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M7 group touts role as supply-chain manager

 - September 30, 2008, 10:41 AM

San Antonio, Texas-based M7 Aerospace (Booth No. 740), a group of aerospace-related business units created from the assets of the former Fairchild Aviation Corp., recently expanded its role as an outsourcing provider through its supply-chain management organization.

“Our model encompasses comprehensive turnkey purchasing and supply management services and tailored custom solutions for long- or short-term needs,” said Brian Dannewitz, M7 Aerospace v-p of supply chain management. “We become a fully integrated extension of our customer’s business processes, adapting and executing to the changing environment to fit their requirements. We can substantially reduce indirect expense and increase cost savings for virtually any materials management operation.”  

In addition to offering business process outsourcing services, M7’s supply-chain management organization offers staffing services, contract purchasing, logistics and shipping services, and procurement audit services.

“M7 has the proven capability to deliver these services cost effectively, using the latest techniques, most experienced staff and benchmarks to ensure agile, world-class performance,” said Dannewitz.

Supporting M7’s commercial and government businesses, the supply-chain management organization has a history of serving a long list of customers including FedEx, Boeing, Sikorsky, Lockheed Martin, AgustaWestland, Bell and the U.S. government. The organization has earned the Institute for Supply Chain Management’s Excellence of Innovative Supply Chain Management award for the past three consecutive years.