Logistics

October 18, 2014 - 12:10pm

Liebherr-Aerospace (Booth 871), which supplies a variety of components to several diverse aviation market segments, has opened a new 67,800-sq-ft logistics center in Toulouse, France. Liebherr provides flight control and actuation systems, landing gear, and air management systems for business jets, civil and military helicopters, airliners and trainers. The new $14.5 million center will process incoming and outgoing inventory, including inspections and shipping procedures.

July 14, 2014 - 7:30am

Making its first appearance at the Farnborough Airshow, BCube (Hall 1 Stand C15) is presenting its wide range of services, spanning distribution of parts to managing warehouses and handling the distribution of spare parts from national and international suppliers.

February 24, 2014 - 6:20pm

Airbus Helicopters is taking new measures to improve its customer service and support worldwide, according to Matthieu Louvot, the company’s director of support and services. “We are more than doubling our investment in IT systems–among others–for logistics and we have put a great deal of thought in high tech systems,” he said. “Customers will notice a difference very soon.”

February 24, 2014 - 1:45pm
Airbus helicopter AS355F2

Airbus Helicopters is taking new measures to improve its customer service and support worldwide, according to Matthieu Louvot, the company’s director of support and services. “We are more than doubling our investment in IT systems–among others–for logistics and we have put a great deal of thought in high tech systems,” he said. “Customers will notice a difference very soon.”

October 22, 2013 - 7:00am

Pentagon 2000 Software is on hand here in Las Vegas (Booth No. C9426) to demonstrate its “enterprise resource planning” software for the aerospace industry. “At this year’s exhibits, we [are] fully staffed to meet with both existing customers and new prospects,” company president Gabriel Mofaz, told AIN. “We [are] showing the full set of Pentagon 2000SQL system capabilities, and we have some new e-commerce and mobile applications that will be attractive to attendees.”

October 2, 2013 - 12:25pm

Swiss-German logistics specialist Kuehne+Nagel has launched KN EngineChain, “to meet the growing need for companies in the sector in relation to services dedicated to the transport of engines.”

The company notes that while technical work on engines is regulated in detail by aviation authorities, “When it comes to the logistics of engines, the regulatory text is quite generic and needs to be aligned with the high value of the product.”

August 20, 2013 - 3:00pm

On Tour Logistics (OTL), a tour transportation and logistics management company catering to the entertainment industry, has partnered with Bombardier Flexjet. Through Flexjet and Jet Solutions, On Tour Logistics will provide clientele with private travel on Flexjet’s Learjets and Challengers, expanding the coverage of current OTL alliance member Averitt Air. “The remarkable flexibility to fly home quickly and safely from almost anywhere is priceless. We could not be more pleased that Flexjet has chosen us as a partner,” said OTL vice president for logistics Steve Gregory.

August 19, 2013 - 12:50pm
FedEx MD-11

FedEx Express awaits the result of Supreme Court proceedings in the Philippines that could determine its ability to fly freight within the archipelago.

May 1, 2013 - 11:00am

Pattonair has moved into a new 24,000-sq-ft distribution center in Indianapolis in support of growth related to its Rolls-Royce North America contract. The AmeriPlex-Indianapolis Business Park is five miles from Indianapolis International Airport. During the initial implementation of the contract in 2011 Pattonair established an interim building to begin operations. Pattonair provides kitting, line feed, distribution, aftermarket and MRO, consultancy, reverse logistics, warehouse management and supplier management.

April 17, 2013 - 1:12pm

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS), the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft, now has parts warehouse in Brazil to support commercial operators of the S-76 and S-92 in that country. Powerpack, Sikorsky’s long-standing Brazilian representative, will manage inventory operations through the country’s special customs system known as Depósito Especial.

 
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