This Case is about SUPPLY CHAIN
PUBLICATION DATE: February 24, 2009 PRODUCT #: HKU820-PDF-ENG
Supply chain management of the aviation spare parts is defined by strict regulations, tight turnaround and lead time, numbers that were large and high-priced components. Handling spare parts in the aviation industry, therefore, has consistently been a challenge for all airline operators, and Cathay Pacific is no exception. Spare parts operations at Cathay Pacific covered repair management, stock management, procurement and logistics management. All procurement and stock management is handled by Cathay Pacific in house whilst third party logistics providers are used for logistics management and repair. In this situation, the pupil is requested to analyze various options to optimize the supply chain management and procedure development that was instigate of aviation spare parts operations at Cathay Pacific.