Its Effects on Aviation Supply Chain Management

By |September 5th, 2016|

Forbes describes the Internet of Things (IoT) as the connectivity of any electronic device to another. With this connectedness comes a whole new world of data collection, parts tracking, inventory management and, ultimately, increased efficiency. And IoT goes beyond just our laptops and phones, to now include things like coffeemakers, refrigerators and even airplanes.
Existing MRO […]

Lean Manufacturing in the Aviation Industry

By |August 5th, 2016|

In the 1930s, Japanese researchers studying the Toyota manufacturing model developed a new strategy aimed at eliminating inefficiency and excess waste at each stage of the manufacturing process. This model, known as lean manufacturing, relies on continual feedback, process evaluation and “flow,” and it has been a major influence on today’s manufacturing principles. However, the […]

The State Of Global E-Commerce – Infographic

By |December 15th, 2015|

Last week Kapco Global’s new e-commerce site, kart, was launched and so far it has been a huge success. The overwhelmingly positive response to the site’s improvements has been great, and we welcome all of our new customers!

This week, to further support our launch efforts, we thought it would be interesting to take a look […]

Kapco Global Publishes Article On MRO Network

By |November 12th, 2015|

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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Kapco Expertise Tapped for Story on Warehouse Productivity

By |August 21st, 2015|

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 […]

The current oil market slide, future expectations, and capacity discipline. What do these factors have to do with MRO Inventory Analysis?

By |February 24th, 2015|

Supply, demand, and expectation. Anyone who owns a successful business understands these are the fundamentals of a market economy. Weigh the demand for a good or service against the supply, and this is how value and price are determined. When the demand is great and the supply is low, prices go up. When the supply […]

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